ISO 9001:2008 certified rapid sheet metal prototyping. CAD, machine programming and fabrication available. Laser cutter, press brake, panel bender and welders facilitate quick turns without interrupting normal production.
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Complete line of prototyping services to take concept from a vision to a reality. Design for manufacturing so that prototypes can verify intent before investing in production tooling. Stereolithography, Polyjet™ printing, soft tooling, and painting services available.
ISO 9001:2015 Custom manufacturer of prototypes. Industries served include aerospace, energy, military, petrochemical, and sciences.
Broad spectrum of prototyping services for most markets. Parts and full assemblies, hard parts from metal, plastic, rubber and foam. Soft goods using nearly any fabric, leather, threads, elastics, combined with rigid parts, foams. Wearables for electronics, sports, industrial, and medical applications. Different materials, processes and complexity available for the specific application. Works-like, looks-like models with moving parts, gears, springs, doors, cables, circuit boards, belts, knobs, handles, drive systems, battery compartments and more. Many different processes, including SLA, FDM, SLS, machining, sand casting, urethane casting, silicone casting, hand carved foam, thermoforming, chrome plated finishes, paint color matching and incorporation of electronics in assemblies.
Custom manufacturer of prototypes made from aluminum, steel, sheet metal, magnesium, ceramic, composite, acrylic, nylon and urethane. Methods include deep drawing, dip molding, five-axis machining, investment casting, waterjet cutting and welding. Capable of prototyping parts up to 2,000 mm L x 1,000 mm W x 200 mm H dimensions, 500 mm ID and +/-0.05 mm straightness tolerance. Additional services such as digitizing, product design, product development and scanning provided. Serves the aerospace, agricultural, automotive, military, mining, telecommunications and other industries.
ISO 9001:2015 certified. fabrication services for prototype parts and assemblies. Capabilities include CNC machining and turning, stamping, forming, laser cutting and welding, punching, radial riveting and wire EDM services. Materials worked with are beryllium, brass, carbon steel, copper, Hastelloy?, Inconel?, silver, stainless steel and titanium. Low volume and short production runs are also available. Additional services include assembly, reverse engineering, heat treating, overmolding and finishing. Serves the aerospace, automotive, defense, electronics, food service, furniture, medical, nuclear and spring industries. ITAR registered. Made in the USA.
Custom manufacturer of rapid prototypes made from steel, stainless steel, thin metal, aluminum, ferrous/non-ferrous metal, Inconel?, Monel?, acrylic, ABS, nylon, PETK, paper, wood and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). Additional services such as photometric scanning, laser engraving, vinyl cutting, 3D modeling, assembly, digitizing and product design/development also provided. Serves the advertising, aerospace, automotive, agricultural, electronics, laboratory, medical, packaging, printing, research, restaurant, robotics, transportation, alternative energy and other industries.
Custom manufacturer of precision prototype parts made from steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, titanium, nickel, ABS, acrylic, polypropylene, PVC and ceramic. CNC machining, drilling, milling, turning, boring, threading, tapping, knurling, profiling, reaming, facing, cutting, countersinking and wire EDM services are available. Parts can be milled in length up to 60 in., width up to 30 in. and height up to 30 in. and turned in diameter up to 28 in. and length up to 48 in. and 0.0005 in. tolerance. Meets ASTM and AISI standards. ITAR registered.
Mechanical engineering services. New machine & product design & engineering. Machine improvements. Assembly layout, detail part design, problem solving & analysis, solid modeling. Structural & heat transfer FEA. Fully detailed machines developed in Pro/Engineer.
Custom manufacturer of prototypes made from metals and nonmetals. Offers molding, additive manufacturing, casting and CNC machining services. Serves the aerospace, automotive, medical, material handling, consumer goods and marine industries. Full production runs are also offered.
Prototype manufacturer & designer of rapid prototypes in the exact materials needed for the final product & capable of molding in an array of materials including silicone, viton, neoprene, buna-n, epdm, & natural rubber.
Custom manufacturer of prototypes made from steel material. 3D printing is used to develop prototypes. Serves the transportation, storage, construction, agricultural equipment, oil and gas industries.
Custom manufacturer of prototypes. Mechanical and hydraulic pressing, milling, CAD/CAM, plotting, laser printing and cutting, CMM checking, welding, stamping, machining and assembly services available. ISO 9001 compliant.
Custom manufacturer of prototypes made from stainless steel, low carbon steel, Inconel?, copper, cobalt chrome, titanium, brass and aluminum. Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), acetal, fiberglass reinforced plastics, nylon, polyetheretherketone (PEEK), polycarbonate, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polystyrene, polysulfone and fluorosilicone materials also used. Other capabilities include milling, turning, threading, forming, welding and bending. Prototype and low volume production runs in as fast as 1 day. Serves the automation, automotive, biomedical, electronics, machine tool, machinery, manufacturing and medical industries. Meets AS9100D standards. ITAR registered. On-time delivery.
