The ESRF has released a tender for: ESRF CFT 2217 : X-ray Mirror for UPBL09B White Beam Mirror System
STFC has been asked to recommend UK companies which could respond to this tender.
X-ray Mirror for UPBL09B White Beam Mirror System
Call for tender scheduled for dispatch: March 2014
Contract date : April 2014
Delivery : in Feb 2015
General Description of the tender:
Supply of a vertically deflecting X-ray mirror for UPBL09B. The mirror substrate will provide two distinct sagittal cylinder figures with identical radius (but two different coatings) and as an option a central flat figure. The mirror will be supplied with a remotely actuated mechanical bender to provide adjustable radius tangential concave toroidal figures. The bender system will include provision for cooling via a In-Ga filled trenches machined at the edges of the mirror substrate and provide an agreed interface to allow integration of the bender into an ESRF designed alignment system. Slope error specification will be attained with the mirror in its bending mechanism.
STFC has been asked to recommend UK companies which could respond to this tender. If you can potentially respond to this tender, can you please reply with your full contact details to Allanah at: firstname.lastname@example.org by 7th April 2014.
I am asked to put forward a limited number of UK companies who are able to respond to this tender. As my role is to specifically help UK companies, I will prioritise companies where all or part of the work takes place within the UK.
Please note that the ESRF is in Grenoble, France. For more information on the ESRF, please go to www.esrf.eu or contact me at the e-mail address above.
Allanah, STFC tenders team