Process: General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)


General fabrication refers to common types of processes when working in plate.
General fabrication usually includes all common ways to work sheet metal; normally cutting, press brake work , treatment and assembling. In this category, the sheet metal's thickness ranges from 6 to 15 mm. Other thicknesses can be found in the general sheet metal or heavy fabrication categories. The material used in general fabrication is a thicker piece of sheet metal. Still, this means its length and width is considerably larger than its width.

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General Fabrication (over 1 tonne) projects for quote

  1. Drawings count: 5

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This company has an immediate order to place for these large aluminium planters with steel panels, which will be used as street furniture. Laser cutting and welding processes are required and quotes have been requested for 8 off. In addition, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This client currently seeks a supplier to assist in the manufacture of the attached frame and associate components. This project incorporates elements of sheet metal forming, cutting and welding, with a variety of finishes required. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss; in addition, this could result in further opportunities once quality and reliability have been proven.

  3. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    IMMEDIATE CAPACITY SOUGHT FOR URGENT PROJECT! This buyer, who has a massive £350,000 annual spend on subcontract fabrication work, seeks a supplier with immediate capacity who can undertake an urgent project on their behalf. A prompt response is vital, as due to its urgency, this project will be awarded as soon as the right supplier is found. The chosen supplier will be required to undertake the manufacture of the attached box section, for use within the construction industry. This company regularly has urgent enquiries of a similar nature and therefore, those who respond promptly and can offer good quality, as well as a fast turnaround, will be seen favourably.

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This growing manufacturer of steam locomotives are currently over-capacity and are looking for a new supplier to assist with the manufacture of 2 off full-size water tanks. The tank capacities are 4600 gallons of water and 9 tonnes of coal and are to be formed of mild steel sheet metal in 6mm and 10mm thicknesses (or imperial measurement equivalents). The client has provided two options, and has no particular preference when choosing a supplier: 1) provide all the profiled parts unassembled for the client to construct the tanks themselves, or 2) profile all the parts and then assemble before delivery. The sketch drawings are for the 4600 gallon tank parts which is a slight modification to the original 4000 gallon tank design. The assembly drawing is for the original 4000 gallon capacity tank. The increase of 600 gallons capacity is provided by the provision of two additional sumps to the underside of the tank. No leak testing is required if assembly is completed, because additional parts will be added to the tanks by the client before leak tests are performed at a later stage. Due to the nature of these tanks, quality is paramount regardless of which of the two options is undertaken. There is an immediate order to place with other work available once a relationship is established.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This client is looking for a new supplier to provide quotes for the manufacture of 3 off stainless steel vessel plinth frames. This work calls for the welding of box section and sheet metal with additional machining and grinding work also required. Quotes are required for 3 off, which can be delivered one at a time if this is more suitable, with all three being delivered within 8 weeks of placing the order. The order is due to be placed in mid-April so will suit those with up-coming or current capacity. This will also lead to repeatable orders once the quality and reliability is proven. 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 sourcing@qimtek.co.uk or fax 01256 394600. Once received, all drawings and documents will be released to your account.

  6. Drawings count: 5

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This security construction company, who outsource in excess of £100,000 worth of fabrication each year, is looking to collaborate with a fabrication specialist who can manufacture storage racking on their behalf. The client is moving premises in the first quarter of 2019 and the racking in question will be used at their new facilities. It is essential that interested suppliers adhere to the client's specifications, although input is welcome regarding the best material to be used.

  7. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This fire suppression equipment manufacturer, who spends in excess of £75,000 a year on outsourced fabrication, would like to hear from interested parties regarding the ongoing production of the attached fire extinguisher brackets. These brackets are to be made from mild steel sheet, although a turnkey service will also be needed. A KAN-BAN solution would also be advantageous, as the client orders large quantities of these designs every year.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This automatic assembly manufacturing company, who spend a massive £1,000,000 a year on subcontract fabrication services, requires quotations from possible suppliers for this new design of coolant tank. The client is hoping to place an order for this item within the next month, making this a great opportunity for companies looking to fill capacity at the start of 2019.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This company operates within the printing industry and outsources over £500,000 worth of fabrication work every year. They are looking for quotes for 2 off cooling conveyor support frames which will be used within printing press machinery. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically and provide a high-quality end product; once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this ongoing requirement.

  10. Drawings count: 6

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This buyer seeks a new supplier to assist with the regular production of a range of fabricated frames. This company spends over £300,000 a year on subcontract engineering and seeks a supplier with the capabilities to undertake all aspects of manufacture. This project will involve elements of cutting, folding, assembly and finishing, as well as a small amount of machining. The client is looking to increase their current supply base and as such, the successful supplier will receive ongoing and additional opportunities for work.

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