Eye Lane in Ophthalmology Technician Room

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Illinois
Type of Government: Federal
  • 65 - Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies
Posted: Jan 10, 2019
Due: Jan 14, 2019
Solicitation No: 36C25219Q0243
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Opportunity History
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Synopsis :
Added: Jan 04, 2019 10:20 am
This Sources Sought Notice is for informational and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation or commitment by the Government. This notice is intended strictly for market research. The purposes of this Sources Sought Notice is to determine interest and capability of prospective contractors relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 339112 (Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing).

The VA Illiana Healthcare System has a requirement for the following Eye Lane Equipment. This is a Brand Name Only procurement as only the exact equipment listed below is compatible with the existing equipment that is currently in service at the Illiana VAH.

Vendors must provide ALL of the items listed below, this order cannot be parted out. Vendors must also provide letters from the manufacturers verifying they are Authorized Distributors of their products.

The statutory authority for Brand Name Only procurement is FAR 6.302-1(c)(1).

Exam Chair

Brand Name Only: Marco Encore Automatic

Fingertip switches, as well as a corded foot switch, that automatically control chair elevation, recline, and auto-return functions.

Hydraulic system for smooth, quiet reliable adjustments

Color black or blue

Single-handed headrest

Foot activated rotation lock

Not to exceed 46 length fully reclined, 24 in width (arm to arm), and 24 width of base

Must be compatible with wheelchair glide system

Exam Chair Glide System

Brand Name Only: Marco

Must easily move a heavy exam chair for comfortable wheel chair access

Wide surface-plate with form-fitting rubber pad that provides stable positioning of any mounted exam chair

Foot-activated release mechanism

Sturdy, solid construction for long-term reliability

Must be compatible with exam chair purchased

Equipment Stand

Brand Name Only: Marco Deluxe 2

Electronic release button and chair elevation switches located on the lower slit lamp arm

Slit lamp arm range must accommodate wheel chair patients

A counterbalanced refractor arm allowing one-handed, immediate three-way locking of the refractor.

A full-featured flat overlay switch panel to control the slit lamp, chart projector, accessory instrument, overhead lamp, chair elevation, and voltage for a corded instrument

Overhead lamp with multiple adjustments, rotation stops and an on/off switch

Three rechargeable instrument wells and three 115V electrical receptacles

Scuff-resistant, high-impact base cover

Wheelchair accessible

Base must not exceed 23 x23 ; height must not exceed 75 (not including lamp)


Brand Name Only: Marco LM-101 Manual Lensmeter

Must be capable of measuring soft and hard contact lenses as well as conventional spectacle lenses.

Full 90-degree inclination

Must include prism compensator, external power, and axis readings, LED illumination, AC operations, and an American-style cross-line target


Brand Name Only: Rechert 11625B Minus Cyl Ultramatic RxMaster Phoroptor Refractor

Must be minus-cylinder configuration

Must include +.25 Flip Ecross cylinder, + 1.5 Retinoscopic Lenses, 3 pair nylon face shields, reading rod with card holder, Sphere with -19.00 to + 16.75D, ).25D Steps, +0.12D Sphere in auxiliary dial included, Cylinder Power at 0.00 to 6.00D and 0.25D steps, Cylinder Axis with 360 degrees (double 0 to 180 degrees scale) and 5 degrees graduations, Cross Cylinder with _0.25 and +0.37 or 0.05 optional, Prism with 0 to 20 prism diopter, 1 prims diopter graduations and PD with 48mm to 75 mm in 1 mm graduations

Digital Acuity System

Brand Name Only: Reichert ClearChart 4 Digital Acuity System

Must include 24" display with LED backlit LDC (1920x1080 pixels), refraction range of 1.83m (6ft) to 7.5 m (24.6 ft), include infrared remote control, electrical voltage not to exceed 100-240 volts AC 50/60 Hz, must be wall-mounted for direct throw or mirror calibration

Binocluar Indirect Ophthalmoscope

Brand Name Only: Keeler ALl Pupil Wireless LED Indirect with Charging System

Must include red free, cobalt blue, large aperture, intermediate aperture, small aperture, diffuser, must be wireless with wall-mounted charging station, must include LED or Xenon illumination, must be lightweight and with soft cushioning and non-slip headband, illumination rheostat must be located on headband.

Slit Lamp & Tonometer

Brand Name Only: Haag Streit BQ900 + AT 900

LED illumination head

Eyepiece with double cross hair reticule

Switch for beam splitter


Pivoting background illumination

Illumination control

6x-40x magnification

Slit width must be 0 14 mm continuous

Slit length must be 1 14 mm continuous

Slit image rotatability A¡¾ 90A¡Æ

Swiveling of the slit illumination to the microscope axis must be horizontal A¡¾ 90A¡Æ, vertical 0 20A¡Æ

Filters must include blue, red-free (green), and grey (10 %)

Tonometer attachment must be compatible with slit lamp

Interested firms that can meet the requirements stated above should respond in writing and include the following information:

Company name:


Point of contact (name/title/telephone number/e-mail address).

FSS Contract number, if applicable:

DUNS number:

Business category (SDVOSB, VOSB, Small Business or Large Business)

A capability statement that addresses the organizations qualifications and ability to provide the requirement depicted above.

An Authorized Distributor letter or memo from the manufacturer.

Reference the product, and sources sought number on all correspondence regarding this announcement.

Responses are to be submitted via e-mail to Mark Graveline at mark.graveline@va.gov. The information requested must be received no later than 10:00 a.m. CST, Thursday, 10 January 2019.

Mark Graveline

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Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Posted Date:
January 4, 2019
Description: 36C25219Q0243 36C25219Q0243.docx
Solicitation 1
Posted Date:
January 10, 2019
Description: 36C25219Q0243 36C25219Q0243_1.docx
Description: 36C25219Q0243 P03 - J_A - Brand Name Only.pdf
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Great Lakes Acquisition Center (GLAC);115 S 84th Street, Suite 101;Milwaukee WI 53214-1476
Place of Performance :
VA Illian Healthcare System;Danville, Illinois
Point of Contact(s) :
Mark Graveline
Contracting Officer NCO-12

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Jan 04, 2019
36C25219Q0243.docx Solicitation 1
Jan 10, 2019
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General Information
Notice Type:
Original Posted Date:
January 4, 2019
Posted Date:
January 10, 2019
Response Date:
January 14, 2019
Original Response Date:
January 14, 2019
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, on specified date
Original Archive Date:
April 19, 2019
Archive Date:
April 19, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Total Small Business
Set Aside:
Total Small Business
Classification Code:
65 -- Medical, dental & veterinary equipment & supplies
339 -- Miscellaneous Manufacturing/339112 -- Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing

Related Document

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Jan 17, 2019[Award] 65--550: Eye Lane Equipment
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