Aluminum 6061 (CNC) is the most popular aluminum alloy. It has good strength-to-weight ratio, excellent machinability and natural corrosion resistance.
Aluminum 7075 (CNC) is an aerospace-grade material with excellent strength-to-weight ratio and strength and hardness comparable to steels.
Aluminum 6082 (CNC) has very similar composition and properties to 6061, with slightly higher tensile strength. Compliant with British Standards.
Aluminum 5083 (CNC) is a strain hardening aluminum alloy with excellent corrosion resistance. Suitable for marine applications. Can be welded.
Mild steel 1018
Mild steel 1018 (CNC) is a general-use alloy with good machinability, weldability, toughness, strength. Susceptible to corrosion.
Mild steel 1045
Mild steel 1045 (CNC) is a medium carbon steel with good weldability and machinability, high strength and good impact resistance. Susceptible to corrosion.
Mild steel A36
Mild steel A36 (CNC) is a common structural steel with good weldability. Suitable for a variety of industrial applications. Susceptible to corrosion.
Tool steel D2
Tool steel D2 (CNC) is a wear-resistant alloy that retains its hardness to a temperature of 425 °C. Used for cutting tools and dies.
Tool steel A2
Tool steel A2 (CNC) is an air-hardened general purpose tool steel with good toughness and excellent dimensional stability. Used for molding dies.
Tool steel O1
Tool steel O1 (CNC) is an oil-hardened alloy with a high hardness of 65 HRC. Used for industrial knives and cutting tools.
Stainless steel 304
Stainless steel 304 (CNC) has excellent mechanical properties and good machinability. Resistant to most environments and corrosive media.
Stainless steel 316
Stainless steel 316 (CNC) has similar mechanical properties to 304, with higher corrosion and chemical resistance. Ideal for marine applications.
Stainless steel 2205 Duplex
Stainless steel 2205 Duplex (CNC) is the alloy with the highest strength and hardness. Suitable for applications in severe environments up to 300°C.
Stainless steel 303
Stainless steel 303 (CNC) has excellent toughness, but lower corrosion resistance than 304. Ideal for high volumes, due to its excellent machinability.
Stainless Steel 17-4
Stainless steel 17-4 (CNC) - SAE grade 630 - is a precipitation hardening alloy with good corrosion resistance. Can be hardened up to 44 HRC.
ABS (CNC) has good mechanical properties and excellent impact resistance. It is commonly used to prototype parts prior to injection-molding.
PVC is the third most used plastic with all-around good mechanical properties, excellent chemical and weather resistance and good toughness.
Polycarbonate (CNC) - PC - has excellent impact strength and good temperature resistance. Suitable for outdoor applications. Can be colored or transparent.
Delrin (CNC) - POM - is the easiest to machine engineering plastic. Ideal for parts with high stiffness, low friction and very low water absorption.
PEEK (CNC) is an engineering thermoplastic with excellent mechanical and thermal properties. Can be used to replace metal parts. Biocompatible.
Teflon (CNC) - PTFE - has excellent thermal and chemical resistance and outstanding frictional and electrical properties.
Nylon 6 (CNC) - PA 6 - has excellent mechanical properties, with high toughness and hardness. Susceptible to moisture absorption.