The Latest in Advanced Metals Prototyping & Production for Digital Manufacturing

Our in-house metal material sourcing capabilities enable us to deliver the right combination of cost and performance. We’ll work together to offer a range of metal materials for digital manufacturing that meet your specific needs for both prototyping and production applications, including the latest in Markforged 3D printing technologies.

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ADDITIVE METAL MATERIALS

MaterialProcessDescriptionIdeal forFinishesSpec Sheet
A2 Tool SteelMarkForged, Metal X, Binder Jetting, DED, PBFApplications that require high resistance to wear and abrasion, excellent toughness, wear resistance, and machinabilityBlanking dies, forming dies, and gaugesMachining, heat treatment, polishing surface coating, shot peeningSpec Sheet
Aluminum (6061-RAM2)Direct Energy Deposition, Binder Jetting, Powder Bead FusionHigh strength-to-weight ratio good corrosion resistance weldability good thermal conductivityMedical devices for its biocompatibility, tooling and fixtures for high temp applications, non-corrosiveAnodizing, powder coating, polishing, painting machiningSpec Sheet
Aluminum (AlSi10Mg)DMLS, SLM, Binder JettingAdditive metal alloy known for its high strength-to-weight ratio for strong, light weight part and corrosion resistanceAerospace, automotive and industrial manufacturing applications – complex geometries with intricate featuresMachining for smooth, precise finishes, anodizing, powder coatingSpec Sheet
Aluminum (AlSi12)Binder Jetting, Direct Energy DepositionAdditive metal alloy known for its high strength-to-weight ratio and thermal and electrical conductivityPump and valve components. electrical connectors wheels transmission casesAnodizing, painting, plating, powder coating, polishingSpec Sheet
Cobalt ChromeDMLS, EBMHigh-strength, wear-resistant alloy It has excellent corrosion resistance, biocompatibility, and can be easily welded or brazedAerospace, medical, and dental applicationsSandblasting, polishing, electroplatingSpec Sheet
CopperDED Laser Powder Bed Fusion(PBF), Binder Jetting, Metal XHighly conductive and ductile metal that has excellent thermal and electrical propertiesElectrical and electronic applications, heat exchangers and plumbing componentsChemical etching, electroplating, polishingSpec Sheet
Inconel 625DMLS, EBM, Metal XFamily of nickel-based alloys that are highly resistant to corrosion, high temperatures, and mechanical stressAerospace, chemical processing, and nuclear applicationsElectropolishing, abrasive blasting, passivationSpec Sheet

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CNC METAL MATERIALS

MaterialProcessDescriptionIdeal forFinishesSpec Sheet
Aluminum AL6061-T6CNC Machining Lightweight and strong material that is known for its good corrosion resistance and excellent machinabilityAerospace components, automotive parts, and consumer goodsElectroplating, anodizing, or powder coating, for improved corrosion resistance, durability, and appearance Materials can be polished, textured, or sandblasted to achieve desired surface finishSpec Sheet
Aluminum ToolingCNC MachiningIdeal for low-volume and high-volume production runs, prototype development, and quick-turn projects due to its excellent thermal conductivity and low costLow-volume and high-volume production runs, prototype development, and quick-turn projectsSmooth or textured surface finish, and can be post-processed with various coatings or anodizing for improved appearance and durabilitySpec Sheet
Copper AlloyCNC MachiningNon-ferrous material that is known for its high electrical and thermal conductivityElectrical connectors, heat sinks, and plumbing fittingsElectroplating, anodizing, or powder coating, for improved corrosion resistance, durability, and appearance Materials can be polished, textured, or sandblasted to achieve desired surface finishSpec Sheet
DME Steel ToolingCNC MachiningVersatile and commonly used steel material for injection tooling due to its high wear resistance, good machinability, and availability in various sizesMedium to high-volume production runsSmooth or textured surface finish, and can be post-processed with various coatings, plating, or painting for corrosion resistance and improved aestheticsSpec Sheet
H-13 and S-7 Steel ToolingCNC MachiningHigh-performance steel materials known for excellent thermal conductivity, toughness, and resistance to wear and heatHigh-volume production runs and demanding applications such as automotive and aerospace componentsSmooth or textured surface finish, and can be post-processed with polishing, texturing, or coatings for improved appearance and functionalitySpec Sheet
NAK 80 Steel ToolingCNC MachiningHigh-performance steel material that is known for its excellent dimensional stability, high polishability, and resistance to wear and corrosionComplex injection molding applications such as medical and optical componentsHigh-gloss, mirror-like finish, and can be post-processed with polishing or texturing for improved appearance and functionalitySpec Sheet
NAK 80CNC MachiningHigh-performance steel material known for its excellent dimensional stability and resistance to wear and corrosionHigh-precision molds, injection molding tools, and industrial componentsElectroplating, anodizing, or powder coating, for improved corrosion resistance, durability, and appearanceSpec Sheet
P-20 Steel ToolingCNC MachiningHigh-quality, pre-hardened steel material that is known for its good machinability and durabilityMedium to high-volume production runs such as automotive and consumer goods applicationsSmooth or textured surface finish, and can be post-processed with various coatings or polishing for improved appearance and durabilitySpec Sheet
SKD11 SteelCNC MachiningHigh-carbon and high-chromium steel material that is known for its high hardness, wear resistance, and toughnessStamping dies, cutting tools, and machine components Electroplating, anodizing, or powder coating, for improved corrosion resistance, durability, and appearance Materials can be polished, textured, or sandblasted to achieve desired surface finishSpec Sheet

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