DDPROTOTYPE’s blog aims to share our hard-won manufacturing and product development knowledge. We hope these articles will help you optimize your product design and better understand the world of rapid prototyping, rapid processing, 3D printing, and small batch manufacturing. We share information, tips and we have been in rapid prototyping and manufacturing over the years.

Prototype Manufacturing

DDPROTOTYPE is one of the leaders in the field of rapid prototyping in China,has more than 15 years of mature experience in prototype manufacturing and low-volume manufacturing, and is trusted by global customers.We also have the ability to easily expand all of your manufacturing projects, from prototype manufacturing to mass production.

CNC Manufacturing

DDPROTOTYPE is a CNC manufacturing service supplier that provides customized CNC machining services to help our customers meet prototype machining needs. We have 100+ advanced manufacturing machines which include CNC milling machines, CNC turning machines and EDM manufacturing centers.

CNC Prototyping Service

DDPROTOTYPE is a leader in CNC prototyping service in China, dedicated to providing the best, highly accurate visual design model, full-featured prototype and low volume manufacturing. Whether it is customized prototype machining or customized parts production, DDPROTOTYPE could provide perfect CNC machining scheme for your plastic or metal parts, and provide manufacturing services.

Prototyping Services

DDPROTOTYPE meets the needs of custom parts and components for the aerospace, automotive, electrical ,electronic, marine, medical and technology industries. In order to ensure the highest quality at all times, we keep the CNC prototypes to the highest standards while striving to become the fastest responding manufacturer in this field.

Simultaneous 5-axis CNC Machining

Simultaneous 5-axis CNC machining is a trend in the field of rapid prototyping and is becoming more and more popular.DDPROTOTYPE is one of China’s leading rapid prototyping manufacturers, with 15 years of mature prototype machining experience.

Aluminum Prototype

DDPROTOTYPE has rich experience in aluminum prototype machining, could control the tolerance within ± 0.005mm. Our CNC operators use unique experience and skills to make high-quality aluminum prototype parts. In particular, we are good at aluminum prototype machining with complex structure.

Design for CNC Prototyping

DDPROTOTYPE has many years of CNC machining experience, has accumulated a large number of designs for CNC prototyping, and are very willing to share with customers, hoping to bring you design help.When CNC machining any prototype, some main considerations must be taken into account, including its complete geometry.

Advantages of Rapid Prototyping

As a leading rapid prototyping manufacturer in China, DDPROTOTYPE has a unique understanding of the advantages of rapid prototyping. Rapid prototyping is a modeling technique that can accelerate and improve the development of new products.

Prototype Development

Our prototype mechanics and tool manufacturers can complete high-precision prototype development projects in two weeks or less. With more than 15 years of prototype development experience

CNC Machining Shop

DDPROTOTYPE is an excellent CNC machining shop and has a team of prototype manufacturing experts to meet the various needs of customers’ prototype machining.

Prototype to Mass Production

It takes 5 steps from starting prototype to mass production. Developing hardware is a long and costly process. If you are a start up developing electronic equipment or any complex product, you should determine the exact process involved before going into any hardware mass production.

Aluminum Anodizing

DDPROTOTYPE’s factory in Shenzhen, China, provides anodized aluminum hard coating services (type III) and clear anodized aluminum services for dyed and non-dyed parts. We also provide standard aluminum anodizing (type II) services. Contact us today for a competitive aluminum anodizing service quote.

Advantages of CNC Machining

DDPROTOTYPE has 15 years of mature experience in the field of rapid prototyping, and is one of the leading CNC machining service companies in China. CNC machining has many advantages. Now we mainly introduce three of advantages of CNC machining:

CNC machining services company

DDPROTOTYPE is one of the leading CNC machining services company in China. With more than 15 years of CNC manufacturing experience, we can undertake any type of task and be agile enough to deliver products on time and accurately at competitive prices.As long as we know your needs, we will work according to your requirements. For more information about our services or for a quote, please contact us at

CNC Machining For Medical

At DDPROTOTYPE, we provide CNC machining services for medical industry With the combination of luxury technology team, resources and experience, we can provide you with high-quality medical CNC machining services and solve the complex requirements for the development of the medical industry.

Aerospace Prototype Manufacturer

DDPROTOTYPE is a recognized leader in aerospace prototype manufacturer. We invest a lot of time and resources to improve our services to meet the unique and challenging needs of customers in the technology industry.

Prototyping Manufacturer

DDPROTOTYPE is a leading rapid prototyping manufacturer in China that provides prototyping and low-volume manufacturing solutions to the automotive, medical and aerospace,electronics industries. and deliver results at a cost that is 30% -50% lower than in Europe and the United States.

low volume manufacturing for medical development

Low-volume manufacturing is critical for the medical industry, because finding a prototype supplier that can be executed in the short term is critical to the success of the part or product. DDPROTOTYPE is your ideal prototype production supplier.