Rapid prototyping services using fused deposition modeling (FDM). Capabilities include 3D CAD software designs to create functional plastic models. Materials include ABS, polycarbonate, ultem 9085, and polyphenylsulfone. Painting, machining, installing threaded inserts and assembly are available as secondary operations.
Custom manufacturer of product design prototype parts. CNC machining, milling, turning, vacuum or thermoforming, sand, plaster and investment castings, injection molding, waterjet cutting and rapid prototyping services are available. Materials used include nylon, PEEK, polycarbonate, polypropylene, polyethylene and polyurethane resins, carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, zinc, brass and bronze. Permanent molds, investment wax and soluble core tooling, coreboxes, matchplates and red urethane, modeling board and patterns can be prototyped. Capabilities include inspection, CAD/CAM designing, stress relieving, product development, painting, chemical film, plating and heat treating. Markets served include aerospace, automotive, commercial, recreational, agriculture, construction equipment, medical, electronics and powersports vehicles.
Digital prototyping services for product design and development solutions. Additional capabilities include concept development for form, fit, function or motion studies, analysis of existing designs to confirm strength and material or shape selection, verification, validation and interpretation of physical test results, and material and structural optimization. Strength analysis, weight reduction and optimization, vibration and fatigue effects, finite element analysis (FEA), computational fluid dynamics (CFD), 3D CAD modeling and other engineering services are available. Industries served include defense, aerospace, transportation, energy and infrastructure.
Prototyping services including engineering and mechanical design. Reverse engineering is also available. Capabilities include CAD drafting services and 3D modeling using Autodesk Inventor and Pro-E Wildfire. Products engineered range from wood stoves to stainless steel carts.
Design & build or build to spec; engineering & design, SolidWorks, Unigraphics, Microstation, AutoCAD; electronic file transfer; machining, large & small parts, 2 thru 5-axis w/Unigraphics, electronic file to finished part; certified welding & fabricating; electromechanical assembly.
Custom manufacturer of injection molded plastic prototypes. Various materials include ABS, acetal, acrylic, HTPE/LDPE, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, polypropylene and polyurethane. Additional services include engineering, mold making, product development, rapid prototyping and tooling. Applications include component, consumer products, decorative, industrial components, furniture, hardware, pet products and window components. Various industries served include aerospace, automotive, communication, electrical, electronic, maritime and optical. AS and ISO 9001 compliant.
ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016, AS9100-D, ISO/IEC 17025 certified. Provider of precision prototype parts. From metal fabricated parts to welded assemblies. Tooling is engineered and produced rapidly in house. Stamping presses with 10 to 1200 ton capacities and sizes as small as .25 in. up to 14 ft. Assembly capabilities include MIG, TIG, robotic and laser. Laser cutting is designed to provide versatility and flexibility to incorporate quick changes and adjustments. Industries served include automotive, defense, aerospace, battery, agriculture, appliance, and construction.
ISO 9001:2008 certified. Custom manufacturer of prototypes. Automotive, industrial renewable energy, semiconductor, medical, telecommunications, military and homeland security industries served. Meets ANSI/ESD standards. ITAR registered. RoHS compliant. UL listed. CSA certified. Kan Ban programs available. Lean manufacturing capable.
Custom manufacturer of large scale plastic rapid prototypes. 3D printing, soft tooling, scale model, large scale and form study, functional, proof of principle, visual and short run prototypes available. Rapid prototyping capabilities include 3D printing, flexible stereolithography (SLA), fused deposition modeling (FDM), CNC machining, laser cutting and model finishing. Class 10K and 100K cleanroom quality available. Additional services such as welding, bonding, labeling, packaging, silk screening, laser etching, project management and warehousing provided. Serves medical device, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, automotive, healthcare, telecommunication, solar, electronic and other industries. Lean manufacturing capable. FDA approved. UL listed. Six Sigma certified. On-time delivery.
Custom manufacturer of sheet metal prototypes for aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, brass, polypropylene, polystyrene, PEEK, neoprene, acrylic, nylon and poly (methyl methacrylate). Various capabilities include 5-axis, horizontal and vertical milling, 9-axis mill-turn machining, wire EDM cutting, turning, CNC routing, welding and water jet cutting. Sheet metal laser cutting, punching, material graining, drilling, countersinking, tapping, forming and bending services available. Finishing services such as powder coating, painting, silk-screening, laser engraving, anodizing, bead blasting and tumbling also offered. Suitable for medical devices and military applications. Complex jobs accepted. Meets AWS standards. FDA approved. ITAR registered. RoHS compliant.
Precision sheet metal fabrication and assembly services, from prototype through production. CNC machining services including laser cutting, punching, forming, milling, and robotic welding. Fabrication and assembly services include chassis, card cages, large frames and enclosures, complex weldments, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies, small parts, and precision wire forms. Complete engineering and CAD services provided. Serves the commercial and industrial electronics, telecommunications, automatic test equipment, semiconductor, computer and peripheral, medical and biotech, food service, textile, and packaging industries.