Mechanical Cryocooler Systems

Agency:
State: Colorado
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159752168298523
Posted Date: Feb 21, 2024
Due Date: Mar 1, 2024
Source: Members Only
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Mechanical Cryocooler Systems
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Contract Opportunity
Notice ID
NB686100-24-00878
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Department/Ind. Agency
COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OF
Sub-tier
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY
Office
DEPT OF COMMERCE NIST
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General Information
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Sources Sought (Original)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-07:00) MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME, DENVER, USA
  • Original Published Date: Feb 21, 2024 02:37 pm MST
  • Original Response Date: Mar 01, 2024 02:00 pm MST
  • Inactive Policy: 15 days after response date
  • Original Inactive Date: Mar 16, 2024
  • Initiative:
    • None
Classification
  • Original Set Aside:
  • Product Service Code: 6640 - LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
  • NAICS Code:
    • 334516 - Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
  • Place of Performance:
    Boulder , CO 80305
    USA
Description

The National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) seeks information on vendors that are capable of providing three (3) complete mechanical cryocooler systems, each including compressor, hoses, and coldhead, for cooling electronics and optics to 2.3K. The systems will be installed into existing cryostats that are designed to accommodate a Sumitomo RDK-101DL cryocooler or equivalent in dimensions and all other specifications. Each crycooler must be capable of achieving a base temperature of 2.3K or colder, with a cooling power of 0.1W or greater at 4.2K.The purpose of this notice is to identify organizations capable of providing the necessary items and meeting the minimum contractor qualifications.

This announcement is not a Request for Proposals or Quotes (RFP/RFQ) and does not commit the Government to award a contract now or in the future. The information contained in this notice is DRAFT only and as such, is subject to change prior to issuance of a solicitation. No solicitation is available at this time.



After results of this market research are obtained and analyzed, NIST may conduct a competitive or non-competitive procurement and subsequently award a contract. NIST will use the results of this sources sought notice to determine whether to proceed on a sole source basis or competitively if it is determined that other vendors could potentially meet NIST's needs. This requirement is assigned a NAICS code of 334516 with a small business size standard of 1,000 employees.

Interested business organizations that believe they are capable of meeting the requirement should submit electronic copies of their capability statement. Please limit responses to four (4) pages or less. Responses should include the following information:



1. Name of company that will provide product.

2. Name of company that will manufacture the product.

3. Spec sheets and examples of products that meet the specifications.

4. Typical lead time to deliver the product after receipt of order.

5. Any other relevant information that is not listed above which the Government should consider in developing its minimum specifications and finalizing its market research.



Any proprietary information should be so marked. The written capability statement should be received by the Contracting Officer, Angela Hitt by email at Angela.Hitt@nist.gov no later than 2 p.m. MST Friday, March 1, 2024. The capability statement shall identify the business status of the organization. No quotes will be accepted at this time and will not be considered.


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Contracting Office Address
  • ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT DIVISION 100 BUREAU DR.
  • GAITHERSBURG , MD 20899
  • USA
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History
  • Feb 21, 2024 02:37 pm MSTSources Sought (Original)

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