CNC Prototyping

CNC prototyping engineers from DDPROTOTYPE can imagine the most complex geometric shapes of prototypes and help you turn concepts into reality.DDPROTOTYPE trained machinists use state-of-the-art CNC milling equipment to achieve almost any shape. with dimensions as small as 0.010 inch (0.25 mm), parts as long as 16 inch (406.4 mm), and up to 8 inch (203.2 mm) cubic parts for up to 5 axis milling.

Prototype machining

DDPROTOTYPE has a wide range of Prototype machining capabilities,incuding 5 axis cnc machining service,EDM,WIRE EDM. We can rapidly manufacture parts and components to evaluate conceptual models. In the process of product realization, we work closely with your engineers in order to quickly and economically manufacture parts within the scope of specifications.

Precision CNC Machining

If you are looking for a professional and experienced CNC machine shop focusing on precision and ultra-precision CNC machining service, DDPROTOTYPE has the capabilities you need and 15 years of experience to deliver orders on time and within budget control.

To talk about Turning and Milling Combined Machining

Although the unit price of turning-milling compound processing equipment is relatively high, due to the shortening of the manufacturing process chain and the reduction of equipment required for the product, as well as the reduction of the number of fixtures, workshop floor space and equipment maintenance costs, the overall fixed assets can be effectively reduced The cost of investment, production operation and management.

Material guide for manufacturing plastic prototypes

When manufacturing plastic prototypes, it seems difficult to select more suitable materials, especially considering the need for mass production of plastic parts. This paper aims to clarify the main types of plastic materials available and the application of each material. 1.Different types of plastic materials Plastic is a widely used synthetic material, typically made from […]

Talking about some operating experience of CNC machining center

In the mold factory, the CNC machining center is mainly used for the processing of mold cores, inserts and other key mold parts and copper components. The quality of the mold core and inserts directly determines the quality of the molding part of the mold. The copper processing quality directly restricts the influence of EDM […]

What is CNC Machining and How does CNC machining work?

CNC machining, also called numerical control machining, refers to the processing performed with numerical control processing tools. Because CNC machining is controlled by computer after programming, CNC machining has the advantages of stable processing quality, high processing accuracy, high repeatability, complex surface processing, and high processing efficiency. In the actual processing process, human factors and […]

Is Chinese CNC machining service reliable?

Since China joined the WTO in 2001, it has been a global leader in manufacturing and a major participant in the CNC machining industry for over 20 years. With the continuous development of Industry 4.0 strategy and intelligent manufacturing concepts, China’s demand for precision machining is increasing to enhance China’s leading position in various aspects of the manufacturing industry. This requires an increasing investment in CNC machinists and CNC machines. For example, world-renowned companies like Apple have deep cooperation with Chinese manufacturing companies to produce the most advanced communication products. We will explore in detail the reliability of finding CNC machining services in China.

Solution to realize the manufacturing of prototyping optical parts for cars

It is a challenging job to manufacture the prototyping-of-optical-parts-for-cars for the most Rapid prototyping company, The hardest part is how to make the optical parts clear. Cars bring great convenience to people and iterated out many brands and models every years. Especially the popular electric vehicles, such as Tesla, has become well-known automobile brand in […]

How to choose the right injection molding material?

According to incomplete statistics, there are currently 45 polymer series in the material library, as many as 85,000 kinds of plastics, which can be roughly divided into two categories: thermosetting plastics and thermoplastics. Injection molding is one of the most common methods of manufacturing high-volume parts, and choosing a suitable material can seem like a […]

Comprehensive Understanding of Low-volume Production

With the continuous development of modern manufacturing technology, enterprises have begun to seek more and more flexibility and customization of production. In recent years, low-volume production has become more and more popular. As a term, it is difficult to define exactly what quantity is small. Simply speaking, small-volume production is different from mass production. It […]

Let’s Learn About Aluminum Injection Molding

The potential of aluminum injection molding has been fully exploited. Compared with steel injection molding it has more advantages under the right circumstances. Also it has become a hot topic in the field of injection molding. Traditional injection molding typically uses steel molds capable of producing millions of parts, however, making a mold typically takes months also with a great expense.

Learning all about rapid prototyping

This article explores seven currently popular prototyping methods, and compares the material characteristics of parts manufactured by various processes. In addition, the key factors that must be considered in various manufacturing processes are summarized. The purpose is to help designers choose the best prototype manufacturing process.

Everything you should know about vacuum casting

vacuum castinging is one of the important processes for manufacturing prototypes. It has the advantages of low cost and stable product quality. It is very suitable for rapid engineering testing (quick testing of projects), design concept verification, and physical display (product physical structure display) Wait. Before developing from a concept or idea to mature mass […]

Summing up everything about CNC turning

In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at what CNC turning is for, how it works, its advantages and disadvantages, and how it differs from other manufacturing processes such as milling or grinding.

