Ref LCR CGF GTB components
Expression of Interest closing date 20/12/2021


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As part of an exciting new business development GTB Components Ltd are looking to purchase the following equipment:

  • 2 x Horizontal Loading Vacuum Furnace, 500mm (w) x 500mm (h) x 800mm (d), Max gross charge 250kg
  • 2 x Rolling Mills (2 high, min roller width 400mm, with variable speed drive)
  • Inert atmosphere packing equipment to pack 500 plates L600mm x W349mm x L1.5mm per day. Prefer nitrogen protective gas.
  • Bubble tester and permeability coefficient tester to test Ø25mm Titanium discs
  • Flattening machine to plate dimensions L600mm x W349mm x L1.5mm
  • Ultrasonic washing machine to process L600mm x W349mm x L1.5mm
  • 1 m/t Titanium powder HDH production process

For further information regarding machine / equipment specifications, etc.


Deliverable Timescale

We welcome enquiries from organisations with short lead-times as we require deliver lead-times to be in the order of 8 weeks to allow us to commence no later than February 2022, and to be completed by March 2022.

Evaluation Criteria

Quotations will be assessed and scored on the following criteria:

Cost 20%

Does supplier offer value for money. This will not necessarily be the cheapest quote

Deliverability Within Specified Timescales 30%

Supplier must demonstrate they can deliver the requirement to timescales above

Meeting Specification Details 10%

Supplier must demonstrate all specifications met

Supplier Suitability 40%

Supplier must demonstrate they have the technical capability and experience to deliver the requirement

Scoring Methodology

4 Excellent Proposal meets, and in some places exceeds the required standard
3 Good Proposal meets required standard
2 Acceptable Proposal meets the required standard in most respects, but is lacking or inconsistent in others
1 Poor Proposal falls short of expected standard
0 Unacceptable Completely or significantly fails to meet required standard or does not provide the relevant answer

Proposal Format

Quotation proposals should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirement set out above.

Deadline and Submission

Proposals for consideration are required by formal quotation no later than December 20th 2021, either electronically or by post to: 

Date Published 10th December 2021

This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Under current Public Procurement Regulations there is no formal tender procedure, but a detailed written quotation is required

Conditions of Tender

Please be aware that due to the relatively low indicative budget for this work (i.e. less than the current OJEU limits) there is no regulatory obligation for us to provide feedback if you are unsuccessful.

We reserve the right to discontinue this tender process at any time and not award a contract.

You will not be entitled to claim from us any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing and/or submitting your Tender at any stage of this exercises. This applies whether or not your organisation is successful.