Materials by Process

The following list includes typical properties but not guaranteed material properties due to subtle supplier variances. We can custom order materials not listed below also. If your desired material is not listed please email us at sales@rapidcut.com with questions.

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CNC Materials - Metals Cost Max Thickness Remarks
Aluminum - Gray (Aluminum 2024-T3/T4) Soft metal High 150 mm The cost depends on the thickness
Aluminum - Gray (Aluminum 5052) Soft metal Low 50 mm
Aluminum - Gray (Aluminum 6061-T651) Soft metal Low 300 mm
Aluminum - Gray (Aluminum 7075-T651) Soft metal High 300 mm
Brass - Yellow (Brass 360) Soft metal High 100 mm
Bronze - Gray (Lithium bronze) Soft metal High 20 mm From 20 to 100, we need to custom the material.
Bronze - Gray (beryllium bronze) Soft metal Very High 120 mm
Copper - Red (Copper C101) Soft metal Very High 100 mm Over 100 mm, we need to custom the material
Magnesium - Gray (Magnesium AZ31) Soft metal Very High 200 mm
Titanium-TI6AL4 Hard metal Very High 15 mm Over 15 mm, we need to custom the material
Stainless Steel - Gray (Stainless Steel 201) Hard metal Low 65 mm
Stainless Steel - Gray (Stainless Steel 303/303S) Hard metal Low 65 mm Only Rod Material
Stainless Steel - Gray (Stainless Steel 304/304L) Hard metal Very High 65 mm
Stainless Steel - Gray (Stainless Steel 316/316L) Hard metal Very High 65 mm
Stainless Steel - Gray (Stainless Steel 17-4PH) Hard metal Very High 100 mm We can customize the material. The max of the custom material can be reached to 300 to 400 mm.
Steel Alloy - Gray (Steel Alloy 1018) Hard metal Low 100 mm
Steel Alloy - Gray (Steel Alloy 4043) Hard metal Low 100 mm
Steel Alloy - Gray (Steel Alloy 4130) Hard metal Low 100 mm
Steel Alloy - Gray (Steel Alloy 4140) Hard metal Low 100 mm
Steel Alloy - Gray (Steel Alloy 8620) Hard metal Low 100 mm
Tool Steel-Gray(A2 Tool Steel) Hard metal High 100 mm
Tool Steel-Gray(D2 Tool Steel) Hard metal High 100 mm
CNC Materials - Plastics Cost Max Thickness
ABS - Black (ABS) Plastic Low 100 mm
ABS - Natural (ABS) Plastic Low 200 mm
PC+ABS - Black Plastic High 100 mm
ABS-Flame Retardant - Black (ABS-FR) Plastic High 100 mm
Acetal 20% Glass Filled - Natural (Delrin 570) Plastic Very High 100 mm
Acetal Copolymer - White (Acetal Copolymer) Plastic Medium 180 mm
Acetal Homopolymer - Black (Delrin 150) Plastic Medium 180 mm
Acetal Homopolymer - Natural (White) (Delrin 150) Plastic Medium 100 mm
Acetal Static Dissipative - Tan (Tecaform SD) Plastic Very High 50  mm
CPVC - Gray (CPVC) Plastic Medium 100 mm
HDPE - Natural (White) (High Density Polyethylene) Plastic Medium 200 mm
LDPE - Natural (Low Density Polyethylene) Plastic Medium 100 mm
Nylon 6 - Black (Nylon 6) Plastic Medium 150 mm
Nylon 6 - Light Blue (Nylon 6 ) Plastic Medium 100 mm
Nylon 6/6 - Black (Nylon 6/6) Plastic Medium 100 mm
Nylon 6/6 - Natural (Nylon 6/6) Plastic Medium 200 mm
Nylon 6/6 15%GF - Natural (Nylon 6/6 15%GF) Plastic Medium 100 mm
Nylon 6/6 30%GF - Natural (Nylon 6/6 30%GF) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PC - Black (Polycarbonate) Plastic High 100 mm
PC - Clear (Polycarbonate) Plastic Medium 100 mm
PC 20% GF - Black (Polycarbonate 20% GF) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PEEK - Natural (PEEK) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PEI - Natural (Ultem 1000) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PEI - Black (Ultem 1000) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PEI 30% GF - Natural (Ultem 30% GF 2300) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PET - Natural (White) (Polyethylene Terephthalate) Plastic High 100 mm
PMMA - Clear (Acrylic) Plastic Medium 200 mm
PP Homopolymer - Black (Polypropylene Homopoly) Plastic Low 100 mm
PP Homopolymer - Natural (Polypropylene Homopoly) Plastic Low 150 mm
PP Copolymer - Natural (Polypropylene Copoly) Plastic Low 200 mm
PPE + PS - Black (Noryl 265) Plastic High 50 mm
PPSU - Black (Radel R 5500) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PS (HIPS) - White (Polystyrene) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PSU - Natural (Polysulfone) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PTFE - White (Teflon) Plastic Very High 100 mm
PVC - Gray (PVC) Plastic Low 100 mm
UHMW - Natural (UHMW) Plastic Medium 200 mm

[tabby title="Injection Molding"]

