Carbide 3D

Nomad 3 - Desktop CNC Mill

Product is expected to ship within 2 weeks of order date.

$ 2,800.00

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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, 8.1, 10 (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 gcode for the Nomad so no additional license code is required to use it with the Nomad 3, but it will not generate gcode 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: