Manufacturing Materials

Choose from hundreds of commercial-grade plastics, metals, and elastomers suitable for both prototyping and production.

Material Options




  • Silicone rubber
  • Fluorosilicone
  • Medical-Grade silicone rubber
  • Optical silicone rubber






  • Aluminum
  • Steel
  • Pre-Plated Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Copper
  • Brass

Material Selector Tools

Compare how our service-specific materials stack up against each other. Sort by material property to quickly identify the best choice for your application.

Data Sheet Library

View the hundreds of materials available at Protolabs through all of our service lines.  

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Download Our Periodic Table of Materials

The Periodic Table of Materials is your go-to guide for the most popular materials offered at Protolabs. Whether it is injection molding, CNC machining, 3D printing or sheet metal fabrication, download the guide and hang it at your desk for easy reference during your next project.