Manufacturers of materials to be machined.
LINKS to external websites.We supply these links to assist all (potential) DeskProto users in selecting their optimal system configuration. Next to that we trust that these links on CNC milling will prove to be a useful source of information for many others as well. For each listing we absolutely do not pretend any completeness: many more suppliers of valuable products do exist. So do not feel offended not to be listed: please feel free to email any updates, suggestions and/or remarks to firstname.lastname@example.org
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MaterialsIncluding the main tooling board suppliers: where tooling board is an ideal material for prototype building. It is a PolyURethane based material, best to be indicated as an 'artificial wood". Various grades exist: for light concept models, perfectly finished presentation models, various tooling applications. For foam, wood and engineering plastics in most cases you can find local sources.
|www.matweb.com||The online materials information resource: database containing specifications of many engineering materials|
|www.axson.com||Axson: various resins and tooling boards (France)|
|www.bjbenterprises.com||BJB: Various PUR, epoxy and silicone materials for model makers|
|www.chavant.com||Chavant: clay modelling materials and tools|
|www.cyclics.com||Cyclics offers Formlite: a special material for thermoforming tools|
|www.ebalta.de||Ebalta (Germany) offers resins, tooling board, silicons and more|
|www.freemansupply.com||Freeman distributes and manufactures a very extensive range of materials and supplies for model making|
|www.gypsumsolutions.com||Gypsum for machining: the United States Gypsum company offers Rayite 100 machinable gypsum (reported to be discontinued)|
|www.huntsman.com||Huntsman - Renshape: Tooling board and other materials. Outside the USA formerly called Cibatool|
|jewelrydesignersstudio.com||Jewelry Designers Studio has carving waxes in many shapes. Also sells various wax modeling tools|
|www.necumer.com||Necuron tooling boards and Necucast castables, in many grades|
|www.obo-werke.de||Obomodulan: tooling board, various grades (Germany)|
|www.portec.ch||Portec - Metapor: air-permeable aluminum for vacuum-forming tools|
|www.precisionboard.com||Precisionboard by Coastal Enterpr Comp: PUR foam boards, filling and smoothing products for foams, etc.|
|www.rampf-tooling.de||Rampf Tooling (Germany) offers Raku-Tool: tooling board in various grades|
|www.sika.com||Sikablock: tooling board, various grades (Germany)|
|www.vink.com||Vink distributes a wide range of engineering plastics in many European countries|