CNC Machine Shop
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Our CNC Machine Shop Services

Our CNC machine shop provides precision part production for various industries with services such as milling, turning, and wire and sinker EDM. Prototek’s highly skilled team of machinists can machine materials, including aluminum, steel, stainless steel, brass, and plastic, to your specifications. Additionally, we offer services such as assembly, welding, and coating for a complete solution. Our quality control department ensures that each part meets your requirements and high standards. We offer superior customer service and timely delivery. Contact us to discuss your project, whether you need a prototype or a large production.

CNC Milling

Milling involves rotating cutting tools to remove materials from a solid block or blank. 

CNC Routing

Routing is a process that utilizes a rotating cutting tool to remove material from a workpiece, resulting in the desired design.

CNC Turning

Turning is a machining process that utilizes a lathe or turning machine to create cylindrical parts of various shapes and sizes. 

Sinker & Wire EDM

Wire and Sinker EDM is a process where an electrode melts the material from a blank in thin slices from wire or in an electrode-shaped stamp.

CNC Machine Shop Materials

At Prototek, we offer a wide range of material options for your project through our advanced CNC machine shop. We source custom materials to meet your unique requirements and offer flexible and tailored solutions for projects of any size or complexity. Our focus on quality ensures that every project is delivered on time and to the highest standards.

 

Metals

Aluminum

Aluminum is a durable and lightweight material widely used in various industries, such as aerospace, automotive, and medical. It is known for its precision and flexibility in manufacturing parts that meet specifications. Different industries use aluminum in critical components due to its toughness and longevity.

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Brass

Brass is commonly used in manufacturing and machining processes due to its durability and excellent mechanical properties, which include corrosion resistance, high tensile strength, and good conductivity. Various applications use brass, such as producing high-precision parts and components for the aerospace and automotive industries or creating decorative and ornamental objects like figurines or sculptures.

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Bronze

Machined bronze is a corrosion-resistant metal used in aerospace, automotive, marine, and medical industries for valve components, bearing housings, bushings, and gears. Our skilled machinists use precision equipment and techniques to shape the material based on design requirements. Bronze is versatile, easy to work with, and available in different shapes and sizes.

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Cold Rolled Steel

Cold-rolled steel is strong and durable due to its processing at room temperature through rollers that compress and thin it, resulting in a smoother finish than hot-rolled steel. This smoother finish makes it easier to machine and work with. Due to its strength and flexibility, manufacturers use cold-rolled steel in precision components, automotive parts, and construction equipment. The cold-rolling process provides steel products with consistent thickness and improved surface quality.

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Copper

Machined copper is a malleable and ductile metal commonly used in industrial applications due to its excellent thermal and electrical conductivity, corrosion resistance, and antimicrobial properties. Polishing, coating, and plating are finishing techniques that improve the appearance and functionality of copper. The electronics, automotive, aerospace, and medical industries use copper for its unique properties and durability.

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Inconel

Inconel is a high-strength superalloy composed primarily of nickel, chromium, and iron. Its unique properties make it widely used in the aerospace, medical equipment, and chemical processing industries. The material is available in different grades tailored to specific applications and environments, but machining it can be challenging. Inconel is also frequently used in high-end applications such as aircraft engines, gas turbine components, nuclear reactors, medical implants, and surgical instruments due to its biocompatibility and corrosion resistance.

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Stainless Steel

Machined stainless steel is stainless steel that has undergone a machining process. Moreover, stainless steel is popular in manufacturing due to its high strength, corrosion resistance, and aesthetic appeal. However, machining stainless steel can be challenging due to its hardness and rigid properties. Aerospace, automotive, and medical industries use stainless steel with grades 304, 316, and 420. Subsequently, we machine stainless steel components in various sizes and complexity, for use in applications such as surgical instruments, automotive components, and industrial machinery.

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Titanium

Titanium, a strong and lightweight metal, can be shaped and cut using precision machines to create components with unique properties. These components possess exceptional strength, making them ideal for applications where durability is critical. Additionally, titanium has a low density, allowing lightweight machined components without sacrificing strength. It is highly resistant to corrosion and can withstand harsh environments, such as those with high moisture levels, salt, or acid. Surface treatments such as anodizing or passivation can further enhance these properties in titanium components.

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Tool Steel

Machined tool steel is a strong and durable alloy used in precision operations and cutting machinery in industries such as automotive and aerospace. Additionally, its composition, including tungsten, chromium, and vanadium, enhancing its wear, corrosion resistance, and strength. Engineers use heat treatment processes to increase its hardness and toughness, improving its resilience. Machined Tool Steel manufactures high-quality tools and components from this material.

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Plastics

ABS

ABS is a lightweight, impact-resistant thermoplastic material with excellent dimensional stability and chemical and abrasion resistance, and it can be machined efficiently and cost-effectively. Various applications use ABS, including automotive parts, toys, furniture, and electronic housing.

