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Sources Sought for 3D Printer

General Information

Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Oct 03, 2017
Category: Special Industry Machinery
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, ACC - APG (W911QX) Adelphi, 2800 POWDER MILL RD, ADELPHI, Maryland, 20783-1197, United States


(1) Action Code : SOURCES SOUGHT This is a Sources Sought Notice only. This is not a request for proposal, but a survey to locate potential sources. This Sources Sought does not constitute an Invitation for Bids, Request for Proposals, or a Request for Quotations, and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue an order or otherwise pay for the information solicited, nor is it a guarantee of a forthcoming solicitation or contract. It is for market research purposes only. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation. The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities, and qualifications of various members of industry, to include the Small Business Community: Small Business, Section 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). The Government must ensure there is adequate competition among the potential pool of responsible contractors. Small business, Section 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, & EDWOSB businesses are highly encouraged to participate. (2) Date : 10 October 2017 (3) Classification Code : 36 (4) NAICS Code: 333244 (5) NAICS Size Standard: 750 Employees (6) Contracting Office Address: 2800 Powder Mill Road Bldg. 601 Adelphi, Maryland 20783 (7) Subject: Sources Sought for 3D Printer (8) Proposed Solicitation Number: W911QX-18-T-0001 (9) Sources Sought Closing Response Date: 10/10/2017 (10) Contact Point: Ariel Amey, Contract Specialist, ariel.m.amey.civ@mail.mil or (301) 394-1081 (11) A. Objective: To find sources that are qualified to meet the supplies/services as listed in section 11B. Note that the specific requirements in section B are subject to change prior to the release of any solicitation. B. Salient Characteristics The Contractor shall provide one (1) three-dimensional (3-D) resin jet machine with a water jet cleaning system and a solution cleaning system, fifteen (15) packs of 3.6 kilograms (kg) material cartridges for the machine, six (6) packs of 3.6 kg water jet cleanable support cartridge, and six (6) packs of 3.6 kg solution cleanable support cartridge, shipping, installation, and training at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland. The following are the minimum specifications of the Government: CLIN 0001: One (1) unit 3-D resin jet machine • Shall include one (1) water jet cleaning system able to accommodate 450 x 350 x 200 millimeter (mm) parts • Shall include one (1) solution cleaning system able to accommodate 250 x 250 x 200 millimeter (mm) parts • Shall ensure the build chamber is capable of accommodating 3-D printing volume of at least 450 x 350 x 200 millimeter (mm) • Shall be capable of printing UV curable polymer cartridge • Shall be capable of printing a minimum of six (6) UV curable polymer resins and one (1) supporting material simultaneously • Shall ensure the thickness of printed layer is less than twenty (20) microns • Shall ensure the printed resolution is at least twenty (20) microns • Shall ensure resulting part dimension at least 500 microns accuracy • Shall include build-in program to prepare Computer Aided Design (CAD) files to print • Shall include control unit for printing, queuing, file process • Shall be capable of printing rigid, rubbery, transparent, gel-like, and colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) polymers • Operates utilizing 100-120 voltage alternate current (VAC), 50-60 hertz (Hz), 13.5 amperes (A), 1 phase • Shall include one (1) operating manual and three (3) year warranty CLIN 0002: Fifteen (15) packs of 3.6 kilograms (kg) material cartridges for the machine CLIN 0003: Six (6) packs of 3.6 kg water jet cleanable support cartridge CLIN 0004: Shipping and Installation at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD 21005-5066 CLIN 0005: Training for the one (1) unit 3-D resin jet machine with a water jet cleaning system and a solution cleaning system C. Responses: All interested parties should notify this office in writing, mail, fax, or e-mail within the posted date. Responses shall include: (I) To what extent each of the specifications can be met. (II) Include your type of business (i.e. commercial, academia), whether your organization is classified as a large or small business based on the 750 Employee standard that accompanies NAICS code 333244. If a small business, you must also list any small disadvantaged status you hold [HUBZone, 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), etc.]. (III) Past experience/ performance through the description of completed projects. (12) Responses to this sources sought are due no later than 11:59 eastern standard time (EST) 10 October 2017. Submissions should be emailed to Ariel Amey at ariel.m.amey.civ@mail.mil. Faxed submissions can be sent to (301) 394-1609. Mailed submissions can be sent to the address in block 6, ATTN: Ariel Amey Questions concerning this sources sought may be directed to Ariel Amey at ariel.m.amey.civ@mail.mil or (301) 394-1081. Please be advised that.zip and.exe files cannot be accepted. (13) Place of Contract Performance: Contractor Facility (14) Estimated Delivery Timeframe or Period of Performance: Twelve (12) Weeks After Date of Contract

Original Point of Contact

POC Ariel M. Amey, Phone: 3013941081

Place of Performance

Contractor Facility, United States
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