Tooling Materials Description Tensile Yield Flexural Strength Flexural Modulas Izod Impact Stength Heat Deflection Under Load Density
ABS Common thermoplastic with good impact resistance and toughness. 6,500 psi (45 MPa) 11,700 psi (80 MPa) 380,000 psi (2,620 MPa) 5.5 ft-lb/in (292 J/m) 190°F (88°C) 0.0379 lb/in3 (1.05 g/cc)
Polycarbonate / ABS Blend of PC and ABS that creates strong parts for a variety of applications. 8,000 psi (55 MPa) 13,000 psi (90 MPa) 370,000 psi (2,550 MPa) 13 ft-lb/in (689 J/m) 202°F (94°C) 0.0415 lb/in3 (1.15 g/cc)
Polycarbonate Thermoplastic material with good temperature resistance and impact strength. 9,000 psi (62 MPa) 18,000 psi (124 MPa) 340,000 psi (2,335 MPa) 15 ft-lb/in (795 J/m) 290°F (143°C) 0.0434 lb/in3 (1.20 g/cc)
Polyoxmethylene (POM) Dimensionally stable thermoplastic with high stiffness and low friction. 10,000 psi (70 MPa) 14,000 psi (100 MPa) 450,000 psi (3,100 MPa) 1.41 ft-lb/in (75 J/m) 216°F (102°C) 0.0513 lb/in3 (1.42 g/cc)
Polypropylene Thermoplastic polymer used for a wide number of applications. 4,900 psi (35 MPa) 26,100 psi (180 MPa) 210,000 psi (1,450 MPa) 0.6 ft-lb/in (32 J/m) 219°F (102°C) 0.0324 lb/in3 (0.90 g/cc)
PVC PVC is a polymer with good insulation properties, high hardness, and good mechanical properties. 4,500 psi (31 MPa) 7,150 psi (50 MPa) 275,000 psi (1,900 MPa) 15 ft-lb/in (795 J/m) 226°F (108°C) 0.0487 lb/in3 (1.35 g/cc)
Nylon Polymer material that is durable with high elongation and good abrasion resistance. 8,400 psi (58 MPa) 9,430 psi (65 MPa) 175,000 psi (1,200 MPa) 2.1 ft-lb/in (111 J/m) 190°F (88°C) 0.0411 lb/in3 (1.14 g/cc)
Nylon 32% Glass Fiber Polymer with excellent mechanical stiffness and elevated temperature resistance. 18,000 psi (125 MPa) 29,000 psi (200 MPa) 900,000 psi (6,200 MPa) 2.5 ft-lb/in (133 J/m) 380°F (193°C) 0.0498 lb/in3 (1.38 g/cc)
Polyether Imide (PEI) Thermoplastic with high heat resistance and excellent mechanical properties. 16,000 psi (110 MPa) 24,000 psi (165 MPa) 510,000 psi (3,500 MPa) 1.0 ft-lb/in (53 J/m) 400°F (204°C) 0.0549 lb/in3 (1.27 g/cc)
Styrene Light weight material popular for its high impact strength and toughness. 6,530 psi (45 MPa) 9,510 psi (65 MPa) 440,000 psi (3,030 MPa) 1.9 ft-lb/in (101 J/m) 174°F (79°C) 0.0379 lb/in3 (1.05 g/cc)
Acrylic (PMMA) Material with resistance to breakage often used for transparent applications. 9,400 psi (65 MPa) 8,500 psi (58 MPa) 250,000 psi (1,725 MPa) 1.0 ft-lb/in (53 J/m) 181°F (83°C) 0.0422 lb/in3 (1.17 g/cc)

[tabby title="SLS"]

SLS Materials
Tensile Strength Heat Deflection Impact Strength Elongation at Brk
Nylon PA 48 MPa 86 C 220 J/m 24%
Nylon GF 26 134 C 41 J/m 1.4%
Nylon HST 51 179 C 37.4 J/m 4.5%
Nylon CG 48 4%
Nylon EX 48 48 C 74 J/m 47%
Nylon FR-106 46 70 C 69 J/m 38%
Nylon D80 35 43 C 69 J/m 32%
Flex TPE 1.8 110%

[tabby title="SLA"]

SLA Materials
Tensile Strength Heat Deflection Impact Strength Elongation at Brk
Accura 25 38 MPa 51 C 19 J/m 13%
ProtoGen O-XT 18420 42.2 MPa 46 C .002 J/m 8%
WaterShed XC 47.1 MPa 49 C 0.002 J/m 11%
NeXt 31 48 C .005 J/m 8%
NanoTool 61.7 85 C .001 J/m .7%
ProtoTherm 12120 77 110 C .001 J/m 4.5%
RenShape 7820 36 51 C 42 J/m 8%

[tabby title="DMLS"]

DMLS Materials Data Sheet
17-4 Stainless
15-5 Stainless
316L Stainless Steel
Aluminum
Cobolt Chrome
Inconel 718
Inconel 625
Maraging Steel
Titanium Ti6aI4V /ELI

[tabby title="Sheet Metal"]

Sheet Metal Part Materials
Stainless Steel Sheet Metal Parts
Aluminum Sheet Metal Parts
Cold Rolled Steel Sheet Metal Parts
Copper Sheet Metal Parts

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