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Poorisitchunpiam1995 | Dreamstime
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Thermo Scientific
Thermo Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ Plus optical emission spectrometer.
Thermo Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ Plus optical emission spectrometer.
Thermo Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ Plus optical emission spectrometer.
Thermo Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ Plus optical emission spectrometer.
Thermo Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ Plus optical emission spectrometer.
Mulderphoto | Dreamstime
Advanced sensor technologies like load moment indicators, anti-collision systems and zone monitoring have become commonplace in modern cranes. These systems provide real-time data on load capacity, stability, and potential hazards, ensuring safer operations.
Advanced sensor technologies like load moment indicators, anti-collision systems and zone monitoring have become commonplace in modern cranes. These systems provide real-time data on load capacity, stability, and potential hazards, ensuring safer operations.
Advanced sensor technologies like load moment indicators, anti-collision systems and zone monitoring have become commonplace in modern cranes. These systems provide real-time data on load capacity, stability, and potential hazards, ensuring safer operations.
Advanced sensor technologies like load moment indicators, anti-collision systems and zone monitoring have become commonplace in modern cranes. These systems provide real-time data on load capacity, stability, and potential hazards, ensuring safer operations.
Advanced sensor technologies like load moment indicators, anti-collision systems and zone monitoring have become commonplace in modern cranes. These systems provide real-time data on load capacity, stability, and potential hazards, ensuring safer operations.
Brass Knuckle Safety Products
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
Brass Knuckle Read is cost-effective and lightweight bifocal eye protection that fits well and is available in five diopter strengths.
ABB Robotics
The new models include the IRB 6710, IRB 6720, IRB 6730 and IRB 6740, suitable for payloads ranging from 150 kg to 310 kg, with a reach from 2.5 m to 3.2 m.
The new models include the IRB 6710, IRB 6720, IRB 6730 and IRB 6740, suitable for payloads ranging from 150 kg to 310 kg, with a reach from 2.5 m to 3.2 m.
The new models include the IRB 6710, IRB 6720, IRB 6730 and IRB 6740, suitable for payloads ranging from 150 kg to 310 kg, with a reach from 2.5 m to 3.2 m.
The new models include the IRB 6710, IRB 6720, IRB 6730 and IRB 6740, suitable for payloads ranging from 150 kg to 310 kg, with a reach from 2.5 m to 3.2 m.
The new models include the IRB 6710, IRB 6720, IRB 6730 and IRB 6740, suitable for payloads ranging from 150 kg to 310 kg, with a reach from 2.5 m to 3.2 m.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Thermo Fisher Scientific™ ARL iSpark™ 8860 Inclusion Analyzer with Spark-DAT.
Diecasting is the process of forming metal parts by forcing molten metal into a mold under pressure, in particular nonferrous metals.
Diecasting is the process of forming metal parts by forcing molten metal into a mold under pressure, in particular nonferrous metals.
Diecasting is the process of forming metal parts by forcing molten metal into a mold under pressure, in particular nonferrous metals.
Diecasting is the process of forming metal parts by forcing molten metal into a mold under pressure, in particular nonferrous metals.
Diecasting is the process of forming metal parts by forcing molten metal into a mold under pressure, in particular nonferrous metals.

On-Demand Manufacturing Site Will Quote Diecasting

Nov. 12, 2018
Xometry adding qualified diecasting, stamping, and extrusion suppliers to its network of +2,500 shops offering RFQ service

Xometry, an “on-demand manufacturing network,” is adding diecasting producers to its network of qualified suppliers, available to quote work projects to operations needing production of finished parts. Previously offered capabilities include CNC machining, 3D printing, sheet metal fabrication, injection molding, and urethane casting, and it also will add stamping, and extrusion to its offering.

Diecasting is the process of forming metal parts by forcing molten metal into a mold under pressure. It’s particularly applicable to nonferrous metals, and to complex small- to mid-sized parts, in high-volume production.  Diecastings typically present dimensional consistency and good surface-finish characteristics.

The Xometry service has over 2,500 U.S. shops (or "partners") available to quote production orders to customers’ Requests for Quotes. It claims to have over 12,000 customers, including BMW, General Electric, and NASA.

"We are excited to offer an RFQ service to our customers," stated CEO Randy Altschuler. "This new offering allows us to serve additional needs for our customers as well as the manufacturers in our partner network."

To receive a quote, and for a fee of $20.00, customers upload part files to Xometry's site and specify their part requirements.  An RFQ will go out to Xometry's partner network and qualified shops will respond within seven days. Customers may communicate with the shops who bid and select a supplier.

In addition to the RFQs, qualified partners are eligible to receive discounts through a "Shop Advantage" program, which offers purchase discounts on Sandvik Coromant cutting tools and tooling; Dell computer technology; supply-chain services from Geared for Green and Transportation Impact; financing from Manufacturers Capital; and custom metals and plastics from OnlineMetals.