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HEAT TRANSFER CHEMICALS AND TESTING

(contract last updated 07/03/2015)

SCOPE: Contract for the purchase of Heat Transfer Chemicals and Testing.

CONTRACT # DESCRIPTION
15-5612-R1 HEAT TRANSFER CHEMICALS AND TESTING
CONTRACT ORIGIN: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
UW-Madison
Purchasing Services
21 N Park St, Ste 6101
Madison, WI 53715-1218
UW-Madison users contact:
Brad Bauman
(608) 265-1462 FAX (608) 262-4467
bbauman@bussvc.wisc.edu
ELIGIBLE PURCHASERS Restricted to: University of Wisconsin-Madison Departments
COOPERATIVE PURCHASING: NO
CONTRACT TERM: July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2018, with automatic renewal extensions to June 30, 2020, unless amended, cancelled or rebid.

Manufacturer: DOW
Vendor(s)
140117
Chempoint.Com Inc
411 108th Ave NE Ste 1050
Bellevue WA 98004
     
Sales Representative: PHONE # FAX #
Daniel Cohen 425-378-8566 425-378-8675
E-mail danieo.cohen@chempoint.com
  PHONE # FAX #
Ordering/Expediting: 425-378-8566 425-378-8675
Invoice Information: 425-378-8566 425-378-8675
Returns: 425-378-8566 425-378-8675
Supplier Diversity Reporting: 425-378-8566 425-378-8675
Website: www.chempoint.com/
Commodity Code 190-51
F.O.B.

“D” F.O.B. DESTINATION
 “V” F.O.B. SERVICE/MAINTENANCE

Delivery: 7 Days ARO
Terms: N/30
Invoicing: Invoices shall reflect contract pricing.
Return Policy: Contractor will provide for return of items ordered in error for up to 30 calendar days from receipt with the University paying the return shipping costs and a 25% restocking fee.
Warranty: None
Back Orders: Will notify ordering department within 3 business days of receipt of order.
Other: Pricing not available to: University of Wisconsin System campuses , State of Wisconsin Agencies, Wisconsin Municipalities, Other CIC member institutions or Non-Profit Organizations specifically linked by their mission to the University of Wisconsin Madison.
Pricing Information: SEE BELOW

ITEM

DESCRIPTION

MANUFACTURER

TRADE/BRAND NAME

PRICE PER POUND

1

Inhibited Propylene Glycol-Dowfrost
HD  (or equivalent) 

Dow

Dowfrost HD

$1.730 Delivered

2

Inhibited Ethylene Glycol – Dowtherm
SR1 or equivalent

Dow

Dowtherm SR1

$1.446 Delivered

3

Iron Inhibitor

Dow

Iron Inhibitor

$4.932 Delivered

4

Copper Inhibitor

Dow

Copper Inhibitor

$5.468 Delivered

5

pH Booster

Dow

pH Booster

$6.939 Delivered

SPECIFICATIONS

1. Chemical specifications (chemicals to be purchased under this contract)

The chemical treatment, when used per manufacturer’s recommendations, will keep the heat transfer surfaces clean and limit the corrosion of all metal surfaces to less than .5 mils per year.

a. Inhibited Propylene Glycol
  • Dowfrost HD (or equivalent)
  • Propylene glycol greater than 93% using virgin materials
  • Water less than 5% using deionized or demineralized water
  • Dipotassium hydrogen phosphate / sodium tolytriazole inhibitor blend in the range of 2% to 5%
  • Freeze protection up to -60F
  • Burst protection up to -100F
  • Color: Yellow to green
b. Inhibited Ethylene Glycol
  • Dowtherm SR1 (or equivalent)
  • Ethylene glycol greater than 95% using virgin materials
  • Water less than 3% deionized or demineralized water
  • Dipotassium hydrogen phosphate / sodium tolytriazole inhibitor blend in the range of 2% to 5%
  • Freeze protection up to -60F
  • Burst protection up to -100F
  • Color: Pink
c. Iron Inhibitor
  • Dipotassium hydrogen phosphate 45-55%
  • Water 45-55% deionized or distilled water
d. Copper Inhibitor
  • Sodium tolyltriazole 45-55%
  • Water 45-55% deionized or distilled water
e. pH Booster
  • Potassium hydroxide 45-50%
  • Water 50-55% deionized or distilled water

 

2. Required testing specifications (testing to be provided as part of this contract)

 

a. Provide annual testing of all UW Closed Loop Glycol systems, regardless of which product is currently in the system, at no additional cost to the University. Roughly 110 University sites are tested annually.

 

b. Provide analysis and tech support to determine the needs and products to be applied to each system, at no additional cost to the University.

 

    c. Minimum Test data needed: (Data from sample, and acceptable or recommended range)   

      1. Volume % glycol
    1. Freeze Point Fahrenheit and Celsius
    2. PH Reading
    3. Reserve Alkalinity
    4. Hardness
    5. 2. Inhibitor Readings:
      • Phosphate
      • Tolytriazole
      • Nitrite
      • MBT

      3. Containments and corrosives:

      • Chloride
      • Sulphate
      • Nitrate
      • Suspended Solids

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