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).
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
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
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
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
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:
Point of contact (name/title/telephone number/e-mail address).
FSS Contract number, if applicable:
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 email@example.com. The information requested must be received no later than 10:00 a.m. CST, Thursday, 10 January 2019.