Automated Cleaning Technologies, Inc., B-293599, April 16, 2004
B-293599: Apr 16, 2004
DIGEST Protest that issuance of purchase order was improper because awardee's engine bearing cleaning system failed to meet solicitation requirement for drying capability is denied where record shows that awardee's system in fact included drying capability. Vendors were to offer a commercial item for a self-contained cleaning system that would remove burnt carbon. The solicitation required that the system have "a precision wash. Award was to be made to "the responsible offeror whose technically acceptable quotation. Seven quotations were received from six vendors. If this capability was not needed. ACT should have been permitted to revise its offer to reflect the relaxed specifications.