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Xometry offers a wide selection of metal and plastic materials with various color, infill, and hardness options. These materials are matched to an extensive list of manufacturing capabilities to meet the specific requirements of your projects. View our complete list of materials.

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Plastics

CNC Delrin Black Part
CNC Machining

CNC Delrin

$$$$

Resin with good moisture resistance, high wear-resistance, and low friction.

Applications

Precision parts requiring high stiffness.

Attributes

Low FrictionStiff
Spec Sheet
Placeholder Material
CNC Machining

CNC PEEK

$$$$

PEEK is often used as a lightweight substitute for metal parts in high-temperature, high-stress applications. PEEK resists chemicals, wear, and moisture.

Applications

Bushings and bearings, pump & valve parts, and medical device parts.

Attributes

Chemical ResistantHigh Strength
fdm abs black
3D PrintingFDM

FDM ABS

$$$$

General use material. Variety of color options. Good for parts 1" inch cubed to parts up to 5' feet.

Applications

Concept parts, production parts, lightweight custom jigs and fixtures, and thermoform tools.

Attributes

Color OptionsHigh Strength
Spec Sheet
asa
3D PrintingFDM

FDM ASA

$$$$

Matches or exceeds the properties of standard ABS and has higher UV stability. Ten colors are available. Light infill parts are filled with a double cross-hatch pattern.

Applications

A go-to prototyping material. Also used to lighten thicker parts.

Attributes

Color OptionsDurableUV Stable
Spec Sheet
black fdm ultemtan fdm ultem
3D PrintingFDM

FDM Ultem 9085

$$$$

Flame retardant high-performance thermoplastic. UltraLight infill parts are filled with a single cross-hatch pattern, our lightest fill option available.

Applications

Complex end-use parts, transportation, aerospace, and high heat mechanical environments.

Attributes

DurableHeat ResistantHigh StrengthHigh Strength-to-Weight
Spec Sheet
gray nylon 12HP MJF black nylon
3D PrintingHP Multi Jet Fusion

HP MJF Nylon 12

$$$$

Excellent strength and stiffness, good chemical resistance with excellent long-term consistency in material properties.

Applications

End-use, low-volume production, rapid prototyping, or as a bridge process to injection molding.

Attributes

High StrengthStiffChemical ResistantBio-CompatiblePost Process Finishing
Spec Sheet

Metals

Placeholder Material
CNC Machining

CNC 1018 Steel

$$$$

The most prominent of the carbon steels. The low carbon content makes this steel ductile and suitable for forming and welding.

Applications

Gears, pins, rams, and shafts axles.

Attributes

Flexible
Spec Sheet
aluminumblack aluminumblue aluminum
CNC Machining

CNC Aluminum 2024

$$$$

Used when a high strength-to-weight ratio is required. It is non-magnetic and heat treatable.

Applications

Gears, shafts, and fasteners.

Attributes

High Strength-to-WeightHeat Treatble
Spec Sheet
aluminumblack aluminumblue aluminum
CNC Machining

CNC Aluminum 6061

$$$$

Easily machined, economical, and readily available high performance material.

Applications

Perfect for prototypes, commercial, and industrial applications. Most widely used material for CNC machining.

Attributes

Corrosion ResistantHigh Strength-to-WeightLightweightPost Process FinishingTight Tolerances
Spec Sheet
aluminumblack aluminumblue aluminum
CNC Machining

CNC Aluminum 6063

$$$$

6063 aluminum has better machinability than 3003. It is non-magnetic and heat treatable.

Applications

Commonly used outdoors as architectural trim, railings, and door frames.

Attributes

Heat Treatable
Spec Sheet
aluminumblack aluminumblue aluminum
CNC Machining

CNC Aluminum 7050

$$$$

7050 is a high-strength material that resists fatigue and stress cracking. 7050 is nonmagnetic and heat treatable.

Applications

Preferred over 7075 aluminum for use in structural applications.

Attributes

Heat TreatableHigh Strength
Spec Sheet
aluminumblack aluminumblue aluminum
CNC Machining

CNC Aluminum 7075

$$$$

Harder and higher strength aluminum alloy good for high-stress parts.

Applications

Lightweight, high-performance, components for aerospace, automotive, and defense.

Attributes

High Strength
Spec Sheet

Other

Carbon EPX sample part
3D PrintingCarbon DLS

Carbon DLS EPX

$$$$

High-strength engineering material with excellent long-term durability. Depending on conditioning, EPX has a heat deflection temperature ranging from 104°C to 130°C.

Applications

Functional toughness required for a variety of automotive and industrial applications such as connectors, brackets, and housings.

Attributes

High StrengthDurableTight Tolerances
Spec Sheet
Carbon DLS UMACarbon UMA macro shot
3D PrintingCarbon DLS

Carbon DLS UMA

$$$$

Contains rigid resins similar to conventional SLA resins.

Applications

Well suited for producing manufacturing jigs, fixtures, and general purpose prototypes.

Attributes

RigidDurableTight Tolerances
Spec Sheet

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