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410523-2012: UK-Sheffield: Cranes, mobile lifting frames and works trucks fitted with a crane

The supply, installation and commissioning of a Gantry System for Moving a Manipulator to move an end-effector in order to carry out operations in a large working volume. The end-effector is a 2m wide roller that needs to be manipulated at the two ends (the roller level needs to be controllable as it is moved around the working volume, it weighs 500 kg and incorporates an extra drive). Any suggestions that will aid production or method improvement are welcomed and should be included.
This is a one stage procurement under the EU's open procedure. The Invitation to tender can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University's e-tendering system Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.
The closing date for return of tenders is 12 noon on 31.1.2013 (UK time).

Ref: 152/MH,


University of Sheffield
Procurement Office, Arts Tower, Western Bank
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Mark Hardy
S10 2TN Sheffield
Telephone: +44 1142224979
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Contract value: Supply, installation and commissioning of Gantry System as described in the specification.Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP

Published: 27 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 31 Jan 2013