FAQ's Frequently Asked Questions
Coburg Components accept most major credit cards (excluding American Express). This is most often the quickest and easiest way to place an order, especially if you are likely to be a one time customer. For your own security please do not state your credit card details on your order, we will contact you separately for these details - please provide a land line telephone number (no mobiles please) so we can contact you. We offer the facility for credit card payment of first time orders to be made via the use of our secure Payment Portal, hosted and manged by Barclay Card Services.
The Sales Order Confirmation you receive from us, typically via email, will advise the total amount to pay on your order - please follow the "Payment" link on our home page, this process will typically only take a moment of your time, and we feel processing your own credit card details will help to improve the security of your personal information. If for any reason you are having difficulties using our payment portal please don't hesitate to contact our sales office 01483 26 6787.
For trade customers, or customers likely to order from Coburg Components on a regular basis, we would recommend opening an account with Coburg Components, this would offer payment terms of 30 days from date of invoice. When ordering please state you would like to open an account, don't worry there are no additional forms to fill in and will not delay the processing of your order. Please note, we are only able to open a credit account where your first order has a goods value of £100 or greater. Trade accounts can be settled by credit card, cheque or bank transfer - please refer to our bank details at the bottom of this page. Top
I am a private individual, not part of a company. Can I still buy from you?
We are mainly set up to deal with trade inquiries. Whilst we can accept orders from private individuals, orders have to be a minimum goods value of £50 (exc. VAT) with payment made via credit or debit card in advance of processing your order. It is unfortunately un-economic to deal with small orders from private individuals. Please note; we are unable to accept orders under £30 in goods value, we reserve the right to reject and refund any orders less than £30 in goods value. Top
We are happy to accept orders from non-UK addresses/customers, and they can be placed in much the same way as described in our Ordering section. However we do require payment or receipt of cleared funds (via BACS or bank transfer) before we can start to process your order. Order from non-UK addresses may be subject to minimum order value.
On receipt of your order, we will send you a Sales Order Confirmation and Proforma Invoice, typically via email, which will advise the total amount to pay on your order. We would then ask you to make payment using a credit card (via our Payment Portal), or make a bank transfer for this amount to us. Details of our bank can be found at the bottom of the page. Once cleared funds are received we will commence processing & production of your order. NOTE: for your own security please do not state your credit card details on your order, we will contact you separately for these details. Top
Brexit Impact Statement
Brexit... well - it has finally happened. We see no immediate issues with the supply of any of our parts across the UK, EU and elsewhere. We already have EORI numbers and are working towards AEO (Authorised Economic Operator) status with HMRC in the next few months. We will of course be reviewing this situation as it develops. Top
What about prices and product availability?
Our new website shows our upto date latest prices, and also show our product availability. This infformation is updated on a regular basis during the day and is described as "near live", on a small number of occasions their may be a slight difference between stock availability quoted on our website and our actual stock, we confirm actual product availability on a "Sales Order Acknowledgement" emailed to you oprocessing of your order.
Please note our sales order acknowledgement, supplied on receipt of orders, will contain the correct and over-riding price, and it is at this price that goods will be charged and invoiced.
Typical lead time on non-stock items is displayed on our website, if delivery times is critical to your application please contact our sales office for the latest delivery times.
We now offer quantity discounts on our wide range or parts, our discounts are displayed on our website. For very large quantity enquiries, not shown on our quantity breaks please contact our sales office.
All prices quoted are nett prices and exclusive of V.A.T. Prices are quoted in pounds sterling, unless specifically stated other wise. Carriage costs are always charged extra.Top
We offer a number of different dispatch methods, pricing is dependent upon weight, value of goods and speed of delivery:
Royal Mail typically 1-2 days cost of £5.25. For orders under 1kg AND under £30 in value.
Next Day Before 5pm cost of £9.50. For orders over 1kg and upto 10kg, OR over £30 in value.
(Note: delivery times quoted are number of days after dispatch of goods - not number of days after receipt or order, final delivery times are dependant upon stock availability and is advised via our Sales Order Acknowledgement).
Next Day Before 12 noon cost of £18.50.
