Powder Bed Fusion System

expired opportunity(Expired)
From: Federal Government(Federal)
started - 25 Oct, 2017 (about 5 years ago)

Start Date

25 Oct, 2017 (about 5 years ago)
due - 25 Oct, 2017 (about 5 years ago)

Due Date

01 Nov, 2017 (about 5 years ago)
Bid Notification

Opportunity Type

Bid Notification
W911QX-18-T-0007

Opportunity Identifier

W911QX-18-T-0007
Department of the Army

Customer / Agency

Department of the Army
Aberdeen Proving Ground Aberdeen, Maryland United States

Location

Aberdeen Proving Ground Aberdeen, Maryland United States
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Added: Oct 25, 2017 9:18 am 1) Action Code : SOURCES SOUGHT This is a Sources Sought Notice only. This is not a request for proposal, but a survey to locate potential sources. This Sources Sought does not constitute an Invitation for Bids, Request for Proposals, or a Request for Quotations, and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue an order or otherwise pay for the information solicited, nor is it a guarantee of a forthcoming solicitation or contract. It is for market research purposes only. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation. The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities, and qualifications of various members of industry, to include the Small Business Community: Small Business, Section 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). The Government must ensure there is adequate competition among the potential pool of responsible contractors. Small business, Section 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, & EDWOSB businesses are highly encouraged to participate. (2) Date : 25 October 2017 (3) Classification Code : 36 (4) NAICS Code: 333318 (5) NAICS Size Standard: 500 Employees (6) Contracting Office Address: 2800 Powder Mill Road Bldg. 601 Adelphi, Maryland 20783 (7) Subject: Sources Sought for one (1) Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) system (8) Proposed Solicitation Number: W911QX-18-T-0007 (9) Sources Sought Closing Response Date: Five (5) business days after posting at 11:59 am (10) Contact Point: Crystal Demby, Contract Specialist, crystal.l.demby.vic@mail.mil (11) A. Objective: To find sources that are qualified to meet the supplies/services as listed in section 11B. Note that the specific requirements in section C are subject to change prior to the release of any solicitation. B. The Government requires one (1) Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) system for the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, Materials Manufacturing Technology Branch (RDRL-WMM-D) that meets the following minimum specifications: • The overall dimensions shall not exceed 80 centimeter (cm) width by 95 cm deep by 225 cm high. • The machine's thermal energy source shall be Ytterbium fiber laser with a minimum power of 200 watts and wavelength of 900 - 1200 nanometers (nm). • The diameter of the laser beam in the build area shall have a minimum focus diameter of 40 micrometers. • Shall employ a dual re-circulating filter system including a pre-filter and main filter for handling of fumes generated during processing in a self-contained filter system. • Shall have the ability to use different material re-coater blades and shall come with a minimum of the following three (3) types: high strength steel, ceramic, and carbon fiber brush. C. Responses: All interested parties should notify this office in writing, mail, or e-mail within the posted date. Responses shall include: (I) To what extent each of the specifications can be met. (II) Include your type of business (i.e. commercial, academia), whether your organization is classified as a large or small business based on the 1,000 employee standard that accompanies NAICS code 333318. If a small business, you must also list any small disadvantaged status you hold [HUBZone, 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), etc.]. (III) Past experience/ performance through the description of completed projects. (12) Responses to this sources sought are due no later than Five (5) business days after posting at 11:59 am. Submissions should be emailed to Crystal Demby at crystal.l.demby.vic@mail.mil and Ashley.e.eaker2.ctr@mail.mil, 301-394-4229. Questions concerning this sources sought may be directed to Submissions should be emailed to Crystal Demby at crystal.l.demby.vic@mail.mil and Ashley.e.eaker2.ctr@mail.mil, 301-394-4229. Please be advised that .zip and .exe files cannot be accepted. (13) Place of Contract Performance: Aberdeen Proving Ground (14) Estimated Delivery Timeframe or Period of Performance: Eight (8) to ten (10) weeks after receipt of order

Dates

Start Date

25 Oct, 2017 (about 5 years ago)

Due Date

01 Nov, 2017 (about 5 years ago)

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Location

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