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Manufacture and sell your open-source hardware projects.

Refaqt helps creators to produce and distribute their inventions. Have your project made by our network of micro-factories or become a producer yourself and obtain all the tools you need.

Sell high-quality open-source hardware kits to your community

You have developed a great project and shared the design files online and you want to support your community to build their own versions? We help you to sell, manufacture, and distribute your project.

Produce custom mechanical components easily and affordably

We build affordable micro-factories for local production and share how we do it. Join us and copy our machines and solutions. Start with our 3-axis CNC milling machine and produce metal components with high quality.

How it works.

Creators upload their PROJEQT. Designs are validated and launched onto our production network.

Users buy kits of validated PROJEQTs on our MARQETPLACE. Profits are shared with creators.

Producers manufacture components in their FAQTORY. They compose the kits and ship them to customers.

Refaqt provides Producers with all the solutions and knowledge they need for building their FAQTORY.

Our FAQTORY's capabilities

CNC milling

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3D printing

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Laser & waterjet cutting

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and more...

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Buy our FAQTORY CNC milling solution.

Pro CNC - Education Bundle (S)

MEKANIKA PRO Mk2 (S)

FAQTORY CNC Refaqt add-ons

Powerful REFAQT add-ons

CNC Machine Specifications

Materials you can mill

Steel, soft metals, plastics, wood, carbon fibre, …

Achievable tolerances

< ±0.1 mm

Working volume (incl. Refaqt add-ons)

500 x 400 x 45 mm

Max. travel speed

10 000 mm/min

Spindle

Air-cooled 2.2 kW VFD – 24000 rpm

Typical material removal rate (polypropylene)

20- 50 cm³/min

Typical material removal rate (Aluminium 6082)

3 – 10 cm³/min

Linear guide system

Linear ball bearings

Drive system

Ballscrews 16 mm
Nema23 motor 2.2 Nm

Controller

PlanetCNC

Onboarded computer

Raspberry Pi 4 – 2GB RAM

User interface

7″ Touchscreen and keypad

Start CNC milling effortlessly.

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A simple workflow from 3D design to finished part

No need for skilled operators or CNC machining expertise.

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Always the right tools and right-size material blanks

We make sure that you can immediately start machining.

Our mission

To build an open, distributed manufacturing ecosystem in which anyone can locally produce, repair, and refurbish high-quality mechanical products and all contributors get fairly rewarded.

We believe sustainable manufacturing is localized and open-source.

Localized production

Big overseas factories are efficient for stable mass production, but too rigid to create a flexible supply of spare parts for decades to come.

We solve this by building small factories that can locally produce parts on demand.

Open-source

How can you efficiently repair something if it is not clear how to do it, and you cannot find spare parts?  

We freely share designs and manufacturing know-how so that everyone can produce any product or component, anywhere in the world.

Help us build the future of manufacturing.

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Refaqt is looking for co-founders and contributors in the following roles:

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