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43--Medical Air System Scroll 7.5 HP DPX TM SPC 120 GAL 460/3/60

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Level of Government: Federal
  • 43 - Pumps and Compressors
Opps ID: NBD00159723714699759
Posted Date: Jan 10, 2019
Due Date: Jan 11, 2019
Solicitation No: 36C25219Q0247
Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Jan 09, 2019
    5:24 pm
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Jan 09, 2019 5:24 pm

General Information

Document Type:

Combined Synopsis/Solicitation

Solicitation Number:


Posted Date:

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Original Response Date:

Friday, January 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM CST

Current Response Date:

Friday, January 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM CST

Product or Service Code:


Set Aside (SDVOSB/VOSB):

Small-business set aside



Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs

Great Lakes Acquisition Center (GLAC)

115 South 84th Street, Suite 101

Milwaukee, WI 53214


This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) SubPart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; Quotes are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued.

This solicitation is a request for quotations (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular Number 2005-101; effective October 26, 2018.

The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 333912 (Air and Gas Compressor Manufacturing) with a small business size standard of 1000 employees.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Illiana Health Care System, 1900 East Main Street, Danville, Illinois 61832 is seeking to immediately purchase a Brand Name or Equal Model Number 62-21-073C, Medical Air System Scroll 7.5 HP DPX TM SPC 120 GAL 460/3/60). Delivery, Installation and Complete Original Equipment Manufacturer Warranty is required to allow the high standard of Veterans Care to continue at the Danville VA Medical Center.

Item known to meet the Government s needs:

(Quantity of 1) (Model number 62-21-073C) (BNOE Medical Air System Scroll 7.5 HP DPX TM SPC 120 GAL 460/3/60)

Scroll 7.5 HP Duplex

Tank Mount.

Single Point Connection (SPC)

120 Gal Galvanized Horizontal Receiver

System Capacity: 25.2 SCFM @50 psig, 24.0 SCFM @110 psig

460/3-60 Main Electrical Connection

Package BTU/HR is 19,100 (reserve compressor on standby)

Noise Level = 72 dB(A) (one compressor module running)

Dual Desiccant Dryers with Filters and regulators.

Dew Point Monitor

CO Monitor

HMI Touch Screen Display

Fully NFPA 99 Code Compliant.

Must also include certification charge.

Must also include complete installation.



Model Number

Item Price

Item #1




Item #2




Item #3


Complete Install


Total price:


The following salient characteristics are needed and required by the Government:

NFPA 99 Compliant Duplex Oil Less Scroll Medical Air Package 7.5 HP Horizontal Tank Mounted with Single Point Connection and Desiccant Dryers

Air Compressor Package

Fully compliant with the latest edition of NFPA 99

Two oil less  scroll air compressors with inlet filter, isolation valve and high inlet vacuum switch for each

Two motors

ASME coded corrosion resistant air receiver with bypass

Duplex desiccant air dryer system with purge control and piped with duplex pre filters, after filters and regulators

Duplex control panel with HMI control monitoring system

All discharge air piping and fittings ASTM B 819 copper tubing, brass and/or stainless steel

All brazed joints are per NFPA 99

All discharge flex connectors braided, 304 stainless steel

Individual compressor isolation valve

All components completely pre piped and pre wired to single point service connections

All interconnecting piping and wiring is completed and operationally tested prior to shipment

Liquid tight conduit, fittings and junction boxes for all control and power wiring

Air Compressor Module

Continuous duty rated with permanently lubricated, sealed bearings

Air cooled single stage scroll type

Constructed of one fixed and one orbiting scroll sealed with PTFE tip seals between the scroll halves

Rated for 120 psig discharge pressure

Protected from dust or contamination with a two-part face seal

Orbiting bearings grease filled

Drive Bearings Grease filled and lip sealed

Drive bearing maintenance interval 10,000 hours

Scroll housing constructed of die cast aluminum

Integral cooling fan and air ducting for maximum heat dissipation

Air cooled aftercoolers for each compressor module with maximum approach temperature of 15° F and automatic solenoid drain valves

