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Process: Milling, High Volume

Overview

Milling machines can be conventional (manual) or computer numerically controlled (CNC). Milling involves the removal of material using a rotating mill tool. Types of milling machines range from vertical milling centres (VMC) to horizontal mills. Modern milling machines can have a variety of live tooling capabilities and multiple axis capable of producing simple and complex machined parts. We classify high volume as batches of 500 off or above.

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Milling, High Volume projects for quote

  1. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    Destined for end use within the cosplay industry, these top and bottom jaws are to be made from aluminium. Quotes are required for 1 off set for delivery early December and also 100 off sets and 1000 off sets to be delivered next year. The client has also advised that this will be an ongoing requirement with an estimated usage of 1000 off sets per year, making it an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity. In addition, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    This company is currently seeking a supplier who can machine the attached automotive flange, to be used in air conditioning units within vehicles. The client has an order ready to place for its production. These flanges are currently manufactured in China at a rate of 200,000 off per year; however, the client is looking for overseas return and an increase to 600,000 off per year starting in March 2019. A guide price has been provided of 0.20 USD per unit delivered. 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: 2

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    The two attached heater covers are new designs, for which a supplier has not yet been allocated. The client - a company that specialises in thermal equipment and outsources £25,000 worth of machining work every year - has an order to place for the initial samples, to be followed by a batch of 80 off. Further to this, quotes are sought for quantities of 5,000 to 24,000 off, which are scheduled to follow moving into 2019. The buyer requests that all quotations include delivery and packaging, as well as taking quality and value into account as important considerations.

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    Destined for end use within forecourt safety valves, the attached flange is to be milled and drilled from mild steel in accordance with the drawings provided. Quotes are required for 1000 off of this design, for which the client will have an order to place early next year. Therefore, they seek clarification of the associated cost and lead times. Owing to the client's £80,000 spend in the subcontract machining sphere, additional opportunities could be made available to the chosen supplier once a relationship has been established.

  5. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    This autosports company is looking to increase their supplier base for the production of machined parts. They have an immediate order to place for the attached hand guards and bar clamps - all of which are to be machined from aluminium. Initially, 100 off sets are needed, although the client has also requested that interested parties quote for 250 and 500 off sets respectively. The ideal supplier will be able to offer delivery by mid-June, meaning that this work may be ideally suited to those with imminent capacity to fill.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    Destined for end use within the automotive industry, 5670 off of the attached block are currently required. The company behind this enquiry spends over £50,000 every year on bespoke machined components. They seek the assistance of a Qimtek member who can adhere to the target price specified, having been let down by their existing supplier. There is an immediate order to place and the client can offer flexibility surrounding the delivery, with either multiple smaller batches or the entire quantity permitted.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    This manufacturer from the electronics industry is looking to increase their supplier base for the production of an insulator. This item is machined from porcelain in large annual quantities, and the buyer is keen to hear from Qimtek members who have the capabilities to undertake this type of work. This company spends over £1million on their annual subcontract requirements, paving the way for the chosen supplier to build the relationship moving forward.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    Destined for end use within the industrial machinery sector, the attached part is to be machined from bright drawn mild steel in quantities of 1000 off. The client has an urgent order to place for this component making it a fantastic opportunity for suppliers looking to fill immediate capacity.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    The company behind this enquiry spends over £55,000 per year on bespoke machined components. They currently seek assistance from a machinist who can mill the attached structural steel back plate, favouring quotes from those with ISO 9001 accreditation. The component will be used within wind turbines.

  10. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    The attached plate will be used within a wind turbine and a supplier is sought to machine it in accordance with the drawing attached. The company behind this enquiry spends over £55,000 a year on bespoke machined parts and has an immediate order to place for the prototypes, followed by further repeat orders at the production phase. Therefore, they would like to partner with a vendor that can assist them long-term and may also look to place additional work with the supplier that they select.

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