This framework is for electronic components including development boards, test and measurement equipment and batteries. The scope is not exhaustive, but broadly covers the following equipment:-
Diodes, cables, capacitors, resistors, switches, transistors, voltage regulators, fuses, jack plugs, circuit boards and components, development boards, bulbs, silicone, grease, pastes, digital storage scopes, oscilloscopes, power supplies, probes, test kits, microwave leakage detectors, probes, non-rechargeable and rechargeable batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, PP3), coin cells, button cells, lead acid batteries, camera, laptop and phone batteries, emergency light batteries, tool batteries.
Please note Lots 2 & 5 are not being encorporated by CPC as they clash with the Building Materials, Tools and Hardware Supplies framework.
|Lot 1: Electronic Components including Development Boards and Associated Products||4||View Suppliers|
|Lot 3: Test and Measurement Equipment||3||View Suppliers|
|Lot 4: Batteries||5||View Suppliers|
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The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|User Guide||This is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids.||Yes||Download|
|Invitation To Tender||This document details all questions put to suppliers in the invitation to tender||Download|
|Call Off Terms and Conditions||This document includes the suggested Terms and Conditions for call-off. Institutions may modify the call-off terms provided that the modification does not alter the overall nature of the contract or framework agreement.||Download|
|Mini Competition Checklist||It is recommended that members utilise this checklist when undertaking a mini-competition process to maximise the likelihood of obtaining a satisfactory quantity and quality of bid responses from suppliers||Yes||Download|
|Pre-Tender Warm Up Letter||It is recommended best practice to warm up the market in advance of your mini-competition process. Once completed, members can attach this document to a request for quotation in order to contact potential suppliers.||Yes||Download|