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Portable XRF Analyzer

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000561307

Bid Title: Portable XRF Analyzer

Agency Bid No. Title: 201600418

Received Date: 05/03/2016

Close Date: 05/10/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: North Carolina

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 05/04/2016 02:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Make/Model: Bruker Tracer III-SD Portable XRF Analyzer or Functional Equivalent1) Vendor must submit the proposed unit for testing by Queen Annes Revenge Staff. Staff will assess accuracy onvarious concreted metals as well as ease of use.2) Shall be handheld/portable. A portable/handheld unit is defined as one of approximately 30x30x10cm, featuring apistol-style handgrip. This is necessary to allow use on large artifacts without destructive sampling. The instrumentshould also be capable of stand-mounted use to allow easier testing of small artifacts, and testing of small artifactsover longer times for greater accuracy.3) Shall have elemental sensitivity to 1.2 keV without an external pressurized Helium supply. This sensitivity isnecessary to insure accurate readings on the full elemental range required for artifact analysis. Helium cannot beused due to additional upkeep expense and lack of portability.4) Shall measure elements down to at least 10 (Neon) on the periodic table. Of a vacuum or other attachment isrequired to meet this specification, it shall be included. This is necessary for analysis of non-metallic elements(principally chlorine, sulfur, and silicon) which are common in corrosion on archaeological materials.

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Product Code: 49084

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of North Carolina - Department of Administration

State: North Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Ryan Longmire Department of Administration, Office of Fiscal Management, 116 West Jones Street, Room 4062, 4th Floor, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27603

Phone: 919-807-4521




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