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Hobart 400Hz Converter - Amendment 1

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Aug 24, 2017
Category: Aircraft Launching, Landing and Ground Handling Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Army, National Guard Bureau, 123 MSG/MSC, KY ANG, 1101 GRADE LANE, LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, 40213-2679, United States


FBO Announcement: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Action Code: <COMBINED> Classification Code: 17 Aircraft launching, landing & ground handling equipment Subject: Hobart 400Hz Converter Solicitation Number: F7H2MS7174AW06 Response Date: September 12, 2017 4pm EST Contact Points: Anthony Hayden Anthony.m.hayden2.mil@mail.mil Delivery shall be FOB Destination for the following items no later than 30 days ADC: Kentucky Air National Guard 1101 Grade Lane Louisville, KY 40213 Description: 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 separate written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation is being issued using Simplified Acquisition Procedures. 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-79) Offerors must submit all questions concerning this solicitation in writing to the Contracting Officer. All responses to the questions will be made in writing, without identification of the questioner, and be included in an amendment to the solicitation. Even if provided in other form, only the question responses included in the amendment to the solicitation will govern performance of the contract. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 335312 with a small business size standard of 1250 employees. This acquisition is being procured using full and open competition and all interested parties may submit a quotation for consideration *** All interested Contractors shall provide a quote for the following: Background: All Items must be new. Porotypes, demonstration models, used, or refurbished equipment will not be considered for award. All items requested will accept an OR EQUAL item. Price Schedule: All offerors shall provide a quotation for the following line items: Line Item 1: 115/200 VAC 400HZ and 28 VDC 600 AMP Solid State Frequency Converter Item Details: See Technical aspects below Provisions and Clauses: The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are hereby incorporated by reference. All FAR clauses may be viewed at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html or http://farsite.hill.af.mil Provisions 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items 52.225-18 Place of Manufacture 52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications Clauses The following FAR clauses apply to this acquisition and will be incorporated into the resultant contract. FAR 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://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html or http://farsite.hill.af.mil 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation 52.204-13 System for Award Management 52.204-19 Incorporation by Reference of Representations and Certificates 52.209-6 Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Oct 2015) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items 52.222-50 Combatting Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C.7104(g)) 52.222-3 Convict Labor (June2003) (E.O. 11755) 52.222-19 Child Labor- Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (JAN 2014) (E.O. 13126) 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999) 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) (E.O. 11246) 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793) 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (Aug 2011) (E.O. 13513) 52.225-1 Buy American Supplies 52.225-3 Buy American Free Trade Agreements Israeli Trade Act Certificate Alternate I 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O. proclamations, and statues administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department if the Treasury) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management (Jul 2013) ( 931 U.S.C. 3332) 52.216-24 Limitation of Government Liability 52.216-25 Contract Definitization 52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran- Representations and Certifications 52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Contractors 52.233-3 Protests After Award (AUG 1996) ( 31 U.S.C. 3553) 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004) 52.244-6 Subcontracts for Commercial Items 52.247-34 FOB Destination 252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials 252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights (Sep 2013) 252.211-7003 Item Unique Identification and Valuation 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. (Jun 2012) 252.232-7006 Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions 252.204-7012 Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information (Nov 2013) 252.225-7048 Export-Controlled Items (Jun 2013) Clauses incorporated by Full Text FAR 52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS (OCT 2010) (DEVIATION) (a) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (a) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records -- Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractors directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract. (2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved. (3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law. (b) (1) Notwithstanding the requirements of any other clause in this contract, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (b)(i) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause- (i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Apr 