Qimtek

Qualified subcontract engineering projects

Are you looking to grow your business with new long term customers from the manufacturing industry?

This is a list of projects from manufacturing buyers looking for new manufacturing partners in the UK. Supplier members have access to the drawings and buyer information so they can contact them directly.

149 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 149

  1. Drawings count: 2

    Tool Making-Mould Tools

    This company specialises in temperature calibration and has an order to place for the attached mould tool which, when in use, will mould cement spheres to be used within a spherical furnace. Quotes are required for 4 off of each part of the mould, to be made from plastic - for example, Nylon or PTFE - or any hard wood. Accuracy of the internal measurements is of the most importance within this enquiry.

  2. Drawings count: 3

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    With an annual spend of over £100,000 on bespoke fabrication work, this design and installation company has an order to place for floor stand brackets, as well as a duct and fan bracket which will be used within the construction industry. Quotes are sought for 2 off floor stand brackets and 1 off of each of the duct and fan brackets; all of these parts are to be supplied galvanised. Lead time and pricing are the most important considerations within this enquiry and there is also scope for additional, ongoing work once the initial enquiry is completed.

  3. Drawings count: 4

    Sheet Metal Forming-General Sheet Metal (2mm to 6mm)

    This company specialises in dust and fume extraction work and requires these four newly-designed components which, when assembled, will form a screw chute to be used within the construction industry. Quotes are required for 1 off of each part, which use 2mm, 3mm and 5mm thick sheet metal as directed in the individual drawings. Once a relationship is established with the chosen supplier, it may also lead to further, similar work in addition to this initial requirement. Please note that assembly is not needed.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Full turnkey-Machining with Fabrication

    Quotes are currently sought for the attached bar which is to be fabricated and machined from stainless steel. The part in question will be used within industrial machinery for the paper industry. Suppliers that are able to assist are asked to make contact with the buyer promptly in order to be considered; as the client spends £500,000 annually on bespoke components, this could be an opportunity to supplement your customer portfolio with a large-spending company.

  5. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This company operates within the marine industry and has an immediate order to place for the attached Delrin jaws, which will be used within testing equipment for scuba gear. This project incorporates elements of milling and drilling, with quotes required for 10 and 20 off of each part. The ideal supplier will be able to provide a high-quality end product and once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this requirement.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This company operates within the marine industry and has an immediate order to place for stainless steel 316L yoke clamps, which will be used within testing equipment for scuba gear. The clamps are normally produced from brass forging and then machined, but due to the volume required, they will need to be machined from billet. This project incorporates elements of turning, milling and threading, with quotes required for 600 pieces supplied in batches of 200 off. The ideal supplier will be able to provide a high-quality end product and once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this requirement.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This company specialises in handcrafted wood products on sale to the general public and has an order to place for a plastic clock face, which will be used as part of a new wooden wall clock launching soon. Quotes are required for the initial 1 off for prototyping purposes, as well as 10 off for when production commences. Quotes are also required for both 1mm and 2mm thicknesses, in black acrylic or any other suitable plastic material. Advice is welcome on which material is most suitable for the clock face. Pricing is of the most importance within this enquiry, which could also lead to similar work once a relationship is established.

  8. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This new start-up company is looking for a supplier to manufacture this new design, which will become part of a paintball gun for the leisure industry. This particular component is the most complex and most important within the paintball gun, with quotes sought for 50, 100 and 200 off pieces. Good pricing per unit and overall quality/accuracy is vital for this enquiry. There is also opportunity for the machining of other less complex parts in future, as well as this requirement going forward.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This company has an order to place for a re-design of a hammer and a hammer dog, which are to be made from stainless steel. The client spends over £12,000 per year on bespoke machined designs. Quotes are required for 50 and 100 off of each part and the client has also advised that this will be an ongoing requirement, making it an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity. In addition, there may be opportunities for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  10. Drawings count: 4

    Sheet Metal Forming-General Sheet Metal (2mm to 6mm)

    Specialising in dust and fume extraction work, this company has an order to place for these new designs of brackets, which will be used within the construction industry. Quotes are sought for 1 off of each size, made from 3mm thick box section. Quality, pricing and delivery are all important factors within this enquiry, however, reliable delivery is of the most importance, due to a shorter than usual lead time. Following this enquiry, further similar work will be made available in addition to this initial enquiry.

