Prototype CNC Turning

Quantity 1 – 100, we have the capacity to deliver your turned prototypes faster than anyone. Our multiple CNC turning centers and lathes are staffed by very experienced turning specialists. Standard lead time is 5 days. Give us a try!

Prototype Turning Highlights

Rapid Machining is an industry leader in machining prototype CNC lathe parts. The turning process is typically used when prototype parts require a cylindrical pattern, parts are often machined out of soft metals and plastics. Whether you need a single lathe part or 20 parts, we have the capacity to get your turned parts through the shop rapidly. Parts are turned in a 5 day standard lead time with expedites available.

Our lathe capabilities are complimentary to our assembly service where Rapid excels in combining sheet metal and machined part assemblies. Rapid Machining has several HAAS CNC Lathes ready to help you get your products to market faster, send us your lathe part 3D models today!

CNC Turning/ Lathe Specifications

  • Maximum diameter of 12 inches.
  • Part length maximum is 36 inches.
  • Knurled surfaces to your specifications.
  • Shaft work in our sweet spot are parts with a 4" outside diameter X 24" long.
  • Threading (internal and external), drilling and tapping are standard.
  • A particular specialty is captivated O-Ring grooves.


  • Volume: 1-10+ Parts
  • Quote Response Time: 24 hours
  • Lead Time: 5 days standard - Expedites Available
  • Standard Tolerances: +/- .005"

Typical Parts

  • Spindles
  • Fittings
  • Spools
  • Brass inserts
  • Housings and panel studs in aluminum, steel, stainless, copper, Radel, Delrin and Lexan.
Prototype Turning Highlights

Quotes in hours, parts in days.®

  • Average quote returned in under 1 work day

  • Standard ship of 5 work days or less. Expedites Available!

  • 99+% on-time or early delivery

  • 99+% quality rating

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