Next Day Before 10.30 cost of £28.00.
Next Day Before 9.00 please phone for price.
All have a maximum weight of 50kg (may not be available in remote areas).
Please note: “days” are working days (ie despatch on Friday next day means delivery next working day). Saturday delivery is also an option please phone to discuss.
Items over 20kg, or over 1.5m length cost of £25, by road. In addition a packing cost of £7.50 is applicable. Excessively large or bulky items carriage & packing costs are quoted are point of order/despatch.
Deliveries Outside of the UK
While we can quote shipment costs to non-UK locations, we recommend the use of your own carrier/shipper account (such as UPS, Fedex, DHL, TNT etc.) - please include these details in your order. Top
We offer a very wide range of products and therefore we cannot accept return of goods, except where goods are faulty or damaged. We kindly ask you to please carefully check your requirements when placing your order -a few minutes taken to double check your requirements now will avoid disappointment and expense in the selection or specification of the wrong parts.
Where goods are faulty or damaged, please call our sales office for a goods return number (GRN) before returning any items. In exceptional circumstances where returns are accepted, other than due to damage, a 20% handling and re-stocking charge will be made (carriage charges are non-refundable), please call our sales office for a goods return number (GRN) before returning any items as we are unable to accept goods returned without a GRN.
We are unable to accept cancellation of any orders after 5 days of receipt of your order, this is unfortunately due to costs that are incurred in design and CAD/CAM preparation, sourcing of materials and machine tooling and set-up costs. Notice of any order cancellation made within five days of receipt of the order must be received by us in writing, and will only be deemed to have been accepted upon issue by us of an "Order Cancellation Acknowledgement". Top
Our business is primarily set-up to deal with trade and business customers, we have recently changed our Small Order Charge arrangements. For trade customers, i.e. registered companies, partnerships or LLPs we are able to accept orders under £30, which will be subject to a small order charge of £3.50. For private individuals, we have to specificy a minimum value of £50 and payment via credit or debit card. It is unfortunately un-economic to accept orders under £50 from private individuals. Top
All order numbers for a product can be viewed on our website - simply browse to the product details page for the product you want and look for the "Order No." column. Alternatively download the product technical datasheet which will contain the full datatable and the "Order Number" column. Top
Production of Non-standard or special parts
Coburg Components are happy to quote for variations on our standard parts, and to quote for specials to your own drawing. Specials are subject to minimum cost effective production runs. If you would like us to quote for a special please kindly email your enquiry to use including your drawing, the quantity required and any other relevant information and we will have our production team review your requirements.
We are unable to accept cancellation of any orders after 5 days of receipt of your order, this is unfortunately due to costs that are incurred in design and CAD/CAM preparation, sourcing of materials and machine tooling and set-up costs. Notice of any order cancellation made within five days of receipt of the order must received by us in writing, and will only be deemed to have been accepted upon issue by us of an "Order Cancellation Acknowledgement".
Our standard returns policy applies, and unless faulty or damaged, we are unable to accept return of goods. We kindly ask you to please carefully check your requirements when placing your - order a few minutes taken to double check your requirements now will avoid disappointment and expense in the selection or specification of the wrong parts. Top
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We do not tolerate bribery and corruption in any of its forms in our business. We comply with UK anti-bribery and corruption laws and regulations and support efforts to eliminate bribery and corruption worldwide. We work to make sure that our business partners share our commitment.
- We do not offer or accept bribes, kickbacks or any other kind of improper payment including facilitation payments.
- We keep accurate books and records so that payments are honestly described and company funds are not used for unlawful purposes.
- We ensure all our staff are aware of the 2010 Bribery Act and comply with its principles.
