Prototype Sheet Metal

RAPID understands you need your prototype sheet metal parts yesterday. So our business is built around time. We use your 3D model to drive our fabricating processes. Bottom-line — our size, experience and sense of urgency are why Product Developers continually trust RAPID with their quick turn prototype sheet metal parts. Get a RapidQuote today!

Prototype Sheet Metal Highlights

Rapid Sheet Metal is an industry leader in sheet metal prototype fabrication. The rapid prototype sheet metal process is most often used when form, fit and function are all a priority. Typical sheet metal parts Rapid Sheet Metal fabricates include enclosures, brackets, large assemblies, weldments, cabinets and more. Whether you need a single sheet metal part or 20 parts, we have the capacity to get your prototype sheet metal parts through the shop rapidly. Most Rapid Sheet Metal parts are shipped in a 5 day standard lead time with expedites available. And we have capacity to scale all your parts from prototype sheet metal to production quantities effortlessly.

RAPID excels in combining sheet metal, machined parts and wire harness and cables in complete assemblies and our sheet metal capabilities are complementary to our assembly services.


  • Eight Sheet Metal Mechanics in-house (Avg. 20+ years of experience)
  • Multiple Lasers, Laser Punch Combo, Amada Punch Presses
  • 10 Press Brakes – Maximum bend length of 10 feet
  • MIG / TIG and Spot Welding
  • Multiple PEM Hardware inserters – Extensive in-house inventory
  • Powder Coating and Silk Screening in-house

Prototype Sheet Metal Service Details

  • Volume: 1-10+ Parts
  • Quote Response Time: 8 Hours - Instant with eRAPID
  • Lead Time: 5 Days Standard - 1 Day Expedites Available

Common Materials

  • Aluminum (up to .250" material thickness)
  • Cold Rolled Steel (up to .250" material thickness)
  • Stainless Steel (up to .250" material thickness)
  • Galvanneal & Galvanized CRS (up to .134" material thickness)
  • and more!
Prototype Sheet Metal Highlights

Quotes in hours, parts in days.®

  • Average quote returned in under 4 hours

  • Instant Costing - Try eRAPID, our free sheet metal costing CAD add-in

  • Standard ship on most projects of 5 work days or less. Expedites Available!

  • 99+% on-time or early delivery

  • 99+% Quality rating

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