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CNC Machining

Our Custom CNC Machining Services

Our custom CNC machining services are aimed at delivery bespoke solutions tailored to the needs of specific project requirements. Our custom CNC capabilities are achieved through CNC Rapid Prototyping, 3, 4 and 5-axis CNC machining, CNC turning, and precision machining all relevant across the automotive, medical, aerospace and consumer electronics industries. We can work with various grades of engineering thermoplastic, aluminum, stainless steel, bronze, titanium and many more to infuse the right functionality and properties into your parts. We can machine parts up to 80” by 48” by 24” on all 3,4 and 5-axis CNC milling solutions. Our 3-axis machining is particularly streamlined to help our clients with relatively simple machining needs get the high precision and accuracy required at affordable rates. Our 4 and 5-axis solutions are available for custom machining of projects with complex geometric and design requirements, and can achieve tolerances of up to 0.005” when required.

Our Advantages and Benefits for your Manufacturing

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· Perfect Tolerances

Our injection Molding solutions are capable of making parts that require complex geometrical structures, high dimensional

accuracy and tight tolerances to fit and perform in their expected applications. Firstmold can make injection mold with

tolerances up to +0.005 inches. Should tighter tolerances be required, we shall evaluate the feasibility, while leadtimes and

production costs will increase

· Low MOQs

At Firstmold, we work with every client irrespective of their volume needs. Our custom CNC prototyping and manufacturing

solutions are open to all our clients to leverage for low-volume production and bridge tooling.

· Complex geometry capabilities

When you work with Firstmold, complex geometries and intricate structures become nothing to worry about. With our

design for manufacturing guidelines and CNC machining capabilities, we are fully capable of using 5-axis CNC milling or

turning to make any part.

· Shorter leadtimes to gain market edge

Got tight deadlines? Looking to beat the competition? Our in-house capacity and network of vetted manufacturing

suppliers is all you need to get your part into production in no-time.

· Exemplary quality in all our parts

We understand the impact of putting your brand on a part. That’s why we opt for the stringiest quality control standards

on every project. We constantly evaluate your parts for precision, repeatability and conformance. Our CAD, CAM and

other computer-assisted design profiles are guaranteed to help you eliminate the chances of defects, optimize design and

enhance performance.

· Improved outcomes by leveraging experience

Leverage the years of experience and competence within our team to make better parts with improved outcomes that

exceed expectations.

· Material diversity to fit your needs

Our CNC machining solutions is compatible with various categories of materials to help you find the right fit of aesthetics,

performance and functionality in your machined parts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See What Our Customers Said

“When we first requested CNC machining, we tried to contact First Part.They responded within hours with prices, delivery times and suggestions for our requirements. I am really satisfied with their professional service and high quality control. I would recommend them to my friends Without hesitation.”

──Brown Abraham

“We have been cooperated with First Part in CNC machining for 6 years. From design to finished product delivery, First Part provides excellent CNC machining professional services and high quality products. Normally, within 12 hours or shorter which helps a lot. We feel they are one of the best CNC machine shop in China.”
── Colin Martinez
“First Part is our the most satisfactory CNC machine shop. They are high efficiency and high quality control. Since 2016, we have cooperated with them on many projects, they also provided professional CNC machining suggestions to help us complete the projects. That’s why they’re such a great CNC machine shop.”

── Jackon Brown

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CNC Machining & Processing

Firstmold CNC machining provides the highest assurance of quality on your parts. We believe in creating beautiful, functional parts that will have significant impact in applications, which is why our host of machining specialists and design engineers are always on board to support your project from start to finish. Our CNC machining milling and turning can meet tolerances of +0.005” for metals and +0.010” for plastic and composites, however, we can provide tighter tolerances as required*. Our specialized CNC milling machines can make parts that span up to 80” x 48” x 24” while our Lathes can turn parts up to 60” in length and 32” in diameter. We can accommodate standard thread sizes and tapped holes, however, machining custom threads will impact price and leadtimes. With our efficient post-processing and finishing unit under the same roof, we provide all our clients with the streamlined solution of making the perfect part from start to finish.

