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Title: The supply of a drop weight impact testing equipment
Published by: Glyndwr University
Publication Date: 25/11/2021
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Speculative Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Wrexham Glyndwr University has an extensive Composites laboratory based at the Advanced Composites Training and Development Centre in Broughton which is a joint activity with Airbus.
This laboratory is used for teaching, research and enterprise activities. There is also collaboration within the university with the OpTIC centre and this as well as commercial opportunities to an extent governs the requirements of the equipment which is available and the capability of the laboratory.
We are looking to identify and source suppliers that can supply a drop weight impact tester equipment which fulfils the following technical requirements, which are outlined below:
Ability to make measurements in the temperature range -70 to 150oC
Anti-rebound device
Accredited calibration of the system
High resonance frequency. Expectation is that this would be greater than 75 kHz
Support stand for compression after impact testing of composites and also Boeing Compression after impact future for subsequent edgewise testing of the damaged specimens. Both must be completely compliant with ASTM D7137 or D7137M
Wide impact energy range with an expectation that this is from 0.6 to 800 J
Piezo electric instrumented tub 16mm diameter in accordance with ASTM D7136 and Airbus AITM 1.0010
The Equipment MUST be manufactured, supplied, delivered and Installed BEFORE 31 March 2022 due to grant funding terms and conditions.

Speculative Notice – NATIONAL

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Glyndwr University

Plas Coch, Mold Road,

Wrexham

LL11 2AW

UK

Arwel Staples

+44 1978293188


+44 1978293188
www.glyndwr.ac.uk

1.2

Address from which further information may be obtained


Glyndwr University

Plas Coch, Mold Road,

Wrexham

LL11 2AW

UK


+44 1978293188


+44 1978293188
www.glyndwr.ac.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

The supply of a drop weight impact testing equipment

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Wrexham Glyndwr University has an extensive Composites laboratory based at the Advanced Composites Training and Development Centre in Broughton which is a joint activity with Airbus.

This laboratory is used for teaching, research and enterprise activities. There is also collaboration within the university with the OpTIC centre and this as well as commercial opportunities to an extent governs the requirements of the equipment which is available and the capability of the laboratory.

We are looking to identify and source suppliers that can supply a drop weight impact tester equipment which fulfils the following technical requirements, which are outlined below:

Ability to make measurements in the temperature range -70 to 150oC

Anti-rebound device

Accredited calibration of the system

High resonance frequency. Expectation is that this would be greater than 75 kHz

Support stand for compression after impact testing of composites and also Boeing Compression after impact future for subsequent edgewise testing of the damaged specimens. Both must be completely compliant with ASTM D7137 or D7137M

Wide impact energy range with an expectation that this is from 0.6 to 800 J

Piezo electric instrumented tub 16mm diameter in accordance with ASTM D7136 and Airbus AITM 1.0010

The Equipment MUST be manufactured, supplied, delivered and Installed BEFORE 31 March 2022 due to grant funding terms and conditions.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=116195.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

38500000 Checking and testing apparatus
38540000 Machines and apparatus for testing and measuring
51200000 Installation services of equipment for measuring, checking, testing and navigating
51230000 Installation services of testing equipment
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham

3 Administrative Information

3.1

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

AS/RD/251121

3.2

Estimated Start of the Award Procedure

 06-12-2021

4 Other Information

4.1

Additional Information

Expressions of Interest & Contact Details

If you wish to register your informal expressions of interest then please send a maximum of 8 sides of A4 response which includes the following:

Company Background

Clear evidence to demonstrate that your equipment can meet the Technical Specification outlined. This can include a Technical Specification Data sheet.

Feedback whether you can meet the 31st March 2022 deadline for supply, delivery and installation.

Indicative Price of the equipment for budget setting purposes (Please see attached document)

Please send your informal expression of interest response document to r.day@glyndwr.ac.uk

The closing date for informal expressions of interest responses to be received is Friday 3rd December 2021 at 12.00pm noon.

Please note this is an informal market intelligence gathering exercise and is not a formal request for detailed proposals to be submitted at this stage. The exercise is to ensure that the University has a better understanding of market and the commercial options available.

Following the completion of this informal market intelligence gathering exercise the University reserves the option of then seeking formal proposals through a public tender advertisement via the Sell2Wales portal and those parties who have expressed an informal interest will also be invited to submit formal proposal.

(WA Ref:116195)

4.2

Download Additional Documentation

Drop weight impact testing equipment Technical Specification requirements

4.3

Publication date of this notice

 25-11-2021

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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
38500000Checking and testing apparatusLaboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
51200000Installation services of equipment for measuring, checking, testing and navigatingInstallation services (except software)
51230000Installation services of testing equipmentInstallation services of equipment for measuring, checking, testing and navigating
38540000Machines and apparatus for testing and measuringChecking and testing apparatus

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1023Flintshire and Wrexham

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