Notice to Bidders
Request for Bid
Status: Closed
Bid#: 2013-00033-IC
Title: Air Compressor/Breathing Air Station
Issue Date: October 24, 2012 October 25, 2012 - Addendum 1
Request Opens: November 6, 2012; 3:00 p.m.
Prebid/Preproposal Conference: n/a
Payment for Bid Document: n/a
The intent of this Invitation for Bid is to purchase a breathing air station to refill self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) cylinders with purified air that meets or exceeds the requirements of CGA Pamphlet G-7, Compressed Air for Human Respiration, the requirements of ANSI/CGA G-7.1, Commodity Specification for Air, Grade E, and all other recognized standards for respirable air. The breathing air station shall be comprised in part of a high pressure 15 horse power compressor and purification system, storage system, cascade fill control panel and containment fill station. The station shall be designed for a maximum working pressure of 6,000 PSIG. All equipment shall be new and of current design and manufacture. Used or refurbished equipment will not be accepted. Materials shall be in accordance with all specifications, terms, and conditions herein.
The breathing air station shall be supplied on a steel base frame of welded construction. The frame shall be designed for both the static and dynamic loads of the system and of sufficient size to adequately accommodate all of the station???s components. The compressor, purification system, fill station and all tubing shall be incorporated into an appliance-like enclosure complete with sound attenuation. The enclosure panels shall be equipped with a slam-action latches and lift-off hinges making it simple to facilitate inspection and maintenance. The enclosure and base frame shall be finished with a baked on polyester powder coat paint for the ultimate in durability, corrosion resistance, and long life.
Buyer Contact
Ivy G. Crawford, VCA Buyer I City of Suffolk Purchasing Division (757) 514-4015 Fax: (757) 514-7524 Email:
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