Everything about CNC Machining Stainless Steel

Due to the excellent machinability and excellent uniformity of stainless steel, CNC machining stainless steel parts is one of the effective manufacturing processes. CNC machining is the process by which computers guide mills, lathes, drills, and other cutting tools to efficiently and cost-effectively manufacture precise, repeatable parts, especially CNC milling stainless steel. With its high […]

Material Selection for Vacuum Casting Process

Vacuum casting, also known as Urethane casting or Polyurethane casting, is a very diverse manufacturing process that utilizes silicone molds to create high-quality plastic and rubber parts under vacuum. In some cases, it is comparable to injection molding, which makes vacuum casting parts especially suitable for fit and function testing, and is one of the […]

Factors Affecting CNC Machining Costs

Although 3D printing has become a hot topic in the mainstream media, expectations for it have not been too high in recent years, especially when it comes to making metal parts. CNC machining remains one of the most cost-effective manufacturing processes in on-demand production to date. When looking for custom CNC machined parts, the price […]

Quality Inspection is the first priority of CNC machining

If you intend to start a CNC project, have completed the design of the prototype and exported the CAD file, it is very likely that you will decide to find a third-party CNC machining workshop to provide manufacturing services.As we all know, especially the CNC machining factories in Shenzhen, China have the advantages of low-cost, […]

Titanium VS Aluminum, For CNC machining Project

When choosing a lightweight yet high-strength material for your CNC machining project, titanium and aluminum should be the first things that come to mind. The same is true, both titanium and aluminum have excellent strength-to-weight ratios, are resistant to corrosion and heat, and have proven to be impressively versatile for custom parts or prototypes across […]

Solution to Realize The Manufacturing of Prototyping-of-Optical-Parts-For-Cars

It is a challenging work to manufacture the prototyping-of-optical-parts-for-cars for the most Rapid prototyping company, The hardest part is how to make the optical parts clear. Cars bring great convenience to people and iterated out many brands and models every years. Especially the popular electric vehicles, such as Tesla, has become well-known automobile brand in […]

Understanding of Low-volume Production

Simply speaking, Low-volume production is different from mass production. It uses different technologies to produce a small number of products, ranging from hundreds to thousands of pieces. For example, in a typical case, the development of new medical devices requires small-volume production to verify the design.

The Difference Between Injection Molding vs Die Casting

Both injection molding VS die casting are ways of mass production/manufacturing. The two manufacturing techniques are similar in that molten material is injected into the mold by using extreme pressure, and then parts are demoulded after cooling. Many people have difficulty to distinguish the difference between the two methods.

Everything You Should Know About CNC Machining Medical Parts

CNC machining is becoming more and more popular in the medical field. It is an ideal manufacturing process for manufacturing medical device parts with complex structures and hard materials. Especially, 5-axis simultaneous machining has made outstanding contributions to the manufacture of various orthopedic implants and dental implants.

Common plastic forming process vacuum casting

There are many forming processes for plastic parts, including injection molding, blow-molding, extrusion molding, blister molding, vacuum casting etc. Each plastic forming processing has its unique advantages and disadvantages. Today we will focus on introducing you the working procedure, advantages and disadvantages of the vacuum casting processing, as well as common material used for vacuum casting, etc.

Precautions for CNC Machining Ceramic Parts

CNC machining Ceramic parts have high temperature resistance, corrosion resistance, wear resistance, insulation and other properties, and widely used in semiconductors, optical fiber communications, lasers, medical equipment, petroleum, metallurgy, electronics and other industries. Are you confused about CNC machining ceramic parts ? Find a reliable professional CNC machining workshop that provides high-quality, on-demand rapid manufacturing services for custom part prototyping and product manufacturing. Get quality ceramic CNC machining services at the favorable price.

Factors Affecting CNC Machining Costs

Although 3D printing has become a hot topic in the mainstream media, expectations for it have not been too high in recent years, especially when it comes to making metal parts. CNC machining remains one of the most cost-effective manufacturing processes in on-demand production to date. When looking for custom CNC machined parts, the price from different manufacturers can be very differently, sometimes even a double the gap. Most of people felt confuse, what factors affecting the price of CNC machined parts? In fact, in CNC machining there is no fixed cost that can be universally applied to different CNC projects. This article will help you to understand some of the major factors affecting CNC machining costs, and provide you some advices about how to reduce the CNC machining cost for meet your project budget.

What You Should Know About Machining Teflon

Teflon is a white solid at room temperature, and melting point is 327°C. The bond composed of carbon and fluorine (one of the strongest bonds available in organic chemistry) with non-reactive character, and Medical implants made of Teflon will not be rejected by the body, and has a very low coefficient of friction, it is one of the ideal materials for making sliding parts such as bearings. Although the Teflon surface is relatively soft, it is difficult to maintain precision, CNC machining is still one of the best ways to make Teflon parts or prototypes. The CNC machining cost factor of PTFE/Teflon is 1.2 compared to steel 12L14.