CNC Machining Service
Machined prototypes and production parts in as fast as 1 day
Looking for a reliable, quick-turn supplier of machined plastic and metal components? With hundreds of mills and lathes, our unmatched in-house capacity ensures your parts are shipped on-time, every single time. At Protolabs, our CNC machining service is designed for both rapid prototyping and low-volume production of end-use components.
Which Machining Process Should I Use?
Need more than 25 machined parts? Lower your part cost when you order higher volumes of parts in our most common materials through Rapid Manufacturing, an AS9100-certified facility.
Why Machining at Protolabs?
Eliminate downtime spent waiting for parts and safeguard in-house machining with on-demand relief.
Maintain consistent quality and guaranteed lead times from a single supplier with in-house part production.
Get prototypes machined from more than 30 different metal and plastic materials.
Iterate part designs quickly and accelerate product development with quick-turn parts.
Custom machined parts all begin with a simple plastic or metal block. But once that block is introduced to one of our automated mills, that all changes fast. Step inside a high-speed CNC machine to see what’s possible with rapid manufacturing.
To get a good idea of how ProtoQuote works, check out a sample quote for machining. You can make adjustments to things like materials and turnaround time, and even manipulate a 3D CAD model with manufacturability analysis.
"We primarily use Protolabs to test new ideas...as we consider a potential design improvement, we want the ability to create parts and see how they perform as quickly as possible.”