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.

CNC Machining Materials Selective Guide

There are around 21 types of CNC machining materials commonly used. This article will introduce in detail how to choose the right material after the design is determined, which can not only meet the needs of the project, but also save the budget. As CNC machining is compatible with material ranging from engineering plastics to metals. This creates challenges for designers and R&D teams when selecting materials for CNC projects. Next, let we discuss various key factors need to consider when choosing the right material.

Is 5-axis CNC machining a better option for your custom part machining?

In the era of Industry 4.0, the demand for various customized parts is increasing, and 5-axis CNC machining service is becoming more and more popular. What confuses us is which kind of CNC machining center is best for your CNC projects, there seems to be no standard definition. Let’s discuss today, whether 5-axis CNC machining a better option for your custom parts.

The surface finishing of metal parts

Surface finishing is to form a layer with one or more special properties on the surface of the material through physical or chemical methods. Surface treatment can improve prototype appearance, texture, function and other aspects of performance.

CNC machining vs SLA and SLS

CNC machining technology is extremely typical in the rapid manufacturing sector. From plastic parts to metal components, it can be seen anywhere. Prior to we jump to the topic, let me quickly reveal you the benefits and drawbacks of various innovations,about CNC machining,SLA,SLS.

Improving Prototype Design

Improving Prototype Design is necessary for manufacturing and prototyping to test our CAD File and Finishing Options. Prior to you are ready to dispatch that model style, do take into consideration the adhering to three ways that can boost your product design prototype.

TOP 5 CNC Machining Issues and Solutions

CNC machining solutions are winding up being considerably prominent as a result of high accuracy, premium efficiency, strong capacity, and also adaptability. However when we do not maintain it appropriately or do some incorrect procedures, its performance and also item top quality will certainly be influenced. What is CNC machine the most normal Issues? In this short article, we’ll discuss the issues in the CNC machining process and additionally exactly just how to getting the solutions.

Guide to Quality Control for CNC Machining Process and Products

5 Tips for Quality Control for CNC Machining Process and Products.DDPROTOTYPE is focusing on CNC machined parts quality control for each task, confirming each customer gets the desired item with different measuring tools and tools to take a look at the CNC machined parts produced in our factory.

Application of functional prototype

A functional prototype is the most basic working prototype built to validate a product design, which can be regarded as the initial model of the final product, and already contains the functions and appearance required by the design. Additionally, it is an integral part of the assembly, testing, piloting, and market research process that evaluates design, materials, strength, tolerances, assembly, work mechanisms, manufacturability. Functional prototype can be manufactured with several prototyping techniques and engineering-grade materials, which can work under simulating real working conditions, and purpose for validate the design and improve the design by testing the form, fitness, and functionality.

How does EDM machining works

Electrical discharge machining (EDM) is a manufacturing process in which sparks are generated by electric discharge to make a work piece into a desired shape.As a experienced manufacturing in China, DDPROTOTYPE can provide customers with precise EDM Machining services with our advanced EDM equipment. No matter how complicated the structure is, we always have a suitable solution to achieve it.

How to make silicone mold?

Silicone mold, As the name implies, it is a kind of mold made with silicon material. It is a relatively popular rapid mold manufacturing process. With good toughness, using vacuum casting (also named as vacuum forming), can produce plastic parts with complex structure, fine surface characteristics, size stability, in line with the material characteristics of various plastic.  

CNC Aluminum Machining

If you are looking for manufacturers to provide high-quality CNC aluminum machining services, DDPROTOTYPE is one of the most capable and economical companies for 3-axis and 5-axis precision custom CNC machining parts.

The Complete Guide For CNC Machining

This paper introduces the complete guide of CNC machining in detail, including advantages and disadvantages, design rules and techniques, material selection, cost reduction, finishing service, etc., to help designers around the world to transform their ideas into ideal plastic or metal parts. The concept of DDPROTOTYPE is to provide due contribution to the world’s manufacturing industry, committed to the prototype machining and Low-volume manufacturing of metals and plastics.

