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Provide efficient production and faster design to delivery.

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Produce precision parts that exceed industry standards.

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Create and test products quickly to bring them to market.

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Bring new, affordable products to market faster.

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Empower to innovate faster, maximizing performance.

Electronics

Innovation in enclosures for low-volume production.

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Deliver machinery that beats the competition.

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Speed up innovation and development.

Medical Devices

Build prototypes and products that adhere to medical safety.

Robotics

Improve efficiency with precise, fast, and constant part quality.

Semiconductor

Drive time-to-market through on-demand production.

CNC Machining for Aerospace

The extremely high level of precision needed within the aerospace industry makes CNC machining a suitable manufacturing process for the sector.

 

This article provides you with a complete guide to aerospace machining and its importance.

 

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Learn successful stories to inspire your project.

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Select from 30+ surface finishing options.

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Choose from 50+ metals and plastics for your project.

CNC Machining eBook

If you want to produce high-quality machined parts with a sleek appearance, it’s essential to consider some critical factors related to CNC machining. 

 

Here, we’ve gathered some basic information and important considerations to help you achieve the desired results.

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Instant Quote for Sheet Metal Fabrication and New Homepage

Exciting news from RapidDirect!  We’ve rolled out two exciting updates to enhance your manufacturing journey. 

  • Instant Quote for Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • A brand-new Homepage Experience

Surface Finishes
We Offer

High-quality surface finishing services improve your part’s aesthetics and functions regardless of the manufacturing process used. Deliver quality metal, composites, and plastic finishing services so you can bring the prototype or part you dream of to life.
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Surface FinishesDescriptionServicesApplicable Materials
surface finish as machinedAs MachinedStandard finish, surface roughness of 3.2 μm (126 μin), removes sharp edges and deburs parts cleanly.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationMetals, Plastics
surface finish sand blastingSand BlastingPowerfully propels blast media against surfaces to remove coatings and impurities.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationMetals, Plastics
surface finish tumblingTumblingUtilizes barrel or vibratory processes with abrasives to smooth and polish the surface of parts.CNC Machining, Sheet metal fabricationMetals, Plastics, Glass
electropolish finishElectropolishElectrochemical process that smoothens, polishes, and deburrs metal surfaces to a high gloss.CNC machiningStainless steel, Copper, Aluminum
surface finish heat treatmentHeat TreatmentAlters the physical (and sometimes chemical) properties of a material to achieve desired mechanical properties.CNC machiningMetals
surface finish alodineAlodineChemical treatment process providing corrosion protection and surface preparation for paint adhesion.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationAluminum, Aerospace Alloys
anodizing surface finishAnodizingElectrochemical process that forms a durable, corrosion-resistant oxide layer on the surface of metals.CNC Machining, Sheet metal fabricationAluminum
surface finish teflon coatingTeflon CoatingApplies a protective layer of PTFE to reduce friction and enhance corrosion resistance.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabrication, Injection moldingMetals, Plastics
surface finish black oxidizeBlack OxidizeChemical bath that creates a black oxide coating on metal to improve corrosion resistance.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationSteel, Iron
table icon 1Electroless PlatingDeposition of a metal coating on substrates using an autocatalytic chemical process.CNC machining, Injection molding, 3D printingMetals, Plastics
surface finish electroplatingElectroplatingUses electric current to reduce dissolved metal cations to form a coherent metal coating.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationMetals
surface finish paintingPaintingApplication of paint for aesthetic improvements and protective coatings.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabrication, Injection molding, 3D printingMetals, Plastics, Wood
surface finish passivationPassivationChemical treatment to enhance the corrosion resistance of metals by removing free iron from the surface.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationStainless Steel, Other Corrosion-resistant Alloys
surface finish powder coatingPowder CoatingDry finishing process using powdered paint to provide a high-quality, durable finish.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabrication, Injection moldingMetals, Some Plastics
surface finish electrophoresisElectrophoresisCoating process using charged particles suspended in a solvent, typically for uniform finishes.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationMetals, Ceramics
surface finish brushedBrushed FinishMechanical polishing that produces a unidirectional satin finish.CNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationMetals
surface finish moldSPI FinishCNC machining, Sheet metal fabricationInjection molding, 3D printingPlastics

Perfect Your Project's Finish

Your designs deserve the best. Enhance durability and appeal with our various finishing options. Part surfacing finishing techniques can either be for functional or aesthetic purposes. Each technique has requirements, such as materials, color, texture, and price. Step up the quality of your projects today!
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FAQs

RapidDirect is proficient in facilitating the production and prototyping of large machined parts, be it metal or plastic. We boast a substantial CNC machining build envelope measuring 2000 mm x 1500 mm x 300 mm. This ensures we can accommodate even sizable parts, including those tailored for furniture or architectural applications.

RapidDirect is proficient in facilitating the production and prototyping of large machined parts, be it metal or plastic. We boast a substantial CNC machining build envelope measuring 2000 mm x 1500 mm x 300 mm. This ensures we can accommodate even sizable parts, including those tailored for furniture or architectural applications.

RapidDirect is proficient in facilitating the production and prototyping of large machined parts, be it metal or plastic. We boast a substantial CNC machining build envelope measuring 2000 mm x 1500 mm x 300 mm. This ensures we can accommodate even sizable parts, including those tailored for furniture or architectural applications.

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