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Process: Machining, Plastics

Overview

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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Machining, Plastics projects for quote

  1. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    A Qimtek member seeks the assistance of a supplier who can facilitate full production of a plastic insert. Quotes are required for 40,000 off, with 1,000 off required by the end of the month and either the balance to be received by the following month, or 5,000 off required per month thereafter until the full order is completed. This design will be used to mount cameras onto the rear of lorries. The client seeks a prompt response from interested parties, as they may award the project early if the right supplier is found.

  2. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Machining of rack blocks is needed on a subcontract basis, by a manufacturer of packaging machinery that spends over £50,000 a year on outsourced machining processes. These parts are to be made from Acetal in accordance with the drawings provided. Ideally, the client would like to locate a supplier that can offer exemplary value and reliable delivery - in return, they may be considered for similar projects, as well as repeat orders of these parts, moving forward.

  3. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    A manufacturer of radiation protection equipment, whose spend exceeds £100,000 annually, seeks a machinist who can produce syringe shields from clear acrylic. These parts will be used within the medical industry and therefore quality is of utmost importance. Once a relationship has been established, the successful supplier will also be asked to lend their hand to additional orders, in varying sizes.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    A buyer operating within the industrial machinery sector, who spends £50,000 annually on subcontract machining services, is looking for a supplier who can produce the attached ribbed bung from Nylon on an annual basis. These components will be utilised within a larger project and in turn, the surface between each rib can be left rough, as adhesive will be added at a later stage.

  5. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Quotes are sought on the attached flocking gun body, required for end use within an industrial machinery application. The client - who spends £50,000 annually on bespoke machined parts - is looking for the assistance of a supplier that is able to offer prompt and reliable delivery of the part in question, to be turned, milled and drilled in accordance with the drawings attached. In turn, the client will look to place repeat orders with the company they select, making this an ideal opportunity to supplement your long-term customer portfolio.

  6. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This design house is looking for a supplier to manufacture a replica radio box as part of a new virtual reality warplane experience. There are two different sizes, with quotes required for 1 off of each. Good value is an essential element of this project and interested suppliers must be able to offer a service and product that supports this. Further work could be made available once a relationship is established, as similar items may be required for use within the same environment.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Required as part of a larger scientific project, the attached test tube holder is to be machined from black or grey PVC. A high level of quality is essential, whilst good value is also important. There is an immediate order to place for 200 off and interested vendors are asked to make contact with the buyer directly in order to be considered.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    A manufacturer of flat roof framework systems, whose annual spend on outsourced plastic and rubber services exceeds £30,000 per year, is looking to increase their existing supplier base. Their current requirement is for a black polyurethane foam support foot, which is ordered on a regular basis. The ideal supplier will be able to offer good value and a reliable service; in turn, they will gain a new long-term customer.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Machining of a rack block is needed on a subcontract basis, by a manufacturer of packaging machinery that spends over £50,000 a year on outsourced machining processes. The part is to be made from Acetal in accordance with the drawings provided. Ideally, the client would like to locate a supplier that can offer exemplary value and reliable delivery - in return, they may be considered for similar projects, as well as repeat orders of this part, moving forward.

  10. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    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 two different plastic components. Substantial quantities are required on a repeat basis. The buyer needs delivery of 10%-20% by the 20th July, offering a chance to build new business and fill capacity moving into the near future. The balance will be required four weeks later.

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