2010) (Pub. L. 110- 252, Title VI, Chapter 1 (41 U.S.C. 251 note)). (ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (May 2004) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $550,000 ($1,000,000 for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities. (iii) Reserved. (iv) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) (E.O. 11246). (v) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Sep 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (vi) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793). (vii) Reserved (viii) 52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965, (Nov 2007), (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.) (ix) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Feb 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)). ___ Alternate I (Aug 2007) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)). (x) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment--Requirements (Nov 2007) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.). (xi) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services--Requirements (Feb 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.) (xii) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Jan 2009). (xiii) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations. (Mar 2009) (Pub. L. 110-247). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6. (xiv) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately-Owned U.S.- Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64. (2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations. (End of Clause) 252.212-7001 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS APPLICABLE TO DEFENSE ACQUISITIONS OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS (DEC 2010) (b) The Contractor agrees to comply with any clause that is checked on the following list of Defense FAR Supplement clauses which, if checked, is included in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items or components. (1) _X_ 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (JAN 2009) (Section 847 of Pub. L. 110-181). (14)(i) _X___ 252.225-7036, Buy American Act--Free Trade Agreements--Balance of Payments Program (JUL 2009) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d and 19 U.S.C. 3301 note). (25)(i)_X_ 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAY 2002) (10 U.S.C. 2631). (26) _X_ 252.247-7024, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAR 2000) (10 U.S.C. 2631). (c) In addition to the clauses listed in paragraph (e) of the Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items clause of this contract (FAR 52.212-5), the Contractor shall include the terms of the following clauses, if applicable, in subcontracts for commercial items or commercial components, awarded at any tier under this contract: (4) 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAY 2002) (10 U.S.C. 2631). (5) 252.247-7024, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAR 2000) (10 U.S.C. 2631). (End of clause) For offers to be considered at a minimum all RFQs must include the following: Completed Representations /Certifications (SAM), Completed Pricing Schedule, Completed Acknowledgement of Terms and Conditions. Offerors shall submit quotations to 123rd Contracting Office, no later than Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 4:00PM EST.FAX quotations shall not be accepted. E-mail quotations shall be accepted at anthony.m.hayden2.mil@mail.mil. Please reference the RFQ number in the subject line of email communications. Offerors quotations shall not be deemed received by the Government until the quotation is entered in the e-mail box set forth above. Please make all quotes valid through September 30th 2017. Also, include DUNS, Cage code, Tax ID, Shipping & Lead Time for items. The point of contact for this solicitation is Anthony Hayden (502) 413-4617 if any additional information is required. Evaluation Award shall be made to the vendor based on lowest priced, technically acceptable. Technically acceptability means that the quote meets all of the stated minimum specifications. The Government shall evaluate price for reasonableness. ATTACHMENT I: TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION 115/200 VAC 400 HZ and 28 VDC 600 AMP SOLID STATE FREQUENCY CONVERTER •1. GENERAL •1.1 SCOPE This Specification describes the requirements for the design and delivery of a Dual Output, Solid State Frequency Converter, heretofore referred to as the SSFC, designed to be capable of powering military and civilian aircraft type loads with a power quality that meets MIL-STD-704F requirements at 400 Hertz, 115/200 volts AC, 3-Phase, 28Vdc 600 amp power from 480VAC utility power. •1.2 APPLICABLE PUBLICATIONS The publications listed below form a part of this Specification to the extent referenced herein. The publications are referred to in the text by the basic designation only. •1.2.1 Military Standards • MIL-STD-704F (2004) Aircraft Electrical Power Characteristics • MIL-STD-461B (1980) Electromagnetic Interference Characteristics Requirements for Equipment • MIL-STD-16878D General Specifications for Insulated Electrical Wire • MIL-W-586-IB Wire, Electrical, Polyvinyl Chloride Insulated, Copper or Alloy Copper. • MIL-I-8500 Interchangeability and Replaceability of Component Parts for Aircraft and Missiles •1.2.2 Other Publications • NFPA 70 National Electrical Code (NEC) • Canadian Standards Association (CSA) • SAE ARP 5015 Ground Equipment400 Hz Ground Power Performance Requirement • DFS 400 Specifications for 400 Hz Aircraft Power • ISO 6858 Aircraft Ground Support Electrical Supplies • UL 1012 Standard for Power Units Other Than Class 2 • BS 2G 219 General Requirements for Ground Support Equipment • EN2282 Aerospace Series Characteristics of Aircraft Electrical Supplies • EN61000-6-4 Electromagnetic Compatibility EMC Generic Emission Standard • EN61000-6-2 Generic Standards - Immunity for Industrial Environments • ATA-101 Rev. 4 Ground Equipment Technical Data • IEC 204-1 Electrical Equipment of Industrial Machines •1.3 DELIVERABLES The following is a list of items required for delivery: •1.3.1 SSFC Units Deliver one SSFC unit including two (2) necessary output power cables defined herein. •1.3.2 Operation, Installation, and Maintenance Manuals Deliver two (2) copies each of operation, installation and maintenance manuals including recommended routine service and maintenance check-list. •1.3.3 Drawings Deliver two electronic copies in CD and two (2) copies of dimensioned drawings of the SSFC and accessories and their spatial relationship to associated equipment, and connections to remote equipment. Deliver two electronic copies in CD and two (2) copies of schematic, wiring diagrams and control panel layout drawings. •1.3.4 Certified Test Reports Deliver one (1) certified test report of the factory inspection and acceptance testing per unit showing that the equipment meets power, voltage, frequency and specified rating requirements. 1.3.5 QUALIFICATIOIN OF MANUFACTURER Submit a certification that the manufacturer has a minimum of five (5) years experience in the design, manufacturing, and testing of 400 Hz solid state frequency converters at the same or equivalent kVA and voltage ratings for direct connection to aircraft electrical loads. When specifications require multiple converters operating in parallel, the manufacturer shall provide specific experience with equal or greater KVA rated converters. The certification shall state that the manufacturer is experienced in manufacturing and testing solid state converters of an equivalent or greater kVA rating. Experience in manufacturing motor generator sets does not qualify as equivalent. Experience in manufacturing portable engine-driven 400-hertz power units does not qualify as equivalent. The manufacturer shall be experienced in producing units for installation in permanent buildings in environmentally closed spaces or in weatherproof enclosures as applicable. The manufacturer shall also document that converters are designed for connection to non-linear loads typically encountered in the aircraft industries. The manufacturer shall furnish documented experience with converters in various environmental conditions including exterior flight line. •2. SSFC DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS •2.1 ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS The SSFC shall operate and provide electrical power in accordance with the requirements specified herein when supplied with adequate and suitable power as specified herein. •2.1.1 Input Electrical Characteristics • The unit shall accept input voltages of 400VAC (±15%); 440 VAC (±10%); 480 VAC (±10%); 600 VAC (±10%) with a frequency of 50 or 60 Hz (±5%). • Maximum continuous load: 90 kVA/kW • Total Harmonic Distortion: < 7% • Configuration: 3 phase, 4 wire, grounded service. • Starting Current: shall not exceed 100% full load input current. • A circuit shall detect the loss of a phase and prevent unit from starting. An alarm shall be displayed to indicate that this condition has occurred. • The SSFC shall have an internally mounted disconnect [i.e. circuit breaker] connected to the input power lines to allow the input power to be removed in the case of a fault or for maintenance. •2.1.2. OUTPUT ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS • The SSFC shall be capable of supplying both 28 VDC 600 Amp service and 115/200 VAC 400Hz service simultaneously. • The SSFC shall have one output capable of supporting a continuous load of 90 kVA/kW (260 amps) of 3-phase 115 VAC 400 Hz power. The SSFC shall have one output capable of supporting a continuous load of 28Vdc 600 amp power. • Output Rating: 4-wire WYE connected, 3 phase, 400 Hz, 50 KW, and Sustain 125% rated load for one hour. • Output voltage: 120/208V + or - 10% • Voltage Modulation: < 1% • Frequency: 400 Hz + or - 0.1% • Power Factor: 0.8 lagging to 0.9 leading • Total Harmonic Distortion shall be < 2%. • Voltage adjustment range shall not be less than ± 5% of rated voltage. •2.1.3. Efficiency • Overall efficiencymust meet or exceed: >90% at rated load, > 88% at 75% rated load, > 86% at 50% load, >75% at 25 % rated load. •2.1.4. BUILT IN PROTECTION • Input: • The input shall be phase insensitive • There shall be shut down for phase loss. • There shall be a shut down for either low or high voltage. • There shall be a manually operated input disconnect device to allow maintenance personnel to remove power from the unit circuitry. • Output: • Over-voltage shall meet MIL-STD-704F. • Undervoltage shall meet MIL-STD-704F. • Over-frequency shall meet MIL-STD-704F. • Under-frequency shall meet MIL-STD-704F. • The unit shall shut down immediately due to an overtemperature condition. •2.2. CONTROLS AND INDICATORS: •2.2.1. The unit shall have the following controls and diplays. •2.2.2. Start / stop pushbutton •2.2.3. System alarm (audible) capable of detecting input overvoltage, input undervoltage, output undervoltage, output overvoltage, output overload, control logic failure, overtemperature, and logic power supply failure •2.2.4. Alarm reset •2.2.5. Output - Power On/Off/Reset pushbutton •2.2.6. Emergency power off push button •2.2.7. Output frequency meter scaled to a minimum of 395 to 405 HZ •2.2.8. Elapsed