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Types of Metals for CNC Machining

CNC machined metals are widely used in every major industry from aerospace to medical. Listed below are the types of alloys that Xometry offers for on-demand custom manufacturing. You can learn more about specific alloys and tempers on each page.

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Metal Alloys Offered

CNC metals can be used for a range of parts from prototypes to engineering models to production components. Some of the following materials are extremely durable and can withstand extremely harsh environments with temperatures up to 1668 °C, like titanium. Other metals are general-use materials that are highly machinable and therefore suitable for testing designs at a low cost, like aluminum. Depending on the nature of your project, machined metal alloys may the best material for your custom parts considering useful metal properties like high corrosion resistance, high heat deflection, and high impact resistance. Explore our materials in depth below:

  • Aluminum for CNC machining
  • Copper for CNC machining
  • Bronze for CNC machining
  • Brass for CNC machining
  • Stainless steel for CNC machining
  • Steel for CNC machining
  • Titanium for CNC machining
  • Zinc for CNC machining

Finishes and Post-Processing Options

We offer a wide range of surface finishes applicable to these metals including: 

  • Bead Blasting
  • Tumbled
  • Anodize II and III
  • PTFE impregnated hard coat anodize
  • Titanium anodize
  • Chem film (chromate conversion coating)
  • Zinc plating
  • Gold plating
  • Silver plating
  • Nickel plating
  • Powder coat
  • Passivization
  • Electropolishing
  • Electroless nickel plating
    CNC machining nickel plated finish
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