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Process: Grinding

Overview

Known as an abrasive machining process, grinding uses a wheel to remove material and create an extremely fine finish. By using a grinding process, precise tolerances are able to be met, making it a popular practice within the manufacturing sector as a whole. Grinding can either be practised on an industrial grinding machine, or using a handheld angle grinder or die grinder. The grinding operation used will depend upon variations of the component, including size and shape. Most commonly, these include surface and cylindrical grinding.

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Grinding projects for quote

  1. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Grinding

    This company specialises in castings for many industries and has an order to place for the precision grinding of this free-issue ring, which will form part of a stone crusher/pulveriser machine. Quotes are sought for 1 off, however this enquiry also has further work potential; the buyer requires this type of work periodically and has no supplier at the moment. Accuracy to the measurements is key for this enquiry.

  2. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Grinding

    This new company is looking for a supplier to grind the attached free-issue rubber tyres, which will be used within industrial polishing machines. Quotes are required for 10, 20 and 50 off, with a view to placing orders for 20 to 50 at a time once the initial order is completed. Pricing, lead times and quality are all important considerations within this enquiry and the tolerances are particularly crucial. This will lead to further orders going forward, so it will suit those looking for long-term work.

  3. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Grinding

    Grinding of free-issue EN1A blanks is needed, on behalf of a manufacturer of hydraulic equipment that outsources machining work to the tune of £500,000 every year. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, with delivery sought approximately 3 weeks from order placement. Moving forward, this will become a repeat order and the chosen supplier may also be given the opportunity to collaborate with the buyer for the production of similar items.

  4. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Grinding

    Quotes are the sought for the grinding and drilling of the attached free-issue components. The parts in question will be used within the industrial machinery sector, with 1 off of each required at this time. This is a one-off requirement at this stage, with an immediate order to place for the chosen supplier. **Due to the current health climate, we ask that you only submit a quotation for this project if you are in a position to fulfil the requirement.**

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Grinding

    This Qimtek member seeks assistance with the commercial - then precision - grinding of two free-issue grade 300 cast iron castings. As there is currently no supplier in place for this work, the client is keen to speak to someone who can undertake this project in accordance with their specifications. Please note that 1 off of each hand is needed. There is an immediate order to place for the work in question. **Due to the current health climate, we ask that you only submit a quotation for this project if you are in a position to fulfil the requirement.**

  6. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Grinding

    This company is looking for a supplier with grinding capabilities, to grind several types of free-issue bodies and end caps and other similar components on an ongoing basis, which will be used within the pump and valve industry. Quotes are sought for between 2 and 8 off of each part, as directed in the batch sizes, as an example of the type of work required. Once a supplier is chosen, this will lead to repeatable orders of these components, as well as similar components using additional metal materials. Quality and accuracy are key, and reliable delivery is critical, as sometimes the buyer has a shorter than usual lead time for the work required for their clients.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Grinding

    Outsourcing machining work to the tune of £500,000 per year, this manufacturer of medical equipment is looking to work with a supplier who can grind the attached 316 stainless steel blanks. This design is to be quoted in batches of 350 off. Prompt responses are crucial, as is the overall quality of the parts. In turn, the chosen supplier can expect to receive repeat orders once a relationship has been established.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Grinding

    Internal cylindrical grinding of the highlighted areas on the drawings attached is sought, in order to fulfil a requirement for the autosport sector. These are new items to be used within hydraulic bolt tensioners, for which there is no supplier in place. The client - a company that outsources £35,000 worth of machining work annually - would like to speak to suppliers who can undertake an immediate order.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Grinding

    This CNC machinist, who themselves outsource approximately £25,000 worth of machining each year, is in need of a supplier who can assist with the grinding, chrome plating and polishing of the attached stainless bars. With an immediate order to place, the buyer has advised that along with undertaking yearly orders for the part in question, the chosen supplier will also be asked to perform similar processes on additional free-issue components, once a relationship has been established. 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.

  10. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Grinding

    This manufacturer of industrial valves is currently looking for suppliers who can assist with the grinding and boring of free-issue round bar billets. Although there is no immediate order to place, the buyer is looking to increase their currently limited supplier base, with an order to follow as it is required. This will be repeated going forward on an ad-hoc basis, in line with customer requirements.

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