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The University seeks to purchase 3x machine tools that will support the AMRC's research into gear cutting technologies for multifunctional machine tools, including power skiving, hobbing, shaping, broaching and milling. AMRC's focus is on ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The University of Sheffield
Arts Tower, Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mary Young
Telephone: +44 1142226694
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKE32

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Machine Tools x 3 Lots.

Reference number: 1753/329/MY/AMRC/17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
42600000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The University seeks to purchase 3x machine tools that will support the AMRC's research into gear cutting technologies for multifunctional machine tools, including power skiving, hobbing, shaping, broaching and milling. AMRC's focus is on demonstrating opportunities for improved quality and accuracy in manufacture using single part setup for multiple operations.

As the machines will be utilised for research projects rather than production, the usage will be subject to frequent change to suit different projects. The solution should therefore be readily and rapidly changeable to work on multiple applications.

The machine tools will allow manufacture of components in various materials, particularly including alloy steels, stainless steels, aluminium and nickel-based super alloys, as well as metal matrix composites and polymer composites. The equipment should allow for machining with high pressure coolant of various types, as well as dry cutting.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 800 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots only
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

High Precision Power Skiving Turn Mill Machine Tool

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
42611000
42620000
42630000
42631000
42637000
42637100
42637200
42637300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5TZ.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supply, installation and commissioning of a High Precision twin spindle turn-mill machine tool for use in manufacturing research, particularly of gear and transmission components for the aerospace, automotive and energy industries.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: G4: General Machine Specification / Weighting: 25 %
Quality criterion - Name: G3: Gear Cutting sub criteria — a) / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: G3: Gear Cutting b) — f) / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: G2: Specific Requirements — Layout and Facility / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: G5: Technical: Machine Control / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: G6: Technical: Synchronisation Method / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: D1, b): Lead Time / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: W1: Warranty / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: T1: Training / Weighting: 5 %
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 02/10/2017
End: 31/03/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Multifunctional Power Skiving Turn Mill Machine Tool

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
42611000
42620000
42630000
42631000
42637000
42637100
42637200
42637300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5TZ.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supply, installation and commissioning of a multifunctional twin spindle turn-mill machine tool with Y-axes on both upper and lower turrets, for use in manufacturing research, particularly of gear and transmission components for the aerospace, automotive and energy industries.

This machine will be particularly multifunctional, through the facility of a Y-axis on both upper and lower turrets, enabling off centre-axis milling and gear cutting operations with the lower turret as well as the upper.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: G4: General Machine Specification / Weighting: 25 %
Quality criterion - Name: G3: Gear Cutting sub criteria — a) — b) / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: G3: Gear Cutting c) — h) / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: G2: Specific Requirements — Layout and Facility / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: G5: Technical: Machine Control / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: G6: Technical: Synchronisation Method / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: D1, b): Lead Time / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: W1: Warranty / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: T1: Training / Weighting: 5 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 02/10/2017
End: 31/03/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Heavy Duty Turn Mill Machine Tool for Drive-shafts and Gears

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
42611000
42620000
42630000
42631000
42637000
42637100
42637200
42637300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5TZ.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supply, installation and commissioning of a heavy duty twin spindle turn-mill machine tool solution for use in manufacturing research, particularly of driveshaft and transmission components for the aerospace, automotive and energy industries.

The machine tool will allow manufacture of components in various materials, particularly including alloy steels, stainless steels, aluminium and nickel-based super-alloys, as well as metal matrix composites and polymer composites. This machine will be particularly heavy duty and focussed on high material removal rates with hardened materials and forgings, given a focus on driveshaft components.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: G4: General Machine Specification / Weighting: 40 %
Quality criterion - Name: G3: Gear Cutting / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: G2: Specific Requirements — Layout and Facility / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: G5: Technical: Machine Control / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: D1, b): Lead Time / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: W1: Warranty / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: T1: Training / Weighting: 5 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 02/10/2017
End: 31/03/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Terms and Conditions as published within the Invitation to Tender documentation.

Bank Guarantees will be required in support of advance payments.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 11/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/09/2017
Local time: 13:00
Place:

The University of Sheffield.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised officers within the Procurement Team.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Availability of budget for this procurement exercise is anticipated to be within the range of 1 800 000 GBP - 1 900 000 GBP. Contracts will be awarded subject to budget availability.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of Justice
7 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane
London
EC4 1NL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10-day standstill period at the point information on the award of Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek a further debriefing before the Contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of Contract cannot be resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2015 provides for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 30 days).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/08/2017