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CNC Services & Capabilities

  • Prototype Machining

    We love quantity ONE! From plates to complex linkages & manifolds, RAPID is consistently the fastest source of prototype machined parts. We shipped over 15,000 unique part numbers in 2014.

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  • Prototype Turning

    RAPID has a dedicated cell for quick turn prototype lathe parts. Our multiple CNC turning centers and lathes are staffed by very experienced turning specialists. Standard lead time is one to two weeks.

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  • Short Run Production

    RAPID is the low-cost provider for aluminum short run parts. Our separate, dedicated short run facility delivers repeat parts consistently in one to two weeks.

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Typical Parts



Our prototype boxes and covers can be used for a wide variety of applications and machined in a variety of plastics or metals.

Heat Sinks

Heat Sinks

Electronic PC boards, DC-DC converts, Ball Grid Arrays, RF/EMI shielding, thermal management and much more!



Custom linkages, throttle linkages, cam linkages, linkage assemblies, and more in a variety of materials and options.

Motor Mounts

Motor Mounts

Machined motor mounts – from simple to the complex – offered in two popular materials: aluminum and carbon steel.

Hi, just to confirm I’ve received the parts. Excellent work, I still can’t believe it’s quicker to get parts from the other side of the world!

- Simon L. | Development Engineer| UK

Holy moly that was quick!!!! and ahead of schedule. wow…great job!

- Adam A. | Engineer| VT

Parts arrived and I’m very satisfied with turnaround time as well as quality.

- Achim T. | Engineer| SC

Great News! You beat your estimated lead again.

- Chad F. | Engineer| MA

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Quotes in hours, parts in days.®

  • Average quote returned in under 1 work day

  • Standard ship of 10 work days or less. Expedites Available!

  • 99+% on-time or early delivery

  • 99+% quality rating

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