Process: Plastic Fabrication


Plastic fabricationPlastic fabrication is a combination of the most common processes to machine plastics.

Plastics fabrication usually includes milling and turning, sometimes also machining in CNC centres. For smaller volumes conventional machining is common and for larger volumes CNC machining is typically used.

Plastic fabrication is especially common for small volumes, as there is usually no tooling cost. Plastics fabrication is also a common process to improve tolerances after moulding.

It is normally carried out in smaller workshops or plastic moulding facilities.

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Plastic Fabrication projects for quote

  1. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This university is working on a biomedical research project and is looking to find a supplier with the capabilities to manufacture 100 off of the attached PEEK plate. Quality of the end product is paramount and pricing is also key. This could also lead to other work in addition to this ongoing enquiry. The buyer would also very much welcome any advice and suggestions regarding the optimum method of manufacture. There will be an order to place with the chosen supplier.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This new Qimtek client manufactures high-quality interiors for commercial aircraft and is looking for a supplier to manufacture the attached seat placard cover strips, which will be used in-house. Their previous supplier has ceased trading, meaning that this initial enquiry will also lead to repeat orders for this component, as well as the opportunity of similar work. Please note that traceability of materials is required for the Lexan, whilst the successful vendor must also be able to supply a certificate of conformity.

  3. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    The attached guards and covers will be used as part of a doughnut fryer for the food & beverage industry. Quotes are currently sought for their production, on behalf of a company that outsources in excess of £10,000 worth of fabrication work annually. The requested price breaks range from 1 to 10 off across the set, for which there is an immediate order to place. The ongoing nature of the work means that the successful supplier wins not only the job in question, but also a new long-term customer.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This buyer currently seeks a supplier to laser cut a large quantity of acrylic "screens" destined for the electronics sector. The quality of this work is paramount, the completed items must be free of any scratches and burrs.There is an immediate order to place for 500 off which will, in-turn, develop into an ongoing requirement moving forward.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This client, a manufacturer of composite materials, seeks a plastic specialist to produce two PETG components. This work entails the profiling of plastic sheet and also includes a small amount of machining. There is an order to place, which could lead to both ongoing and additional work following this enquiry. 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: 2

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This manufacturer of agricultural equipment who outsources approximately £100,000 worth of fabrication a year, currently has a requirement for the attached plastic components. The parts in question are required in batches ranging from 5 to 8 off, with supplier input requested surrounding the optimum plastic to be used for one of the designs. There is an immediate order to place this enquiry, which may lead to additional, similar work for the chosen supplier in future.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This company manufactures high-quality interiors for commercial aircraft and has an immediate order to place. They are looking for a supplier to fabricate the attached long brackets using free-issue material. Quality is highly important, as is pricing and delivery turnaround for this urgent enquiry. Depending on the location of the chosen supplier's premises, the delivery and collection will either be arranged by the client using their driver, or completed via courier. Quotes are required for 10 off, with repeat work to follow once the initial order has been fulfilled.

  8. Drawings count: 2

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This lighting design studio who specialise in unique, bespoke parts, requires quotes for a clear light diffuser to be used within interior lighting. There is an immediate order to place for the initial production run, which is then expected to be repeated every couple of months moving forward. The batch sizes are expected to increase over time, with supplier input required surrounding the optimum material to be used.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This ramp manufacturer is currently quoting for a ramp system installation - part of which is a wheelchair access system to be made from hard rubber/plastic, which they cannot manage in-house. Therefore, they require the assistance of a supplier who can undertake this aspect of the enquiry on their behalf. Although there is no immediate order to place, should the buyer be successful in their tender, there will be an order to follow for this one-off requirement.

  10. Drawings count: 2

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This client is looking for a supplier to water jet the attached universal stands, using free-issue black ABS 5mm thick sheet which will be free-issued to the chosen supplier. Water jetting has been requested initially due to the nature of the pieces fitting together; however, the client will explore other processes if they prove more efficient and upkeep the high quality and clean finish required. Quotes are required for 100 sets, comprising of 200 off part A, 100 off part B and 100 off part C. These stands will be used as consumer products, so the finish needs to be of an extremely high quality with no burrs, scratches, marks or any signs of abrasion. The CAD file attached to this enquiry can be adjusted by the chosen supplier to suit their own tolerances if needed.

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