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Xometry Production Services

We’re a production powerhouse with huge network capacity for CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, injection molding, and 3D printing.

Fast and affordable parts in 1-15 days

Network capacity for millions of parts

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Production Manufacturing At Your Fingertips

Affordability and quality are the key principles of manufacturing production. Xometry offers economies of scale at higher quantities so you can get cheaper per-part pricing. To ensure quality, Xometry offers precision tolerances and has the industry’s highest quality designations, ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certifications. All parts are covered under the Xometry Quality Guarantee.

We have a network capacity of 5,000+ domestic and international facilities to take on jobs of any size, from a single part to one million parts. We serve over 34,000 customers including over 70% of the Fortune 500 and supply chain leaders at organizations including NASA, BMW, Dell, Bosch, and GE. We offer the following services for every production order:

  • We offer CoCs, material certifications, material and process lot traceability, full dimensional reports, inspection reports, hardware certifications, and export restrictions (ITAR/DFARS).
  • An in-house engineering team and account management team working for the customer. Services include process, material, design, cost optimization, and order management. MSAs available.
  • We install hardware, including metal inserts for plastics, press-fit, heat-press, and Helicoil. We can tap any size holes and our shop taps as many as 400 holes per day.

Choosing Between Production Processes

Production is the final stage of the product development process during which a company or individual reaches a final design that is ready to use in an end environment. Production batches can be low-, medium-, or high-volume and may comprise a single design or multiple part designs.

Xometry offers a variety of manufacturing technologies to create end-use parts quickly and affordably. There are dozens of ways that a component can be produced, so Xometry engineers can often advise engineers on which process and material will perform best in the final environment. Historically, injection molding has been a go-to for scaling up lightweight, durable plastic parts. CNC machining and sheet metal fabrication technology are typical processes for precision metal parts with strict material requirements. 3D printing technology is now advanced enough to be a solid choice for engineers in search of parts with strong mechanical qualities but with a much cheaper price tag.

Machined metal parts scale to production through CNC services
Production Capabilities Comparison Table
CNC MachiningSheet Metal FabricationInjection Molding3D Printing
Available Capacity:1-100,0001-100,000500-1,000,000+1-10,000
Standard Lead Time (Low Volume):3 business days3 business days15 business days1 business day
Standard Lead Time (High Volume):8 business days8 business days21 business days8 business days
Precision Tolerances:+/- 0.005” – +/- 0.001”+/- 0.020” – +/- 0.005”+/- 0.004” – +/- 0.002”+/- 0.010” – +/- 0.002”

This table depicts the general tolerances and lead times for the above industrial manufacturing processes. Learn more about our manufacturing standards.

CNC Machining for Production

CNC machining is one of the most common production processes for high-performance metal parts. Depending on the quantity, we can machine production parts starting in 3-8 business days.

CNC machined parts can consistently achieve tight tolerances between +/- 0.005” – +/- 0.001.” The most common CNC machining material for production is aluminum 6061 because it is strong, lightweight, and affordable. Xometry also offers a variety of high-strength and heat-treatable alloys including additional aluminum, steels, bronzes, copper, zinc, titanium, and zinc. Xometry offers performance plastics and composites as well, including UHMW PE, acetal, nylon, PEEK, PTFE, and G-10.

The standard finish may have machining marks and is often acceptable for non-cosmetic applications. For cosmetic uses or higher performance, Xometry offers post-production finishes including bead blast, anodize II and III, chem film, powder coating, plating, and electropolishing.

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CNC Milling Service

CNC Milled Prototypes and Production Parts in as Fast as 1 Day | AS9100D | ISO9001:2015 | ITAR Registered | Free Standard Shipping on All US Orders

CNC Milling Service
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CNC Turning Service

CNC Turned Prototypes and Production Parts in as Fast as 1 Day | AS9100D | ISO9001:2015 | ITAR Registered | Free Standard Shipping on All US Orders

CNC Turning Service

Sheet Metal Fabrication for Production

Sheet metal fabrication is a great production option for flat and bent metal parts. Depending on the quantity, we can fabricate production parts in 3-8 business days.

