With over 20 different options from which to choose, you’re guaranteed to find the right materials for your next CNC precision machining project. See our comprehensive list of CNC machining materials in the chart below (listed in alphabetical order):
Swiss CNC Machining Materials
Years in Business
Sq. Ft. Facility
Precision-Machined Parts per Month
CNC Machining Processes
Find the Right CNC Materials for Any Application
- Plastic NameAlloyDescriptionApplicationsPriceAcrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)n/aLow-cost plastic with outstanding impact resistance and machinabilityElectronic housing, automotive parts, consumer products$$Acetaln/aD6100 and Delrin© are well known for Low friction, good stability, abrasion resistant, and excellent machinabilityBearings, bushings rollers$$$Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)Rulon® J, Teflon™Versatile material with great non-stick properties; can withstand high temperatures; long-wearing and chemical-resistantBearing and seal applications at high temperatures; ideal for mechanical, electrical, and chemical environments$$$
- Metal NameAlloyDescriptionApplicationsPriceAluminum2011 T-3Excellent machinability; well-suited for complex and intricate partsMachined parts, screw machine parts$$Aluminum2024 T-4One of our most popular options; offers high strength, but poor corrosion resistanceFasteners and fittings; commonly used in the automotive industry$$Aluminum6061 T-6High machinability, strength-to-weight ratio, thermal and electric conductivity, and recyclabilityGeneral fabrication$$Aluminum7075 T-6One of the highest strength aluminum alloys available; excellent strength-to-weight ratio; ideally suited for highly stressed partsStructural pieces; commonly used in the aerospace industry$$High Carbon Steel1060-1070High hardness and strength; low ductilityTextile pins, knurled pins, dowel pins, awl blades, ice picks$Low Carbon Steel1006-1008Inexpensive and low tensile strength; high ductility, machinability, and toughnessOne of the most commonly used CNC materials in the world, particularly for machinery parts$Steel AlloyMolybdenumHigh melting point and good strength in high-pressure environmentsCommonly used in the oil, gas, energy and construction industries$$$Stainless Steel300 SeriesCan withstand corrosion; heat- and cold-resistant; excellent machinabilityFasteners, food-grade applications$$Stainless Steel400 SeriesSuperior strength and corrosion-resistanceFasteners, food-grade applications$$Steel Alloy5120High carbon chromium alloy steel; produced via vacuum-arc remelting process; offers superior cleanliness and internal soundness to conventionally air-melted bearing qualityBearings, bushings, rollers$$$Steel Alloy4340, M50Excellent resistance to multi-axial stresses and softening at high surface temperatures; good resistance to oxidation; ideal for components that require high wear resistance and strength at high temperaturesAircraft bearings, gas turbines, roller bearings$$$
- Alloy NameAlloyDescriptionApplicationPRICEBrassFree Machining, Half Hard, 360, C36000, HO2Excellent electrical conductivity, shiny finish, and superior machinabilityValves, nozzles, bearings; commonly used in the electronics industry$CopperC145, C101, Beryllium, TelluriumVery good thermal and electric conductivityConnectors, bearings, and industrial machinery; commonly used in the electronics and energy industries$$
CNC Machining Processes
CNC Precision Machining
CNC precision-machined components and manufactured to your exact specifications.
Custom-built, Swiss-style CNC turned parts and components made to meet your shop’s every application.
Family Owned & Operated Since 1870
The cornerstone of American manufacturing for over 150 years, our ongoing success is a testament to our commitment to quality, customer service and continuous improvement.
Strict Quality Standards
We’re ISO 9001:2015-certified, so you can rest assured that each item we produce adheres to the highest quality standards.
30+ Swiss CNC Machines
With over 30 Swiss CNC machines in our factory, there’s no CNC machining job too big — whatever you need, we have the capacity for it.
Aluminum, brass, 300/400 series stainless steel, Delrin© plastic, molybdenum and more — we offer a wide variety of materials for a wide variety of applications.
Rapid Response Times
We pride ourselves on our responsiveness — you can always expect to hear back from one of our representatives in 24 hours or less.
Made in the USA
We’re big believers in American manufacturing, which is why all of our orders are fulfilled right here in Nashua, NH.
Our Quality Assurance Process
Here at W.H. Bagshaw, we know that the quality of our work impacts the quality of yours
For added peace of mind, we also offer a complete Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) for any component or order upon request.