Purchase of Marine Autoclave

Purchase of Marine Autoclave

The marine autoclave needs to have the following characteristics; Controls for automatic filling with water, programmable delayed start, cycle time adjustment, adjustable temperature setting.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


University of the Highlands and Islands

Finance, 12b Ness Walk,

Inverness

IV3 5SQ

UK

Tim Skyrme

+44 1463279000

tim.skyrme@uhi.ac.uk

+44 1463279001
http://www.uhi.ac.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Marine autoclave

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The purpose of this invitation to tender is to purchase a marine autoclave

The focus of our work is the production of shellfish for research and development. To this end, we require a marine autoclave for use in a shellfish laboratory and hatchery for autoclaving seawater culture media for marine algae.

The marine autoclave needs to have the following characteristics;

– Controls for automatic filling with water, programmable delayed start, cycle time adjustment, adjustable temperature setting;

– An ability to produce 15 PSI saturated steam at 121oC;

– A design pressure to suit (e.g. 170 kPa);

– A design temperature to suit (e.g. 140oC);

– A hydro test pressure to suit (e.g. 255 kPa);

– An easily opening door that allows access with several options for loading equipment (e.g. trolleys/sliding trays);

– Connections for freshwater, drainage and safety vent to our on-site specifications, and

– Be made of stainless steel material (anti-corrosion) suitable for use in a marine aquaculture hatchery environment and for autoclave of seawater culture media for marine algae

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=425501.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

101200 Electrical
101500 General Materials
102200 Plumbing
109999 other Building Construction Materials
181900 Technical Equipment
181910 Technical Equipment – Laboratory
241500 Tools and Equipment
249999 other Horticultural
311300 Equipment – Medical
319999 other Medical
391213 Engineering

120 Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

One marine autoclave

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

UHI PRO/012/MHSS/GROUP B

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 07-01-2016

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
14-01-2016  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 18-01-2016

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:425501)

5.2

Additional Documentation

UHI PRO003 – Standard Terms & Conditions – Below OJEU
UHI PRO016 – Conflict of Interest Declaration Form
UHI PRO032 – Referee Details Form
UHI PRO034 – Non-Collusion Certificate
UHI PRO035 – Business Probity and Criminal Convictions Form
UHI PRO031 – Form of Tender
UHI PRO037 – Freedom of Information Form
UHI PRO012 – Invitation to Tender – Marine Autoclave

5.3

Publication date of this notice

22-12-2015

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