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66 -- ThermoJet Precision Temperature Cycling System

Notice Date
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
334516 — Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
Contracting Office
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Acquisition and Logistics Division, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B129, Mail Stop 3571, Gaithersburg, MD, 20899-3571
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THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12.6-STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEEDURES ARE UTILIZED IN THIS PROCUREMENT. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2001-25. ****The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334516 with a small business size standard of 500 employees. ***This acquisition is a cascading small business set-aside. ***Because this is a cascading small business set-aside, all business sizes are invited to respond. However, if at least two small businesses submit acceptable quotations, then the procurement becomes a small business set-aside, and only the quotations from the small businesses shall be evaluated. All other quotations shall be excluded. ***The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a requirement for one (1) each ThermoJet Precision Temperature Cycling System to be used in the Ionizing Radiation Division at NIST, Gaithersburg, MD. *** ***All interested offerors shall provide a quote for the following line item: Line Item 0001: The Contractor shall furnish one (1) ThermoJet Precision Temperature Cycling System. ***The ThermoJet Precision Temperature Cycling System shall meet or exceed the following specifications: (1) Temperature range: -80C to +225C; (2) Dual stage mechanical refrigeration, no LN2 or CO2 required; (3) Thermocouples: Internal/external for temperature control/monitoring; (4) AIRFLOW (output): Range: 5 - 20 SCFM with setability = 1 SCFM; and (5) Software for pc remote control w/visual basic drivers. ***Delivery shall be FOB DESTINATION and be completed in accordance with the Contractor?s commercial schedule. *** ***The contractor shall pack and mark the shipment in conformance with carrier requirements, deliver the shipment in good order and condition to the point of delivery specified in the purchase order, be responsible for any loss of and/or damage to the goods occurring before receipt and acceptance of the shipment by the consignee at the delivery point specified in the purchase order; and pay all charges to the specified point of delivery. The contractor shall deliver all line items to NIST, Building 301, Shipping and Receiving, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-0001. *** ***Award will be made to the offeror who provides the lowest price, technically acceptable quote. *** ***The following provisions apply to this acquisition: 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items; and 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. *** ***The following clauses apply to this acquisition: 52.204-7 Central Contractor Registration; 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions?Commercial Items; 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders?Commercial Items including subparagraphs: (13) 52.222-3, Convict Labor; (14) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; (15) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; (16) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; (18) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; (21) 52.225-1, Buy American Act-Supplies; (24) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; (29) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration. Department of Commerce Agency-Level Protest Procedures Level above the Contracting Officer is also incorporated. It can be downloaded at www.nist.gov/admin/od/contract/agency.htm. All clauses may be viewed at www.acqnet.gov. *** ***All vendors shall submit the following: 1) An original and one (1) copy of a quotation which addresses all Line Items; 2) Two (2) Originals of the Technical description and/or product literature; 3) Description of commercial warranty; 4) Two (2) copies of the most recent published price list(s); and 5) A completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items which may be downloaded at www.acqnet.gov. *** ***All quotes must be received not later than 3:00 PM local time, on December 17, 2004 to the National Institute of Standards & Technology, Acquisition and Logistics Division, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B129, Mail Stop 1640, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1640, Attn: Jennifer Roderick. Because of heightened security, FED-EX, UPS, or similar delivery methods are the preferred method of delivery of quotes. If quotes are hand delivered, delivery must be made on the actual due date through Gate A, and a 48 hour (excluding weekends and holidays) prior notice must be made to the Contracts Office at 301-975-4959. NIST is not responsible for late delivery due to the added security measures. In addition, offerors/quoters who do not provide 24-hour notification in order to coordinate entrance to the NIST campus must assume the risk of not being able to deliver offers/quotes on time. The Government is not responsible for the amount of time required to clear unannounced visitors, visitors without proper identification and without complete information that would allow delivery (i.e. point of contact, telephone POC, bldg., room number, etc.). If 24 hour notification was not provided, it is suggested you?re your company representative or your courier service arrive at NIST at least 90 minutes prior to the closing time in order to process entry to the campus through the visitor center and complete delivery. Notice must include the company name, name of the individual making the delivery, and the country of citizenship of the individual. For non-US citizens, the following additional information will be required: title, employer/sponsor, and address. Please ensure that the individual making the delivery brings photo identification, or they will be denied access to the facility. Faxed quotes will NOT be accepted. ***
Place of Performance
Address: 100 Bureau Drive, Shipping & Receiving / Building 301, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Zip Code: 20899-1640
Country: USA
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