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.

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) Materials

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Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Materials

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PolyJet 3D Materials

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MaterialColorsHardnessNotes
Photopolymer, RigidBlack General purpose prototyping material
Grey
Clear
White
Photopolymer, Rubber-likeBlackShore A 26-28 High strength engineering plastic, used for many commercial products.
Shore A 35-40
Shore A 45-50
Shore A 57-63
Shore A 68-72
Shore A 80-85
Shore A 92-95

Stereolithography (SLA) Materials

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MaterialColorsHigh ResolutionNotes
Accura 25WhiteAvailable A polypropylene-like SLA material which can simulate snap-fits due to its ductility and low fatigue. Color - white. (View spec sheet)
Accura 48HTRTranslucent Amber A stiff, rigid, material which can have higher heat resistance with a thermal post cure. Color - translucent amber. (View spec sheet)
Accura 60Translucent clearAvailable A naturally transparent, PC-like material, with excellent feature resolution. Exhibits high clarity with secondary finishing. Color - translucent clear. (View spec sheet)
Accura ABS Black (SL 7820)BlackAvailableA durable ABS-like SLA material with an exceptional black finish useful for parts designed for injection molding. Color - black.
Accura BluestoneFaded blue A ceramic composite, offering the highest stiffness of any SLA material. Color - faded blue. (View spec sheet)
Accura ClearVueTranslucent clearAvailable A naturally transparent, PC-like material, with excellent moisture resistance. Exhibits high clarity with secondary finishing. Color - translucent clear. (View spec sheet)
Accura Xtreme GreyGreyAvailable A tough SLA material similar to polypropylene or ABS which is widely used for snap enclosures. Color - grey. (View spec sheet)
Accura Xtreme WhiteWhiteAvailable A tough SLA material similar to polypropylene or ABS which is widely used for snap enclosures. Color - white. (View spec sheet)
Somos NeXtWhiteAvailable An extremely durable, polypropylene-like, SLA material with high versatility. Color - white. (View spec sheet)
Somos ProtoGen 18420White A durable, ABS-like, SLA material useful for parts designed for injection molding. Color - white. (View spec sheet)
Somos ProtoTherm 12120Translucent red A stiff, rigid material which can have higher heat resistance with a thermal post cure. Color - translucent red. (View spec sheet)
Somos TaurusDark grey An impact resistant ABS-like material that exhibits a great balance of thermal and mechanical performance. Color - dark grey. (View spec sheet)
Somos WaterClear Ultra 10122Translucent clear A naturally transparent, PC-like material, with excellent moisture resistance. Exhibits high clarity with secondary finishing. Color - translucent clear. (View spec sheet)
Somos Watershed XC 11122Translucent clearAvailable A naturally transparent, ABS-like material, with excellent moisture resistance. Exhibits high clarity with secondary finishing. Color - translucent clear. (View spec sheet)

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) Materials

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MaterialColorsNotes
Nylon 12White This material offers excellent strength and stiffness, good chemical resistance with excellent long-term consistency in material properties. (View spec sheet)
Nylon 12, Glass-filled This material offers excellent strength and higher stiffness than unfilled nylon, good chemical resistance with excellent long-term consistency in material properties.

Urethane Casting Materials

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MaterialColorsHardnessNotes
Urethane, FlexibleBlackShore D 62-67 A flexible polyurethane cast plastic, WC-565. Shore A 65.Available colors
Color-matched
Translucent
Urethane, RigidBlackShore D 82-86 A rigid polyurethane cast plastic, TC-854. Available colors
Color-matchedShore D 62-67
Natural
Translucent

Injection Molding Materials

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MaterialAlso Known AsNotesColorsFiller OptionsAdditive Options
ABSAcrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene ABSHigh strength general purpose engineering plastic, used for many commercial products.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PC-ABSPC Polycarbonate Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene PC/ABS ABSThe best of both PC and ABS. Higher strength engineering thermoplastic with slightly more flexibility than standard polycarbonate.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
Acrylic (PMMA)Polymethyl Methacrylate PMMA AcrylicA clear glass-like plastic. Good wear and tear properties. Great for outdoor use.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Clear, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, None (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
Custom (Injection Mold)Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Clear, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
Customer-supplied resinCustomer-supplied tint
Delrin (Acetal, POM)Acetal Polyoxymethylene POM DelrinAcetal resin with good moisture resistance, high wear-resistance, and low friction.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
HDPEHigh Density PolyethyleneExcellent strength-to-weight ratio and chemical resistance. HDPE is often used for fuel tanks, connector insulators, and food containters. Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
LDPELow Density PolyethyleneA flexible and tough material with lower denisty versus HDPE. LDPE does not react to acids, bases, or alcohols. Useful for trays, snap lids, and general purpose containers.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Clear, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
Nylon 6Offers increased mechanical strength, rigidity, good stability under heat and/or chemical resistance.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
Nylon 6/6Nylon 66Offers increased mechanical strength, rigidity, good stability under heat and/or chemical resistance.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
OvermoldInsert Molding Over MoldSelect this if your part requires at least two molded plastics or elastomers.Custom color
PBTValox Polybutylene TerephthalateA common electronic insulator with a polyester base. Highly used in automotive as a longer-wear alternative to nylon.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PC-PBTXenoyA tough and rigid material resistant to lubricants, solvents, and cleaning agents. Very common in electronic enclosures.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PEEKPolyether Ether Ketone PEEKOffering 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.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PEI (Ultem)Ultem Polyetherimide PEIKnown best for its extremely high heat and flame resistance, PEI is used for many medical applications and is more affordable than PEEK.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PETRynite Polyethylene TerephthalateA polyester-based polymer commonly used for liquid containers (e.g. soda bottles) and other food packaging.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Clear, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PC (Polycarbonate)A clear or colored, light-weight, glass-like plastic.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Clear, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PLAPolylactic Acid PLAA biodegradable and renewable plastic. PLA has a relatively low glass transition temperature and is common in short-use applications.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Clear, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
Polyethylene (PE)One of the most common plastics available. PE has high ductility, abrasion resistance, and chemical resistance.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
Polypropylene (PP)Polypropylene PPPolypropylene has excellent electrical properties and little or no moisture absorption. It carries light loads for a long period in varying temperatures. It can be molded into parts requiring chemical or corrosion resistance.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
Polystyrene (PS)Polystyrene PSA clear, hard, and brittle material widely used for food packaging, clamshell containers, and even disposable cutlery. Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Clear, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PPE-PSNoryl Polystyrene Polyphenyl Ethers PS/PPEExhibiting high heat and flame resistance, PPE-PS has high stiffness and tensile strength even at elevated temperatures.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PPSPolyphenylene Sulfide PPSA high-performance thermoplastic with extreme resistance to solvents.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PSUUdel Polysulfone PSUA rigid, stiff, and transparent plastic which is a higher-performance alternative to polycarbonate.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
PVCPolyvinyl chlorideA rigid, general use plastic, that is common in plumbing, non-food packaging, and trimming.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Clear, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, Glass-Filled, 15%, 33%, customNone (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
TPE (elastomer)Santoprene, thermoplastic elastomer A rubbery material that can stretch at moderate levels and return to its molded size. Used for gasketing, bumpers, and grips.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, None (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive
TPV (rubber)Rubber Thermoplastic Elastomer VulcanizedA rubbery material that can stretch at moderate levels and return to its molded size. Used for gasketing, bumpers, and grips.Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, Purple, Black, Orange, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Tan, Natural, Custom Color, None (Default Additive), UV Stabilizer, Flame Retardant, Static Dissipative, Custom Additive

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