What We Buy: Products and Services Acquired by the Laboratory
Research & Development Studies
Studies and reports for research & development, demonstration, feasiblity, task performance, design, test, experimentation, data gathering, analysis, investigation, software, and development code.
Facility Construction & Architectural/Engineering
Construction services; architectural/engineering services; real property.
Support Services & Staff Augmentation
Services for administrative and technical functions and capabilities; consultants, and affiliates.
Mechanical and Electronic Fabrication
Fabrication, machining, plating, and assembly of prototype equipment, materials and structures using performances and design specifications. Fabrication and assembly of prototype printed circuit boards (PCB) and printed wiring boards (PWB) using performance and design specifications.
Commercial Products and Services Procurement
The items below are purchased through Just-In-Time Contracts, through Local Vendor Agreement Contracts, through the Purchase Program Card Program, and through the Small Purchase Team. Information technology, hardware, software; capital equipment; belts and bearings; building hardware; bulk paper; chemicals; computer equipment and accessories; controllers; electronics; furniture; lumber; metals; office products; personal computers and accessories; plastics; tools; valves & fittings; wire/cable; supplies for building, cleaning/janitorial services, electrical, laboratory, photographic, plumbing, vacuum system products, welding and soldering material; automotive; instrument replacement parts; v-belts, motors, shears, sprockets, chain bearings; hardware supplies; laser printer products; rubber stamps, printing & office supplies; audio and video supplies; calibration equipment.