time meter (in hours) •2.2.9. Input power indicator to indicate the supply voltage is available •2.2.10. Output power indicator to indicate that converter output voltage is available •2.3. DIAGNOSTICS •2.3.1. The unit shall perform a self diagnostic test each time the unit is started. •2.3.2. The unit shall indicate faults on the display of the control panel. •2.4 OUTPUT Power Cables •2.4.1 The single 90kVA output cable shall be provided separately and it shall be atleast sixty (60) feet long but no longer than one hundred (100) feet, and capable of withstanding overload conditions specified herein. The single 28Vdc 600 amp output cable shall be thirty (30) feet in length, and capable of withstanding overload conditions specified herein. •2.4.2 The output cables shall be of single molded cable construction having met ETL, UL or Mil-DTL specifications and having a sales history of at least 5yrs. •2.4.3 Specify the make and model number of the output cable assemblys in the quote and submittal. Mechanical •3.1. Physical Characteristics <h4 style="MARGIN-LEFT: 1.1in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.35in; mso-list: l0 level3 lfo1; tab-stops: 1.3in"> •3.1.1. The weight of the SSFC shall not exceed 1,500 pounds. <h4 style="MARGIN-LEFT: 1.1in; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; TEXT-INDENT: -0.35in; mso-list: l0 level3 lfo1; tab-stops: 1.3in"> •3.1.2. The enclosure shall have a NEMA rating to protect against access to hazardous parts, ingress of water (rain, snow, sleet), and ingress of solid foreign objects (i.e., windblown dust, lint, fibers, and flyings). This fixed unit will be for permanent year round outdoor use. Ventilated units with environmental filters are acceptable. <h4 style="MARGIN-LEFT: 1.1in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.35in; mso-list: l0 level3 lfo1; tab-stops: 1.3in"> •3.1.3. The SSFC will be a vertical unit and will be mounted on a housekeeping pad. <h4 style="MARGIN-LEFT: 1.1in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.35in; mso-list: l0 level3 lfo1; tab-stops: 1.3in"> •3.1.4. Major components and subassemblies shall be marked or labeled with an identification number or letter code, or both, on or near the device. The code shall be readily visible when examining the SSFC. •3. •3.2. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS •3.2.1. The SSFC shall be capable of being operated from no load to rated full load under the following conditions: • Ambient temperatures operating ranging from -40° C to +55° C (-40° F to +131°F). • Relative humidity: 10% to 95% (non-condensing) • Altitude: Up to 3,000 feet above sea level without de-rating. •3.2.2. Acoustical noise shall not exceed 72dBA. •3.2.3. The SSFC shall meet conducted and radiated limits of MIL-STD-461 •3.3. CONSTRUCTION •3.3.1. The electronics and magnetics sections of the SSFC shall be grouped for easy inspection or replacement. Each individual module shall be arranged for removal without disassembly of the SSFC. •3.3.2. Flammable and fungus nutrient materials shall not be used. •3.3.3. All materials shall be new, unused and suitable for the purpose intended. •3.3.4. Case components shall be painted and suitably protected from oxidation and corrosion. Paint color will be the manufacturers standard color. •3.3.5. The cabinet enclosure shall be designed to be suitable for the intended environmental conditions. The components and sub-assemblies shall be mounted in an enclosure suitable for the intended environmental conditions. This fixed unit will be for permanent year round outdoor use. •3.3.6. Access doors and cover shall be provided with interlocks equipped with a maintenance override for access to component parts. •3.3.7. Power cables shall be high temperature (125 °C) and halogen free. All cables shall be clearly marked near termination points at both ends, using an indelible method (e.g. slip-on type markers). Wrap-around adhesive markers shall not be accepted. The marking/numbering shall correspond with schematics / diagrams. MAINTENANCE •4.1. Other than changing air filters as applicable, the only preventative maintenance required should be checking power connections annually. COMPLIANCE AND CERTIFICATION •5.1. The converter will be UL/CSA listed by an NRTL organization. No further UL/CSA certifications are required for installation. MOUNTING CONFIGURATIONS •6.1. The converter shall be mounted vertically for fixed mount applications to minimize floor space. •6.2. The vendor shall furnish lifting and installation instructions. TRAINING: •7.1. The supplier/manufacturer shall be capable of providing commissioning and start up of the converter after installation and conducting on site operator training at a future date following delivery of the SSFC at purchasers request. •7.2. The supplier/manufacturer shall be capable of providing maintenance training at the equipment location or at the manufacturers site for technical personnel at purchasers request. WARRANTY: The manufacturer shall guarantee that its products will meet all applicable Specifications and other specific product and work requirements including those of performance of this agreement and will be free from defects in material and workmanship. Warranty period shall be for two (2) years from acceptance by the Owner. Warranty shall not be voided by on site maintenance personnel performing basic troubleshooting.

Original Point of Contact

POC Anthony M Hayden, Phone: (502)413-4617, Amanda Blackburn, Phone: (502) 413-4030

Place of Performance

Kentucky Air National Guard, 1101 Grade Lane, Louisville, Kentucky, 40213, United States
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