Ultra-High-Powered Microscope the Phenom XL SEM

Agency: Department of the Treasury
State: District of Columbia
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159630034611074
Posted Date: Oct 1, 2017
Due Date: Sep 30, 2017
Solicitation No: V7V002NFL06FINAL
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
V7V002NFL06FINAL
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 30, 2017 1:07 pm
The purpose of this acquisition is to purchase an Ultra-High-Powered Microscope as Brand Name or Equal. One proposal would be accepted per vendor

1. INTRODUCTION

This is an ultra-high-powered microscope that allows examination of objects up to 60,000 times. It allows a questioned document examiner to determine visual characteristics of photocopy and printer toner; examine occlusions (bits of material embedded) in paper; determine the sequence of strokes of writing/printing media (ink, toner, typewriter ribbon) to determine in what order they were laid down; and compare edges of paper that were torn or cut, to determine if they were at one time attached. The instrument also has an elemental analysis capability to be able to detect what chemical elements are in the substance being analyzed (paper, toner, inks), and see if they came from a similar source, or different sources.



2. OBJECTIVE


This acquisition is for purchasing an ultra-high-powered microscope the Phenom XL SEM or equal equipment with associated equipment (ultra-high-powered microscope);



3. SCOPE


The scope of work includes procuring the following equipment:


ITEM NUMBER DESCRIPTION

PW-100-018 Phenom XL SEM
PW-300-020 Upgrade Phenom XL with EDS
PW-300-030 Secondary Electron Detector (SED) for Phenom XL
PW-230-002 Elemental Mapping application software for EDS
PW-210-002 3D Roughness Reconstruction application software
TR300 On-site SEM Training - 1 day


The following specifications are needed
? an internal color camera and navigation system
? Cerium Hexaboride (CeB6) long-life light source to maintain brightness
? Vacuum pump system that allows for all internal microscope components to remain under vacuum allowing for less than one minute sample change
? Whole system of less than 100 kg (true desktop) giving a desirable space requirement for positioning within our laboratory
? Software enables point and click element identification, confirmation, and verification modes



4. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE


? Delivery within 45 days of award
The Contracting Officer for this requirement is:
Internal Revenue Service
Office of Procurement


Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) Point of Contact
The COR Point of Contact for this order is listed below:
Name: Robert Hense
Address: 1111 Constitution Ave, NW; Room 2427; Washington, DC 20224
Voice: 202-317-3854
Email: Robert.Hense@ci.irs.gov



Added: Sep 30, 2017 1:33 pm
Any comments should be provided no later than 3:00 pm EST on September 30 2017. Inquiries and/or questions may be sent to the attention of Tiphenie Wise-Traynham by e-mail to: Tiphenie.A.Wise-Traynham@irs.gov. The reference number for this announcement is V7V002NFL06
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September 30, 2017
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September 30, 2017
Description: Services to be proformed
Description: PRERESENTATION BY CORPORATIONS REGARDING A UNPAID TAX LIABILITY OR CONVICTION OF A FELONY CRIMINAL VIOLATION UNDER FEDERAL LAW CLAUSE
Description: INVOICE PROCESSIN PLATFORM CLAUSE
Description: NOTICE AN CONSENT TO DISCLOSE AND USE OF TAXPAYER RETURN INFORMATION CLAUSE.
Contracting Office Address :
IRS, 1111 Constitution Ave, NW,
C7-NCFB

Washington, District of Columbia 20024
United States
Place of Performance :
1111 Constitution Ave, NW; Room 2427; Washington, DC 20224
Washington, DC , 20224
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Tiphenie A. Wise-Traynham,
Contract Specialist

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