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Fractory launches instant quoting for CNC Machining

Posted 28 January 2022 · Add Comment

UK-based Fractory has launched automated quotes for CNC turning and milling, which is a significant addition to the platform that numerous companies of all sizes can benefit from.

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UK-based Fractory has launched automated quotes for CNC turning and milling, which is a significant addition to the platform that numerous companies of all sizes can benefit from.
 
The solution eliminates the need for time-consuming outsourcing processes for metalworks, where the engineer and manufacturer repeatedly exchange emails to achieve the best production solution. T

he team at Fractory has developed their own algorithms and technology to create an automatic pricing system for CNC machining that can quote orders more accurately than industry giants - such as Xometry or Hubs -  who use machine learning.

Fractory quotes each order automatically based on the actual manufacturing logic – each uploaded CAD-file is processed to recognise the manufacturing process and properties of the part, which determine the manufacturing and shipping time, as well as the cost. This cuts down a process that historically has taken days, down to minutes.

CNC turning and milling are widely used for many parts in the automotive, aerospace and medical industries By 2026, the CNC market is projected to be worth approximately £65 billion.

Martin Vares, Founder and CEO of Fractory said: "The newest feature greatly contributes to our mission of making manufacturing more sustainable. In addition to reducing the carbon footprint, it means production closer to the end user and aggregating the orders, which we can offer through automatic pricing and our network of manufacturers.”

 

 

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