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Process: Drilling

Overview

Using a drill bit rotated at high speeds, drilling is the process of cutting a hole into material - typically metal, plastic, or wood. Whilst rotating, the drill bit is capable of hollowing out the required hole into the material once it makes direct contact. The type of drilling process, as well as the design of drill used, will vary depending on factors such as the size of the required hole(s). Drilling is used across all different manufacturing sectors. Drills are also available as a consumer product, with many people using hand drills within home improvement projects and DIY.

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Drilling projects for quote

  1. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Drilling

    This Qimtek Member is urgently looking for a supplier to aid them with the finish machining of free issue aluminum plate. The plate requires 10mm machining out of the sides,edges and all the holes drilled to the measurements in the cad file The Material is Ali TP

  2. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Drilling

    This manufacturer of robotics and automation is in need of quotations from machinists for the attached plates, which are required immediately. Outsourcing approximately £500,000 worth of machining each year, the buyer behind the enquiry would like to receive the parts as soon as possible. This is currently a one-off requirement but the chosen supplier may be asked to produce similar parts going forward.

  3. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Drilling

    This client, a company outsourcing an impressive £500,000 worth of machining work every year, seeks a supplier to drill and tap the attached 'threaded block', which is to be made from free-issue S275JR bar. They have an immediate order to place for the work in question and will require the parts on an ongoing basis. Therefore, they are keen to build a relationship with a Qimtek member who can facilitate ongoing supply. Those that are interested in this opportunity should make contact with the buyer directly in order to be considered.

  4. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-Drilling

    This manufacturing and repair company for construction vehicles is currently looking to hear from possible suppliers who can assist them with their current backlog caused by broken machinery, as well as overflow work required throughout their busier periods going forward. Currently outsourcing over £100,000 worth of manufacture each year, the buyer is looking to build a long-term relationship with suppliers who can drill free-issue Hardox steel. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, which is to be repeated over the client's busier periods going forward.

  5. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Drilling

    This company specialises in architecture and structural design and has an order to place for the drilling of free-issue aluminium extrusions, which will be available in September. Quotes are required for 445 off as a single batch, which is a new design concept for their client. Pricing and quality/accuracy is most important for this enquiry. Once the order is completed, there is also scope for similar, ongoing work on an ad-hoc basis.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Drilling

    This start-up manufacturing company is looking for a machinist who can assist with the manufacture AND anodising of the attached nozzle. This has been made in Nylon previously, but the buyer would now like to move on to aluminium prototypes. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, which - assuming the aluminium works as well as the Nylon - is to be repeated in larger, increasing quantities going forward. Therefore, this project is ideal for suppliers looking to fill immediate and long-term capacity.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Drilling

    Slotting and drilling holes into angles is needed, on behalf of a buyer with a yearly spend of £50,000 in the subcontract machining arena. They are looking for a supplier that has the necessary accreditation, who can offer a quick turnaround on the parts in question. Companies that meet this criteria and have the capacity to undertake the work are asked to get in touch with the buyer at their earliest opportunity, quoting their best price and earliest delivery.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Drilling

    This client,a company outsourcing an impressive £500,000 worth of machining work every year, seeks a supplier to drill the attached S275JR bar. They have an immediate order to place for the work in question and will require the parts on an ongoing basis. Therefore, they are keen to build a relationship with a Qimtek member who can facilitate ongoing supply. Those that are interested in this opportunity should make contact with the buyer directly in order to be considered.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Drilling

    This manufacturer of recovery trucks, who outsources around £80,000 of machining every year, is looking for a new supplier for the attached mild steel parts which are to be cut to size and drilled. Due to communication issues, the client is seeking a new supplier who can offer prompt delivery. These parts are sought as soon as possible and are expected to be repeated on a six-monthly basis.

  10. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Drilling

    This company outsources over £60,000 worth of machining work every year and seeks urgent assistance with the modification of a hardened steel geared ring, to be free-issued to the successful vendor. The ideal supplier will be able to increase the size of 24 pre-drilled holes by 1.5mm to 18mm diameter, whilst ensuring an accurate, high-quality finish. This part will be utilised within an industrial machinery application.

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