V belt drive with means of adjustment

OSHA approved, totally enclosed belt guard

High discharge air temperature shutdown switch wired to the compressor control system for each compressor

Discharge line valve for load less starting

Each compressor discharge line equipped with a safety relief valve, a check valve, isolation valve, and flex connector

Compressor Motor

EMA rated Open drip proof

3600 RPM, with 1.15 service factor


Vibration Isolation System

Compressor and motor  fully isolated from the package base by means of a four point, heavy duty, isolation system

Minimum of 95% isolation efficiency

Optional seismically restrained isolators at an additional cost

Air Receiver

Galvanized and integrally mounted with 3 valve bypass

ASME Code stamped and National Board Certified

Rated for a minimum 200 PSIG design pressure

Liquid level sight glass

Safety relief valve

Manual drain

Automatic timed solenoid drain valve

Dryer/Filter/Regulator System

Dual desiccant air dryers with an integral demand based purge saving control system

Each dryer individually sized for peak calculated demand and capable of producing a 10° F ( 12° C) pressure dew point

High efficiency coalescing pre filter rated for 0.01 micron on each dryer with automatic drain and element change indicator

Particulate final line filters rated for 0.01 micron on each dryer with element change indicator

Final line regulators and safety relief valves on each dryer

Isolation valves to permit servicing without shutting down the medical air system

Air sample port

Dew Point Hygrometer/CO Monitor

Dew point hygrometer/CO monitor with integral chemical CO sensor pre piped, wired and includes remote alarm contacts

Hygrometer sensor ceramic type

Accuracy minimum of ± 2° F for dew point and ± 2 PPM (at 10 PPM) for carbon monoxide

Dew point alarm factory set at 36° F (2° C) per NFPA 99

CO alarm factory set at 10 PPM

Both set points field adjustable

High CO and dew point indicated with visual/audible alarms

Control System

Mounted and wired duplex control system

NEMA 12 and UL 508A labeled

Automatic lead/lag sequencing

Circuit breaker disconnects for each motor with external operators

Full voltage motor starters with overload protection

120V control circuit transformers for each motor circuit

Visual and audible reserve unit alarm with isolated contacts for remote alarm

Hand off auto selector switches for reliable back up

Automatic alternation of compressors based on a first on/first off principle with provisions for simultaneous operation

Automatic activation of reserve unit if required

Visual and audible alarm indication for high discharge air temperature shutdown with isolated contacts for remote alarm

SIGNAL 1   touch screen gateway

Standard Screen Displays

Includes the following displays: (1) Air level/Runtime; (2) Alarm History; (3) Service Indicator; (4) Maintenance Schedule; (5) Replacement parts; (6) Troubleshooting Guidelines; and (7) Historical Trending of System Status


7 Wide TFT Graphic Touch Screen with Motion Actuated Back lit LED and Bright 65,536 (16 bit) Colors

Downloadable Trend Information via USB Host Port or Network Device

128MB Flash Memory, 64MB DRAM

Built in Ethernet Port 10/100 Base T (RJ45)

Supports over 100 Communication Protocols including BACnet IP, Ethernet IP, and Modbus TCP/IP

Built in Multiple Ports it can handle three (3) additional Proto cols simultaneously

Built in VNC server allowing remote monitoring over Ethernet/Internet network for Real Time monitoring of live graphics through standard browser, smart phones & mobile devices

Share data between HMI and Building Management systems with no additional software to implement.


1. All (3) Three line items and subtotal for the Model Number 62-21-073C Duplex Scroll Medical Air Compressor will be delivered to the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Illiana Health Care Center, 1900 East Main Street, Danville, Illinois 61832.

The delivery, installation and certification period of performance is as soon as possible after contract award has occurred.

Delivery shall be provided no later than 5 weeks after receipt of order/award of contract. All quotes are requested to be submitted to Contacting Officer as FOB destination.

