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You needed a prototype – yesterday. You needed 25 components to meet a deadline – last Thursday. But your special order keeps getting bumped.

Estes Express Rapid Prototyping can help. Estes turns jobs like these quickly. The dedicated prototype shop is designed to respond to customers’ product development and speed-to-market needs.

Estes Express Rapid Prototyping uses state-of-the-art equipment and the latest programming software to reduce product development time. Project managers, with expansive shop floor experience, run the entire operation from design through programming and fabrication.

Estes will move you to the front of the line.

Team of employees working in prototyping shop

Let Estes make sure your prototype meets its deadline.

Estes Express Rapid Prototyping

Estes Express Rapid Prototyping overcomes capacity problems by creating a dedicated shop with speed as the primary focus to address our customers’ time-critical projects.


Estes Express Rapid Prototyping can:

  • manage the complete product design and development process
  • produce and refine prototypes from customers’ existing designs
  • optimize designs for manufacturability and assembly
  • value engineer products to ensure cost-effective manufacturing
  • transition products into full production
  • short-run manufacturing for quantities less than 50
Unique custom metal parts
Rapid Prototype Shop Manufacturing warehouse

Sheet Metal Prototyping Equipment

Prototype equipment includes:

  • Salvagnini CNC Laser Cutter – can cut up to .5” steel, .375” stainless steel, .25” aluminum
  • Trumpf CNC Hydraulic Press Brake – 10’ x 135 tons
  • Miller Dynasty Welder – 300 amp