Sealed tender in
two bids system (Technical Bid & Price bid) is invited
from bonafide, resourceful and eligible manufacturer/exclusive
“SPEEDVAC CONCENTRATOR” with the following
specifications & Accessories. Part – I (Technical Bid) of the
tender should contain technical details and commercial terms and
conditions and Part – II (Price Bid) should indicate group-wise
price as mentioned in the Technical Bid. The Technical
Bid and Price
Bid are to be
submitted in two separately sealed envelopes distinctly marked
accordingly and both to be put inside another envelope, which
should be sealed and superscribed with tender reference no. and
due date. The bidders may submit bids duly signed in their own
The technical bids will be opened first to evaluate
technical specifications of the equipment and there after the
price bids of only the technically qualified distributor/vendors
will be opened
Submission of Bids:
Complete tender bids should reach to the office of Dr.
Surajit Sinha, Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian
Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata –
700032 on or before the scheduled date & time specified below
Last date for submission of the tender:
April 23, 2012 up
to 02.00 PM.
Opening of Technical Bids: Technical
Bids will be opened on April
23, 2012 at 03.00
PM at J. C. Bose
Meeting Hall in the presence of intending bidders or their
Opening of price-bid:
The Price Bids of the bidders qualifying the technical bid will
only be opened, the date of which will be intimated to the
short-listed bidders at their email addresses. The rest of the
bids will be rejected.
Please note that IACS will not provide any accommodation or
expenses to any of the bidders for attending opening of
technical bid/price bid.
A). TECHNICAL BID:
Technical Bid should contain technical details and
commercial terms and conditions and kept in a separate envelope
duly superscribed as “Technical Bid” on the outer cover
of the envelope.
Detailed Technical Specifications
of “SPEEDVAC CONCENTRATOR”.
The primary application would be to remove water from a solution
of biological samples. It is for this purpose, the following set
of specifications is required.
system should be with the following components:
a microprocessor control panel with digital display and having
the following components: concentrator bowl, refrigerated
trap, vacuum gauge and a diaphragm pump and anticorrosive
best quality body.
• Integrated design for plug-in
simplicity and control
• Digital display for viewing
and setting parameters (time, temperature, vacuum)
• Vacuum control for vacuum
ramping and ultimate level setting to optimize drying times and
eliminate bumping of different solvent mixtures
• Having capacities up to 100mL
• All should be in-one design
• Dual timers for independent
control of heater and run time
• Oil-free vacuum source
• Standard PTFE or equivalent
• Cover should be for chemical
• Standard safety lids
Solvent and Solvent
• Water and added advantage of
removing common organic solvents
• Integrated SpeedVac system
including oil-free vacuum pump and -50°C cold trap
• 40 x 1.5mL rotor and 8 x
• CryoCool heat transfer
with integrated pump and cold trap, includes glass jar or
Vacuum Pump: Oil-free diaphragm
Max. Vacuum: > 10 torr
Displacement: approximately 30
liters/min at ~ 50 Hz
Vacuum Control Ramp Rate: 1 to 5
Vacuum Level Control Setting: 30
to 5 torr (40 to 6.8 mbar)
Refrigerated Vapor Trap: 4
Heat Setting Off: approximately
45 to 80°C in ~5°C increments
Timer Settings: 1 min. to 10
hours or equivalent
B). Price BID:
Price Bid should indicate group-wise price as mentioned in
the Technical Bid and kept in a separate envelope duly
superscribed as “Price Bid” on the outer cover of the
C) GENERAL INSTURCTIONS:
Incomplete & conditional tenders and tenders received
after the due date will be summarily rejected without assigning
any reasons thereof.
At any time prior to the bid due date, IACS may, for any
reason, whether at its own initiative or in response to a
clarification requested by a prospective bidder during pre-bid
meeting, modify the bidding documents. The amendment(s) will be
notified on the Institute website. Prospective bidders are
advised to occasionally visit the website for any amendment.
Payment: 100% against delivery and successful installation
Minimum 1 year Warranty
Installation/Demonstration/Application Training at site: Free
of cost by the supplier
facility: Supplier should mention their details of service setup and Manpower
in Kolkata who are responsible for after sales support. Response
time should be within 24 hours
tender: Tender submitted shall
remain valid at least for four months from the date of opening
the tender. Validity beyond four months from the date of opening
of the tender shall be by mutual consent.
The tender should
accompany a compliance chart.
The rate should be
inclusive of all taxes, transportation etc. Nothing extra will
be paid in addition to the quoted rate.
The model number,
make, and a printed literature of the product shall submit
schedule should be mentioned clearly.
Manufacturers/exclusive distributors/vendors should have history
of supplying this type of instrument to this or other Scientific
Dealership Certificate is must in case of principal
manufacturing company is not quoting directly.
certificate, users manuals etc. are to be handed over to the
user after successful commissioning of the system.
At any time prior
to the bid due date, IACS may, for any reason, whether at its
own initiative or in response to a clarification requested by a
prospective bidder, modify the bidding documents. The
amendment(s) will be notified in the Institute website.
Prospective bidders are advised to occasionally visit the
website for any amendment
In the event of
date being declared a closed holiday for purchaser’s office, the
due date for submission of bids and opening of technical bids
will be the following working day at the appointed time.
clarification regarding technical specifications, etc. please
send your queries to Dr Surajit Sinha (email@example.com).
The Institute reserves the right to reject any or all of the
tenders received without assigning any reason thereof.