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What materials does Big Blue Saw offer?

Below is the current list of materials available in our online quoting system. Keep in mind that this is just a sample of the materials we can cut using laser cutting or waterjet cutting. If you want parts made from a special fabric, plastic, metal, stone, wood, or ceramic, contact us and let us know what you'd like to have made.

Make a part with any of these materials by uploading your design or creating a design with the Big Blue Saw Designer.

CategoryMaterialDescription Cutting processAvailable Thicknesses, Inch
AluminumAluminum 5052An alloy that is strong, yet can be formed and bent.Waterjet0.025, 0.05, 0.08, 0.09, 0.125
Aluminum 6061A good general purpose, high strength aerospace aluminum alloy.Waterjet0.025, 0.032, 0.04, 0.05, 0.063, 0.08, 0.09, 0.1, 0.125, 0.16, 0.1875, 0.25, 0.375, 0.5, 0.625, 0.75, 1
Acrylic PlasticClear P95 AcrylicFrosted translucent acrylic.Laser0.118
Acrylic Plastic, ClearAn inexpensive plastic used for decorative purposes and where high strength is not required.Laser0.06, 0.08, 0.118, 0.125, 0.177, 0.236, 0.25, 0.354, 0.472, 0.75
Acrylic, Opaque BlackOpaque black acrylic, suitable for various decorative, artistic, and architectural purposes.Laser0.118, 0.236
Acrylic, Black/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, black color with a white background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Red/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, red color with a white background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Blue/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, blue color with a white background. More info...Laser0.118
Acrylic, Green/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, green color with a white background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Pumice/BlackOpaque engravable plastic, pumice color with a black background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Verde Green Marble/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, marble design with a white background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Tangerine/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, rough texture, tangerine color with a white background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Navy Blue/ClearOpaque reverse-engravable plastic, navy blue with a clear background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, White/ClearOpaque engravable plastic, white with a clear background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Black/ClearOpaque reverse-engravable plastic, black with a clear background. More info...Laser0.136
Acrylic, Brushed Bright Nickel/BlackOpaque engravable plastic, nickel metallic with a black background. More info...Laser0.118
Acrylic, Brushed Antique Gold/BlackOpaque engravable plastic, gold metallic with a black background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Brushed Copper Penny/BlackOpaque engravable plastic, copper metallic with a black background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Brushed Stainless Steel/BlackOpaque engravable plastic, stainless steel metallic with a black background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Cashew/TaupeOpaque engravable plastic, cashew with a taupe background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Cinnamon Stick/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, cinnamon woodgrain with a white background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Kona/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, kona woodgrain with a white background. More info...Laser0.061
Acrylic, Toffee/WhiteOpaque engravable plastic, toffee woodgrain with a white background. More info...Laser0.061
Flexible Engravable Acrylic, Silver/BlackA flexible engravable plastic useful for signs and labels.Laser0.02
Mechanical/Structural PlasticABS Plastic, BlackA glossy plastic with good tensile strength and stiffness.Laser0.25
Acetal Plastic, BlackA plastic with good tensile and wear characteristics.Laser0.063, 0.125, 0.25
Acetal Plastic, WhiteA plastic with good tensile and wear characteristics.Laser0.1875
PETG Plastic, ClearA plastic with good tensile strength and impact resistance.Laser0.02, 0.063, 0.0938, 0.125, 0.25
Polycarbonate Plastic, ClearA clear, tough plastic used where tensile strength and impact resistance is important.Waterjet0.06, 0.125, 0.1875, 0.25, 0.5, 0.75
Polypropylene Plastic, WhiteA fatigue and heat-resistant plastic.Laser0.125
UHMW-PE Plastic, WhiteA soft plastic with outstanding toughness and chemical resistance.Laser0.125
Gasket MaterialCork BlendBrown cork blended with Buna-N for gaskets or decoration.Laser0.063
High Temperature GasketOil- and water-resistant gasket for high temperature applications.Laser0.031
Treated Paper GasketPaper-based gasket with some resistance to oils.Laser0.016, 0.031
Buna-N RubberHigh temperature, oil resistant rubber.Laser0.0313
