Rapitypes is a highly resourced rapid prototyping and new product development company offering multidisciplinary support to private commercial organisations, academic institutions and the public sector. Rapitypes is an advanced manufacturing support company providing clients with services from development models and prototypes, through tool making and rapid prototyping to low volume manufacturing of polymer and PU parts. From CNC machining services, low volume and rapid prototyping, to reaction injection moulding (RIM), Rapitypes produces quality tooling at highly competitive rates and reduced lead times. We can produce working prototypes and functional high quality models for presentations, advertising publicity and even film props. From the initial ideas generation to the delivery of complete working systems, the company provides a wide spectrum of supporting activities to clients in automotive, marine, defence, industrial, medical, and general products. With a design facility that boasts comprehensive metrology facilities including CNC machines, Rapitypes serves a worldwide client base with high quality products for physical testing, verification and production. We offer one off batch CNC machining services, rapid product prototyping and assembly, in-mould painted RIM polyurethane housings and a large array of low volume production parts and prototypes. If a product is to satisfy its target customer it must intrigue and delight. But to do so it must also be fit-for-purpose and well made. Rapitypes provides the right combination of development engineering and pre-production rapid prototyping. So whatever your needs our engineers and development team can offer a full range of prototyping using CNC machining services, reaction injection molding and rapid tooling. We manufacture our own patterns for vacuum forming and prototypes can be supplied primed, painted and ready for production. From initial ideas generation to the delivery of complete working systems, Rapitypes provides a wide spectrum of supporting activities to clients in automotive, aerospace, marine, defence, industrial, medical, and general products. The company serves a worldwide client base with high quality products for physical testing, verification and production. Our disciplines cover design support, mechanical engineering and CAD, electronics design, modelmaking, product prototypes, fabrication, CNC machining, plastic moulded components, RIM polyurethane, and batch manufacturing. We have teams with advanced skills in production engineering and the facilities to deliver cost effective, scale able production. We routinely supply parts and complete products in low volumes, and can also deliver a turnkey engineering-to-production service from our extensive facilities.(Rapitypes is an ISO 9001/2008 company). Although offshore costs may sometimes be lower, Rapitypes produce quality tooling at highly competitive rates and reduced lead times. Our in-house tool manufacturing facility produces moulds ranging from small development tools with hand loaded cores and inserts, through to small and medium volume production aluminium and P20 tooling. The company also makes medium to large scale tools for RIM polyurethane components including automotive parts, and large housings for scientific equipment for example. The design facility also boasts comprehensive metro logy equipment including CMM machines and surface plates in each of two automotive styling studios, and comprehensive tool room inspection facilities.
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