Get multiple quotes directly from individual suppliers on the Xometry Network. Name your target price and lead times. Xometry handles payments & guarantees quality so there's no need to add new vendors.
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In the Digital RFQ Marketplace, multiple Xometry Partners will bid directly on your RFQ in as fast as 24 hours. You can also communicate directly with them on the platform. Did we say directly?
There is no need to add new suppliers or sign new NDAs. Payment is handled on the secure Xometry platform and if your company is set up for terms, you can pay with a P.O.
Xometry will guarantee the quality and delivery of every order just like orders placed through our Xometry Instant Quoting℠ Engine.
|CNC Machining + EDM||Sheet Metal Fabrication||Stamping||Die Casting||Binder Jetting|
Drag and drop or click to upload your engineering drawing files or CAD files. Specify your target price, lead time, bid response deadline, quantity, finish, manufacturing process, certification requirements, and any other details you want manufacturers to know about your project. Create the RFQ once and send it to our network of highly-vetted manufacturers for responses in as fast as 24 hours.
All manufacturer responses are conveniently located on your RFQ page. From here, you can easily review and compare manufacturers' prices and lead times at a glance. If needed, you can communicate details about your project and ask questions about the manufacturer's capabilities directly in our secure chat channel.
Once you have compared the quotes and selected a Manufacturing Partner for your project, simply indicate your choice and click to check out on the secure Xometry platform. If your company is set up on terms, you can check out with a P.O. Furthermore, Xometry will stand behind the quality of these orders just like on the Xometry Instant Quoting Engine.
During job production, you are able to find solutions by communicating directly with the partner by utilizing the messaging function in the RFQ portal. Additionally, Xometry is always ready to help at firstname.lastname@example.org. Xometry will guarantee the quality and delivery of every order.
You can check out with a credit card just as you would on the Instant Quoting Engine. If your company is currently on terms with Xometry and you'd like to pay with a Purchase Order for your 2D Technical Drawing RFQ order, please email your purchase order to 2DPO@xometry.com.
You can specify the specific deadline for responding to your Request For Quote when you create an RFQ. The default is a 7-day window but you can specify a date to meet your needs.
Our network of thousands of partners will respond to your RFQ in as fast as 24 hours, but some may take longer and ask you clarifying questions about your project. You can evaluate responses from multiple suppliers in your RFQ dashboard.
For instant quotes, you can upload a 3D CAD file to our Instant Quoting Engine.
Upon awarding an RFQ to a partner, you will be directed to enter your credit card information. Your credit card will be charged when the partner has accepted the job in the portal. If your company is currently on terms with Xometry and you'd like to pay with a Purchase Order, please email your purchase order to 2DPO@xometry.com.
CNC Machining, Sheet Metal Fabrication, Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM), Die Casting, Stamping, and Binder Jetting. For additional processes such as Injection Molding, Urethane Casting or other 3D Printing processes, please visit our Instant Quoting Engine and upload a 3D CAD file.
Yes, PDFs are very welcome.
For more FAQs about our Digital RFQ Marketplace, please visit Digital RFQ FAQs.
|Feature||Digital RFQ||Instant Quoting|
|Quote response||As fast as 24 hours||Instant|
|Number of quotes with each request||Multiple directly from suppliers||1 from Xometry|
|Lead times||You specify||Fastest in network|
|Price||You can specify target price||Xometry Instant Quoting Engine generates market-based price|
|Direct Communication with Supplier||Yes||No|
|Supported File Type||Technical 2D drawings, CAD files, PDFs, DXF. No napkin drawings, please.||3D CAD files including DXF|
|Payment||Xometry Checkout & PO if your account is set up for terms||Xometry Checkout & PO if your account is set up for terms|
|Quality Guarantee||Xometry will guarantee the quality and delivery of every order.||Xometry will guarantee the quality and delivery of every order.|