WoodWood Laminate, MapleHigh quality maple laminate, sanded smooth and finished with a clear coat, around a high-density fiberboard core. More info...Laser0.15
Wood Laminate, WalnutHigh quality dark walnut laminate, sanded smooth and finished with a clear coat, around a high-density fiberboard core. More info...Laser0.15
Wood Laminate, BlackA durable semi-gloss laminate with a high-density fiberboard core. More info...Laser0.27
Uncoated Wood Laminate, BirchHigh quality birch laminate, sanded smooth, around a high-density fiberboard core. More info...Laser0.23
Uncoated Wood Laminate, CedarAromatic cedar laminate, sanded smooth, around a high-density fiberboard core. More info...Laser0.18
CherryA moderately dense harwood with attractive grain and color. More info...Laser0.15
PoplarA fast-growing, flexible, light-colored wood. More info...Laser0.15
Red OakA moderately dense hardwood with attractive grain and color. More info...Laser0.15
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)A good general purpose engineered wood product. More info...Laser0.25
HardboardA dark, dense, engineered wood product. More info...Laser0.135
Carbon SteelCold Finished Steel 1018Slightly less strong than cold rolled steel, but with a similar finish.Waterjet0.125, 0.1875, 0.25, 0.3125, 0.375, 0.5, 0.625, 0.75, 0.875, 1
Cold Rolled Steel A366/1008A strong general purpose steel with a clean surface finish.Waterjet0.0239, 0.0299, 0.0359, 0.048, 0.0598, 0.075, 0.09, 0.105, 0.12, 0.135
Hot Rolled Steel A36Typically more economical than cold rolled or cold finished steel, but may have a mill scale covering, and not as strong.Waterjet0.125, 0.1875, 0.25, 0.3125, 0.375, 0.5, 0.625, 0.75, 0.875, 1
Hot Rolled Steel 1045Typically more economical than cold rolled or cold finished steel, but may have a mill scale covering, and not as strong.Waterjet0.25, 0.375, 0.5, 0.625, 0.75, 1
Hot Rolled Steel A569/ASTM A1011Typically more economical than cold rolled or cold finished steel, but may have a mill scale covering, and not as strong.Waterjet0.06, 0.075, 0.105, 0.125, 0.135
Stainless And Alloy SteelStainless Steel T-304A good general purpose stainless steel.Waterjet0.06, 0.09, 0.12, 0.125, 0.1875, 0.25, 0.375, 0.5, 0.75
Stainless Steel 316A stainless steel for marine and other highly corrosive environments.Waterjet0.06, 0.12, 0.125, 0.25, 0.5, 0.75
Chrome-Moly Steel 4130A high strength steel alloy.Waterjet0.125
CopperCopper Alloy 110A copper alloy suitable for a variety of electronic and decorative purposes.Waterjet0.062, 0.125
FabricAcrylic Felt, BrownSoft brown acrylic felt, useful for decoration and soundproofing. More info...Laser0.045
Acrylic Felt, RedSoft red acrylic felt, useful for decoration and soundproofing. More info...Laser0.045
Acrylic Felt, Sky BlueSoft sky blue acrylic felt, useful for decoration and soundproofing. More info...Laser0.045
Stiff Acrylic Felt, BlackBlack acrylic felt, stiffened to lay flat. More info...Laser0.04
Stiff Acrylic Felt, CheetahCheetah hide pattern acrylic felt, stiffened to lay flat. More info...Laser0.04
Stiff Acrylic Felt, Kelly GreenKelly green acrylic felt, stiffened to lay flat. More info...Laser0.06
Stiff Acrylic Felt, PinkPink acrylic felt, stiffened to lay flat. More info...Laser0.06
Stiff Acrylic Felt, ZebraZebra stripe pattern acrylic felt, stiffened to lay flat. More info...Laser0.04
Adhesive Polyester Twill, BlackBlack polyester twill fabric, with light adhesive that can be permanently heat bonded to fabric. More info...Laser0.02
Adhesive Polyester Twill, Burnt OrangeBurnt Orange polyester twill fabric, with light adhesive that can be permanently heat bonded to fabric. More info...Laser0.02
Adhesive Polyester Twill, CreamCream polyester twill fabric, with light adhesive that can be permanently heat bonded to fabric. More info...Laser0.02
Adhesive Polyester Twill, Neon PinkNeon Pink polyester twill fabric, with light adhesive that can be permanently heat bonded to fabric. More info...Laser0.02
Adhesive Polyester Twill, Royal BlueRoyal Blue polyester twill fabric, with light adhesive that can be permanently heat bonded to fabric. More info...Laser0.02
LeatherLeather, Premium BrownPremium medium brown cow leather. More info...Laser0.05
Leather, Deertan Saddle TanTan colored deertan cow leather. More info...Laser0.06
FoamEVA Foam, YellowA lightweight, closed cell foam for a variety of decorative and practical applications. More info...Laser0.22
EVA Foam, GreenA lightweight, closed cell foam for a variety of decorative and practical applications. More info...Laser0.22
EVA Foam, RedA lightweight, closed cell foam for a variety of decorative and practical applications. More info...Laser0.22
EVA Foam, OrangeA lightweight, closed cell foam for a variety of decorative and practical applications. More info...Laser0.22
EVA Foam, BlueA lightweight, closed cell foam for a variety of decorative and practical applications. More info...Laser0.22

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