Public Sector Network Tender Alert


407154-2012: UK-Manchester: Instruments for checking physical characteristics

The University wishes to appoint a contractor or contractors to supply a Light Ion Accelerator to consist of both the beam line and ancillary components. The equipment will be located in the Universitys Dalton Cumbria Facility, DCF, at the Westlakes Science and Technology Park in Cumbria.
Initial funding has been secured to expand the scope of nuclear materials research at DCF and create a dual beam ion accelerator facility capable of replicating the damage associated with Generation IV reactor technologies. The Light Ion Accelerator, beam line and other integral components, is intended to complement, and be capable of co-location with, an existing 5MV tandem accelerator and its six beam lines. The two must be able to be installed within the existing building footprint and configuration.

Ref: 2012/729/LIA/SP-KW/CPO,


The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
For the attention of: The Central Procurement Office
M13 9PL Manchester
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Fax: +44 1612752961
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Contract value: No contract value provided

Published: 22 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 28 Jan 2013