Scoot Particle - Aerosol Mass Spectrometer

Solicitation number KM061-131157/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/01/08 14:00 EST

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    Nature of Requirements: 
    Scoot Particle - Aerosol Mass Spectrometer
    Environment Canada (EC), Downsview, Ontario requires the supply
    and delivery of one (1) complete and fully functional Scoot
    Particle-Aerosol Mass Spectrometer to be delivered on or before
    March 31, 2014.  This instrument will be used to measure in real
    time for aerosols' physical and chemical properties (e.g.
    aerosol size and concentration; aerosol composition of black
    carbon/soot, many other organic and inorganic species).
    In its bid price, bidder must include the prices of any
    components, peripherals or supplies required in order to provide
    a system that is fully-functional upon delivery to EC and
    complies with RFP Annex A. 
    Bidder's proposed system must meet all of the mandatory
    requirements in order to be deemed responsive. Some of the
    mandatory technical criteria are: 
    a.	Intracavity laser vaporizer module (1064 nm) to detect near
    infrared light absorbing particles including the refractory
    carbon mass;
    b.	Tungsten made thermal vaporizer (operating at 600 degree
    Celsius) to ionize non-refractory particle material; 
    c.	The instrument must be able to operate with the laser
    vaporizer alone, the tungsten vaporizer alone and with both
    laser and tungsten vaporizers at the same time; 
    d.	The detector must be high resolution mass spectrometer able
    to continuously scan mass spectrums from 0 up to a minimum of
    1000 amu with a minimum mass resolution of 5000 m/ m.        
    e.	Ions must be generated using electron impact ionization
    technique operating at 70 eV.
    Please see the RFP for the complete list of the mandatory
    technical criteria. 
    Basis of Selection will be based on the lowest responsive bid.
    Pricing must be submitted in Canadian funds.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Juan, Peggy
    (905) 615-2467 ( )
    (905) 615-2060
    Ontario Region
    33 City Centre Drive
    Suite 480
    Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 2N5

    Buying organization(s)

    Environment Canada
    Bidding details

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    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)

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