Process: CNC Machining, Low Volume


Milling machines and Lathes have advanced dramatically over the years. Milling machines can produce what can be considered turned parts and Lathes, with live tooling, have the ability to mill flats etc on turned parts. Our Machining CNC category is defined by components that require two or more processes. These machines can also be termed machining centres. We classify Low volume as batches of one off to 50 off.

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CNC Machining, Low Volume projects for quote

  1. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This is a comprehensive enquiry that will be perfect for those who are looking to fill both short-term and long-term capacity. A machining supplier is sought by this £400,000-spending OEM, who has an immediate order to place for a large selection of machined parts to be made from various materials. These designs - including retainers, mounts, housings and spacers - will be used within x-ray equipment for the oil & gas, nuclear and military sectors. The project itself comprises milling, drilling, tapping and turning processes. It is essential that interested suppliers are able to meet the specified delivery deadline and in turn, they can expect to receive repeat orders of these components moving forward. Therefore, this is an opportunity to win a new long-term customer, as well as the work in question.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Machining of aluminium bumper inserts is needed, in order to fulfil a requirement for the motorsport sector. This project encompasses elements of milling, drilling, turning and chamfering, with quotes required for 1 off of each of the four attached designs. It is imperative that the successful supplier is able to facilitate economical manufacture of these items and therefore, interested parties are asked to quote their best price. In addition to this one-off requirement, the chosen supplier will also be asked to assist within similar projects moving forward, meaning that there is a view to turning this buyer into a long-term customer.

  3. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Outsourcing a sizeable £300,000 worth of machining work every year, this company currently seeks quotes for a multitude of components, to be used within welding pistols. This set of parts - including housings, tubes and dials - comprises a number of different materials and processes, including turning and milling. A supplier is sought who can offer reliable, on-time delivery, with part quotes accepted in the event that all the designs cannot be made by any one vendor. This will be a repeat requirement for the selected supplier and owing to the abundance of work outsourced, it could also lead to additional opportunities once a relationship has been cultivated.

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Machining of free-issue castings is needed, in order to make a series of alternators for the industrial machinery sector. Outsourcing machining work to the tune of £100,000 per year, this company has advised that they require a cost-effective solution with no compromise on quality. They are outsourcing this work due to an in-house machine breakdown; it has the potential to be repeated over a six to nine month period, although quotes are only required for 20 off at this time. IMPORTANT: There is a non-disclosure agreement running with this enquiry. Please print this off, complete ALL sections, sign and date it and return the page to sarah.venning@qimtek.co.uk or fax 01256 394600. Once received, all drawings and documents will be released to your account.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Spending a massive £700,000 a year on bespoke machining services, this company specialises in the manufacture of prototypes. The attached set of mount plates, bearing housings and spacers form part of a larger job for which they are currently tendering. Quotes are sought for quantities ranging from 1 off to 2 off, with high quality comprising the main driver of the project. Those that would like to be considered for this project are asked to make contact with the buyer directly. This will be an ongoing requirement, making it an excellent opportunity to expand your long-term customer base.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Destined for end use within industrial machinery, the attached gas deflector is required at a rate of 10 off. This company spends a massive £500,000 a year on subcontract machining services. They have an immediate order to place for this work and seek the services of a supplier who can offer a high standard of quality. Those that would like to be considered for this ongoing requirement are asked to submit price and lead time indications to the buyer by the 7th September.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    The attached hoop will be used within the manufacture of industrial machinery, on behalf of a company that places £75,000 worth of work with subcontract machining suppliers annually. They have an immediate order for 8 off to place, with the hoop to be machined from solid or manufactured via an alternative method if advised by the supplier. Value is key within this project, which could lead to repeat work at a later stage.

  8. Drawings count: 6

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    A manufacturer of props for the film industry that spends in excess of £20,000 a year on subcontract machining, seeks production of a selection of rings and flanges that require aspects of milling, drilling and turning. These are to be made from aluminium, with a clean machined finish ready for anodising. Quality of product is of the upmost importance and so the successful supplier must ensure the components are manufactured as per drawing.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    A manufacturer of material handling equipment, who spends a massive £1million a year on outsourced machining services, is looking to collaborate with a third party for production of the attached bracket and pin. These items will be used within a break shaft for a forklift truck. The client is currently reviewing their preferred supplier list and subsequently, they seek quotes for these designs to be turned and machined from a combination of carbon steel and stainless steel. There is an ongoing demand for these parts and the buyer would like to hear from new suppliers that are able to facilitate long-term supply.

  10. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    The attached set of parts - including spacers, caps, blocks and plates - will be used within equipment to test automotive batteries for leaks. In a bid to increase their existing supplier base, the client is looking to hear from Qimtek members who have both the capabilities and capacity to undertake this work on a repeat basis. Spending a massive £1million a year on bespoke machined parts, they seek a supplier who can offer good value and short lead times. This is an opportunity to add a big-spending company to your customer portfolio and it should not be missed by those who are looking to increase their long-term workload.

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