3D Systems announced today the enhancement of its Quickquote capabilities to deliver instant quoting of parts directly from native CAD data. Quickparts is the company's on-demand parts service. QuickQuote produces a unique quote for the process and quantity specified instantly.
Customers can now upload common CAD files in addition to ready-to-print STL files through the QuickQuote system for pricing of custom designed parts for production using the Quickparts range of manufacturing solutions. QuickQuote now supports native CAD data from CATIA, SolidWorks, Pro/ENGINEER, and industry-standard formats such as Parasolid, ACIS, IGES, STEP and STL.
"We are delighted to enhance the capabilities of our patented QuickQuote instant pricing systems for the benefit of our worldwide users," said Ziad Abou, vice president and general manager, Quickparts for 3D Systems. "Quickparts provides unprecedented access to our latest advanced manufacturing technologies for small businesses, independent entrepreneurs and professional artists while providing established manufacturers with overflow services and an affordable option to try new materials and processes."
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Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company's website.