CNC

CNC Machining

On-demand CNC machining for any project 


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  • 3-7 weeks

    Average lead time
  • 25+

    Materials to choose from
  • 5 min

    Time to place order

Parts for any industry with CNC machining 


CNC machining is a subtractive manufacturing technology. Guided by digital design files, CNC machining tools create precise and detailed parts. This technology is ideal for prototypes and short-run production.

At GKN Forecast 3D we utilize CNC mills, routers and lathes to produce the best parts. CNC machining works by transcribing digital design files into instructions to guide the manufacturing technology.


The software works seamlessly with the hardware to create the desired part or product. 

CNC machining has a wide variety of prototyping and production opportunities. We have high-quality, reliable materials ranging from metals to plastics. Our diverse tooling set paired with our material options makes CNC machining a viable option for almost any industry including aerospace, electrical, industrial, automotive and more. 


Benefits of CNC Machining

  • Prototyping and short-run production
  • Production grade materials
  • 3-axis, 4-axis and 5-axis capabilities
  • Quick turnaround
  • Large, complex parts
  • Aesthetic, high-quality finishes
Options

CNC Machining materials

Lead time TolerancesMax size capability$-$$$$
ABS/ASA1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
Acrylic1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
Polycarbonate1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
Polypropylene 1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
POM (Derlin/Acetal)1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
PTFE (Teflon)1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
HDPE1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
Composite1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
RenShape Foam Modeling Board1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
Nylon1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
ULTEM1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
PEEK 1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
Aluminum1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$$
Copper1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
Steel1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$$
UHMW1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$
Zinc Alloy1-2 weeks+/-0.005” first inch50” x 20” x 20” $$

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Choosing between materials can be difficult. Utilize our online resources or connect with one of our experts to figure out what material works best for your desired end product. 

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