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Which Metal Is Best for Your Rapid Prototype

Choosing the right material can help you to realize the application of your product. For rapid prototype, most of our customers choose to make Aluminum Prototypes.  When you consider a light and good performance metal, aluminum should be the best choice. Not only for it's good performance but also for easy machining. Meanwhile, the cost of rapid protoype in Aluminum is cheap!

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There are various aluminum alloys which is used different in industries, such as:

6061 & 7005 aluminum alloys are used in cycling frame and relevant components

6063 aluminum alloy can be used in aerospace parts as it has excellent corrosion resistance.

6111 & 2008 aluminum alloys are used commonly for making automotive body parts.

5052 & 5083 aluminum alloys can be used in marine parts.


For building your Rapid Prototype, if there are no special requirements such as corrosion resistance, high toughness, wearable, we always suggest our customers to go ahead with Al 6061.It is considerably light and cheap, and would be enough for verifying your design and test the products application. Also, Al 6061 is good for post finish, if you need the part in anodizing, brushing, painting, etc, we can help! 

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Are you looking for Rapid Prototyping Service from China? TEAM Rapid aims to offer excellent quality parts to customers at lower price,our experted team knows your standar,and  knows what your needs. Contact our team at today and see what we can help!

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