Materials

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· Aluminum· Stainless Steel· Copper
· Brass· Titanium· Plastics

 

Simple and engineering thermoplastics are widely used in CNC machining for their relative affordability, strength and faster machining time. Some of our plastic material options for CNC machining include POM, ABS, PEEK, PTFE, HDPE, PMMA, PVC, PET, PP and Nylon

· Learn more about our molding materials.

Finishes

Polishing

High polish with exemplary amount of detail and reflectiveness in the surface of the part. Surface is bright and shiny with a look and feel that is premium.

Bead Blasting

Bead blasting delivers a satin surface finish or uniform matte finish on parts, removing all tool marks. Bead blasting can also impart textures on your part, and prepare the surface for further finish.

Powder coating

Powder coating delivers strong fatigue and wear resistance, and is compatible with virtually every metal material. It can be used as an alternative to anodizing finishes.

Anodizing

Anodizing is used to increase corrosion-resistance, scratch-resistance and durability in mechanical parts. It is versatile and can be applied directly to a part, or used after bead blasting, brushing or bright dipping to achieve matte or glossy finishes as required. Firstmold offers Chemical film, type I, type II and type III anodizing sheet metal parts. Anodizing is also an ideal surface treatment for painting and priming.

Brushing

Brushing is an aesthetic surface finish used to draw traces and give a brushed feel on the surface of the material, usually metals. It is used on ABS, Aluminum, Stainless Steel and Brass 

Other Post-Processing and Finishing Capabilities

Save time, money and logistic efforts by completing your parts final touches with Firstmold. We provide a range of secondary processing options post-molding to decorate, brand and customize your part. Our secondary operations currently include:
UV coating 
Silk or Pad printing 
Chrome plating 
Laser etching
Labelling 
Engraving 
Threaded Inserts
Media blasting 
Assembly
Painting/Spray painting 
Learn more about our other finishing capabilities 

Industries

Firstmold serves a broad range of clients across a range of industries. Our manufacturing solutions are widely employed in the medical, consumer products, automotive, aerospace, Robotics & Automation and defense industries. We have over 20 years of experience in prototype development, product development and mass production during which we have evolved along with the industry-best practices, equipment and capabilities. Our pool of seasoned engineers are adept at optimizing design and executing production with high precision. We provide a superior advantage garnered through our understanding of the different context and nuances for product development across every industry.

Automotive
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Aerospace and Defense
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Medical
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Make custom precision parts with reduced weight and exquisite design from plastic and metal components.

Optimize efficiency, reduce weight and mitigate flight risks with our custom manufacturing materials for the aerospace industry.

Surgical-grade parts, wearables and bio-compatible components that meet FDA requirements to deliver life-saving solutions.

Electronics
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Consumer Products
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Robotics & Automation
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Achieve tight tolerances and complex geometries in consumer electronic products to cater to the various style and class of your end-users.

Create exquisite design that is affordable and scalable to cater to the ever-changing consumer product trends.

Eliminate downtimes and boost efficiency with on-demand components that keep production running while integrating with existing lines and complimentary technology.

Additional Resources & FAQs

1. What is CNC Machining?

CNC machining refers to computerized numerical controlled machining. It is a subtractive manufacturing process that can be achieved by milling or turning operations.

2. How does it work?

CNC machining works by removing unneeded elements of a workpiece and shaping the same workpiece to meet an intended design. The process starts with the design file (CAD) loaded unto the machine. The machine then uses a cutting tool or lathe to shape the solid piece of material (workpiece) by removing parts till the final design is achieved.

3.What materials can you use with CNC Machining?

CNC machining can machine just about any materials; however, the most common materials include plastic, brass, copper, steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

4.Why should I CNC machining?

CNC machining is capable of making parts with high precision and accuracy. It can also deliver parts with complex geometries that will otherwise be difficult to make through other means. It is fast, and can be used for low-volume manufacturing without incurring heavy tooling cost.

5.How quickly can you produce parts using injection molding?

Our standard leadtimes for CNC machining operations is 1-7 days. This leadtime is dependent on the geometric complexity of the design, size, volume and tolerance levels required.