NASA Presolicitation Notice: COBRA/RL-X Piping Equipment

Status Report From: Marshall Space Flight Center
Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2002

* RFQ Specifications 01 - Posted on Nov 19, 2002

General Information

  • Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
  • Solicitation Number: 4200000496
  • Posted Date: Nov 19, 2002
  • Original Response Date: Nov 26, 2002
  • Original Archive Date: Nov 19, 2003
  • Current Archive Date:
  • Classification Code: 47 -- Pipe, tubing, hose & fittings

Contracting Office Address

NASA/George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Procurement Office, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812


This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This procurement is being conducted under the Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP).

Please see the attached specifications for the COBRA/RL-X PIPING EQUIPMENT. There are 48 items.

The provisions and clauses in the RFQ are those in effect through FAC 01-09. This procurement is a total small business set-aside. See Note 1. The NAICS Code and the small business size standard for this procurement are 332996 and 500, respectively. The quoter shall state in their quotation their size status for this procurement. All qualified responsible business sources may submit a quotation which shall be considered by the agency. Delivery to MSFC is required within 30 days ARO. Delivery shall be FOB Destination. The DPAS rating for this procurement is DO-C9.

Quotations for the items(s) described above are due by 4:30 CDT and may be mailed or faxed to Kimberly Day and include, solicitation number, FOB destination to this Center, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration (if applicable), taxpayer identification number (TIN), identification of any special commercial terms, and be signed by an authorized company representative.

Quoters are encouraged to use the Standard Form 1449, Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items form found at URL: to submit a quotation. Quoters shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1. If the end product(s) quoted is other than domestic end product(s) as defined in the clause entitled "Buy American Act -- Supplies," the quoter shall so state and shall list the country of origin. The Representations and Certifications required by FAR 52.2l2-3 may be obtained via the internet at URL: FAR 52.212-4 is applicable. FAR 52.212-5 is applicable. The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL: The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL: Questions regarding this acquisition must be submitted in writing no later than November 22, 2002.

Selection and award will be made (on an aggregate basis) to the lowest priced, technically acceptable quoter.

Technical acceptability will be determined by information submitted by the quoter providing a description in sufficient detail to show that the product quoted meets the Government's requirement. Quoters must provide copies of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications - Commercial Items with their quote. See above for where to obtain copies of the form via the Internet.

An ombudsman has been appointed - See NASA Specific Note "B". It is the quoter's responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of amendments (if any):

Potential quoters will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any). Any referenced notes can be viewed at the following URL:

Original Point of Contact

Kimberly R. Day, Contract Specialist, Phone (256) 544-8999, Fax (256) 544-2812, Email - Cynthia B. Hollingsworth, Contracting Officer, Phone (256) 544-1656, Fax (256) 544-6062, Email

Email your questions to Kimberly R. Day at

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