BXD Manufacturing Materials
Our catalogue of materials includes a plastic, metal and composite manufacturing options. We work with metals including aluminum, magnesium, steel, titanium, brass and more. In addition to our stock material options, BXD can source for desired materials and provide machining with customized raw materials that will match the desired application of your part.
Plastic: ABS, ABS+PC, PC, PP, PEEK, POM, Acrylic (PMMA), Teflon, PS, HDPE, PPS, DHPE, PA6, PA66, PEI, PVC, PET, PPS, PTFE etc.
Metal: Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Magnesium, Titanium, Stainless Steel, Tin, Zinc etc.
The above materials are the most common stock CNC prototyping and production materials. If the desired material is not listed above, please send e-mail to us.
1. Aluminum alloy, 6061/6063 / 6061-T6 / 7075/5052 / profile aluminum / die-cast aluminum, etc.
2. Iron 45#steel/40chromium /food grade SUS304 / industrial grade SUS304 / SUS303 Titanium alloy/high carbon steel/cast iron/sheet metal, etc.
3. Red copper/ Tin bronze etc.
Non-metal categories: PEET/Imported Steel/Teflon/Bakelite/Uli Glue/Acrylic, etc.
Surface finishing: chrome plating, nickel plating, natural oxidation, sandblast oxidation, anode oxidation, color conductive oxidation, gold plating, silver plating, spray paint
(two-dimensional image) JPG / PDF / DXF / DWG
(Three-dimensional image) STEP / STP /IGS / X_T /PRT
CNC Machining Materials:
|Material||Also Known As||Type||Colors||Description|
|1018 Steel||Low Carbon Steel 1018||metal||General 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.|
|4130 Alloy Steel||Alloy Steel 4130||metal||Offers great weldability without compromising impact resistance. Often used in gears and fasteners.|
|Alloy Steel 4140||Alloy Steel 4140||metal||Additional chromium makes this steel corrosion and fracture resistant.|
|Aluminum 2024-T3||Aluminum 2024||metal||2024 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.|
|Aluminum 5052||Aluminum 5052||metal||Corrosion resistant aluminum frequently used in sheet metal applications.|
|Aluminum 6061 T6||Aluminum 6061-T6||metal||Aluminum 6061 is easily machined and lightweight, perfect for prototypes, military, and aerospace applications.|
|Aluminum 6063-T5||Aluminum 6063||metal||Commonly used outdoors as architectural trim, railings, and door frames, 6063 aluminum has better machinability than 3003. It is nonmagnetic and heat treatable.|
|Aluminum 7050-T7451||Aluminum 7050||metal||Preferred 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 7075 T6||Aluminum 7075 T6||metal||Harder and higher strength aluminum alloy good for high-stress parts.|
|Aluminum 7075 T7351||Aluminum 7075 T7351||metal||Harder and higher strength aluminum alloy good for high-stress parts.|
|Aluminum MIC-6||Aluminum MIC-6||metal||A cast aluminum plate often used for tooling and base plates.|
|ASTM A36||A36 Steel Plate||metal||General purpose, hot rolled steel plate. Great for structural and industrial applications.|
|Brass 260||Easy Forming Brass 260||metal||A highly formidable brass. Great for radiator components and decorative door hardware.|
|Brass C360||Free Machining Brass C360||metal||A highly machinable brass. Great for prototyping gears, fittings, valves and screws.|
|C932 M07 Brg Brz||Bearing Bronze C932||metal||C932 is the standard bearing bronze for light-duty applications. It is easily machinable and resistant to corrosion.|
|Copper 101||Super Conductive Copper 101||metal||Commonly known as Oxygen-Free Copper, this alloy is great for electrical conductivity.|
|Custom||Custom (See Notes)||metal||Please add a note or attach a PDF drawing to this quote to specify your custom material in the Notes and Drawings tab.|
|EPT Copper C110||EPT Copper C110||metal||A multipurpose copper comes in all shapes and sizes. Often used in electrical applications.|
|Stainless Steel 15-5||Stainless Steel 15-5||metal||Offers corrosion resistance similar to Stainless 304. Improved workability, hardness, and high corrosion resistance.|
|Stainless Steel 17-4||Stainless Steel 17-4||metal||A high strength, corrosion resistant stainless alloy. Easily heat treatable. Typically used in medical equipment.|
|Stainless Steel 18-8||Stainless Steel 18-8||metal||One of the most commonly used stainless steels. Also known as Stainless Steel 304.|
|Stainless Steel 303||Stainless Steel 303||metal||A machinable, corrosion-resistant steel.|
|Stainless Steel 304||Stainless Steel 304||metal||A machinable, corrosion-resistant steel.|
|Stainless Steel 316/316L||Stainless Steel 316/316L||metal||A highly corrosion-resistant steel popular for medical devices.|
|Stainless Steel 416||Stainless Steel 416||metal||Easily machinable but can be heat treated to increase strength and hardness. Low corrosion resistance.|
|Stainless Steel 420||Stainless Steel 420||metal||Contains 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.|
|Steel A36||Steel A36||metal||A standard architectural, low-carbon steel. Weldable.|
|Ti6Al-4V||Titanium (Ti-6Al-4V)||metal||Titanium 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.|
|Titanium Grade 2||Titanium Grade 2||metal||High strength, low weight, and high thermal conductivity. Ideal for applications in the aerospace and automotive industries.|
|Zinc Sheet Alloy 500||Zinc Sheet||metal||Continuous-cast alloy. Has good electrical conductivity and is highly resistant to corrosion. This alloy is readily treatable for painting, plating, and anodizing.|
|Acetal (Black)||Black Delrin (Acetal)||plastic||Black||Acetal resin with good moisture resistance, high wear-resistance, and low friction.|
|Acetal (White)||White Delrin (Acetal)||plastic||White||Acetal resin with good moisture resistance, high wear-resistance, and low friction.|
|Acrylic||Acrylic||plastic||Clear||A clear glass-like plastic. Good wear and tear properties. Great for outdoor use.|
|Black ABS||Black ABS||plastic||Black||High strength engineering plastic, used for many commercial products.|
|Custom||Custom (See Notes)||plastic||Please add a note or attach a PDF drawing to this quote to specify your custom material in the Notes and Drawings tab.|
|G-10 Garolite (Flame Retardant)||Garolite G10||plastic||Constructed 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.|
|Nylon 6/6||Nylon 6/6||plastic||Offers increased mechanical strength, rigidity, good stability under heat and/or chemical resistance.|
|PEEK||PEEK||plastic||Offering 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.|
|Polycarbonate||Clear Polycarbonate||plastic||Clear||A clear or colored, light-weight, glass-like plastic that can be machined.|
|Polycarbonate||Black Polycarbonate||plastic||Black||A clear or colored, light-weight, glass-like plastic that can be machined.|
|Polypropylene (PP)||Polypropylene||plastic||Polypropylene 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)||plastic||This 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.|
|Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene||UHMW PE||plastic||A 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.|