Plastics machining is a combination of different types of machining in plastic materials.
The methods of machining plastics are similar to those of metals machining, and the most common methods are turning and milling. This is usually performed when manufacturing low volumes or when fine tolerances are required. Otherwise, moulding is common for larger volumes.
There are plastic materials with many different properties. There have different appearances, electrical conductivity, hardness and resistance to heat and organic solvents.
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This buyer, who spends in excess of £50,000 yearly on outsourced machining, seeks quotes for the attached PETG top sliding door and Polyethylene latch.They are looking for a supplier that can offer good price,quality and lead time of these items with ongoing work likely to follow.
This OEM from the agriculture industry seeks responses from machining suppliers who can assist with a turning requirement. They have an immediate order to place for 30 off of a roller bush, which is to be machined from plastic. The client's £50,000 yearly spend in the subcontract machining market means that there could be scope for the chosen company to diversify into additional requirements.
With an impressive annual spend of £500,000 a year in the subcontract machining market, this company operates within the industrial machinery sector. They are hoping to identify a machining supplier who can produce the attached nozzle support blocks from Peek. Quotes are sought on 20 off of this part, but going forward, this part will be required in annual volumes of 60 off. Price and quality are of utmost importance to this buyer.
The attached lamp socket is made up of 3 parts; one copper off the shelf component and two plastic components, which are currently manufactured in Turkey. The company behind this enquiry - a manufacturer of lamps whose annual spend on outsourced machining exceeds £10,000 - would like to return production to the UK. Whilst delivery and quality are at the forefront of this enquiry, price will also be a deciding factor.
Destined for end use within the food & beverage industry, the attached plastic components are required by a company that outsources over £85,000 worth of machining work annually. They have an immediate order to place for both a LH and a RH version, with delivery required by the 29th June. The items in question are too large for the client's existing supplier and subsequently, they have advised that similar work may be made available moving forward.
The client requires a supplier to produce the attached cover, whilst offering a high standard of quality. This item is to be made in accordance with the drawing provided, with prices required for 430 off as part of a larger job for which the client is currently tendering. As well as the work in question, this could lead to the extension of similar projects to the supplier that the buyer selects, once quality and reliability have been proven.
Machining of acetal cable barrels is needed, destined for end use within the electronics sector. The company behind this enquiry outsources a sizeable £200,000 worth of machining work per year. They require costings and lead time indications for these parts, for which they are looking to improve overall quality and delivery. There is an immediate order to place and in addition, the client has also advised that repeat work will be made available; this means that there is plenty of scope for the chosen supplier to build upon their relationship with the buyer moving forward.
A plastic slide block is required for end use within the industrial machinery sector. The client spends in excess of £50,000 yearly on outsourced machining, over a variety of projects. They seek quotes for this item to be milled and drilled complete to the drawings attached. This is an ongoing requirement and subsequently, the buyer would like to allocate this work on a repeat basis, to a company with the applicable capabilities.
A company that operates within the industrial machinery sector and spends £50,000 annually on subcontract machining services, is looking to work with a third party who can aid with the manufacture of a T-piece part. Substantial quantities are required on a repeat basis. The buyer needs delivery of the initial batch by the end of May, offering a chance to build new business and fill capacity moving into the near future.
A manufacturer of electric heating and cooling systems whose annual spend on outsourced machining exceeds £25,000, would like to hear from suppliers who can produce the attached grommets from a mixture of nylon and silicone. This forms part of a larger job for which they are currently tendering and subsequently, they seek prices for 200, 400 and 800 off at this stage. Suppliers that would like to be considered for this opportunity are asked to make contact with the buyer directly, quoting best price and lead time.
Saturnn Machine Knives are the leading independent manufacturer of wood chipper blades in the UK, having sold over 175,000 of our ROTATECH™ blades into the industry. We have been trading for over 9 years and are based in Sheffield.
The company was founded on the principle that wood chipper manufacturers where monopolising the market and charging gastronomically high prices for their blades.
Westcombe Engineering is a social enterprise business that is wholly owned and operated by Peterborough City Council. Our employees, most of whom are disabled, are our greatest asset and responsible for the exceptional quality of the products we supply.
We are the only Engineering Distributor in the area with over 2 million pounds worth of stock and can offer the full power transmission package. This includes bearings, seals, chains, sprockets, belts and pulleys amongst many other products.
Atico Ltd - PVS Engineers Division is an established engineering company who for over 30 years, have specialised in the manufacture of small to large batches of Power Drive Transmission products, Gear cutting and Precision Engineering, we have over 30 years experience in Gear cutting and possess an extensive range of cutters, hobs and shapers to satisfy most requirements.
Wicks Engineering Co. Ltd. has been established over 20 years, providing specialist precision engineering expertise. We offer a quick, reliable service at competitive prices, and pride ourselves on our highly skilled workforce of precision engineers.
PCT Engineering Ltd. are a family run sheetmetal & Fabrication company based in the heart of Stoke on Trent. We specialise in small to medium batch work but are able to accomodate one offs and large production runs.