For designers, finding parts for a project can be a cumbersome experience. While McMaster-Carrand other part suppliers have convenient downloadable CAD models of their inventory, it can still be a time-sucker to search those inventories if you’re still in a conceptual stage. The new 3D Part Source search engine developed by 3D Industri.es aims to put an end to the task of wading through endless specs and catalogs to find approximations of the part you are seeking–and also put a few pennies back in your pocket.
Solidsmack: 3Dpartsource – The Drag and Drop 3D Shape Search Engine For All Your Sourcing Needs
"it makes part sourcing simple and instant"