2625/490/MY/AMRC/20 Bulk Additive Manufacturing System The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for a Bulk Additive Manufacturing System on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, North West Group at Preston, Lancashire. Scope of Requirement The BAMS will be used to manufacture prototype components, specifically large aerospace structures with high buy to fly ratios. The system will also support research with our partners into the use of the technology in industry in order to accelerate the adoption of bulk additive manufacturing. This will include but is not limited to process control, post process integration and materials development. The BAMS must be capable of processing aerospace materials, mainly titanium and aluminium alloys in a safe environment. The material must be deposited by means of gantry axes motion arm with a concurrent wire feed and heat source melting the material at a pre-programmed toolpath. The system must also have localised gas shielding to prevent oxidisation of titanium alloys. Tender Process and Documentation: This procurement is an EU open procedure conducted in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University`s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system. Closing date for receipt of tenders: 27th August 2020 at 12 noon (UK time).
0114 222 6694
Contract value: 555000
Published: 24 Jul 2020, Receipt by: 27 Aug 2020
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