Quick-Turn Manufacturing Guidelines

Lead times in as fast as 1 day are possible on eligible parts. Use the reference table to help determine which lead time works best for your injection-moulded parts.

ORDER TIME 1 BUSINESS DAY 3 BUSINESS DAY 5 BUSINESS DAY 7 BUSINESS DAY 10 BUSINESS DAY 12 BUSINESS DAY
CONFIRMED ORDER MUST BE RECEIVED BY 12 P.M. CENTRAL TIME ON DAY OF ORDER.
Shipping Specifications The next business day via DHL or UPS customer can pick up order on the second buisness day The next business day via DHL or UPS customer can pick up order on the second buisness day The next business day via DHL or UPS customer can pick up order on the second buisness day The next business day via DHL or UPS customer can pick up order on the second buisness day The next business day via DHL or UPS customer can pick up order on the second buisness day The next business day via DHL or UPS customer can pick up order on the second buisness day
Design Specifications No side-pulls, hot-tip gates, contoured ejectors, stell core pins, family and multi-cavity moulds Does not contain more than one side-pull; no steel core pins or EDM (Fab2) burning Does not contain more than two side-pulls; no pick-outcams; family and multi-cavity moulds may included only two simple parts.

Does not contain more than two side-pulls; no pick-outcams; family and multi-cavity moulds may included only two simple parts.

No inserts; does not have a 127mm block No inserts; does not have a 127mm block
Maximum Part Size 70mm by 63mm by 25mm 381mm by228.6mm by 101.6mm; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller 381mm by 228.6mm by 101.6mm; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller 381mm by 228.6mm by 101.6mm; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller 381mm by 228.6mm by 101.6mm; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller 381mm by 228.6mm by 101.6mm; depending on gate type, max. part size could be smaller
Maximum Mould Price £3,000 GBP for thermoplastics, £4,800 GBP for LSR £3,000 GBP for thermoplastics, £4,800 GBP for LSR £5,000 GBP for thermoplastics, £8,500 GBP for LSR £5,000 GBP for thermoplastics, £8,500 GBP for LSR No maximum mould price No maximum mould price
Surface Finish Requirement F0 or F1 All finishes allowed execpt A2 or custom Limited amount of A2; all other finishes allowed Limited amount of A2; all other finishes allowed All finishes allowed All finishes allowed
Customer-Supplied Resins Resin must be at Proto Labs when order is placed Resin must be at Proto Labs when order is placed Resin must arrive at Proto Labs within 24 hours of order being placed Resin must arrive at Proto Labs within 24 hours of order being placed Resin must arrive at Proto Labs within 24 hours of order being placed Resin must arrive at Proto Labs within 24 hours of order being placed
Gate and Ejector Pin Layout Pre-approval required Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent

Approval must be received within 4 hours of being sent

Maximum Sample Quantity 100 pieces 250 pieces 250 pieces  250 pieces 500 pieces 500 pieces