Government Contract | Indiana
Five Thousand (5,000) More or Less Universal/Nestable Refuse Containers (Spec A)

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000458325

Bid Title: Five Thousand (5,000) More or Less Universal/Nestable Refuse Containers (Spec A)

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 01/12/2016

Close Date: 01/26/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: South Bend, Indiana

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Women-Owned Business Set-Aside, Minority Business Set-Aside


Specifications include, but are not limited to:MANUFACTURING PROCESSES AND MATERIALS: Each rollout container shall consist of a body, lid, wheels, axle, and necessary accessories. The plastic resin material and the finished container must meet the minimum specifications herein.PLASTIC MATERIAL: Base plastic resin must be first quality linear low density polyethylene supplied by a national petrochemical producer. Please list supplier: ______________________________.Bidder must submit technical data sheet(s) from the resin producer, which verify that the resin to be used in the container body will meet the following minimum property levels:ESCR - > 1000 hrsElongation - > 1000%Density - 0.937-0.940YES / NORESIN ADDITIVES: The plastic resin must be enhanced with color pigment and ultraviolet inhibitor, which must be uniformly distributed throughout the finished container. To ensure thorough distribution of these additives, the resin and additives must be mixed in a molted state using a hot-melt compounding process.Bidder must submit a statement certifying that all of the plastic resin and additives will be hot-melt blended.YES / NOCONTAINER REQUIREMENTS: The rollout containers must be compatible with standard American semi-automated bar-locking lifters (ANSI type B) as well as automated arm lifters (ANSI type G) and function as follows:ANSI CONFORMANCE: Containers bid herein must meet the requirements of ANSI Z245.30-1999 and ANSI Z245.60-1999 standards for Type B/G containers.Bidder must submit independently certified copies of all ANSI test results with bid. Test results must state load (in pounds) under which tests were conducted. The load under which the tests were conducted must be the same as the load rating stated in all literature and specifications. The ANSI Appendix D test for Loading and Unloading Test for Carts must clearly state that the required 520 dump cycles under the carts full rated load were performed on both a Semi-Automated Cart Lifter and a Fully Automated Grabber Arm.YES / NOLOAD RATING: Containers must be designed to regularly receive and dump the following pounds of waste materials, excluding the weight of the container, without permanent damage or deformation. The load rating must conform with ANSI Standard Z245.30.96 Gallon 335 poundsBidder must submit its normal printed color sales brochure which shows the exact product item bid and the corresponding load rating. Bidder must mark the location of the load rating on the brochure with a bold red arrow so as to aim directly at the load rating. Load rating stated on literature must exactly match all specifications, ANSI certification submitted with bidders proposal, and the load rating permanently marked on the product.96 Gallon: STATE LOAD RATING - ________ poundsYES / NOWEIGHT: The total weight of the fully assembled container shall be as follows:96 Gallon 32 pounds minimumSTATE FULLY ASSEMBLED WEIGHT OF EACH SIZE 96 Gallon - ________ poundsYES / NOCAPACITY: The total capacity of the container body, excluding the lid, must be 96 U.S. gallons (+/- 2%). Bidder must include an independent test result according to ANSI Z245.30, Appendix A (Volume Test), certified by an accredited professional engineer, showing the exact capacity of the cart body (to the nearest 0.1 U.S. gallon).96 Gallon: STATE BODY CAPACITY - ______ U.S. GallonsYES / NODIMENSIONS: The exterior dimensions of the completely assembled containers shall be as follows:96 Gallon Height: 43.25 STATE HEIGHT - _________Length: 35.25 STATE LENGTH - _________Width: 29.75 STATE WIDTH - _________YES / NOHANDLES: Each container must be equipped with two (2) handles, each a minimum of 1 diameter. The handles and handle mounts must be an integrally molded part of the container body. The handles shall be designed to afford the user positive control of the loaded cart at all times. The handles must not have the ability to rotate on their own axis at any time. Handles which are molded as part of the lid are unacceptable. Bolted-on handle mounts or bolted-on handles are unacceptable.

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Product Codes: 45065, 45034

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of South Bend

State: Indiana

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 227 W. Jefferson, 1316 County City Building, South Bend, Indiana, 46601



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