Precision Manufacturing

DDPROTOTYPE provides customers with a range of precision manufacturing solutions. It is an excellent integrated engineering and contract manufacturing center for manufacturing mission critical components and components for the aerospace, defense, industrial and medical markets. DDPROTOTYPE aims to be the preferred precision manufacturing supplier for customers who are looking for manufacturing partners who can produce highly customized parts, manufacturing and components.

Custom Machining

For Custom machining parts, it is difficult to find a faster and better method than CNC machining. Due to its comprehensive combination of advantages, including high manufacturing efficiency, accuracy and repeatability, a variety of materials can be selected. With the rapid modeling of CAD, convenient online orders and convenient global logistics, designers can now order customized parts within a few days. For example, ddprototype can deliver customized parts to the customer’s address within 5 days.

CNC Machining China

DDPROTOTYPE provides customized CNC machining on-demand manufacturing services, professional leader in low-volume manufacturing and CNC machining China, and has passed the ISO 9001-2015 certification. Rich CNC machining experience can better manufacturing complex shape products and high-precision products.relying on dozens of CNC machining equipment, can quickly supply goods and reduce costs. Excellent in-house production capacity, 20 minutes from raw material warehouse to production line, and delivery of high-quality prototypes in a few hours.

Prototype Manufacturing

DDPROTOTYPE’s expert team will also provide practical help in every step of prototyping. With our knowledge reserve of prototype manufacturing, with the most advanced rapid prototype manufacturing technology and endless materials, DDPROTOTYPE is a rapid prototype manufacturing company, which has passed ISO 9001 certification, specializing in prototype machining and low volume manufacturing of customized parts, providing one-stop service from prototype to production.

How to reduce the cost of CNC machining

CNC machining is still one of the most popular ways to create rapid prototyping and low-volume production, with high precision and repeatability, it can process almost any type of materials, and is widely trusted by designers. In the short term, it is difficult to have better technology to surpass CNC machining. Before developing new products, enterprises usually consider how to reduce the budget. So it is very important to reduce the cost of CNC machining in the early stage of prototype creation.

Aluminum and stainless steel parts for aerospace

Aluminum and stainless steel parts for aerospace applications are the subject of our discussion. Aluminum used to make up most of the materials used in aerospace applications. However, aluminum accounts for only 20% of the materials used in today’s typical jets. Due to the demand for light aircraft, composite materials, carbon reinforced polymers and honeycomb materials are more and more popular in the aerospace industry.

CNC Machining in Communication Industry

CNC machining in communication industry plays an important role.CNC machining refers to “computer numerical control”, which is a system using computer to control and move machines. These milling cutters are usually used for metal machining, but they can also be used to manufacture products for various industries. With the ability to use multiple metals for complex design, engineers can use CNC to machine and manufacture precise communication equipments.

The Latest Trend of CNC Machining Materials

It is necessary to discuss the latest trend of CNC machining material for the purpose of customized parts solutions. CNC machining is a manufacturing process known for its versatility. CNC manufacturers use this process to create high-quality, custom designed parts and products for a wide range of industries from almost any type of material. Typical CNC machining materials include metals, plastics, wood, foam and fiberglass.

Best practices for purchasing CNC manufacturers

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology has improved the ability of many machine shop and manufacturing business, is a highly competitive industry, each company can play its own advantages, but not all contract CNC manufacturers are equal. It is important to consider a variety of options and choose CNC manufacturers that can handle your project, budget and other unique needs that you may have.

CNC Machined Parts on Demand

At DDPROTOTYPE, our ISO9001 certified CNC machining equipments is designed for rapid prototyping and low volume production of end use components. DDPROTOTYPE is an industry leader in rapid turning CNC machining services for customization of rapid prototyping and production parts.

Medical Device Manufacturing

DDPROTOTYPE is a rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing manufacturer in China. After 15 years of efforts, it has established a long-term partnership for medical device manufacturers in more than 30 countries around the world, contributing to the world’s manufacturing industry and gaining respect.

