Carbide 3D

Nomad 3 - Desktop CNC Mill

$ 2,800.00

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This product is expected to ship within 2 weeks of your order date.

The Nomad 3 Desktop CNC Mill is the third major revision of the Nomad 883 that launched Carbide 3D.

Introducing the Nomad 3

Here are the big changes for the Nomad 3:

  • New spindle design with angular contact bearings for greater rigidity
  • 130W Spindle motor with a maximum 24k RPM
  • Internal lighting
  • BitZero V2 work probe
  • HG15 linear rails on the Z-axis
  • New anti-backlash nuts on every axis
  • Inductive homing switches
  • Inductive safety door interlock
  • Thicker machine table
  • The entire machine frame is machined and built in our California shop.

What's included:


  • Cutting area: 8"(X), 8"(Y), 3"(Z)
  • Outer dimensions: 17.5"(W), 19"(D), 17"(H)
  • Spindle collet: ER-11, 7mm max cutter diameter (collet not included)
  • Spindle RPM: 9000 - 24000 RPM
  • Input voltage: 110V or 220V

Computer Requirements:

  • OS/X 10.14 or higher
  • Windows 8, 10, 11 (Intel or AMD)

MeshCAM License:

Nomad 3 includes MeshCAM V8 to take your STL files and generate gcode without any additional CAM software. MeshCAM saves a proprietary G-code for the Nomad so no additional license code is required to use it with the Nomad 3, but it will not generate G-code for other machines.

Alibre Workshop License:

Nomad 3 comes with a code that can be redeemed for an Alibre Workshop license. The license is granted to the person that redeems it and is non-transferrable. Please contact us with any questions you have.


We designed the Nomad to be part of an ecosystem of products that make machining as simple as possible. The Nomad 3 works with: