CNC Machining Material

Material for CNC Machining Service


Lots materials can be used create plenty of options to manufacture no matter you would like with the CNC machines. From metal to plastic or even from wood to wax, the material options are literally endless as far as what materials can be used and what people are designing. In summary, the major advantages of CNC machining service are various of materials that can be used with them for plenty of options.



Material Capability


APPORO-CNC offers a wide variety of materials for your custom parts: aluminum, carbon steel, alloy steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze, nylon, acetal, polycarbonate, polystyrene, acrylic, plastic, fiber glass and many more materials.


Materials can be supplied in rod, tube, sheet metal, bulk profiles for better production arrangement.



Tips of Choosing Material


It is challenge to decide on the best material for your CNC machined part. Generally speaking, there are various factors to make the decision. For instance, price, hardness, tolerance, environment, surface treatment, etc. 


Below are some tips:


  • Metals allow cnc machining parts with better tolerance than plastics.
  • Plastics is lighter, but could deform slightly over time due to moisture absorption. 
  • Parts made by sheet metal is generally lower cost than machining from plate or rod.
  • Materials that don't need finishing may be more economical for fastest production (e.g. stainless steel, plastics, titanium, etc.)