These parts can achieve tighter tolerances between +/- 0.020” – +/- 0.005.” Aluminum 6061 and aluminum 5052 are the most common sheet metal materials for production because they are affordable, lightweight, and suitable for a variety of applications. Xometry also offers a variety of alloys including steel, copper, and stainless steel. Sheet metal parts can be welded as well as have installed inserts.

The standard finish on sheet metal parts is acceptable for both cosmetic and non-cosmetic applications. To increase performance or appearance, Xometry offers a variety of finishes including anodize II or III, chem film, powder coat, and plating.

Sheet Metal Parts
laser cutting

Laser Cutting Service

High-quality Laser Cut Parts in Days Not Weeks | Free Standard Shipping on All US Orders

Laser Cutting Service

Waterjet Cutting Service

Instant Quotes and Cost-effective, On-demand Fabrication | Free Standard Shipping on All US Orders

Waterjet Cutting Service
plasma cutting

Plasma Cutting Service

Custom Plasma Cutting for Prototyping and Production Part Fabrication | Free Standard Shipping on All US Orders

Plasma Cutting Service

Injection Molding for Production

Injection molding is a process that produces a very durable set of identical parts. The typical lead time from tooling to scaled-up production is 15-21 business days. Injection molding is the best process for production over additive manufacturing or machining when looking for parts that have identical features and performance across thousands of parts. Injection molding is advantageous because parts are repeatable at any time because there is a custom mold for the parts.

Injection molded parts can have lower tolerances between +/- 0.004” – +/- 0.002.” Xometry also offers over 50+ molding plastics as well as custom sourcing.

To increase performance or appearance, we offer a range of SPI finishes from Grade 3 diamond high polish to 320 stone low polish. We offer pad printing, overmolding, insert molding, assembly, and range of textures.

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injection molded sample parts

Injection Molding Service

Custom Molded Prototypes and Production Parts with Fast Lead Times | Get $500 Off Your First Mold

Injection Molding Service

3D Printing for Production

3D printing is increasingly used for end-use applications because of its speed, range of materials, and sophisticated feature resolution. 3D printing production is cost-effective when the upfront tooling costs of traditional manufacturing are prohibitive or final quantities are unknown.

Xometry offers access to a global network of industrial 3D printing bureaus and 23 state-of-the-art machines in our facility:

  • 2 EOS P396 Machines (SLS)
  • 7 Stratasys Fortus 900 series machines
  • 12 Fortus 450 series machines in-house (FDM)
  • 2 Objet Connex 500 (Polyjet)

The best 3D printing processes for production are HP Multi Jet Fusion, stereolithography (SLA), selective laser sintering (SLS), and Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS). In terms of part performance, industrial 3D printed parts are extremely durable and have a range of surface finishing options that make the parts comparable to the mechanical and cosmetic qualities of injection molded parts.

    Fused deposition modeling FDM production of parts in large format 3D printing build
    Plastic 3D Printed SLS Part

    Plastic 3D Printing Service

    Plastic Prototypes and Production Parts in as Fast as 1 Day |
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    Plastic 3D Printing Service

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    Why Choose Xometry for Production?

    Massive Network Capacity

    Endless Options

    Choose from thousands of possible combinations of materials, finishes, tolerances, markings, and certifications for your order.

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    Easy to Use

    Get your parts delivered right to your door without the hassle of sourcing, project management, logistics, or shipping.

    Guaranteed Quality

    Vetted Network

    We are ISO9001:2015 certified and AS9100D compliant. Only the top 6% of shops that apply to become Suppliers make it through our qualification process.

    How Xometry Production Works

    Learn more about our production capabilities and lightning-fast quoting engine.

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