ExOne Metal Binder Jetting Now Offered Through Xometry
ExOne binder jetting offers Xometry customers a fast and cost-effective way to 3D print metal prototypes and production parts.
The ExOne Company, a provider of industrial sand and metal 3D printers using binder jetting technology, and Xometry, one of the largest U.S. marketplaces for custom manufacturing, announced they will partner to provide metal 3D printing services.
ExOne will be the exclusive provider of binder jetting services in Xometry’s recently launched Digital RFQ Marketplace. ExOne currently 3D prints more than 20 materials, including 316L and 17-4PH stainless steels, Inconel 718 and M2 Tool Steel.
Binder jetting offers Xometry customers a fast and cost-effective way to 3D print metal prototypes and production parts. With binder jetting, an inkjet printhead quickly deposits a bonding agent onto a thin layer of powdered particles — either metal, sand, ceramics or composites. This process is repeated, layer-by-layer, using a map from a digital design file, until the object is complete.
“ExOne is proud to offer our metal 3D printing services to Xometry customers,” says John Hartner, ExOne’s CEO. “Our industrial binder jet machines can truly take products from prototyping all the way to final production with a single process that is fast, affordable and sustainable.”
Xometry officials are pleased to offer binder jetting to expand its range of customer services through its new Digital RFQ Marketplace. “ExOne is a true innovator in additive manufacturing and we believe this partnership is a big win for our customers,” says Randy Altschuler, Xometry’s CEO.