Start Date: 9th April 2018
Close Date: 20th April 2018
This tender is made available to those machine tool builders who can provide CNC Grinding Machines suitable for rotary grinding PCD tooling to tolerances of 0.001mm.
If you are a manufacturer/distributor who can service one, or both, of the following machine specifications then please apply below;
- CNC Reciprocating Grinding Machine with robot automation option.
- CNC External Grinding Machine with multiple spindle arbour option.
Exactaform has a bespoke project that will require tailor made work holding and programming, to be developed by the machine manufacturer. This project will require a non-disclosure agreement to be able to progress any application, at which point full details of the project will be shared. The manufacturer must be willing to develop their solution to suit the needs of the project, and full samples will be required to evidence trials.
The solution will be defined for Exactaform with supporting evidence including trial sample(s) within 4 weeks. Following this, the tender will be assessed based on Technical Specification, price and levels of support offered by the manufacturer, with a weighting of 50/35/15% respectively.
The lead time on these machines must not exceed 6 months. Any applications that cannot supply within 6 months of order will not be considered.