CNC machining materials
CNC machining in Aluminum
High machinability and ductility, good strength-to-weight ratio. Aluminum alloys have good strength-to-weight ratio, high thermal and electrical conductivity, low density and natural corrosion resistance. Can be anodized.
CNC machining Aluminum MaterialsCNC machining produces parts with excellent mechanical properties, accuracy and repeatability from metal and plastic. 3-axis & 5-axis CNC milling available.
Aluminum 6061-T6 | 3.3211| 65028| AlMg1SiCu
Aluminum 6061 (CNC) is the most popular aluminum alloy. It has good strength-to-weight ratio, excellent machinability and natural corrosion resistance.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 7075-T6 | 3.4365 | 76528 | AlZn5,5MgCu
Aluminum 7075-T6 (CNC) is an aerospace-grade material with excellent strength-to-weight ratio and strength and hardness comparable to steels.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 6060 | 3.3206 | AlMgSi
Alloy 6060 offers good strength, relatively good corrosion resistance and is suitable for decorative anodizing.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 6082 | 3.2315 | 64430| AlSi1MgMn
Aluminum 6082 (CNC) has very similar composition and properties to 6061, with slightly higher tensile strength. Compliant with British Standards.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 5083-H111 | 3.3547 | 54300| AlMg4.5Mn0.7
Aluminum 5083 (CNC) is a strain hardening aluminum alloy with excellent corrosion resistance. Suitable for marine applications. Can be welded.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 6063 | EN AW-6063 | 62400| AlMg0,7Si
Aluminum 6063 has good mechanical properties and can be heat treated. Suitable for aerospace applications. Can be welded.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 5052 | EN AW-5052 | 3.3523 | AlMg2,5
Aluminum 5052 is a strain hardening aluminum alloy with excellent corrosion resistance. Suitable for marine applications. Can be welded.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 2024-T351 | 3.1355 | 24530 | AlCu4Mg1
Aluminum 2024 is a high-strength alloy with excellent fatigue resistance. Suitable for aerospace applications.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 7050 | EN AW-7050 | 3.4144| AlZn6CuMgZr
Aluminum 7050 has excellent mechanical properties with good ductility, high strength, toughness and good resistance to fatigue. Suitable for aerospace applications.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum MIC6 is a light weight material that can be easily machined at high speed and is free from tension, contaminants and porosity.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 6082-T651 | 3.2315 | 64430 | AlSi1MgMn
Aluminum 6082-T651 (CNC) has very similar composition and properties to 6061, with slightly higher tensile strength. Compliant with British Standards.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 2017A | 3.1325 | 24530 | AlCu4MgSi
Aluminum 2017 has a higher ductility and formability than Aluminum 2014 and has intermediate strength.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 7075-T651 | 3.4365 | 76528 | AlZn5.5MgCu
Aluminum 7075-T651(CNC) is an aerospace-grade material with excellent strength-to-weight ratio and strength and hardness comparable to steels. T651 is the temper of Aluminum 7075, and to achieve this temper, the alloy is solution heat-treated, stress relieved, and then artificially aged.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 2014 | 3.1255 | 24345 | AlCu4SiMg
Aluminum 2014 is easily machined and can be hardened to get strengths comparable to steel, but is prone to corrosion. Suitable for aerospace applications.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 6061-T651 | 3.3211 | 65028 | AlMg1SiCu
Aluminum 6061-T651 is commonly used in aerospace, automotive and construction industry, as it is valued for its high strength, excellent machinability, and good weldability. The "T651" designation indicates that the material has been heat-treated to a specific level of hardness.Learn more Get instant quote
Aluminum 7075-T7351 | 3.4365 | 76528 | AlZn5.5MgCu
Aluminum 6061-T651 is commonly used in aerospace and defense applications, as well as automotive and transportation, as it is valued for its high strength, excellent machinability and good fatigue resistance. The "T7351" designation indicates that the material has been heat-treated to a specific level of hardness.Learn more Get instant quote
CNC machined aluminum
Aluminum is a relatively easy metal to machine which makes it great for CNC machining. Aluminum has useful properties for machining such as being lightweight, malleable, tractable and overall good durability. It being so light and easy to work with means that it can be used for a wide variety of applications. CNC machined Aluminum parts begin as a raw piece of metal which is cut down bit by bit to create a desired shape or object. This process is done most accurately with a CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machine which can produce almost any three dimensional object designed via CAD (Computer Aided Design) software.
Aluminum machine shops
Our broad network of manufacturing partners includes over 240 Aluminum machine shops. Having this huge capacity and wide range of machinery available lets us fulfill a massive variety of orders and produce very complex parts. Our machine shops can produce custom Aluminum parts with CNC turning machines and 3- & 5-axis CNC milling machines. Our machine shops offer 13 different types of Aluminum: Aluminum 6061-T6, Aluminum 7075-T6, Aluminum 6082, Aluminum 5083, Aluminum 6063, Aluminum 5052, Aluminum 2024, Aluminum 7050, Aluminum MIC6, Aluminum 2017, Aluminum A380 and Aluminum 2014.
Aluminum machining services
We offer a complete Aluminum CNC machining service and can produce complex Aluminum parts with 13 different types of Aluminum. Aluminum parts are great for applications that require high strength, corrosion resistance, heat tolerance, low weight, electrical conductivity, and overall versatility. We work with almost every kind of CNC mill and turning center, and are able to machine simple, “as-machined” workholdings to complex, organic geometries with tight tolerances. With our Aluminum CNC machining services, you can apply up to 13 different post-processing/surface finishing options, including bead blasting, anodizing types II and III, powder coating and electroless nickel plating.
Frequently asked questions
How much does it cost to CNC Aluminum?
The cost of CNC machining Aluminum depends on the complexity and size of the part and the type of Aluminum. These variables will affect the type of machine that is required, the time it takes to produce the part and the cost of the raw material.
We use machine learning algorithms to calculate the exact cost of any machinable part directly from a CAD file, based on millions of CNC machining orders we’ve previously processed. Simply upload a CAD file to get an instant CNC machining quote.
What is CNC Aluminum machining?
CNC Aluminum machining is a manufacturing process that involves cutting a piece of raw Aluminum until a final desired shape or object remains. CNC machines cut unwanted geometries away from a raw block of Aluminum using a CNC (computer numerically controlled) milling tool. These machines are very precise, allowing for high accuracy and part complexity.
How to CNC Aluminum?
You can CNC machine your Aluminum parts by uploading your CAD (.STL) files onto our platform and receiving an instant quote. You can then submit your parts for production and you will receive them within the quoted lead time.