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Testing of 6 customized walls following CAN/ULC S134

Solicitation number 16-22103.

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/11/28 13:00 EST


    National Research Council Canada requires six tests based on the CAN/ULC-S134 standard to be conducted. The supplier must be accredited in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 to conduct CAN/ULC-S134 tests.

    A reusable steel support frame (design provided by NRC) will be constructed in front of the CAN/ULC-S134 test wall to support a set of window frame assemblies. For each test, 18 window assemblies (provided by NRC) will be installed on the support frame. Fire testing will then be conducted according to the CAN/ULC-S134 requirements. After the test, the windows will be removed from the support frame and disposed before proceeding with the next test.

    A report meeting the CAN/ULC-S134 requirements must be provided for each test. All videos, photos and data must also be provided in electronic form.

    1. Criteria for assessment of the Statement of Capabilities (Minimum Essential Requirements)

    (1) The supplier lab must have an existing test setup for conducting tests in accordance with CAN/ULC-S134.

    (2) The supplier lab must have the ability to conduct calibration tests, testing and reporting activities as per the latest version of CAN/ULC-S134.

    (3) The supplier lab must be accredited in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 to conduct CAN/ULC-S134 tests.

    4. Justification for the Pre-Identified Supplier

    Intertek is the only known lab that has an existing test setup for conducting full-scale fire tests in accordance with CAN/ULC-S134 and is accredited in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 to conduct the CAN/ULC-S134 test.

    5 This ACAN contract serves for the immediate contract of $ 315,000.00 and for future requirements of similar size and scope for 2 additional years.

    1. Closing date for a submission of a statement of capabilities
      The closing date and time for accepting statements of capabilities is Nov 28, 2016
    1. Inquiries and submission of statements of capabilities

    Directed to: Steve Cassidy

    Telephone: 613-993-0851 Facsimile: 613-993-6867

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    National Research Council Canada
    100 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0R6
    Contracting authority
    Cassidy, Stephen
    1200 Montreal Rd
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0R6

    Buying organization(s)

    National Research Council Canada
    100 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0R6
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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