Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation | Published December 7, 2015 - Deadline December 14, 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.The solicitation number is 0040245189 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-85. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 335931 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2015-12-14 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Grand Coulee, WA 99133
The DOI BOR Grand Coulee Power Office requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following:
LI 001: Cable, 16 AWG, 37 Conductor, 7 Strand, 600 Volts, UL Type TC per Standard 1277 for Tray Cables, Conductors shall be stranded copper, concentric, 7 strands, Conductor insulation shall be: 90? C maximum operating temperature, Suitable for use in dry and wet locations, Flame-retardant, Oil-resistant, Thermoplastic XLPE (Cross-linked Polyethylene), PVC is not acceptable. Jacket shall be: Black, Sunlight-resistant, Oil-resistant, Flame-retardant, Thermoplastic CPE (Chlorinated Polyethylene), Jacket shall include a rip cord to facilitate stripping, PVC is not acceptable. Overall Shield shall be: Option A) aluminum-polymer tape providing 100% coverage with a stranded copper 20 AWG drain wire, Option B) copper tape providing 100% coverage with a stranded copper drain wire, Option C) copper braid with a minimum of 85% coverage, with an overall separator over the conductor, A corrugated shield is not acceptable. Cable shall be identified by means of surface ink printing indicating manufacturer, number of conductors, size, voltage rating, and required UL information and sequential footage marking at least every 5 feet, Color code ICEA Method 1, Table E1 (K-1) as identified by attached chart, 3,000 feet Transformer Cable required, in 6 reels of 500 feet each, 37C 16 AWG, or equal., 3000, FT;
Solicitation and Buy Attachments
***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.
Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.
This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to be considered for award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. Registration must be "ACTIVE" at the time of award.
SEE ATTACHED CONTRACT CLAUSES
Per FAR Clause 52.211-06, Brand Name or Equal, if quoting other than specified, you MIST attach enough literature, including picture and Specifications, for our evaluation team to determine if it meets the criteria to be considered acceptable as a replacement. Failure to do so may disqualify our quote.
SEE ATTACHED SPECIFICATIONS