Xometry, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, has launched a new version of its Xometry Instant Quoting Engine℠, a proprietary software platform designed to enable product designers and engineers to access a nationwide network of manufacturing facilities and receive instant pricing, expected lead times and manufacturability feedback.
The software provides access to instant quotes from Additive Manufacturing service providers as well as Injection Moulding, CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication and urethane casting facilities. Key features of the Xometry Instant Quoting Engine V3.0 include:
- A redesigned summary view allowing users to quickly review their quotes
- A part-level modification page that captures all changes in real time
- An always-visible 3D viewer with instant design feedback displayed directly on the model
Hunter Guerin, Product Manager for the Xometry Instant Quoting Engine, explained, “We are focused on creating a seamless buying experience for our customers. Using customer feedback, we made our quoting interface even more intuitive and efficient. We want to make it as easy as possible for engineers and procurement managers to generate quotes.”
Xometry gives its users access to a US-based network of over 1,100 partner manufacturing facilities and reportedly serves over 10,000 customers, including GE, BMW and NASA.