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Additive Layer Manufacturing Powder Bed Laser Melting Machine

  Wolverhampton United Kingdom — University of Wolverhampton
Published May 25, 2016 — Deadline June 29, 2016 (2 years ago)
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Notice type
Contract notice
Buyer category
Education
Value
€499.18k

The University is seeking to procure an industrial/research capable Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) Powder Bed Laser Melting Machine (the ‘Machine’) in order to facilitate the manufacture of metal parts and tooling from a variety materials.

In addition to compliance with the Specification it is critical that the proposals offer additional added value in terms of forming a collaborative working partnership between the supplier and the University.

The Machine must be appropriate for a high volume multi-user manufacturing environment, be able to support bespoke engineering research commercial part and tool production and to be used within a teaching environment.


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Fact Sheet

Title
Additive Layer Manufacturing Powder Bed Laser Melting Machine.
Published by
University of Wolverhampton
Publication Date
25/05/2016
Application Deadline
29/06/2016
Deadline Date
06/07/2016
Deadline Time
10:00:00
Notice Type
Contract Notice
Has Documents
No
Abstract
The University is seeking to procure an industrial/research capable Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) Powder Bed Laser Melting Machine (the ‘Machine’) in order to facilitate the manufacture of metal parts and tooling from a variety materials.In addition to compliance with the Specification it is critical that the proposals offer additional added value in terms of forming a collaborative working partnership between the supplier and the University.The Machine must be appropriate for a high volume multi-user manufacturing environment, be able to support bespoke engineering research commercial part and tool production and to be used within a teaching environment.
Main Contact
procurement@wlv.ac.uk
Admin Contact
N/A
Technical Contact
N/A
Other Contact
N/A
Official Name
University of Wolverhampton
Postal Address
MX Building, Camp Street
Town
Wolverhampton
Postal Code
WV1 1AD
Country
UK
Contact Point
Procurement
Telephone
+44 1902321000
E-Mail
procurement@wlv.ac.uk
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority
Additive Layer Manufacturing Powder Bed Laser Melting Machine.
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance
UKG
Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Division into lots
No
Will variants be accepted
No
Total quantity or scope
The University is seeking to procure an industrial, research capable Additive Layer Manufacturing Powder Bed Laser Melting Machine in order to facilitate the manufacture of metal parts and tooling from a variety materials. In addition to compliance with the Specification it is critical that the proposals offer additional added value in terms of forming a collaborative working partnership between the supplier and the University. The Machine must be appropriate for a high volume multi-user manufacturing environment, be able to support bespoke engineering research commercial part and tool production and to be used within a teaching environment. The Qualification section will be assessed on a pass, fail basis in accordance with the standard qualification questions implemented by the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Cabinet Office. The requirements here include: — The Tenderer must have a minimum annual turnover of 800 000 GBP. — The Tenderer must have a Credit Safe Score of greater than 30. — The Successful Contractor must have 2 500 000 GBP Public Liability Insurance; — The Successful Contractor must have 5 000 000 GBP Employer's Liability Insurance; The specific Machine requirements include: — That the Machine must be of Powder bed type with a Yb-fiber laser; — The Laser Power must be 400 W minimum. With a spot size of up to a maximum of 100 microns diameter; — Integrated nitrogen generator and a touch screen interface; — Build area,volume must be a minimum of 250 x 250 mm in x and y and 320 mm in the z axis.
Economic and financial capacity
As per Tender documentation.
Technical capacity
As per Tender documentation.
Have candidates already been selected?
No
Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
1
An electronic auction will be used
No
Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
29-06-2016  10:00
Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
06-07-2016  10:00
Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance
Telford, UK.
Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University is seeking to procure an industrial/research capable Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) Powder Bed Laser Melting Machine (the ‘Machine’) in order to facilitate the manufacture of metal parts and tooling from a variety materials. In addition to compliance with the Specification it is critical that the proposals offer additional added value in terms of forming a collaborative working partnership between the supplier and the University. The Machine must be appropriate for a high volume multi-user manufacturing environment, be able to support bespoke engineering research commercial part and tool production and to be used within a teaching environment.
Deposits and guarantees required
As per Tender documentation.
Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions
As per Tender documentation.
Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded
As per Tender documentation.
Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://wlv.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the username/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority
16-34
Delivery Locations
The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.
Further information can be obtained at
yes
Specifications and further documents can be obtained at
yes
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to
yes
Purchase
yes
Hire-purchase
no
A public contract
yes
The setting up of a Dynamic Purchasing System
no
The establishment of a framework agreement
no
Framework agreement with a single operators
no
Framework agreement with several operators
no
The contract is restricted to sheltered workshops
no
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes
no
Open
yes
Accelerated restricted
no
Accelerated negotiated
no
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
no
Prior Information Notice
no
Notice on a Buyer Profile
no
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
no
National or federal agency/Office
no
Regional or local Authority
no
Regional or local Agency/Office
no
Body governed by public law
yes
European Institution/Agency or International Organisation
no
General public services
no
Defence
no
Public order and safety
no
Environment
no
Economic and financial affairs
no
Health
no
Housing and community amenities
no
Social protection
no
Recreation, culture and religion
no
Education
yes
Rent
yes
Combination of these
no
Restricted
yes
Negotiated
no
Competitive dialogue
no

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