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66 -- Fluke AC Calibrator Model 5720A or Equal

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Solicitation Notice
334515 — Instrument Manufacturing for Measuring and Testing Electricity and Electrical Signals
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Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Acquisition Management Division, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B129, Mail Stop 1640, Gaithersburg, MD, 20899-1640, UNITED STATES
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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. 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) 2005-15. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 325415 with business size standards of 500 employees. However this requirement is unrestricted and all interested Contractors may submit a quote. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has requirements for an AC Calibrator. This is a brand name or equal requirement. Brand Name or Equal description is intended to be descriptive, but not restrictive and is to indicate the quality and characteristics of products that will be considered satisfactory to meet the agency requirement. LINE ITEM: 0001 (1 EA) AC Calibrator to measure thermal converters at frequencies up to 30 MHz at 3.5 V. Fluke Model number Fluke 5720A/03 with option 03 or Equivalent The ac calibrator must have an uncertainty of at least 0.15 percent over 24 hours, and an amplitude flatness of better than 1 percent at voltages greater than 3 mV. The harmonic distortion of the signal over its full frequency range must be -40 dB or better, and the calibrator must be able to drive a 50 and one-half thermal converter at 3.5 V and 30 MHz. DELIVERY SHALL BE FOB DESTINATION. FOB DESTINATION MEANS: 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 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. Award shall be made to the offeror whose quote offers lowest price technically acceptable quote. The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at www.acqnet.gov/far. The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition: PROVISIONS: 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items. 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999) Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at http://orca.bpn.gov in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of this provision is applicable, a written submission is required. The following clauses apply to this acquisition: CLAUSES: 52.204-7 Central Contractor Registrations 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items 52.247-34 F. O. B. Destination 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders---Commercial Items including subparagraphs (14) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (15) 52.225-19, Child Labor?Cooperative with Authorities and Remedies (16) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (17) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (18) 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Special Disable Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Ear, and other Eligible Veterans (19) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (20) 52.222-37 Employee Report on Special Disable Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Ear, and other Eligible Veterans (21) 52.225-3 Buy America Act- Free Trade Agreements- Israeli Trade Act; Alt. I (26) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (31) 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; and 4) One (1) copy of the most recent published price list. All quotes shall be received not later than 3:30 PM local time, on March 28, 2007 at the National Institute of Standards & Technology, Acquisition and Logistics Division, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B129, Mail Stop 1640, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-3571, Attn: Tye Gibson. 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 shall be made on the actual due date through Gate A, and a 48 hour (excluding weekends and holidays) prior notice shall 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 shall 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 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 shall 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. E-mailed quotes will be accepted.
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