  11. Drawings count: 1

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This company specialises in handcrafted wood products on sale to the general public and has an order to place for a sheet metal clock face, which will be used as part of a new wall clock launching soon. Quotes are required for the initial 1 off for prototyping purposes, as well as 10 off for when production commences. Quotes are also required for both 1mm and 2mm thicknesses, in mild steel and/or stainless steel and advice is welcome on which is most suitable for the clock face. Pricing is of the most importance within this enquiry, which could also lead to similar work when a relationship is established.

  12. Drawings count: 1

    Sheet Metal Forming-Fine Limit Sheet Metal (up to 2mm)

    This company specialises in dust and fume extraction designs and has an order to place for a jet cowl, which will be attached to pipework and used within the construction/fabrication industries. Quotes are required for 4 off and 6 off at this time. There is an order to place for 4 off which will be awarded as soon as a suitable quote is received; subsequently, this will be followed by regular orders of 6 off on an approximate monthly basis going forward. Different sizes will be required in future, ranging from 250mm up to 900mm diameter at the bottom of the jet cowl. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, offer reliable delivery and provide a high-quality end product - once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this initial requirement.

  13. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    This new company to Qimtek has an order to place for these 6 sizes of abrasive skirting. Quotes are required for 1 off of each. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, offer reliable delivery and provide a high-quality end product; once a relationship has been established, further projects could also be made available in addition to this initial enquiry.

  14. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This new company to Qimtek is looking for a supplier to make the attached bushing and pin using turning and milling techniques, which will be used as part of industrial machinery. Quotes are sought for 2 off of each, with great potential for further, similar work going forward. Delivery, pricing and a good quality end product are all key considerations within this enquiry.

  15. Drawings count: 1

    Full turnkey-Machining with Fabrication

    With a fabrication spend of over £100,000 per year on bespoke fabrication designs, this new company to Qimtek has an order to place for this non-return valve duct which will be used within industrial machinery. Quotes are required for 1 off, with opportunity for further orders in the size shown, as well as additional similar sizes. Delivery timescales are very important for this initial enquiry, with quality and pricing also considered key elements. 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.

  16. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Gear Cutting

    This new buyer to Qimtek has an order to place for the manufacture and assembly of the attached gears and cutters. which will be used as part of machinery for the food and beverage industry. These were previously made using additive manufacturing processes as one whole piece, however, the printed materials used were not food grade, which is now essential. Quotes are required for 1 off, 50 off and 100 off assemblies. A low number of sets will be ordered initially but once tested and approved, this will lead to higher volumes once full production is underway. Delivery of the first batch within 2 weeks ideally is important, although if it takes a little longer, this will be accepted. Quality and accuracy is critical for these components. 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.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This new company to Qimtek has requested quotes for a D-shaft to be cut into the end of a free-issue shaft, as shown on the drawing attached to this enquiry. Quotes are required for 2 off. Lead time is of the most importance; their current supplier has a machine breakdown, so they are looking to increase their supplier base and require a quick turnaround on this initial enquiry. Further work is also available, so this will be a great opportunity to work with a new, regular client from the offshore industry.

  18. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, High Volume

    This client, a company specialise in hardware manufacture , are looking for quotes for the attached shoulder screws with three different screw head options: slotted, Pozidrive and hex/Allen key. These are usually ordered in monthly batches of 2000, with batches reaching up to 4000 off at peak times. Quotes are required for 2000, 3000 and 4000 off - the buyer has stated that the first batch will be ordered after an initial sample of 2-5 screws has been tested and approved. A target price of around 40p has been requested, or less if possible, per screw. This enquiry is a fantastic opportunity to work with a client who requires regular large volumes of screws and fasteners, and once a relationship has been established, this could also lead to additional work of similar ilk.

  19. Drawings count: 1

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    With an annual spend of over £100,000 on bespoke fabrication work, this design and installation company has an immediate order to place for a mild steel grill plate which will be used within the electronics industry. Quotes are sought for 8 off to be laser cut, with either a painted or powder coated finish. Because their current supplier has closed their business, delivery lead time is of most importance for this enquiry. Once a relationship is established, this could also lead to future similar work, making this a great opportunity to work long-term with a new client.

  20. Drawings count: 2

    Casting-Forging

    This company outsources over £50,000 of forging work per year and is looking for quotes for 3000 off of the attached H-piece, which will be called off in 3 separate orders of 1000 each throughout the year. This is because the current supplier will soon no longer be making these parts, so a new supplier needs to be found. Made from carbon steel, the hot forging process is required, along with a zinc finish. Pricing and quality is of utmost importance for this enquiry and will lead to repeat orders due to the annual requirements involved. This volume has also been estimated to increase due to client demand, so will lead to higher annual quantities going forward, although the actual number has not been confirmed at this time.

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