Vivekananda Institute of Biotechnology

Science in the Service of Mankind









VIB/NTC/19-20/44/91                                                                                     Date: 27.06.2019

Sealed tenders are invited from the authorized vendors to submit their lowest possible rate for the under mentioned instrument to be purchased under RKVY-RAAFTAR 2019-20 programme.The tenders have to be submitted to the Director, VIB  directly or by registered post and should reach to the office on or before 12.07.19 by 2-00 pm. Tenders will be opened at 2-30 pm on 12.07.19 in the office of the VIB, Nimpith. The tenderers or their authorized representatives are requested to be present in the bid performance on the stipulated date and time. The instrument details are given below-

Sl No

Description of the instrument

Quantity/ Unit


Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

(Flame technology)with hydride generator

(The detail specification is provided in Annexure-I )




Terms & conditions:

1. The tender should be made by the vendors in their original letter heads clearly indicating the aforesaid instrument/ equipment in details.

2. Price quoted should be inclusive of installation, commissioning and delivery charges up to VIB, Nimpith.

3. ‘IT and GST’ rules will be followed at the time of payment.

4. Detail specification of the instrument must be attached with tender. 

6. Our Ref no. and date must be quoted on all correspondences and those should be duly signed with seal.

7. Vendors must as far as possible, arrange to supply the instruments within the stipulated time mentioned in purchase order. This delivery time must be strictly adhere to. Failure to supply within the specified time will lead to cancellation of the order without notice.

8. The institute reserves the right to accept or reject any tender in part or full without assigning any reason thereto.

9. In all cases of disputes, the decision of the Institute shall be final & binding on you.






                  (Swami Sadananda)                                                                                (B. K. Datta)

                       Chairman                                                                                              Director


NB: It is COMPUSORY to mention the exact Quotation Reference No with Date on top of the envelope.





Technical specifications of the Instrument:


Name of the Instruments

Technical Specifications


Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

Fully PC control double beam atomic absorption spectrometer with air/acetylene

Optics: true double beam optical design

Detector: Wide range Solid State Detector

Wavelength Range: 185-900 nm

Software Selectable variable spectral bandwidth 0.2, 0.7 & 2 nm

Holographic grating with 1800 lines/mm with dual blazed.

System should have automatic 8 lamp turret to hold 8 different lamps with fully automatic alignment with built in power supply for each lamp.

System should have auto adjustment lamp position and pre-heating current

Burner Alignment: it should be automatic

Air Acetylene Burner head

Oil free Air Compressor should be offered

All method parameters related to lamp selection, calibration control of flow gasses should be through integrated software of the system.

Background Correction: Built in continuum source double beam background correction using high intensity deuterium arc lamp. Should have fiber optics to reduce influence of stray light and scattering losses & should be optimized to provide high transmission for the whole wavelength of interest, and significantly the UV region of the spectrum.

Gas control: Oxidant and fuel monitoring should computer control, remote ignition system, auto adjusted acetylene flow when switching to or from nitrous oxide – acetylene operation.

Various safety interlockslike burner head, gas pressure, nebulizer, drain, etc. should be integrated inside the system.

The following coded Hollow Cathode Lamps should be offered – Single element Fe, Mn, Mo, Zn, Cu, Cd, Pb, As,Hg, Cr with 1000 ppm 100ml AAS standard solution

Mercury Hydride System should be quoted


UHP grade Acetylene gas filled cylinder


UHP grade Argon gas filled cylinder


Double stage gas regulators for Acetylene & Argon 


Suitable Computer& Printer


3 KVA online UPS


Power Supply requirement: Necessary Earth ground if require for the instrument should correct. Any other requisite to make the system fully optional.


Tender must quote for a price which include the cost of 3 years onsite warranty (including the cost of Spare parts).