See what's new with our SOLIDWORKS Add-In!

We're excited to announce improvements to our quoting Add-In for SOLIDWORKS!

By Scott Kaplan · December 20, 2016

Now, quoting with our Add-In is even faster, and the new look and feel gives you easy access to design-for-manufacturability feedback on your parts.

Features

  • Faster performance to price your design without leaving SOLIDWORKS
  • Improved user interface helps on manufacturability feedback
  • Transparent and instant lead time estimation
  • Select from our wide range of processes including 3D Printing, Sheet Metal, and CNC Milling with over 200 materials
  • Improved handling of configurations and duplicated parts
  • Support for SOLIDWORKS 2017

Benefits

  • Save time working in one integrated CAD workspace
  • Adjust part based on manufacturability analysis to avoid potential fabrication issues
  • Insight into pricing, lead-times, and manufacturability impacts for materials and processes
  • Re-quote directly in SOLIDWORKS to explore design iterations
  • Access our manufacturability resources, guidelines and knowledge base

Getting Started

  1. Download and install the Add-In from xometry.com/solidworks-add-in.
  2. Open the Add-In inside the SOLIDWORKS Task Pane, and log in using your Xometry account or quickly create a new account.
  3. Open up a part or create a new one, then click on “Add Part to Quote” to get an instant quote with a price and lead time.
  4. Review the provided manufacturability feedback and modify your design if needed.
  5. Choose from over 200 materials, or narrow down the materials list by selecting from 8 manufacturing processes.
  6. Specify any special features like tolerances, threads, inserts, roughnesses, or weld joints for your part.
  7. Select your surface finish.
  8. Add notes and attach any drawings, sketches, or documents to clarify requirements for your custom part.
  9. Add and quote additional parts as relevant.
  10. Review your quote and order with one click! You will have a chance to review your order again at checkout.
Xometry Instant Quoting Add-In for SOLIDWORKS

Questions about how to get started? Contact our team – we’re always happy to help. Email support@xometry.com or use our live chat function on xometry.com.

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