Plastic CNC Machining

Get machined plastic prototypes and production parts.


ISO 9001:2015

We stock a variety of thermoplastic materials for machined prototypes and production parts. 

Available Machined Plastic Options:

  • ABS 
  • Acetal (POM)
  • HDPE 
  • Nylon (PA6, PA66)
  • PBT
  • PEEK
  • PEI
  • PET
  • PMMA
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polypropylene 
  • PPSU
  • PTFE
  • PVC 

Machined Plastic Material Properties

Plastic Material Description Tensile Strength  Impact Strength

Heat Deflection

ABS Low-cost engineering grade plastic. Easy to machine and offers dimensional stability. Food contact (FDA Appproved) 37 MPa 333 kJ/m²
37 (notched)
100 °C
Acetal Copolymer Sustarin-C High strength and stiffness. Low moisture absorption 67 MPa 6.0 kJ/m² (notched) 110 °C
Acetal Copolymer Ertacetal High strength and stiffness, excellent dimensional stability. Low Friction. FDA Approved. 66 MPa 6.0 to 8.0 kJ/m² (notched) 100 °C
Acetal Homopolymer / Tecaform AD High tensile strength, good chemical resistance and wear properties. 79 MPa n.b. kJ/m² 150 °C
Acetal Homopolymer / Ertacetal High mechanical strength, stiffness hardness and creep resistance. 78 MPa n.b. kJ/m² 110 °C
Acetal Static Dissipative / Tecaform SD Excellent bearing and wear properties. Good for components that will undergo friction or fluid flow contact. FDA Approved. 45 MPa 100 kJ/m² 88 °C
HDPE / Tecafine PE100 Impact resistant, tensile strength, and chemical and  resistance 23 MPa Not broken 80 °C
Nylon 6 FR / Sustamid 6 FR Good toughness, sliding properties and very high abrasion resistance. 82 MPa   65 °C
Nylon 6 TM / Sustamid 6G MO High toughness even at high temperatures, high rigidity and good UV resistance. 82 MPa 2.5 kJ/m² (notched) 95 °C
Nylon 6 TM / Tecast T MO Good toughness, strength and wear properties, resistant to many oils, greases and fuels. 82 MPa 4 kJ/m² (notched) 100 °C
Nylon 6 T Natural / Tecast T Good damping, slide and wear properties. High strength and toughness, electrically insulating and resistant to many oils, greases and fuels. 83 MPa 4 kJ/m² (notched) 100 °C
Nylon 6 T Natural / Sustamid 6G Good toughness, very good sliding properties and very high abrasion resistance. 75 MPa 3 kJ/m² (notched) 95 °C
Nylon 6 GF 30% Black / Tecamid 6 GF 30% Very strong and rigid. Very abrasion resistant and resistant to UV and many oils. 140 MPa 55 kJ/m² 100 °C
Nylon 66 / Tecamid High strength and toughness, good slide and wear properties. Electrically insulating and resistant to many oils, greases and fuels. 85 MPa 5 kJ/m² (notched) 100 °C
Nylon 6 / 6 30% Glass Filled High heat deflection, mechanical strength, stiffness, hardness and toughness. Excellent wear properties and resistant to fatigue, creep and many solvents. 90 MPa 50 kJ/m² 150 °C
Polycarbonate (PC) / Sustanat Good dimensional stability, low moisture absorption and high stiffness. 65 MPa 20 kJ/m² (notched) 135 °C
Polycarbonate (PC) / Tecanat High toughness, good machinability and good heat deflection temperature. 69 MPa 14 kJ/m² 120 °C
PEEK High thermal stability, resistant to radiation, chemicals, hydrolysis and moisture. 100 MPa 4 kJ/m² (notched) 152 °C
PEI / Ultem 1000 / Sustapei Translucent amber in colour. High stiffness even at high temperatures and good resistance against high energy radiation. 110 MPa 4 kJ/m² (notched) 170 °C
PEI / Ultem 1000 / Tecapei High dimensional stability, high thermal and mechanical capacity along with good resistance against high energy radiation. 127 MPa 113 kJ/m² 200 °C
PEI 30% Glass Filled / Ultem 2300 High heat resistance and retains tensile properties at elevated temperatures 165 MPa 40 kJ/m² 170 °C
PET / Tecapet High strength and toughness, good chemical resistance, wear properties and machinability. 79 MPa 81 kJ/m² 110 °C
PET / Sustadur Excellent dimensional stability, excellent creep behaviour and very low water absorption. 85 MPa 2 kJ/m² (notched) 80 °C
PMMA / Acrylic Rigid thermoplastic with UV stability and transparency 60 MPa 18 kJ/m² 105 °C
PP Homopolymer / Tecafine PP Excellent stiffness and chemical resistance and heat stabilised. 32 MPa n.b. kJ/m² 100 °C
PPSU / Radel R 5500 Excellent hydrolytic stability and toughness. Good thermal stability and flame retardent 70 MPa 42 kJ/m² (notched) 207 °C
PTFE / Tecaflon PTFE Excellent chemical resistance and unmatched coefficient of friction 22 MPa   260 °C
PVC / Tecavinyl PVC Best choice for chemical resistance. Relatively low cost material as well 55 MPa 4 kJ/m² (notched) 60 °C


Design Guidelines for Plastic CNC Parts

View our guidelines for CNC milling, which include maximum part sizes by material, minimum dimensions, and recommendations for threading and text.