How to Use the Octopart BOM Tool

A BOM (or Bill of Materials) is an essential list that includes every part needed to bring your project to life. An efficiently organized BOM is crucial to your project being a success. The Octopart BOM Tool not only lets you build a BOM, it also makes component procurement a lot easier by matching your parts with over 40 million part numbers in our database. Easy-to-use features allow you to set your BOM up according to your preferences while also making it easier to share across departments.

In this video, the second in our how-to series, you will learn how to import and export your BOM, organize the columns and rows, see part price and stock availability, compare a variety of distributors, customize fields, and share your BOM to edit in realtime. Let us know if you have any questions!