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Rapid Tooling Services - Saving Your Cost by Different Tooling Methods

Rapid Tooling

TEAM Rapid applies rapid tooling technology to serve our customers low volume to mass production needs. In order to provide the best solution to our customers, we have 3 main tooling methods:

1. Rapid Prototype Tooling: tool lifetime ups to 5,000 shots for prototyping and low volume production.

2. Rapid bridge tooling: tool life time ups to 100,000 shots for medium volume production.

3. Rapid production tooling: tool lifetime ups to 1,000,000 + shots for mass production.

Our experienced sales engineers according to your parts’ structure and on-demanded quantities to give you professional suggestions. We aim to offer high quality parts at minimum cost, request a quote now

Rapid Prototype Tooling

Rapid Prototype Tooling

1. Shared mold base and flexible tooling components to shorten prototype tooling time.

2. Tooling lead-time ranges from 1-2 weeks depends on part’s geometry.

3. Rapid prototype tooling life ranges from 500 - 5,000+ shots.

4. Family mold & Tool modifications available.

5. 2 years’ free store time and tool maintenance.

Rapid Bridge Tooling

Bridge Tooling

1. Perfect for low to medium volume production.

2. Steel mold to guarantee the tool lifetime & excellent surface finish.

3. Bridge Tooling lead-time ranges from 1.5 weeks to 4 weeks depends on part’s geometry.

4. Simple and complex tooling structure available.

5. 3 years’ free store time and tool maintenance. 

Rapid Production Tooling

Rapid Production Tooling

1. Multiple cavities & hydraulic sliders

2. Heated cores

3. Tooling lead-time ranges 4+ weeks depends on part’s geometry.

4. Lifetime Rapid Production Tooling guarantee

China Tooling and Die Industry

According to an official economic report, China tooling and die industry covers more than around 40,000 enterprises with more than 1 million employees. China has a larger number to tool and die manufacturers which have more than 100 employees compared to some European countries. China built tools and die in 2012 which are worth Euro 15 million. The value increase from Euro 12 million since 2010. There were around 31 tons of tools and die which valued RURO 3,500 million exported in 2013. These tool and die includes solid and sheet metal forming tools which value EURO 540 million, die casting molding which worth EURO 310 million and injection molding molds which value EURO 2,750 million. In 2013, China imported tool and die which include solid and sheet metal forming tool, injection molding molds and die casting molds. They valued around EURO2,100 million.


South Korea, Japan and Germany are the largest trade partner of importing injection molding molds. Most of injection molding molds are exported to the USA, Japan and Germany. South Korea, Japan and Germany are also the largest trade partner of importing sheet metal forming tooling. Sheet metal forming tools are mainly exported to the USD, India and Germany.


China tooling and die industry and Chinese economy increased at the same time. The sales development of China tooling and die industry were in line with Chinese economy development. Except for 2008 and 2009, China tooling industry grew doubly because of the massive governmental aids within the 5-year plan. Tool and die industry is a core industry in east Chinese coat which include Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai and Zhejiang. These areas are covered by tool and die industry nearly 80%.


Find a Chinese Manufacturer to Build Tools and Molds

TEAM Rapid is on one the leading plastic injection mold maker in China. We have professional Chinese mold makers which provide customers the ability to build molds and tooling. We are able to warranty the tools we build for the number of cycles we quote as we ensure proper care is taken at our molding factory. Here at TEAM Rapid, we specialized in building cost-effective custom injection molding tools and injection molded parts. We offer innovative custom tooling solutions like our CAD/CAM plastic injection mold design services and our custom tooling building in China. We offer low upfront cost, high quality solution to customers tooling projects.

We provide custom China tolling for OEM’s, end users, injection mold maker, injection molded plastic shops and more. Our advanced facilities allow us to maintain our plastic injection mold with high quality at low cost. We design and create custom tools, dies and mold to meet customers’ needs. We build new molds from customer’s CAD files or reverse engineers existing parts. As one of the leading plastic injection mold makers in China, we are proficient for many types of parts. Our 3D design software platforms can adapt our customers system. Digital data files and computerized machining are used exclusively for tooling of customized molds in China.

For those small and large parts which can be created specifically for small or long run production mold. Our plastic injection mold makers offer high quality custom tooling. TEAM Rapid is one of the highest quality custom tooling producers in China. We specialize in die and tooling for export. Our professional team of engineers can build tools which are multi-cavity molds, unscrewing molds, closure molds, hot-runner molds, and stack molds. We offer global customized tooling solutions to our customers by exporting our tooling to countries all around the world.

A Guide of Tooling Costs

If you are looking for China tooling with high quality and at low cost. TEAM Rapid is your right choice. TEAM Rapid, we locate in the industrial heart of China, we have access to multiple, high-quality supplier and qualified engineers and quality control team. This allows us to create tools with high quality at the most competitive price. Low cost is an important factor in tooling projects. Different finished parts may need anything from 1 to 50 different tools and increase the tooling cost and production cost. China tooling cost can somehow between 1/3rd and 1/5th of the western made tooling cost. This makes significant impact on the cost of the end parts especially when the quantity of the end parts required is smaller. If the tooling cost is low, the production cost is low as well.

To lower the tooling costs, here at TEAM Rapid, our designer, costing team, sourcing specialist and vendor can determine the tooling cost for any part precisely. As our manufacturing environment is unique and we have a range of machine and process capabilities, we have the upper hand when it comes to tooling cost associated with it. There are many factors effect on the tooling cost. These include the tool size, material, design, complexity of the parts, design requirements, finishing operations and the lifecycle of the tool.

Why Tooling at TEAM Rapid?

Creating parts of your production development costs, TEAM Rapid can help to reap all advantages related with low China tooling costs. Our engineers can benefit customers in below ways:

1. Risks

TEAM Rapid manage each project and make sure the all-customers’ quality standards are met. Our high- quality vendors and experienced team and quality control team make sure that a quality tool is created.

2. Saving

As China tooling cost is between a 1/3rd and a 1/5th of western tools, customers’ tooling costs are affected by their favor and production cost as well.

3. Lead times

Here at TEAM Rapid, we are able to offer lower China tooling cost withoutsacrificing quality, we also able to deliver fast lead times. 

4. Quality

Our toolmakers are able to build molds which meet western quality standard without sacrificing the low cost. Our engineers understand the tools will influence the quality of the end parts and the unit price, we aim to delivering tools in high quality which meet all customers’ standard at low Chinese costs. 

Rapid Manufacturing at TEAM Rapid

At TEAM Rapid, we have:

1. Advanced Equipment 

Precise production and inspection equipment with high stability.

2. Rich Experience 

10+ years of experience in Rapid Tooling building and plastic injection molding, independent design and developing capability.

3. High Quality, Competitive Price and Fast Delivery 

Own the factory under a systematic management, professional team and flexible production time to guarantee the satisfying service.

4. One-stop Services 

Support mold design & making, plastic injection production, machining, assembly, packing, delivery and other services. We can provide strong engineering supports to our customers; this greatly cuts down any potential quality risks that limit launching into the market quickly.

Product Analysis

Our supports include:

- Product Design Assistance

- Design For Manufacturability (DFM)

- Mold Flow Analysis (MFA)

- Fully Detailed Mold Design low Analysis Service (MFA)

Check out the advantages of DFM and MFA

Ready to Start Your China Tooling Project?

TEAM Rapid is a professional rapid tooling & mold manufacturing company in China. Whether it is a simple mold or a complex mold, we can provide you with the best Rapid Tooling Services. Contact us today to learn more.

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