Roller Mill for MS&E Department

Agency: Iowa State University
State: Iowa
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 332710 - Machine Shops
Posted Date: Apr 10, 2024
Due Date: Apr 19, 2024
Solicitation No: RFQ-1000995
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Bid Information
Type Request for Quote (Public)
Status Issued
Number RFQ-1000995 (Roller Mill for MS&E Department)
Issue Date & Time 4/10/2024 10:40:28 AM (CT)
Close Date & Time 4/19/2024 04:00:00 PM (CT)
Notes Iowa State University of Science and Technology (ISU) is soliciting information from qualified vendors to provide a roller mill on behalf of the Materials Science and Engineering Department.

Suppliers should read all materials carefully and note the due date of Friday , April 19, 2024 at 4:00 PM CT.
All questions must be submitted by using the " QUESTIONS " tab related to this bid opportunity.
Contact Information
Name John Michel
Address 1340 Administrative Services Building
2221 Wanda Daley Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1004 USA
Phone (515) 294-5320
Fax
Email jmichel@iastate.edu

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RFQ-1000995
Roller Mill for MS&E Department
Issue Date: 4/10/2024
Questions Deadline: 4/16/2024 04:00 PM (CT)
Response Deadline: 4/19/2024 04:00 PM (CT)
Contact Information
Contact: John Michel
Address: Procurement Services
1340 Administrative Services Building
2221 Wanda Daley Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1004
Phone: (515) 294-5320
Email: jmichel@iastate.edu
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Deadline: 4/19/2024 04:00 PM (CT)
RFQ-1000995
Event Information
Number:
RFQ-1000995
Title:
Roller Mill for MS&E Department
Type:
Request for Quote (Public)
Issue Date:
4/10/2024
Question Deadline: 4/16/2024 04:00 PM (CT)
Response Deadline: 4/19/2024 04:00 PM (CT)
Notes:
Iowa State University of Science and Technology (ISU) is soliciting information from
qualified vendors to provide a roller mill on behalf of the Materials Science and
Engineering Department.
Suppliers should read all materials carefully and note the due date of Friday , April
19, 2024 at 4:00 PM CT.
All questions must be submitted by using the "QUESTIONS" tab related to this bid
opportunity.
Bid Attachments
ISU Instructions.pdf
Download
Review the instructions for important information. REVISED APRIL 2022
ISU General Terms & Conditions.pdf
Download
Review the general terms and conditions carefully and any exceptions should be listed in the "Attributes" section.
REVISED APRIL 2022
ISU Federal Grant Terms.pdf
Download
Review the federal grant terms carefully.
ISU Equipment Terms & Conditions.pdf
Download
Review the equipment terms and conditions carefully and any exceptions should be listed in the "Attributes" section
Insurance Language - Equipment Repair, Install, Maintenance (low risk) 09-2020.pdf
Download
Insurance Requirements - Equipment Repair, Install, Maintenance (low risk) 09-2020
Requested Attachments
Roller Mill
(Attachment required)
Attach itemized quotation for Complete System to include equipment, accessories, and freight that meets all
specifications listed under the Attributes tab.
Additional Documents
Use this for any additional literature, quotes for additional costs, etc.
Certificate of Insurance
This will be needed if your company will assist in the installation & training on equipment included in bid.
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Deadline: 4/19/2024 04:00 PM (CT)
RFQ-1000995
Bid Attributes
1 Evaluation Criteria
The evaluation of this RFP/RFQ may be based upon, but not limited to:
Ability to meet required specifications
Ability to meet preferred Date of Delivery
Total cost for Iowa State University
Availability of support
Quality of references and/or past experience
Exceptions taken to RFP Terms and conditions
Read and understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
2 Intended Purpose or Application
The Materials Science & Engineering Department seeks a new roller mill. The objective of this RFP is to purchase
a roller mill that can precisely control pressure, temperature, rolling speed, and gap between the rollers all in a
relatively small size that will allow it to be installed into and operate inside a glove box.
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
3 Required Delivery Date of Equipment and Installation is May 31, 2024
Will vendor be able to meet this completion deadline?
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
4 Supplier Comments
If answered "No" to the above, please provide lead time.
(Optional: Maximum 25 characters allowed)
5 Technical Specifications
Any specifications stated are only listed to establish a basis for the minimum performance characteristics of systems
offered in response to this request for proposal. The use of these specifications is not intended to restrict
competition. ISU reserves the right to accept systems with minor variances to the specifications listed, provided that
in the opinion of ISU, the product offering is suitable to ISU as research grade analytical equipment, when compared
to compliant offers received.
Respond to each section on how your offer meets/does not meet each specification.
6 Equipped with two functions, horizontal solid material warm roller compression at relatively slow
speeds and angled liquid room temperature roller quenching at relatively high speed
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
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7 Supplier Comments
Provide details on how Supplier meets/exceeds or provide alternate specifications related to the requirements
above.
(Required: Maximum 200 characters allowed)
8 Compact in size and use an umbilical cord feed through so that it can be installed inside a glove box
and all controls for the roller mill will be outside of the glove box except for emergency rapid shut off
button located on the side of the roller mill
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
9 Supplier Comments
Provide details on how Supplier meets/exceeds or provide alternate specifications related to the requirements
above.
(Required: Maximum 200 characters allowed)
1 Will have at least three safety features, an easily removable protective grill over the rollers, an
0 automatic shut off button located directly on the roller mill, and a reverse gear so that jammed items
can be reversed out of the mill
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
1 Supplier Comments
1 Provide details on how Supplier meets/exceeds or provide alternate specifications related to the requirements
above.
(Required: Maximum 200 characters allowed)
1 Roller temperature to 300 degrees Celsius continuous duty and 400 degree Celsius for short time (< 2
2 hrs)
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
1 Supplier Comments
3 Provide details on how Supplier meets/exceeds or provide alternate specifications related to the requirements
above.
(Required: Maximum 200 characters allowed)
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1 At least 200 MPa pressure and preferrably as high as 400 MPa between the contact surface of the
4 rollers
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
1 Supplier Comments
5 Provide details on how Supplier meets/exceeds or provide alternate specifications related to the requirements
above.
(Required: Maximum 200 characters allowed)
1 Gap adjustable to ~ 0 microns to at least 3,000 microns +/- 10% or better tolerance
6
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
1 Supplier Comments
7 Provide details on how Supplier meets/exceeds or provide alternate specifications related to the requirements
above.
(Required: Maximum 200 characters allowed)
1 Roller speed at least 300 rpm in both horizontal and raised angle operation.
8
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
1 Supplier Comments
9 Provide details on how Supplier meets/exceeds or provide alternate specifications related to the requirements above
(Required: Maximum 200 characters allowed)
2 Roller diameter at least 5 cm preferably 6 cm or 9 cm
0
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
2 Supplier Comments
1 Provide details on how Supplier meets/exceeds or provide alternate specifications related to the requirements
above.
(Required: Maximum 200 characters allowed)
2 Roller length no less than 15 cm
2
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
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Deadline: 4/19/2024 04:00 PM (CT)
RFQ-1000995

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