Government Contract | Washington
Large Flexible Manufacturing Training System

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000451438

Bid Title: Large Flexible Manufacturing Training System

Agency Bid No. Title: 2016-C2E15

Received Date: 01/05/2016

Close Date: 01/20/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Clover Park Technical College, Lakewood, Washington

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:A complete mechatronics learning system that teaches advanced skills for automation systems that replicates real industrial processes. The winning system will include:Consist of a minimum of six (6) mechatronics stations (described below). The system and individual stations can work in a stand-alone or integrated mode.The system must be controlled by Allen-Bradley PLCs.Emulate a factory in which at least 18 products can be manufactured depending on the request.Each material used to create the products will include a barcode to identify the product during the process.Within the process, both the material weight and height can be measured. These two variables are analyzed by Statistical Process Control (SPC) for decision-taking, generating logs and other tasks.The system will come with a set of DOCUMENTATION, comprising the technical and functional system description and operation and user manuals.Within the process, both the material weight and height is measured. These two variables are analysed by Statistical Process Control (SPC) for decision-taking, generating logs, etc.All of the stations will have a:Built-in conveyor belt which will allow different types of physical configuration to be defined and implemented.State-of-the-art PLC to control each station and integrate them with the higher Supervision and Management levels.Barcode reader to identify and track all of the products throughout the process.The mechatronics stations, at a minimum, should include the following types of stations:PRODUCTION STATION #1The function of this station will be to feed, fill and weigh the containers with the red, yellow and blue pellets respectively, and to fill the multi-coloured containers from the relevant feeder station. The part to be supplied will be a 45x45x50mm moulded-plastic container with two labels on the sides, including a unique barcode identifying each container, and containing red, blue and yellow plastic pellets in the scheduled quantities. The station will be formed by a 900x762x865mm height-adjustable aluminium structure, on which the components used to perform the process will be mounted, which include a block of control solenoid valves in the case of pneumatic components. The electrical control Allen Bradley PLC will be mounted at the top, from where the station will be controlled. It will also include the control keypad, with the following buttons: start, stop and reset buttons, integrated/manual switch and disconnecting switch, as well as an endorsed emergency stop button.

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Product Codes: 55345, 54544

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Clover Park Technical College

State: Washington

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Kate Puratich, Purchasing Department Purchasing Department, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington, 98499

Phone: 253-589-5846

Fax: 253-589-5784




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