Sole Source #J23325-76
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Terry N. Tiegs, Lenoir City, TN
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Tuesday, December 6, 2005
a contract for consulting services to
Terry N. Tiegs, Lenoir City, TN
The Center for Advanced Friction Studies at Southern Illinois University will employ the consulting services of the vendor to support research and development related to activities in intermetallic-bonded diamond composites in coal mining and other related industries. The main goal is to develop prototypes and demonstrate their performance in coal cutting related conditions and oversee the design and production of prototypes sufficient for screening and full scale mine testing.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
vendor is a recognized international authority on these materials. He has 36 years experience as a researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, and is a patent holder on the subject matter required for the completion of the research contract with ICCI.
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