CNC Machining Service

Machined prototypes and production parts in as fast as 1 day. Request an online quote today.

CERTIFICATIONS

ISO 9001:2015 | AS9100D | ITAR Registered

30+
Plastic and metal materials
450+
CNC machines
75,000+
Machined parts each month

Looking for a reliable, quick-turn supplier of machined plastic and metal components? With hundreds of CNC machines, our unmatched in-house capacity ensures your parts are shipped on-time, every single time. At Protolabs, our AS9100-certified CNC machining facilities are designed for both rapid prototyping and low-volume production of end-use components.


CNC Machining Processes

CNC Milling

CNC milling is a subtractive manufacturing process that uses 3-axis milling and 5-axis indexed milling processes to cut solid plastic and metal blocks into final parts.

CAPABILITIES

DESIGN GUIDELINES

CNC Turning

CNC turning with live tooling combines both lathe and mill capabilities to machine parts with cylindrical features from metal rod stock.

CAPABILITIES

DESIGN GUIDELINES


CNC Machining Materials

 

Metals

 

Plastics

  • ABS 
  • Acetal
  • CPVC
  • HDPE 
  • LDPE
  • Nylon
  • PEEK
  • PEI

 

 

  • PET
  • PMMA
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polypropylene 
  • PPSU
  • PS
  • PSU
  • PTFE
  • PVC 

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CNC machine factory floor

Introducing Economy Lead Time

Now, we offer economy lead time options for machining projects that are less time-sensitive and more cost-competitive. Give it a try today by uploading a CAD model.
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Anodizing and Chromate Plating for Machined Parts

Need a protective and aesthetic coating on your machined parts? We have you (and your parts) covered. Submit your order through our quoting system and get your parts in as little as seven days.

Why Choose Protolabs for CNC Machining?



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CNC Machining Design Guide

In this guide to CNC machining, you'll learn how to create efficient, manufacturable metal and plastic parts for prototyping and production.



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