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Acrylic

Machined acrylic is a lightweight, durable plastic material shaped using computer-controlled machine tools. Various manufacturing applications use acrylic, which is easy to maintain, weather-resistant, and resistant to impact and chemical damage. The high precision and accuracy of machining processes ensure that the final product has smooth edges and precise measurements.

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Acetal

Acetal is a thermoplastic made from POM resin, known for its exceptional mechanical properties and resistance to abrasion, chemicals, and oils. Its low moisture absorption and ease of machining make it ideal for applications such as gears, bearings, bushings, and electrical components in the automotive, aerospace, healthcare, and industrial manufacturing industries.

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HDPE

Machined high-density polyethylene (HDPE) is a durable plastic with excellent moisture, chemical, and weather resistance. Its lightweight nature makes it easy to handle and widely used in various fields, including conveyor components, tanks, machinery parts, food processing equipment, medical devices, and marine components. It is FDA-approved and suitable for use in environments with water. In summary, the machined HDPE is the ideal plastic for those seeking strength, resistance, and versatility.

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Nylon

Nylon is a thermoplastic material with a wide range of applications due to its durability, strength, and lightweight properties. It can be easily machined to produce complex shapes and parts of various sizes and dimensions, making it ideal for multiple industries. CNC machining involves cutting, drilling, and milling nylon to produce high-quality finished products with tight tolerances and accurate specifications. Aerospace, medical, automotive, consumer electronics, and industrial industries use Nylon due to its excellent resistance to impact, chemicals, and wear, making it a perfect choice for demanding environments.

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PEEK

PEEK is a versatile and high-performance polymer with exceptional mechanical and thermal properties. Moreover, it has a high melting point of 550°F (288°C) and is resistant to wear, chemicals, and radiation. Aerospace, automotive, medical, and semiconductor industries use PEEK due to its tight tolerances and accuracy in various shapes and sizes. 

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Polycarbonate

Polycarbonate is a highly durable and versatile plastic that has become increasingly popular in various industries. Its clear/translucent composition makes it an ideal material for applications such as medical devices, aircraft windows, and machine parts. Additionally, polycarbonate can be tinted or colored to meet specific requirements, making it a highly adaptable material.

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Polypropylene

Polypropylene is a highly versatile thermoplastic polymer that finds wide applications in various industries due to its chemical resistance, durability, and ability to perform well in diverse environments. It is highly machinable with high precision, creating parts and products tailored to specific applications. Additionally, the automotive, construction, and medical sectors use polypropylene for its exceptional strength, lightweight construction, and tolerance to high temperatures. Its popularity is increasing due to these impressive attributes.

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Radel

Radel is a versatile thermoplastic polymer commonly used in precision manufacturing due to its exceptional thermal stability, chemical resistance, and high strength-to-weight ratio. Additionally, it is ideal for various applications, including aerospace, medical devices, and electronics, due to its ability to withstand harsh environmental conditions. Additionally, Radel can be easily customized and machined to create complex shapes and parts.

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Ultem

Ultem is a highly reliable material used in various industries, such as automotive, medical, and aerospace. It offers excellent strength, durability, and unparalleled mechanical and dimensional stability. With CNC machining, Ultem components can be produced with great precision and reproducibility, making it ideal for small and large-scale manufacturing operations. Ultem components are known for their high-quality standards, toughness, and resilience to harsh environmental conditions such as high temperatures, chemicals, and flame resistance.

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CNC Machine Shop Finishes

Proper finishing is crucial for CNC machine shop projects to ensure that the parts are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and defects-free. Furthermore, our CNC machine shop provides a range of finishes, including sandblasting, powder coating, anodizing, graining, electroplating, painting, and polishing. Choosing the appropriate finish for the material and application is essential, and working with an experienced CNC machining service provider is necessary for quality assurance. If you have any questions regarding our CNC machine shop finishes, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

CNC Machining Finishes

Prototek's Manufacturing Process

1. Get A Quote

Upload a CAD file and your project details to get a quote.

2. Production

Once the project specifications have been established and the quote is accepted, our team starts production.

3. Quality Control

When the part has been completed and finished, it passes through quality control.

4. Delivery

After your part goes through quality control, our team ships the part(s) to you.
Why choose Prototek's CNC machine shop to manufacture your project?

Prototek is a top-rated CNC machine shop that provides reliable and high-quality services. Our team of engineers has vast experience in their field, ensuring that all their clients get excellent service. Moreover, Prototek is committed to quality, and customer satisfaction is unrivaled. We use modern, high-precision machinery to create parts that meet and exceed their clients’ specifications. Prototek is also flexible and willing to adapt to its clients’ unique requests, making it an ideal choice for anyone looking for bespoke CNC machining services.

What do our customers say about us?
They are competitively priced for their services and a very personable team to work with. If you haven't used them - do it! You'll have a lifelong vendor you be happy with that repeatedly goes above and beyond what is asked.
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