Digital Manufacturing Designed for You

Looking for a reliable rapid prototyping and production partner? We can help. Get an online quote with free analysis in hours for quality parts within days.

Injection Moulding

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How to Work With Us

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Upload a CAD File

To start, simply select a manufacturing process and upload a 3D CAD file.

 

We can accept the following file types:

  • SolidWorks (.sldprt)
  • ProE (.prt)
  • IGES (.igs)
  • STEP (.stp)
  • ACIS (.sat)
  • Parasolid (.x_t or .x_b)
  • .stl files
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Design Analysis is Performed

Within a few hours we'll send you design for manufacturability (DFM) analysis and real-time pricing.

 

Along with accurate pricing, our interactive quote will call out any difficult to manufacture features based on the manufacturing process you have selected. This can range from difficult to mould undercuts to deep holes on machined parts.

 

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Manufacturing Begins

Once you review your quote and place your order, we'll start the manufacturing process. We also offer finishing options.

 

We offer a variety of finishing options for all manufacturing services. These can range from powder coat finishing and anodizing to basic assembly and threaded inserts.

 

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Parts are Shipped!

Our digital manufacturing process allows us to produce parts in as fast as 1 day.

 

Success Across Industries

See how the world's most innovative companies are using digital manufacturing for rapid prototyping and on-demand production. We serve a broad range of industries ranging from life-saving medical devices to aerospace engine components.

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The whole of the Protolabs family are deeply shocked and saddened by the situation unfolding in Ukraine and our thoughts go out to everyone affected.  

Beyond the military and economic implications, the conflict has the potential to negatively influence supply of key commodities such as Oil and Gas, metals and rare earth materials. As we are not directly sourcing from Russian, Ukrainian or Donezk and Luhansk suppliers, Protolabs are not directly impacted from supply disruptions caused from the conflict.

As standard business practice we continually review our supply chain dependencies and this policy will continue to ensure that we maintain our service levels.


Protolabs' Consultative Design Service

Our consultative design service helps you update your CAD model to address the manufacturability feedback you received with your quote. One of our experienced engineers will work with you on your part design to improve manufacturability and ensure your part is mouldable.

Consultative Design Analysis Prepares Parts for Production