It is a difficult to give an exact costing without seeing a file, we ideally we need vector files: .AI .DXF v2004 or .SVG with an indication of scale setup as follows. Or send what you can to show your idea.
We can also quote for drawing work if required.
Once we have a vector file we can estimate how long it will be on the machine, how long changeovers can take, whether it needs to be taped into sheet or if there are other finishing methods that need to happen.
Once we know all this we can give you a comprehensive quote.
With laser cutting and CNC machining, we can offer great economies of scale, so the more you cut the cheaper it is overall per item.
If you have a large production run, we can offer competitive prices and big discounts.
Give us an idea of what you are making i.e. is it an ‘appearance’ project or a prototype. It helps us to advise best on material choice and cost.
What materials / thicknesses you would like to use and whether you want to use our supply or your own. If supplying an object to engrave, let us know what it’s made of and the dimensions.
We need to know the quantity you require from each file so we can quote accordingly. Costs vary depending on the volume of an order, so it’s important to convey this information.
Your name, company name (if applicable) and most importantly your telephone number so we can get back to you for any questions we might have about your job.
If you’re London based, you are welcome to collect it like many of our clients. If not, let us know your full delivery address and most importantly your deadline!
If you are unable to provide a vector file, we can help you.
We need something to base even an estimation of costs, so if you can sketch it, give dimensions or even provide a 3d model, we will then be able to give you a quote for the drawing work and hopefully a rough guess at the finished product once the file is created, if it is possible.
We aren’t able to give quotes over the phone, we will always try to help you guide you even if it’s not an exact costing, but without a file in front of us it is very difficult.
It is also important that we get your measurements, in writing, ideally in mm, so that we don’t miss hear you and the price would be very difference if it was given in inches and costed in mm!
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Very quick! We try to get back to all quote requests same day, often a lot quicker but at busy periods it can be a little longer.
We finish at 5pm on a Friday, so if you send through a quote close to that time, you will get a response on the following Monday.
If you need a costing urgently for a meeting, please make sure you add that into the uploader above and we can try to prioritise it for you.
Making sure all the information we require is on your enquiry will help us get a costing back to you as quickly as possible, without having to ask you lots of questions.