Nuclear, biological, chemical and radiological protection equipment, United Kingdom, (Deadline: 3 October 2012)

4 September 2012

Dounreay Site Restoration Limited has launched a tender for the provision of a modern one-piece suit design (tried & tested / ‘off the peg’) appropriate for single use, which affords the wearer a high level of protection and user comfort. The value of the contract is expected to be worth between GBP8-10 million.

CONTACT

Dounreay Site Restoration Limited Contact point(s): Commercial Manager For the attention of: Mike Muir KW14 7TZ Thurso UNITED KINGDOM

Telephone: +44 1847806054

E-mail: mike.mur@dounreay.com

Fax: +44 1847802521

Internet address(es): General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dounreay.com

Type of the contracting authority: Body governed by public law

Main activity: Other: Nuclear Decommissioning

DESCRIPTION

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Supply of One Piece Airfed Suits.

Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Supplies. Purchase

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Dounreay, Thurso.

NUTS code UKM61

Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS): The notice involves a public contract

Estimated value for the entire duration of the framework agreement excluding VAT: Range: between 8 000 000 and 10 000 000 GBP

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)::Provision of a modern one-piece suit design (tried & tested / ‘off the peg’) appropriate for single use which affords the wearer a high level of protection and user comfort. The one-piece suit must be of sufficient quality, materials and workmanship to meet the rigours of the intended duty without failure. Design attributes to include:

1. Single one-piece garment gauge 150-300 micron pvc.

2. Simple dressing, undressing via single opening in the suit (split dome or cross shoulder).

3. Basic version of suit with air distribution system to the breathing zone.

4. Body cooling capability via lattice system to arms and legs.

5. Option of superior respiratory protection during undressing via incorporation of internal air-fed respirator.

6 compatibility with appropriately sized oversuits which provide some abrasion and puncture protection to the one-piece suit and do not interfere with air circulation within the one-piece suit or with any air supply or exhaust arrangements.

7. Provision of ancillary equipment as part of the air distribution system e.g ventilation hose connectors.

The Supplier Quality Control arrangements will include final inspection and sign off of the constructed air-fed suit to ensure ‘fit for purpose’ status.

ADMINISTRATIVE

Duration of the contract or time limit for completion: Starting 1.1.2013. Completion 31.3.2023

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: 3.10.2012 - 12:00

Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: English.




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