Leica Laser Tracker System
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published September 3, 2015 - Deadline September 10, 2015
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
This solicitation, NB672020-15-03037, is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).
This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-84.
The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 333314, with a small business size standard of 500 employees. This requirement is Brand Name/Specific Make/Model for Leica. This is unrestricted and all interested parties may submit a quotation and is being issued using the simplified acquisition procedures under the authority of FAR 13.5 test program for certain commercial items.
This combined synopsis/solicitation is for the following Brand Name/Specific Make/Model commercial item(s):
CLIN 0001: One (1) Part #: 576864, AT960-MR-Absolute Tracker
CLIN 0002: One (1) Part #: 5300000, Traing-1 Day (Tracker Hardware and Tracker and TrackerPilot Software) including Travel and Expenses
CLIN 0003: Three (3) Part #: 576397, T-Mac Frame TMC30-F Starter Kit
CLIN 0004: Three (3) Part #: 576398, T-Mac Frame TMC30-F
CLIN 0005: One (1) Part #: 576729, Spatial Analyzer Ultimate Software
CLIN 0006: Four (4) Part #: 575784, Red-Ring Reflector (RRR) 1.5"
CLIN 0007: Four (4) Part #: 575739, Red-Ring Reflector (RRR) 0.5"
CLIN 0008: One (1) Part #: 576901, MST36, Portable Metrology Tripod (Carbon)
CLIN 0009: One (1) Part #: 576904, MAS52, Tripod Wheel Assembly Kit
CLIN 0010: One (1) Part #: 30051, Brunson Stand Model 230-Large
CLIN 0011: One (1) Part #: 6009769, MPB25, Battery Set
CLIN 0012: Five (5) Part #: 89343, Annual Certification (Calibration) for Leica AT960-MR
Description of requirements for the items to be acquired:
The Communications Technology Laboratory at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requires the purchase of a laser tracker system that is capable of 6-degree-of-freedom (6DoF) measurements. This system will be used for precision 6DoF control of several robots that will be used for antenna positioning and alignment. This system will support Advanced Communications research in the field of new antenna metrology in division 672.02.
The Contractor shall provide all components for one (1) (Brand Name/Specific Make/Model for Leica Laser Tracker System that meets the following minimum technical requirements. The Contractor shall deliver the system, and warranty it, as described below.
6DoF Laser Tracker System must be DIRECTLY compatible with our existing Leica Laser Tracker AT901-Mid Range, Leica T-Cam, and Leica T-Frame 6-Degree-of-Freedom Targets. This new system will be used in conjunction with our existing system for controlling industrial robotics for precision antenna positioning and alignments. Therefore this new system MUST meet the compatibility requirement to be able to interchangeably work with our existing system.
List of Leica Laser Tracker System Components:
Qty 1 (Part #576864) Absolute Tracker 960-MR with Absolute Interferometer Distance range 20m and Probing range 10m. Included with the AT 960-MR are the following accessories:
- AT960-MR Absolute Tracker incl. transportation case
- AT Controller (576871)
- MPS21, Power Supply Unit (576873)
- MCS11, Sensor Cable 1.5m (576885)
- AT Quick Release Mount incl. Mandrel (576338)
- MCA18, External Temperature Sensor 2m (576888)
- Red-Ring Reflector (RRR) 1.5" (575784)
- MSI26, Universal Stand Fixture (576895)
- MAT33, Optical Cleaning Kit (576898)
- Protective Sensor Cover (827057)
Qty 1 (Part # 5300000) Training - 1 day (Tracker Hardware and TrackerPilot Software) including Travel and Expenses
Qty 3 (Part #576397) T-Mac Frame TMC30-F Starter Kit.
-T-Mac Frame TMC30-F Starter Kit. The T-Mac Frame TMC30-F Starter Kit is a configurable 6DoF machine control probe for use with any Leica 6 DoF Lasertracker.
Qty 3 (Part #576398) T-Frame TMC30-F.
-TMC30-F is a configurable 6DoF machine control probe for use with any Leica 6DoF Laser tracker. The TMC30-F can be used to create customized multisided probe configurations with anywhere from 1 to 4 frames (faces). The T-Mac Frame TMC30-F can be used to extend angular measuring range of the T-Mac Frame TMC30-F Starter kit.
Qty1 (Part #6009769) MPB25, Battery Set
Qty1 (Part #576729) Spatial Analyzer Ultimate Software
Qty 4 (Part #575784) 1.5" Spherical Mirror Reflector
Qty 4 (Part #575739) 0.5" Spherical Mirror Reflector
Qty 1 (Part # 576901) MST36, Portable Metrology Tripod (Carbon)
Qty 1 (Part #576904) MAS52, Tripod Wheel Assembly Kit
Qty 1 (Part# 30051) Brunson Stand Model 230 - Large
Qty 5 (Part# 89343) Annual Certification (calibration) for Leica AT960-MR
The following is a list of the technical specifications that the system comprised of the components listed above must meet:
1. A total of 6 targets must be provided that are each capable of providing, six degree of freedom measurements for x, y, z position as well as yaw, pitch and roll angles.
2. The six degree of freedom target must use photogrammetry as part of the method in obtaining the six degree of freedom data.
3. The six degree of freedom targets must have no moving parts.
4. The six degree of freedom targets must be able to interface with additional sensors such as touch probes and laser line scanners.
5. The laser tracker system must have the ability to automatically re-acquire lock on the six degree of freedom targets as well as 3D spherical mirror reflector targets in the event the laser beam is broken and the target moves out of beam path.
6. The laser tracker must utilize single beam absolute interferometer that provides absolute distance measurement using a polarization modulated reference.
7. The laser tracker must support integration with a robot for the purpose of using the robot with the laser tracker and compatible hardware for automated six degrees of freedom (6DoF) measurement and inspection using touch probes or optical probes.
8. Must be delivered with a valid calibration.
9. A data acquisition rate of 1 KHz must be obtainable from the laser tracker and 6Dof targets.
10. The system must have external hardware triggering capability via a TTL signal or similar type input pulse.
11. Be supplied with working software and user interface for acquiring data from the laser tracker. The software must allow for the user to define data recording rates in time and space and allow for defining new coordinate system origins as well as provide statistical analysis of the laser tracker data.
The Contractor shall provide, at a minimum, a one year warranty for the system. The warranty shall cover all parts, labor, routine calibration services, and return (from the manufacturer to NIST) shipping expenses. The warranty shall commence upon delivery of the system.
The required delivery is 12 weeks After Receipt of Order (ARO). FOB Destination for delivery is NIST, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305. Delivery point of contact will be provided upon award. Shipping shall be included.
Description Quantity Due Date
6-DOF Laser Tracker System One (1) system 12 weeks after receipt of order
Training 1 Day to Include Travel One (1) Day 12 weeks after receipt of order
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENT SUMMARY:
Through inspection and basic tests, NIST will verify that all of the performance standards in this statement of work have been met.
BASIS OF AWARD:
Award shall be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable quoter. This will be a firm fixed price purchase order to the responsible contractor submitting a quote that meets all of the requirements of this RFQ and who has the lowest price.
Evaluation of Technical Capability will be based on the information provided in the quotation. Documentation submitted in the quotation shall be evaluated to determine that the proposed equipment meets or exceeds the Governments minimum required specifications.
Price shall be evaluated for reasonableness.
The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial, applies to this acquisition. Offerors shall meet the technical specifications and deliverable schedule. Price shall include cost of shipping.
FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. (Quotes shall be evaluated in accordance with the criteria shown above).
The quoter must have completed the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items. Reps and certs must be uploaded to the System for Award Management at www.sam.gov.
FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.
FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. Commercial Items including subparagraphs:
52.203-6, Restriction on Subcontractor Sales to the Government with Alternate 1
52.204-10, Reporting Executive compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards
52.209-6, Protecting the Government' Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment
52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations
52.219-8, Utilizing of Small Business Concerns
52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Re-representation
52.222-3, Convict Labor
52.222-19, Child Labor - Cooperation With Authorities And Remedies
52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities
52.222-26, Equal Opportunity
52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans
52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities
52.222-37, Employment Reports for Veterans
52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act
52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons
52.223-18, Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging While Driving
52.225-1, Buy American Act-Supplies
52.225-5, Trade Agreements Act
52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases
52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer
52.233-3, Protest After Award
52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim
The following provisions and clauses are also incorporated by reference into this solicitation:
FAR 52.232-13, Notice of Progress Payments
FAR 52.232-16, Progress Payments
FAR 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
FAR 52.247-34, FOB Destination
FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)
This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions 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. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html and http://www.osec.doc.gov/oam/acquistion_management/policy/default.htm
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 and http://www.osec.doc.gov/oam/acquistion_management/policy/default.htm
CAR 1352.201-70, Contracting Officer's Authority
CAR 1352.201-72, Contracting Officer's Representative (COR)
CAR 1352.209-73, Compliance with the Laws
CAR 1352.209-74, Organizational Conflict of Interest
CAR 1352.213-70, Evaluation Utilizing Simplified Acquisition Procedures
CAR 1352.215-70, Proposal Preparation
CAR 1352.233-70, Agency Protests
CAR 1352.233-71, GAO and Court of Federal Claims Protests
CAR 1352.246-70, Place of Acceptance
(a) The Contracting Officer or the duly authorized representative will accept supplies and services to be provided under this contract.
(b) The place of acceptance will be: NIST, 325 Broadway - Shipping and Receiving, Boulder, CO 80305
NIST LOCAL-10 DELIVERY INSTRUCTIONS
Contractor shall coordinate delivery (including installation and training if applicable) with the Technical Information Contact identified at time of award.
NIST LOCAL-04 BILLING INSTRUCTIONS
(a) NIST prefers electronic Invoice/Voucher submissions and they should be emailed to INVOICE@NIST.GOV.
(b) Each Invoice or Voucher submitted shall include the following: (1) Contract Number. (2) Contractor Name and Address. (3) Date of Invoice. (4) Invoice Number. (5) Amount of Invoice and Cumulative Amount Invoiced to-date. (6) Contract Line Item Number (CLIN). (7) Description, Quantity, Unit of Measure, Unit Price, and Extended Price of Supplies/Services Delivered. (8) Prompt Payment Discount Terms, if Offered. (9) Any other information or documentation required by the contract.
(c) In the event electronic submissions are not used, The Contractor shall submit an original invoice or voucher in accordance with the payment provisions of this contract to:
NIST: Accounts Payable Office
100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1621
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1621
NIST LOCAL-39 Marking/Packing Instructions
If the total contract/order includes multiple quantities of the same or like item(s), segregated as separate CLIN/Item numbers, deliverables shall be packed accordingly. Each individual package/container in the shipment shall include deliverables on a per-CLIN or Item basis.
For each shipment made under this contract/order, the Contractor shall furnish itemized packing list(s), enumerating the specific contents of each shipping container and what specific individual components constitute a full and complete "unit" for each bid item. The packing list shall include the brief description of each item found in the schedule. If more than one container is required for each unit, each container should be marked accordingly, e.g., "Box 1 of 2," "Box 2 of 2" and the boxes, where feasible, should be taped or shrink-wrapped together as an issuable unit.
The contract number and CONTRACT LINE ITEM NUMBER (CLIN) OR ORDER ITEM NUMBER shall be placed on the exterior of all containers.
The Contractor shall submit a Quote, to be received no later than 4 p.m. Mountain Time, Thursday, September 10, 2015, and must include the following: Company name, address, phone numbers, DUNS number, itemized quote including all minimum specifications. Quotes shall be delivered via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please direct any questions regarding this solicitation to Angela Hitt at email@example.com no later than 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time, Tuesday, September 8, 2015.