Materials & Finishes

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Aluminium tempers
hidoes anyone know what temper the 7075 listed as an option on xometry is? they dont specify and theres a big difference in strength and hardness between T0 and T6 for examplethanksdan read more
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Jul 22
Hydrocarbons and heat resistant material for intake pipe
Hello, I am planning to 3D print this moped engine intake pipe using plastic sintering. I would like to know which material is best suited for this purpose, considering it needs to be resistant... read more
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Jul 22
Looking for advice: outdoor 3d printing materials
Hi, I need advice on 3D printing a part for outdoor installation that needs to be waterproof and weatherproof. Based on cost considerations, I'm deciding between FDM with ABS or PC, or SLS with... read more
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Jul 18
Passivation of stainless steel for harsh environment
Hello!I'm working on a part that will be used in a harsh environment, so I was thinking of stainless steel 304 as a suitable material. I also would like to add a passivation finish... read more
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Jul 17
Material Information
Good morning everyone,I am intending to fabricate a model for biomedical applications, and the Xometry staff has suggested stereolithography as the fabrication method and Industrial Transparent ABS-like material, which can meet the basic requirements... read more
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Jul 12
Flame retardant materials for CNC machining
Hello,I'm working on a project that requires producing flame retardant plastic connectors with very precise tolerances. I'm looking into CNC machining as injection molding seems not to be an option due to the precision... read more
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Jun 12
Filament with low coefficient of friction
Hey everyone! Seeking advice on choosing material for 3d printing with a low coefficient of friction for moving parts. Maybe someone has any suggestions to share? thanks
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May 29
Mirror polish finish for CNC parts: quoting and drawing guidelines
Hello, I would like a mirror polish on my copper CNC parts, roughness of Ra0.4 µm with mirror polishing. How do I specify this on the quoting site? Shall that be included in my... read more
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May 15
Translucent material recommendation – injection molding
Hi, I’m looking for recommendations on injection molding material. I'm in the process of placing an order and need to find material that offers specific properties. I require it to be translucent and UV... read more
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May 15
Selecting FDM 3d printing materials for chemical resistance
Hello there! I'm currently exploring FDM printing for my project and wondering about materials that could withstand 30% nitric acid at 60°C. Would a PEEK-like material be suitable? Thanks in advance!
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May 08