The supply, installation and commissioning of a Universal grinding machine capable of 5 sided machining of a diverse range of components typical of the high value engineering sector. The machine must be extremely adaptable to accommodate a wide range of parts geometries, sizes and weights and must maintain high geometrical accuracies typical of the grinding process over the working volume. A direct measuring system and centrally lubricated roller guideways for permanent precision. Anticipated work-piece materials are ceramics, plain carbon steel, stainless steels, titanium and nickel alloys. 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 https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield. 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).
University of Sheffield
Procurement Office, Arts Tower, Western Bank
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield
For the attention of: Mark Hardy
S10 2TN Sheffield
Telephone: +44 1142224979
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Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
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Contract value: Supply, installation and commissioning of grinding machine as described in specification.Estimated value excluding VAT: 800 000 GBP
Published: 27 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 31 Jan 2013
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