Vacuum Standard Kit

Agency: Department of the Air Force
State: Ohio
Type of Government: Federal
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Posted: Jul 19, 2018
Due: Jul 25, 2018
Solicitation No: FA2263-18-Q-A007
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Opportunity History
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Jun 15, 2018 12:33 pm
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and the Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFFARS). These regulations are available electronically at the Air Force FAR site, This announcement constitutes the only solicitation for which a Request for Quotation (RFQ) will be issued. The RFQ number is FA2263-18-Q-A007 and shall be referenced on any offer submitted. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor this site for the release of amendments (if any).

AFMETCAL at Heath OH intends to award a firm fixed price contract under Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) in accordance with FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures and FAR part 12-Acquisition of Commercial Items, for the purchase of a Vacuum Standard Kit with technical manual and standard commercial warranty.

Products offered shall be commercial items or commercially available off-the shelf (COTS) items meeting the definitions in FAR Part 2. Items proposed shall be new units. Reconditioned, remanufactured, or used items are not acceptable and shall not be proposed.
The units must meet the requirements of Purchase Description 18M-225A-VA, dated 12 July 2017, included in Section J, Attachment 1, to the RFQ. The RFQ with applicable documents are available for download at this site. Please review ALL documents carefully.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO OFFERORS: All prospective awardees are required to register at SAM and to maintain active registration during the life of the contract. SAM can be accessed at Any award resulting from this solicitation will include DFARS Clause 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. Section 1008 of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001 requires any claims for payment (invoices) under DoD contract to be submitted in electronic form. Invoicing, Receipt, Acceptance, and Property Transfer (iRAPT) through Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF) e-Business Suite is the DoD system of choice for implementing this statutory requirement. Use of the basic system is at no cost to the contractor. Contractors must complete vendor training, which is also available at no cost at Prior to submitting invoices in the production system, contractors must register for an account at

Offers MUST:
(1) be valid for a period of 90 days,
(2) be for the item described in the purchase description (Section J, Attachment 1),
(3) include a new unit for evaluation and testing (not reconditioned, remanufactured, or used unit),
(4) be FOB Destination,
(5) include a delivery schedule, if unable to meet delivery schedule in Section F,
(6) include copy of commercial price list,
(7) include name of and be signed by an authorized company representative along with telephone number, facsimile number, and email address,
(8) include taxpayer identification number (TIN), CAGE Code Number and DUNS Number,
(9) include a technical proposal that includes a written response to each paragraph of the PD,
(10) include copy of offeror's standard commercial warranty,
(11) include completed Section B, which includes pricing for option year quantities,
(12) include a copy of subcontracting plan,
(13) completed FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. Offerors shall ensure information in SAM is current.

The Government reserves the right to incorporate the successful offeror's technical proposal into any contract resulting from this solicitation.

This will be a DO-A70 rated order. Offers must be received by 18 July 2018 at 2:00 PM EDT to: Michael D. Hickey, AFMETCAL, 813 Irving-Wick Dr W, The Horton Bldg, Heath OH 43056-1199. Facsimile submissions to 740-788-5157 are permissible with the follow-up of an original sent by overnight mail. Electronic submissions via email are not permissible due to file size limits. Offerors can submit electronic files to AMRDEC SAFE, Offerors can submit under a guest account and upon email verification, the Contract Specialist can then download the files from the site. Please note that the uploaded files must be timestamped by the offer due date and time. Offerors bare the risk for receipt of submitted offers being untimely. Any offer or modifications to the offer received after the exact time specified for receipt of offers/quotes may not be considered. All responsible sources may submit an offer, which if received timely shall be considered by this agency.

Added: Jul 18, 2018 6:58 am
The due date for proposals and proposed unit for testing has been extended to 25 July 2018, 2 pm EDT.
Added: Jul 18, 2018 10:03 am
The reason for this notice is to incorporate a new revision of the Purchase Description, 18M-225A-VA, Rev 1 dated 13 April 2018. This revision replaces the previous purchase description.
Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Vacuum Standard Kit
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Vacuum Standard Kit
Posted Date:
June 15, 2018
Description: Vacuum Standard Kit solicitation (first two pages intentionally missing)
Description: Section J, Attachment 1, PD 18M-225A-VA dated 12 July 2017
Description: Section J, Attachment 2, Data Requirements
Description: Section J, Attachment 3, Section L Instructions to Offerors
Description: Section J, Attachment 4, Section M Evaluation Factors
Amendment 1
Posted Date:
July 18, 2018
Description: Solicitation amendment
Amendment 2
Posted Date:
July 18, 2018 (32.64 Kb)
Download/View Attachment_1_PD_Rev1_18M-225A-VA_Vacuum_Standards.docx
Description: Attachment 1 PD 18M-225A-VA, Revision 1 dated 13 April 2018
Contracting Office Address :
813 Irving Wick Dr. W. Bldg 2
Heath, Ohio 43056-6116
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Michael D Hickey
Phone: 740-788-5043
Secondary Point of Contact :
Kathryn A Vaccaro
Phone: 740-788-5078
Fax: 740-788-5157
All Files
Vacuum Standard Kit
Jun 15, 2018
Download/View FA226318QA007_FBO_Posting.pdf
Download/View Attachment_1_PD_18M-225A-VA_dated_12_July_2017.pdf
Download/View Attachment_2_Data_Requirements.pdf
Download/View Attachment_3_Section_L_Vacuum_Standard_Kit.pdf
Download/View Attachment_4_Section_M_Vacuum_Standard_Kit.pdf
Amendment 1
Jul 18, 2018
Download/View Solicitation_Amendment_FA226318QA0070001_SF_30.pdf
Amendment 2
Jul 18, 2018
Download/View Attachment_1_PD_Rev1_18M-225A-VA_Vacuum_Standards.docx
General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Original Posted Date:
June 15, 2018
Posted Date:
July 18, 2018
Response Date:
Jul 25, 2018 2:00 pm Eastern
Original Response Date:
Jul 18, 2018 2:00 pm Eastern
Archiving Policy:
Manual Archive
Original Archive Date:
Archive Date:
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Classification Code:
66 -- Instruments & laboratory equipment
334 -- Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing/334516 -- Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing

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