How does a Formal Quote work?

Have you noticed the Formal Quote option at checkout and want to know more? We’re happy to explain how it works! Please note, this is only available to customers who have set up a free SendCutSend account.

If you have Net30/credit terms for your account, you should have received specific instructions for how to use Formal Quotes from our accounts team. Please contact support@sendcutsend.com if you’re having trouble placing orders with payment terms. 

Formal Quotes make it easy to send a link to your accounts payable department so they can process payment for orders online, while the order itself remains associated with your account. This allows you to remain the point of contact if there are any questions during production. 

How To Create a Formal Quote

First, add all parts and services you’d like included in the Formal Quote to your shopping cart.

Proceed to the Payment step of checkout. Below the payment options, click the Create Formal Quote button.

Then, you’ll see a notification that the order will not be produced until payment is received. The quote is valid for 30 days. After that, a re-quote will be required. 

If this will work for you, click Get Formal Quote.

This generates your payment link and PDF. 

Formal Quote created

You can also find the Formal Quote and its links under your Orders tab while logged into your SendCutSend account.

Formal Quote payment link

The quote status will be Pending until payment is submitted. 

Once the Formal Quote invoice is paid, the order status will change from Pending to New, indicating that the order is moving into production!

In Summary

How do I create a Formal Quote?

Formal quotes can easily be created in the checkout process of creating your order when you have a free account. We have included a Create Formal Quote button in your shopping cart. Once your quote is created it is valid for 30 days. We will not start production on your order until payment has been received.

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We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Thread Size4-40 x .250″
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).168″
Minimum sheet thickness0.040″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole..314″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.040″-0.125″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.048″-0.119″