Place of Performance


Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Illiana Health Care System

1900 East Main Street

Danville, IL

Postal Code:




Basis for Award

1. Award shall be made to the offeror whose quotation offers the lowest price technically acceptable. If any offer is providing an Equal , they must provide a line-by-line comparison of all salient characteristics. The contracting officer is not the subject matter expert, and therefore is not the final determining voice regarding technically acceptability . This can and will only be determined by salient characteristics.

2. Price reasonableness, in accordance with FAR 13.106-3, will be followed.

3. For authorized distributors of the Brand-Name or Equal, proof of authorized distributorship must be included in the submission to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer will deem the submission an un-interested party if authorized distributorship paperwork from the Original Equipment Manufacturer is not received or missing with submission.

4. This is an open-market combined synopsis/solicitation for products and services, as defined herein.  The government intends to award a contract as a result of this combined synopsis/solicitation that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. In accordance with FAR 12.301(b)(1) and FAR 52.212-1(b)(11), To facilitate the award process, all quotes must include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows:

"The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition."


"The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:"

Offeror shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s).

5. The Offerors quote submitted to this CO shall also have the same 3-line item and subtotal that matches this notice, and the required statement regarding terms and conditions of contract within their quote. The Offeror may submit this same Combined Synopsis/Solicitation as their official quote, and if so, all pages are required for submission, and the vendors name and DUNS number must be placed on the last submitted sheet of this Combined Synopsis/Solicitation.

The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at

The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items JAN 2017

(a) Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. This procurement is for new OEM medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts) for VA Medical Centers. No remanufactures or gray market items will be acceptable.


(b) Vendor shall be an OEM, authorized dealer, authorized distributor or authorized reseller for the proposed medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts), verified by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM, such that the OEM s warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM. All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions.

(c) The delivery of gray market items to the VA in the fulfillment of an order/award constitutes a breach of contract. Accordingly, the VA reserves the right to enforce any of its contractual remedies. This includes termination of the contract or, solely at the VA s election, allowing the Vendor to replace, at no cost to the Government, any remanufactured or gray market item(s) delivered to a VA medical facility upon discovery of such items.Â

FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items NOV 2017

Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at in accordance with FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required.

The following contract clauses apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items JAN 2017

And Includes all addenda to FAR 52.212-4.

FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders JAN 2018

FAR 52.225-1, Buy American Act Supplies

FAR 52.225-2, Buy American Certificate

FAR 52.225-5, Trade Agreements

FAR 52.225-2, Trade Agreements Certificate

FAR 52.225-18, Place of Manufacturer

The following VAAR Clauses apply to this acquisition:

VAAR 852.203-70, Commercial Advertising JAN 2008

VAAR 852.211-70, Service Data Manuals NOV 1984

VAAR 852.211-75, Product Specifications JAN 2008

VAAR 852.219-10, VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Set-Aside JUL 2016 (DEVIATION)

VAAR 852.232.73, Electronic Submission of Payment Request NOV 2012

VAAR 852.246-70, Guarantee JAN 2008

VAAR 852.246-71, Inspection JAN 2008

All quotations and required documents shall be sent to the Contracting Officer, by email only to

Submissions shall be received no later than 2:30 PM CST, Friday, January 11th, 2019 via email address Hand delivery submission via and fax will not be methods acceptable for submission of quotes. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f). Offerors are responsible for submitting offers and quotes to reach the Contracting Officer designated in the solicitation by the time and means specified in the solicitation.

Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to the Contracting Officer, Shari Lee at
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Posted Date:
January 9, 2019
Description: 36C25219Q0247 36C25219Q0247_1.docx
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 :
Department of Veterans Affairs;VA Illiana Health Care System;1900 East Main Street;Danville, IL
Point of Contact(s) :
Shari Lee

Contracting Officer
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General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Posted Date:
January 9, 2019
Response Date:
January 11, 2019
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, on specified date
Archive Date:
February 10, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Total Small Business
Classification Code:
43 -- Pumps & compressors
333 -- Machinery Manufacturing/333912 -- Air and Gas Compressor Manufacturing


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