Material Comparison Guide

When selecting a material, you need to consider the mechanical properties, manufacturability characteristics, cosmetic appearance and cost. The below mentioned is not concluding, it is only an overview over the materials which are direct available. Due to client requests we surely also process materials with FDA standards and Medical Grade.

Materials Material Category Attributes / Applications Manufacturing Process
PS Plastic Lampshades / Transparent food containers / Cassette tape cases / General groceries CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PA Plastic Bearing / Gear / Machinery / Automobile / Electric apparatus CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PP Plastic Housings / Living hinges / Thin-Walled Parts CNC Machining
Injection Molding
Extrusion
Silicon Rubber Plastic Soft material Prototype
Silicon Stamping
LSR
ABS Plastic An excellent engineering plastic.Housings / Lamp seats / Toys / Household appliances 3D Printing (FDM)
CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PC Plastic Excellent transparency, high heat resistance, ultra high impact resistance, dimensional stability, etc., a wide range of applications. CNC Machining
Injection Molding
POM Plastic Good abrasion resistance. Gears / Bearings CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PMMA Plastic Vehicle lights / Lenses / Light pipes CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PC/ABS Plastic Automotive interior part / Consumer electronics product / High-end helmet / Mobile phone casing / General molding product CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PBT Plastic / CNC Machining
PPSU Plastic / CNC Machining
PEEK Plastic Automotive and Electrical Applications CNC Machining
Injection Molding
TPE/TPU Plastic Soft material, similar to rubber Injection Molding
LDPE/HDPE Plastic Packaging CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PTFE Plastic High-frequency electronic equipment / Radar / Insulation parts CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PPS Plastic Good heat resistance. Electrical parts / Auto parts / Chemical equipment CNC Machining
Injection Molding
PA6+GF30 Plastic Bearing / Gear / Machinery / Automobile / Electric apparatus CNC Machining
Injection Molding
Carbon Steel Metal / CNC Machining
Sheet Metal Fabrication
302 Stainless Steel Metal / CNC Machining
Sheet Metal Fabrication
304 Stainless Steel Metal / CNC Machining
Sheet Metal Fabrication
316 Stainless Steel Metal / CNC Machining
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Bronze Metal / CNC Machining
Brass H59-H62 Metal / CNC Machining
Copper H59 Metal / CNC Machining
Copper H62 Metal / CNC Machining
Copper Metal / CNC Machining
Aluminum Alloys - 2017 Metal / CNC Machining
Extrusion
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Aluminum Alloys - 5052 Metal / CNC Machining
Extrusion
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Aluminum Alloys - 6061 Metal / CNC Machining
Extrusion
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Aluminum Alloys - 6063 Metal / CNC Machining
Extrusion
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Aluminum Alloys - 6082 Metal / CNC Machining
Extrusion
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Aluminum Alloys - 7075 Metal / CNC Machining
Extrusion
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Zinc Alloy Metal / Die Casting
Aluminum Alloy ADC10/12 Metal / Die Casting
PP Similar Polyurethane Resins Propene Polymer/ PP type Urethane Casting
PU8098 Polyurethane Resins ABS type High temperature resistance Urethane Casting
PU8150 Polyurethane Resins ABS type Urethane Casting
PU8263 Polyurethane Resins ABS type UL94V0, FR Fire retardant Urethane Casting
PU8434/8400 Polyurethane Resins Rubber type Urethane Casting
PU8743 Polyurethane Resins PMMA / Acrylic type Clear Urethane Casting
PMMA Polyurethane Resins Poly Carbonate / PC type Clear Urethane Casting
PC Type & PMMA Polyurethane Resins Poly Carbonate / PC type Clear Urethane casting