Quick-Turn Manufacturing Guidelines

Lead times in as fast as 1 day are possible on eligible parts. Use the reference table to help determine which lead time works best for your injection-molded parts.

 

ORDER TIME 1 BUSINESS DAYS 3 BUSINESS DAYS 5 BUSINESS DAYS 7 BUSINESS DAYS 10 BUSINESS DAYS 12 BUSINESS DAYS
CONFIRMED ORDER MUST BE RECEIVED BY 12 P.M. CENTRAL TIME ON DAY OF ORDER.

Maximum Mold Price

(including Quick-Turn Premium)

$2,000 USD for thermoplastics, $3,000 USD for LSR $2,000 USD for thermoplastics, $3,000 USD for LSR $3,500 USD for thermoplastics, $5,500 USD for LSR $4,000 USD for thermoplastics, $6,000 USD for LSR $5,500 USD for thermoplastics $6,000 USD for thermoplastics
Surface Finish Requirement F0 or F1 All finishes allowed except A2 or custom Limited amount of A2; all other finishes allowed Limited amount of A2; all other finishes allowed All finishes allowed All finishes allowed
Maximum Part Size 2.75 in. by 2.50 in. by 1 in. 15 in. by 9 in. by 4 in; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller 15 in. by 9 in. by 4 in; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller 15 in. by 9 in. by 4 in; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller 15 in. by 9 in. by 4 in; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller 15 in. by 9 in. by 4 in; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller
Design Specifications No side-pulls, hot-tip gates, contoured ejectors, steel core pins, family and multi-cavity molds Does not contain more than one side-pull; no steel core pins or EDM (Fab2) burning Does not contain more than two side-pulls; no pick-outcams; family and multi-cavity molds may included only two simple parts. Does not contain more than two side-pulls; no pick-outcams; family and multi-cavity molds may included only two simple parts. No inserts; does not have a 5 in. block No inserts; does not have a 5 in. block
Gate and Ejector Pin Layout Pre-approval required Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent

Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent

Maximum Sample Quantity 100 pieces 250 pieces 250 pieces  250 pieces 500 pieces 500 pieces

Customer-Supplied 
Material

Resin must be at Proto Labs when order is placed

LSR not eligible

Resin must be at Proto Labs when order is placed

LSR not eligible

Resin must arrive at Proto Labs within 24 hours of order being placed

LSR not eligible

Resin must arrive at Proto Labs within 24 hours of order being placed

LSR not eligible

Resin must arrive at Proto Labs within 24 hours of order being placed Resin must arrive at Proto Labs within 24 hours of order being placed
Shipping Specifications The next business day via FedEx or UPS customer can pick up order on the second business day The next business day via FedEx or UPS customer can pick up order on the second business day The next business day via FedEx or UPS customer can pick up order on the second business day The next business day via FedEx or UPS customer can pick up order on the second business day The next business day via FedEx or UPS customer can pick up order on the second business day The next business day via FedEx or UPS customer can pick up order on the second business day