Precision Machining Manufacturing Process Technology

Milling

Material / Grade Features Color Max Depth Data Sheet

Aluminum / 6061-T651

  • Improved corrosion resistance over 7075
  • General purpose aluminum
  • Medium strength
Gray 3.75 in. (95.25mm)

Aluminum / 7075-T651

  • Higher strength over 6061
  • Good fatigue strength
Gray 3.75 in. (95.25mm)

Brass / 260 (70/30)

  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Resistant to most chemicals
  • Plate stock
Yellow 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Copper / C101

  • Oxygen-free electrical copper
  • High electrical conductivity
  • Good corrosion resistance in most environments
  • Weak against acids, halogens sulphides and ammonia solutions
Red 2.75 in. (69.85mm)

Low Carbon Steel / CR 1018

  • General purpose low carbon steel
  • Heat treatable
  • Softest steel
  • Will rust
Gray 1.25 in. (31.75mm)

Magnesium / AZ31

  • High strength-to-weight ratio
  • Lighter than aluminum
  • Good dimensional stability after machined
  • May require surface treatment after machining to protect from corrosion
Gray 3.75 in. (95.25mm)

Stainless Steel / 17-4 PH

  • Higher magnetism than 304 and 316 stainless steel
  • Oxidation and corrosion resistance
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Stainless Steel / 304/304L

  • Most commonly used stainless steel
  • Low carbon
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Stainless Steel / 316/316L

  • Increased corrosion and chemical resistance over 304
  • Increased resistance to cracking and pitting
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Steel Alloy / 4140

  • Good toughness and strength
  • Heat treatable
  • Harder than CR 1018
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Titanium / Ti-6AI-4V,
Grade 5

  • Light-weight
  • High strength
  • High temperature and corrosion resistance
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Turning

Material / Grade Features Color Max Depth Data Sheet

Aluminum / 6061-T651

  • Improved corrosion resistance over 7075
  • General purpose aluminum
  • Medium strength
Gray 3.75 in. (95.25mm)

Aluminum / 7075-T651

  • Higher strength over 6061
  • Good fatigue strength
Gray 3.75 in. (95.25mm)

Brass / 260 (70/30)

  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Resistant to most chemicals
  • Plate stock
Yellow 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Copper / C101

  • Oxygen-free electrical copper
  • High electrical conductivity
  • Good corrosion resistance in most environments
  • Weak against acids, halogens sulphides and ammonia solutions
Red 2.75 in. (69.85mm)

Low Carbon Steel / CR 1018

  • General purpose low carbon steel
  • Heat treatable
  • Softest steel
  • Will rust
Gray 1.25 in. (31.75mm)

Magnesium / AZ31

  • High strength-to-weight ratio
  • Lighter than aluminum
  • Good dimensional stability after machined
  • May require surface treatment after machining to protect from corrosion
Gray 3.75 in. (95.25mm)

Stainless Steel / 17-4 PH

  • Higher magnetism than 304 and 316 stainless steel
  • Oxidation and corrosion resistance
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Stainless Steel / 304/304L

  • Most commonly used stainless steel
  • Low carbon
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Stainless Steel / 316/316L

  • Increased corrosion and chemical resistance over 304
  • Increased resistance to cracking and pitting
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Steel Alloy / 4140

  • Good toughness and strength
  • Heat treatable
  • Harder than CR 1018
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)

Titanium / Ti-6AI-4V,
Grade 5

  • Light-weight
  • High strength
  • High temperature and corrosion resistance
Gray 1.75 in. (44.45mm)