SolidCraft CNC-3040 milling machine

Available on backorder
A budget, desktop milling machine
  • Affordable device
  • Sturdy, aluminum structure
  • Simple to operate
  • Light version available
When purchasing with us you get:
  • FREE Delivery
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Local U.S. Support
  • FREE training
We Accept Purchase Orders From All Educational Institutions and Eligible Business Customers
This CNC machine comes with:
  • PCI card for Ncstudio
  • Control block and cable set
  • Set of cutters and engravers
  • Assembly tools
Price: $2,000.00
Shipped from China. Lead time is 30-40 business days.

SolidCraft CNC-3040 is a 3D milling machine ideal for milling, cutting, drilling, and engraving. It has a rigid, aluminum structure for accurate operation and safe transportation. It is available in standard and light versions. The standard CNC-3040 comes with a larger operating volume and an 800 W spindle, which makes it twice as powerful as the Light model.

It is simple to set up and operate. You can easily control the device from a computer. It includes an emergency stop button for secure use. Equipped with the right bits - e.g. spiral ones - it is capable of milling and engraving different materials, including soft metals, woods, and plastics. Keep reading for a deeper review.

Top3DShop operating team successfully tested the SolidCraft CNC-3040. They produced a bunch of products to highlight its processing capability. This wood watch-compass is a great example. Accurate and rich in detail, it looks smooth and clean.

They have also created a Darth Vader’s bas-relief. As you can see, the surfaces are accurate and smooth enough.



  • Processing quality
  • Materials
  • Operating volume
  • CNC machine controls
  • What’s in the box
  • Look and feel
  • Price


Processing quality

SolidCraft CNC-3040 is a 3-axis CNC milling machine that can produce parts with an accuracy of 0.05 mm. The spindle maximum speed is 11,000 RPM. It features an engraving speed of 300 to 3,000mm/min. 

The machine adopts a high-precision stepping motor and a ball screw sliding unit. They make milling reliable, fast and precise.

The spindle motor can be adjusted and fine-tuned using a dedicated and accessible knob. 



The SolidCraft CNC-3040 processes workpieces of PVC, acrylic, wood, softwood, MDF, and other materials.

By using one or two flute spiral bits, you can obtain clean and accurate results.


Operating volume

The work area is 385 x 315 x 55 mm. It consents to create interesting small-to-medium-sized products or larger interlocking objects with decent finishing.


CNC machine controls

You can easily control your SolidCraft CNC-3040 via the external control unit or via a tethered computer. 

The machine is equipped with an LPT port for external connection.

The machine can be easily operated from a computer through NCstudio, a milling management program. Simple to operate, it lets you easily manage the entire workflow.

CNC-3040 is compatible with Mach3/Emc2. It supports G code, NC, NCC, tab, and txt formats.


What’s in the box

  • SolidCraft CNC-3040 milling machine
  • 3-axis motor
  • PCI card (for Ncstudio)
  • Cable set
  • Control block
  • Set of cutters and engravers (number and type depend on delivery)
  • Assembly tools
  • User’s manual

For some items, package content may change. In case of any questions, please get in touch.


Look and feel

SolidCraft CNC-3040 is available with a full-metal, natural gray structure. Its stylish look makes it ideal for home and hobby use, makerspaces and workshops.

The machine dimensions are 21.6 x 15.8 x 15.8 inches ( 549 x 401 x 401 mm). It weighs 61.7 lb ( 28 kg).  



The price of the SolidCraft CNC-3040 is $2,000.00, which is reasonable considering its functionality.


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