Framework for Supply of Metallic Powders
This requirement for metallic powder feed stocks arises from the technologies employed at both the Mercury Centre and AMRC.
United Kingdom-Sheffield: Basic metals
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The University of Sheffield
Floor 5, Arts Tower, Western Bank
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield
For the attention of: Sylwia Wiaderna
S10 2TN Sheffield
Telephone: +44 1142227662
General address of the contracting authority: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Catcliffe, Rotherham and Faculty of Engineering, Sheffield.
NUTS code UKE32,UKE31
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 1
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for supply to the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at Catcliffe and to Faculty of Engineering at Sheffield.
Scope of Requirement:
The University of Sheffield wishes to establish a framework agreement with a number of Suppliers to enable requirements for metallic powders to be called off, for supply in the most economically advantageous manner.
This requirement for metallic powder feed stocks arises from the technologies employed at both the Mercury Centre and AMRC; these processes currently include the following:
— Additive Layer Manufacturing
— Metal Injection Moulding (MIM)
— Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP)
— Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS)
— Diode Laser Cladding (DLC)
Framework will be for initial period from the 1.8.2015 until the 31.7.2016 with an option to extend annually, post review on each anniversary, until 31.7.2018.
Tender Process and Documentation:
This is an EU open exercise. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University’s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield.
If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield
Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.
Closing date for receipt of tenders: 22.6.2015 at 12:00 (UK time).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 1 500 000 GBP
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per tender documentation.
As per tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per tender documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22.6.2015 – 13:00
Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised Officers of the University.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
An option to extend on the anniversary of contract for years 2 and 3 is available to the purchaser on an annual basis, subject to review of requirements and availability of budget.
The anticipated spend over the 3 year period is 1 500 000 GBP.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: