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CNC Flexible Lead Time Option – Save Costs With Longer Lead Times

Posted On 10 August 2021 Protolabs
Our new CNC Flexible Lead Time option puts you in control of when you want your CNC parts shipped and how much you pay.

Understanding CNC manufacturing costs

Posted On 19 May 2021 David Ewing
Understanding CNC manufacturing costs

What's Changing by Service Line: CNC Machining

Posted On 20 October 2020 Matthew Hatch
In this particular article we’ll take a look at the new platform for when uploading parts for CNC machining – Protolabs’ world-leading service for rapid prototypes and end-use production parts.

New Big Block CNC Machined Parts in a day from Protolabs

Posted On 05 May 2020 Matt Hatch
We’ve launched a big block rapid CNC machining service for aluminium 6082 parts. With a reliable shipping time as fast as 1 day from the initial CAD upload, we can now mill from blocks of up to 559mm x 356mm x 95mm.

A Tough Part – Anodised Aluminium

Posted On 20 March 2019 Matt Hatch
If you need to protect your aluminium part from a harsh working environment or even just add a decorative finish, then anodising could well be the answer.

Protolabs: Secondary Services

Posted On 12 February 2019 Matt Hatch
Secondary services may be required to meet the process control, functional or cosmetic (typically branding or labelling) needs for a specific project. The necessity of these additional services are determined by that specific need.

6 Considerations for CNC Part Design

Posted On 26 September 2018 Saleem Shariff
We take a look at the different considerations when designing parts for milling and turning processes which can accelerate production and reduce your costs.

New materials to lift new ideas off the ground

Posted On 08 August 2018 Stephen Dyson
The aerospace industry reduces the weight of aircraft, while keeping manufacturing costs down.

CNC Machining and 3D Printing – Friends or Foes?

Posted On 25 July 2018 Damian Hennessey
3D printing and CNC machining - do they compete with or complement each other?

Hybrid Manufacturing Combines 3D Printing, Machining

Posted On 09 May 2018 Protolabs
3D printing is now combined with CNC machining in a multi-tasking tool system now offered by Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies.