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Precision Metal Sheet Fabrication

Superapid’s precision metal sheet prototyping service offers a cost-effective and fast solution for your projects. Services including punching, bending, cutting standard gauge metal for prototypes and low volume production runs. Precision metal sheet produces end-use and durable metal parts with a broad selection of finishes and materials that satisfy your needs for loads of industries like medical devices, automotive, electronics, aerospace, energy, and robotics.

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Benefits of Precision Metal Sheet Fabrication

1 Material selection

Aluminum + Aluminum 1005, Aluminum 5052, Aluminum 6061, copper, stainless steel + Stainless Steel 202, Stainless Steel 304, Stainless Steel 316, X10CrNi18.8 , steel and zinc

2 Finishing options

Anodizing, plating, bead blasting, custom finishes, and powder coating

3 Thickness options

Variety of available gauges

4 Durability

Sheet metal prototyping manufactures durable parts for end-use

5 Scalability

Low setup-cost means low prices for large volumes

6 Turnaround

Parts are delivered within 5-10 days

Common Metal Sheet Applications

  • Appliances
  • Body panels
  • Chassis
  • Doors
  • Brackets
  • Enclosures
  • Office equipment
  • Fuselages
  • Kitchen equipment

What is
Precision Metal Sheet Fabrication?

Precision metal sheet prototyping or fabrication is a set of production processes used to transform sheet metal stock into functional components. The sheet metal exists between 0.006 and 0.25 inches thick.

Various processes fall under the umbrella of ‘sheet metal fabrication’. These involve bending, cutting, and punching, and you can use them individually or in tandem.

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Metal Sheet FAQ

Do I need water jet cutting, laser cutting, or plasma cutting?

The form of cutting machine used depends upon the selected material and the sheet gauge, as well as aspects like desired tolerances and lead time.

We know which equipment is the need of which project, so you don’t have to identify a particular cutting machine.

Does it cost high to use different precision metal sheet prototyping processes?

A part that is bent, cut, and punched will cost more than a part that is just cut through a laser cutter.

However, a majority of sheet metal parts require a combination of forming processes. So, this will not enhance the cost by a drastic amount.

Is there a MOQ?

No. You can order one prototype or 5,000+ units.