We seek to conduct our business in a manner that respects the human rights and dignity of people. Each of us can play a role in the elimination of human rights abuses such as child labour, human trafficking and forced labour. Our staff are encouraged to report any human rights abuse in our operations or in those of our business partners.Top
We do not engage in the following activities:
Any form of agreement or understanding with competitors to fix prices, rig bids, allocate customers and/or restrict supply. Top
We recognise that counterfeit components pose a serious threat to industry and its end customers. We provide genuine products to fulfil our customer expectations. When components cannot be obtained from traceable sources, we endeavour to use verified suppliers or take mitigation actions (e.g. testing) to minimize the risk of fraudulent components entering the supply chain. Our warehouse procedures include comprehensive inspection. We are able to provide full traceability on request.Top
Coburg Components offer a wide range of CAD models for its parts, not all parts are available but we are constantly working to expand the selection. CAD models for parts can be found on the individual product information pages. We offer 3D CAD models in a wide variety of formats, ACIS, IGES, ParaSolid, ProE, Solidworks and Step, (we no longer support 2D CAD models).Our CAD models are also available on a three pieced CD set, for your FREE copy please visit our catalogue request page. If you can not find a CAD model of the part you are looking for please do contact us, we may still be able to help. Top
We have a team of Technical Sales Co-ordinators who are here to help with your technical calls and enquiries, you can contact them in a variety of ways:
Via telephone - 01483 26 6787 (8.30 am to 5.30 pm).
Via fax - 01483 26 6788 (24 hours).
Via email - firstname.lastname@example.org
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With regards to the EU Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances. Coburg Components Ltd can confirm that all the products supplied meet the RoHS requirements and do not use in manufacture, or contain any of the restricted levels of substances stated in the RoHS Directive. As such, Coburg products do not need, or have, any unique identification indicating their RoHS compliance and their stated part numbers do not very to indicate RoHS compliant products as all products sold are RoHS compliant. Coburg Components Ltd. have evaluated the products offered by the company regarding their status under REACH. All products sold do not contain substances of very high concern (SVHC). Please click here to download our compliance certificate. Download PDF. Top
We do not have a trade counter at our main address. All stock is held at a different site to our head office and the warehouse does not have the staff or the facilities to serve members of the public. Top
We do not have the staff resources to help people who turn up without an appointment and we have to reluctantly advise that those who do will be turned away, as we simply cannot cope with this sort of enquiry. We can help people at our head offices for large inquiries with pre-arranged appointments. Alternatively we are happy to arrange for one of our sales engineers to visit to discuss large potential usage technical applications. Top
On request we are able to supply a Certificate of Conformity for your order, these certificates are charged at £7.50 .Top
Coburg Components are certified to the BS EN ISO 9001:2008 quality management system, for the sale and distribution of quick release pins (standard and to aviation NASM standards), quick release plungers, spring plungers, lifting eye bolts, hoist rings and thread inserts and other standard mechanical components. Our certification is issued by Anglo Japanese American Registrars, Certificate No. AJA12/16252. For a copy of our quality certificate please click here. Top
Coburg Components have a wide range of products of over 20,000 items, as well as our comprehensive website we have a number of paper catalogues, interactive CD catalogues and CAD model CDs which are available FREE OF CHARGE. For your free copies please go to our catalogue request page. Top
Automotion Components Ltd has been audited in accordance with the LEEA's technical audit procedure specified in document LEEA02 and has been admitted as an Associated Member.
Automotion Membership Certificate Click here to download Top
Our sales office and technical helpline can be contacted Monday-Friday, 8.30 am to 5.30 pm.
Via telephone - 01483 26 6787 (8.30 am to 5.30 pm).
Via fax - 01483 26 6788 (24 hours).
Via email - email@example.com
Via post - Coburg Components Ltd, Alexia House, Glenmore Business Park, Portfield Works, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 7BJ. Top
By placing an order with Coburg Components you are deemed to accept Coburg Components's Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale. All orders are bound by these terms, for full T&C details click here. Top
For BACs or wire transfer payments to Coburg Components Ltd please use the following:
Our bank: Barclays Bank plc
Sort code: 20-68-79
Acc. Code: 00273392
Swift code: BARCGB22
Company registration no: 1556243
Company VAT number: GB 408 3246 67
Cheques payable to: Coburg Components Ltd. Top
We take seriously your feedback on our performance, both good and bad. Should you be less than delighted with the service you receive from us, or feel we could make improvements, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, where we will deal with your issue as swiftly as possible. Top