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65 -- Microtomographic Desktop unit - Attachment

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334516 — Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
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Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 4;1010 DELAFIELD ROAD;PITTSBURGH, PA 15215
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Response Due
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Point of Contact
Small Business Set-Aside
Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for MICRO TOMOGRAPHIC UNIT (DEMOS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR BID ACCEPTANCE), BRAND NAME OR EQUAL, as prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. A firm-fixed price purchase order is anticipated. (ii) The solicitation number is 36C24418Q0109 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). (iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95 (iv) This solicitation is set aside 100% for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and the associated NAICS code 334516 has a small business size standard of 1000. (v) Contract Line Items (CLIN): ITEM NUMBER DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE AMOUNT 0001 SKYSCAN 1172 HIGH RESOLUTION DESKTOP MICROTOMOGRAPH WITHOUT PC LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 1821645 1.00 EA __________________ __________________ 0002 CONTROL AND RECONSTRUCTION PC FOR 1172, 1173, 1174, 1178 SYSTEMS LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 1833884 1.00 EA __________________ __________________ 0003 SP-4002, SMALL 2-4MM BMD PHANTOM SET LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 1821606 1.00 EA __________________ __________________ GRAND TOTAL __________________ DELIVERY SCHEDULE ITEM NUMBER QUANTITY DELIVERY DATE 0001 SHIP TO: HARRY C BLAIR, MD Scaife Hall 724 University of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH, PA 15261 USA 1.00 DAYS ARO MARK FOR: 412-360-2391 Kristin.Dimond@va.gov (vi) BRAND NAME OR EQUAL PRODUCTS In accordance with VAAR 811.104-71 (b), based on the inclusion of FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal (AUG 1999) and VAAR 852.211-73, Brand Name or Equal (JAN 2008), offerors proposing to furnish an equal product other than referenced in the solicitation, shall insert the following description for each equal product (See also VAAR 852.211-73 (c)(1) and (c)(2). Manufacturers Name: ____________________________________________________________________________. Brand: _______________________________________________________________________ Model No.:____________________________________________________________________ Comparable products must be brand name or equal containing the following salient features: **DEMOS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR BID ACCEPTANCE** STATEMENT OF WORK A GENERAL INFORMATION A.1 INTRODUCTION Dr. Harry C. Blair is requesting to purchase A Skyscan 1172 hig resolution desktop micro-tomography unit with controls and reconstruction PC and Phantom set. This purchase is requested for the use in his VA Research project: Regulation of Osteoblasts by ACTH and VEGF. A.2 BACKGROUND Dr. Harry C. Blair is requesting to purchase the Skyscan 1172 system for the use of micro-computed tomopraphy of bones in mice and other small animals for his study. In order for the study to complete data the micro CT must have good resolution (if possible 1 micron or less) and must calculate parameters including trabecular thickness, trabecular spacing, bone density, and bone volume/total volume. The device must be menu driven and capable of being operated by one person without extensive training. The leading manufacturer of this equipment is Bruker, which manufactuers lowest-cost devices with a fixed X-ray source, a goniometer (turntable) holding the specimen, and a fixed CCD to gather the data for computer analysis. No other manufacturers have been found with equipment that meets these requirements.   A.3 SCOPE OF WORK This request is for the purchase of an Skyscan 1172 system and accessories. This purchase will include packing, transportation and insurance, 4 day on site operator training. Included in these charges are the installation, calibration and demonstration of the equipment in on the site training. This purchase also includes a 6 month Warranty from the date of installation on original parts. A.4 PURCHASE ITEMS These are the items being requested for purchase and the salient characteristics that are required for the equipment. Hardware must feature: 80kV S-ray source Cooled large format CCD X-ray detector Nominal resolution Pixel size in object Three position automatic filter changer for energy selection Three different size object mounts Radiation safety of <1microSv/h at any point of the instrument surface System is not to exceed 51 W x 28 H x 15 D, 530lbs PC work station must include Skyscan Software NRECON CPU Cluster License CTAN-CTVOL Software Two processors Minimum of Windows 7 64 GB DDR3 1866MHz RAM 2GB NVIDIA Quadro Graphical Card 6TB SATA HDD in Raid 0 for data 512GB SolidStateDrive for operating system DVD+/- RW drive Minimum of 24 LCD Screen Keyboard Mouse BMD Phantom set must be the following size: 2mm-4mm diameter set A.5 PERIOD OF PROFORMANCE This purchase is needed by 10/29/2017. Four days are required for installation and training. B WORK REQUIREMENTS B.1 Once the equipment is shipped to the University of Pittsburgh the vendor will contact Dr. Harry C. Blair, MD at 412-383-9616 for installation and training. B.2 The Vendor shall supply personnel to install equipment. B.3 The vendors representative will uncrate and set up all equipment. Ensuring all connections have been made and equipment functions as to specifications. B.4 The Vendors representative will test all equipment to ensure it is functioning according to specifications. B.5 The vendor will provide 4 days of onsite training to staff once equipment is set up and tested. C GENERAL REQUIREMENTS C.1 This purchase is to be delivered directly to: Harry C. Blair, MD Scaife Hall 724 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15261 C.2 The equipment will be delivered directly to the University of Pittsburgh location and VA Pittsburgh will process the item once received at U of Pitt. This is to ensure the safety of all receiving staff and the integrity of the equipment since it is a radioactive device. C.3 The Vendor is to contact the University of Pittsburgh to ensure they comply with all policies and regulations of this facility. C.4 Standard work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM. (viii) The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial, applies to this acquisition and the following clauses AND instructions are added as addenda: CLAUSES: 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (AUG 1999) 52.214-21 Descriptive Literature (APR 2002) 852.211-73 Brand Name or Equal. (JAN 2008) 852-219-10 VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (ix) Evaluation of this requirement will be based on PRICE ONLY. (x) Offerors are advised to include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items, with its offer if has not been completed on SAM.gov. (xi) The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and the following clauses are added as addenda: (End of Clause) 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://farsite.hill.af.mil https://acquisition.gov/far (End of Clause) 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (JAN 2008) 852.246-71 Inspection (Jan 2008) (xii) The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and the following additional FAR clauses cited in the clause are applicable to the acquisition: 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation & First-Tier Subcontract Awards (OCT 2015) 52.209-6 Protecting the Government s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (OCT 2015) 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation (JUL 2013) 52.222-19 Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (FEB 2016) (E.O. 13126) 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015) 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) 52.225-3 Buy American--Free Trade Agreements--Israeli Trade Act (MAY 2014) 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUNE 2008) 52.232-34 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--Other than System for Award Management (JUL 2013) 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (xiii) Additional conditions: All responses must include verification that each specification outlined in Section (vi) is met. All interested parties shall be registered, active and verified with the following sites to be considered for award. SAM: http://www.sam.gov VETBIZ https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/Public/Search/Default.aspx (xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) ratings are NOT APPLICABLE. (xv) Quotes must be emailed to amanda.saunders@va.gov and received no later than NOON EST on 11/16/17 the close date. Quote may be submitted on this document or the vendor s own form. (xvi) For information regarding the solicitation, please contact Amanda Saunders at Amanda.saunders@va.gov ; NO PHONE CALLS WILL BE ACCEPTED
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