Industrial-grade Manufacturing Materials

Xometry's Manufacturing Partner Network offers a wide selection of metal and plastic materials with various color, infill, and hardness options matched to an extensive list of manufacturing capabilities to meet the specific requirements of your projects. Scroll down or jump to the specific manufacturing process you're considering for all available materials and their specifications.

CNC Machining Materials

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MaterialAlso Known AsTypeColorsNotes
EPT Copper C110EPT Copper C110metalA multipurpose copper comes in all shapes and sizes. Often used in electrical applications.
ASTM A36A36 Steel PlatemetalGeneral purpose, hot rolled steel plate. Great for structural and industrial applications.
Stainless Steel 17-4Stainless Steel 17-4metalA high strength, corrosion resistant stainless alloy. Easily heat treatable. Typically used in medical equipment.
Acetal (Black)Black Delrin (Acetal)plasticBlackAcetal resin with good moisture resistance, high wear-resistance, and low friction.
Titanium Grade 2Titanium Grade 2metalHigh strength, low weight, and high thermal conductivity. Ideal for applications in the aerospace and automotive industries.
C932 M07 Brg BrzBearing Bronze C932metalC932 is the standard bearing bronze for light-duty applications. It is easily machinable and resistant to corrosion.
Brass C360Free Machining Brass C360metalA highly machinable brass. Great for prototyping gears, fittings, valves and screws.
Aluminum 5052Aluminum 5052metalCorrosion resistant aluminum frequently used in sheet metal applications.
Black ABSBlack ABSplasticBlackHigh strength engineering plastic, used for many commercial products.
Stainless Steel 15-5Stainless Steel 15-5metalOffers corrosion resistance similar to Stainless 304. Improved workability, hardness, and high corrosion resistance.
Stainless Steel 420Stainless Steel 420metalContains more carbon than Stainless 410 to give it increased hardness and strength when heat treated. Offers mild corrosion resistance, high heat resistance, and improved strength.
1018 SteelLow Carbon Steel 1018metalGeneral Purpose 1018 steel is the most prominent of the carbon steels. The low carbon content makes this steel ductile and suitable for forming and welding.
Stainless Steel 304Stainless Steel 304metalA machinable, corrosion-resistant steel.
Aluminum 7075 T7351Aluminum 7075 T7351metalHarder and higher strength aluminum alloy good for high-stress parts.
Aluminum 7075 T6Aluminum 7075 T6metalHarder and higher strength aluminum alloy good for high-stress parts.
CustomCustom (See Notes)metalPlease add a note or attach a PDF drawing to this quote to specify your custom material in the Notes and Drawings tab.
CustomCustom (See Notes)plasticPlease add a note or attach a PDF drawing to this quote to specify your custom material in the Notes and Drawings tab.
Aluminum 6063-T5Aluminum 6063metalCommonly used outdoors as architectural trim, railings, and door frames, 6063 aluminum has better machinability than 3003. It is nonmagnetic and heat treatable.
Aluminum 7050-T7451Aluminum 7050metalPreferred over 7075 aluminum for use in structural applications, 7050 is a high-strength material that resists fatigue and stress cracking. 7050 is nonmagnetic and heat treatable
Aluminum MIC-6Aluminum MIC-6metalA cast aluminum plate often used for tooling and base plates.
Nylon 6/6Nylon 6/6plasticOffers increased mechanical strength, rigidity, good stability under heat and/or chemical resistance.
PEEKPEEKplasticOffering excellent tensile strength, PEEK is often used as a lightweight substitute for metal parts in high-temperature, high-stress applications. PEEK resists chemicals, wear, and moisture.
PolycarbonateClear PolycarbonateplasticClearA clear or colored, light-weight, glass-like plastic that can be machined.
Polypropylene (PP)PolypropyleneplasticPolypropylene has excellent electrical properties and little or no moisture absorption. It carries light loads for a long period in widely varying temperatures. It can be machined into parts requiring chemical or corrosion resistance.
PTFE (Teflon)PTFE (Teflon)plasticThis material surpasses most plastics when it comes to chemical resistance and performance in extreme temperatures. It resists most solvents and is an excellent electrical insulator.
Stainless Steel 18-8Stainless Steel 18-8metalOne of the most commonly used stainless steels. Also known as Stainless Steel 304.
Ultra-high molecular weight polyethyleneUHMW PEplasticA general purpose material. Offers a unique combination of wear and corrosion resistance, low surface friction, high impact strength, high chemical resistance, and does not absorb moisture.
Zinc Sheet Alloy 500Zinc SheetmetalContinuous-cast alloy. Has good electrical conductivity and is highly resistant to corrosion. This alloy is readily treatable for painting, plating, and anodizing.
Aluminum 6061 T6Aluminum 6061-T6metalAluminum 6061 is easily machined and lightweight, perfect for prototypes, military, and aerospace applications.
Steel A36Steel A36metalA standard architectural, low-carbon steel. Weldable.
Ti6Al-4VTitanium (Ti-6Al-4V)metalTitanium has an excellent strength-to-weight ratio, and the high aluminum content in Ti-6Al-4V increases strength. This is the most commonly used titanium, offering good corrosion resistance, weldability, and formability.
Aluminum 2024-T3Aluminum 2024metal2024 Aluminum is used when a high strength-to-weight ratio is required, such as for gears, shafts, and fasteners. It is nonmagnetic and heat treatable.
Acetal (White)White Delrin (Acetal)plasticWhiteAcetal resin with good moisture resistance, high wear-resistance, and low friction.
Copper 101Super Conductive Copper 101metalCommonly known as Oxygen-Free Copper, this alloy is great for electrical conductivity.
Brass 260Easy Forming Brass 260metalA highly formidable brass. Great for radiator components and decorative door hardware.
G-10 Garolite (Flame Retardant)Garolite G10plasticConstructed of an epoxy resin with fiberglass fabric reinforcement, and also called epoxy-grade industrial laminate and phenolic, this material offers high strength and low moisture absorption.
PolycarbonateBlack PolycarbonateplasticBlackA clear or colored, light-weight, glass-like plastic that can be machined.
Stainless Steel 303Stainless Steel 303metalA machinable, corrosion-resistant steel.
AcrylicAcrylicplasticClearA clear glass-like plastic. Good wear and tear properties. Great for outdoor use.
Stainless Steel 416Stainless Steel 416metalEasily machinable but can be heat treated to increase strength and hardness. Low corrosion resistance.
Stainless Steel 316/316LStainless Steel 316/316LmetalA highly corrosion-resistant steel popular for medical devices.
4130 Alloy SteelAlloy Steel 4130metalOffers great weldability without compromising impact resistance. Often used in gears and fasteners.
Alloy Steel 4140Alloy Steel 4140metalAdditional chromium makes this steel corrosion and fracture resistant.

Sheet Metal Materials

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MaterialNotes
Aluminum 5052Corrosion resistant aluminum frequently used in sheet metal applications.
Aluminum 6061 (no longer available for Sheet Metal as of 8/17/2018)
Copper 101Commonly known as Oxygen-Free Copper, this alloy is great for electrical conductivity.
Copper 260 (Brass)A highly formidable brass. Great for radiator components and decorative door hardware.
Copper C110A multipurpose copper comes in all shapes and sizes. Often used in electrical applications.
Stainless Steel 301
Stainless Steel 304
Stainless Steel 316/316L
Steel 1018General Purpose 1018 steel is the most prominent of the carbon steels. The low carbon content makes this steel ductile and suitable for forming and welding.

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