Services & Capabilities
Whether it's simple prismatic geometry creation or more complex freeform surfacing for organic shapes, Pacific Research Laboratories has the skill and
tools to transform your ideas into working prototypes for manufacturing. Our workshop is equipped with a variety of computer-controlled machining equipment
that can be used to make one-off prototypes, small production runs, or the necessary tooling to for larger production runs.
Product Development & Design Skills
»Engineering staff with combined experience of 80+ years.
»Extensive experience in quick-turn projects.
»Materials include urethanes, silicones, epoxies, glass/carbon fibers, thermoplastics, metals and woods.
»Electronics include touch-screens, sensors, microprocessors, actuators, data acquisitions, circuit-board design.
»Hydraulics, pneumatics, machine design.
Prototype / Master Pattern / Tooling Capabilities
»Triaxial fiberglass braider.
»Dimension 3D printer, running high-strength ABS.
»Three CNC large 3-axis routers.
»Two CNC large 4-axis machining centers.
»One CNC turning center.
»Seven model makers for hand-built patterns and sculpting.
»Urethane, silicone, mass cast epoxy, high-temp epoxy laminate, gelcoat/urethane foam and machine aluminum tooling.
CAD / CAM / Engineering Capabilities
»Solidworks for prismatic geometry creation.
»Rapidform for reverse engineering and NURBS surface modeling.
»3D laser scanning and Microscribe digitizing.
»MasterCAM for CNC programming.
»Sensable Technologies FreeForm for non-prismatic geometry creation.