Oqton Partners with Xact Metal for Metal AM Solutions

Companies combine lsoftware and 3D printers to deliver application-specific metal additive manufacturing solutions.

Companies combine lsoftware and 3D printers to deliver application-specific metal additive manufacturing solutions.

Xact Metal includes a range of metal AM products. Image courtesy of Xact Metal.

Oqton, a software provider, has entered a partnership with Xact Metal, a 3D metal printing solution provider. Through this partnership, Oqton and Xact Metal are integrating their additive manufacturing (AM) solutions to deliver automation and full process control. The companies presented their offerings at Oqton's booth #2435 and Xact Metal's booth #4836 at RAPID+TCT 2023 May 2-4 in Chicago.

Oqton’s partnership with Xact Metal brings together Oqton’s Manufacturing OS and 3DXpert, and Xact Metal’s portfolio of metal 3D printing technologies. Benefits of each include:

  • Oqton Manufacturing OS: provides a unified user experience that deploys artificial intelligence across manufacturers’ end-to-end engineering and production workflows for process efficiency gains.
  • 3DXpert: an all-in-one additive manufacturing software that streamlines the workflow by preparing, optimizing and 3D printing parts.  
  • Xact Metal Solutions: includes a range of metal AM products to create solutions from entry-level to large-scale at affordable prices. Each solution is built on a similar architecture.

As a result of this partnership, Xact Metal customers can address more applications using the features and built-in automation of Oqton’s 3DXpert and Manufacturing OS. 

“The partnership we’re announcing today with Xact Metal will enable a broader range of manufacturers to embrace AM to accelerate their innovation,” says Roy Sterenthal, vice president, industrial additive, Oqton. “Our integrated solutions are bringing together the latest in AI and metal additive manufacturing to deliver a complete, cloud-accessible, automated workflow. This allows us to deliver solutions for a variety of users and manufacturers from small industrial manufacturers to dental laboratories with high-volume, AI-driven production automation.”

“Expanding our software options with Oqton's solutions is the next step in our journey to expand access to metal 3D printing technology,” says said Juan Mario Gomez, CEO of Xact Metal. “Existing users of 3DXpert and Manufacturing OS no longer are required to learn new software to begin printing on Xact Metal printers. Oqton’s 3DXpert brings high-performing printing capabilities to our customers while Oqton’s dental software provides AI-driven proven solutions resulting in an easy-to-use workflow in dental applications.” 

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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