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Rapid prototyping services

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China is a manufacturing hub globally with vibrant sectors ranging from automotive, medical or transportation the list is endless. The constant need to design and come up with cost-effective and unique design within the shortest time possible has made rapid prototyping china an essential element in almost all industrial sector.

Not long ago it was a foreign idea as many in the production sector did not understand the basic concepts of rapid prototyping, today it has truly revolutionized our entire world. We are going to highlight some of the essential services offered by rapid prototyping.

Plastic injection molding

It’s one of the most popular and conventional ways of manufacturing large volumes of finished plastic parts for commercial and industrial usage. Plastic injection molding works by injecting molten resin under vast amounts of pressure into the metal die cavity then rapidly cooling it creating a solid shape or size.

Completion of solid machined parts can range from a few seconds to minutes depending on the size and complexity of the product or parts. Materials used in Plastic injection molding ultimately affects cost incurred, production lead times and quality of finished parts. Some of the most common material types used are Aluminum 7075, P20, NAK80, S136 to mention a few.

Finishing Services

We all want our parts and products to appear and feel exactly as they were designed; Rapid prototyping china finishing services are exactly what you need for the complete satisfaction of your needs and requirements. There are a variety of services offered such as painting, printing and etching, anodizing, sanding and polishing and many more.

CNC Machining       

CNC machining is one of the best processes for prototype quantities of plastic parts and metal. This service produces machined parts with smooth, soft finishes with a tight and higher tolerance compared to other prototyping services.

To match pre-production requirements, the 3D CAD model will create a precise CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) path that will guide the computer controlled device that trails every hole or contour resulting in completing replication of the original design.

CNC machining can also provide parts in huge quantities by employing automated CNC machining abilities giving you an edge over your rivals while at the same time reducing your production cost. It does not get any better than that!

There are plenty of materials used in CNC machining process depending on your product design, some of the most common materials. For plastics, they are Polypropylene, PC (polycarbonate, Lexan®), PMMA (like Plexiglas® acrylic), nylon and ABS. For metals its Copper, Low-Carbon Steel, Aluminum, Stainless Steel and Brass.

 

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