Preventative Maintenance of the Cryoprobe

Solicitation number 01B46-24-006

Publication date

Closing date and time 2024/02/23 14:00 EST

Last amendment date


    ACAN (01B46-24-006)

    Preventative Maintenance of the Cryoprobe

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    The purchase of this service contract will provide scheduled preventative maintenance service to the CryoPlatform (CP10K Service Including Compressor), system reference AVANCE III HD 600, Serial number 10220195 located at the Charlottetown Research and Development Centre.
    The preventative maintenance provides the following services:
    - Regular Planned Maintenance (PM) visit to ensure the helium CryoPlatform system
    continues to run at optimal performance with minimized downtime.
    - Exchange the cold head (primary cooling device)
    - Exchange the adsorber in the Helium compressor and exchange the turbo-molecular
    vacuum pump (every two years)
    - Exchange Compressor, Inspect pressure safety valves, clean outdoor unit heat
    exchanger and check and update Firmware and Software as necessary
    - On-line support of the system by Bruker factory trained service engineers through a
    secure remote connection,(e.g. WebExTM or TeamViewerTM).
    - Software and data system up-to-date and fully optimized.
    - Additional service options available.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2024/03/01.

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

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    • Exclusive Rights

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    AGriculture and Agri-Food Canada

    2001 Robert Bourassa

    Montreal, QC, H3A 3N2
    Contracting authority
    rahal carol
    (514) 231-3209
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Prince Edward Island
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    12 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    Selection criteria
    Not applicable

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