CNC Machining Titanium

More than 15 years of CNC machining titanium and prototyping experience, high precision, powerful quality inspection system, faster project feedback and delivery to you. Titanium has been neglected for a long time because of its properties. In the field of aerospace, titanium parts are particularly popular because of their light weight and strong strength. However, there are many difficulties in CNC machining titanium.

Rapid Manufacturing

The broad definition of rapid manufacturing is the process of using software automation and connected manufacturing equipment to rapidly manufacture parts. Especially for mold manufacturers, rapid manufacturing is a mass production of injection molding plastic parts on demand. However, rapid manufacturing does not only include injection molding. This manufacturing automation technology also includes 3D printing, CNC machining, vacuum casting, etc.

Advantages of 5 axis CNC Machining

The advantages of 5 axis CNC machining are very outstanding. It is suitable for the parts with complex, multi machining, high precision requirements, various types of ordinary machine tools, various tools and tooling, which can be machined only after multiple clamping and adjustment.

Polyurethane casting service

DDPROTOTYPE’s polyurethane casting service is a multi-step process that applies vacuum, heat and pressure to advanced formulated polymers. Polyurethane casting uses fast curing silicone mold and 3D printing master mold. This process can produce void free, firm and stable production and pre production components. Polyurethane castings provide end use, rigid or flexible plastic parts with production level quality.

Custom aluminum machining

DDPROTOTYPE is a complete 5-axis CNC machining workshop, which can custom aluminum machining prototype according to customer requirements. We accept the most common CAD file formats, including: step, IGS, x_T and .PDF files. If you have projects for aluminum prototyping, please let us know and send the CDM files to:

Precision CNC Machining Service

Precision CNC machining can process raw materials such as metal or plastic into precise specifications that meet the actual application. In today’s industry, many types of industries need precision CNC machining services, including medical, automotive, robotics, energy and national defense. In DDPROTOTYPE, our CNC parts can meet the requirements of customers with high precision. We can produce prototypes with a tolerance of + / -. 0005mm, which is great.

Stainless Steel Prototyping

DDPROTOTYPE works on the premise of quality, reliability and accuracy, providing stainless steel prototyping services. Our capabilities include 3-axis, 4-axis and 5-axis CNC milling, CNC turning, CAD / CAM and CMM inspection as well as wire EDM and EDM, which can efficiently produce precision parts and components. Our services extend to a variety of industries, such as robotics, energy, medical and automotive. We are also known for our ability to machine stainless steel.

WEDM service

We are an experienced team, providing WEDM services, can provide excellent results, very suitable for complex and demanding projects. Please contact us for more information about our wire EDM services.Working with the right CNC machining factory is critical to the growth and success of any business,If you need WEDM services, you need to look for factories with the following characteristics:

CNC Prototype Machining

If you need customized parts or need to make prototypes, the experienced CNC prototype machining company can do the necessary work for you. With the right CNC machining provider, you can develop prototypes for specific industries, whether it’s energy, robotics, medical, agricultural machinery or food equipment. At DDPROTOTYPE, we provide our customers with reliable cost-effective and high-quality machining services to meet CNC prototype machining.

CNC Milling

CNC milling service plays an increasingly important role in the modern industrial system. Special products and components produced by CNC milling process benefit companies from all walks of life. DDPROTOTYPE is a professional CNC milling service provider, which can cut metal and plastic into specific shapes, structures and other features to produce prototype parts satisfying customers.

Medical prototyping service

DDPROTOTYPE has dozens of advanced CNC machine tools, EDM, WEDM and other equipment from the United States and Japan, which can provide medical prototyping services to meet the needs of customers. DDPROTOTYPE provides one-stop medical prototyping services, and provides rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing solutions.

Plastic Prototyping

DDPROTOTYPE has more than 15 years of experience in plastic prototyping, and is a leading manufacturer of plastic prototyping in China. Machinist is the “database” in the industry, which can achieve this balance according to the requirements of customers, so as to win the trust of customers in 30 countries around the world.

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 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.

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.

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: