Machining (CNC)

Machining (CNC)

Direct From CAD Files

Durable, highly accurate with superb surface finish

CNC Machining

CNC machining is a subtractive process that starts with our machinists programming our machining centers directly from your CAD files. Our machining centers use tools of varying sizes and shapes to remove material from a solid block of metal or plastic to reveal your part shape. In the case of large or highly complex parts, GoProto will use CNC manufacturing to make “fabricated” parts where a part is sectioned in the CAD file, machined in these sections, and then our craftspeople bond the sections back together to form your completed part. Machined parts from CNC prototyping are durable, produced in production materials, highly accurate, and have a superb surface finish. These parts can be painted or polished to create highly cosmetic or clear prototype through production use parts.

If you want to make your idea on paper possible for prototype, we won’t quit at ensuring our CNC prototyping processes are up to your standards. Questions? Contact us today!


POLYCARBONATE || Black or Clear

ABS || Natural (Off-White) or Black

ABS – v0 FLAME-RATED || Black

PC+ABS || Black

ACRYLIC || Clear

ULTEM || Translucent Amber or Black

NYLON || Natural (Off-White) or Black


NAK80 || Get Spec Sheet

SKD11 Steel || Get Spec Sheet

Copper Alloy Guide || Get Guide

Aluminum AL6061-T6 || Get Spec Sheet

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“We had the parts you just delivered independently inspected and everything looked good. Please extend a large “Thank You and job well done!” to all the members of your team for me. Getting the parts early and correct has really helped us out immensely and we are currently working on building them up. Great job all around!” — James (High-End Sensor Technology Company)
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