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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF MARCH 30, 2007 FBO #1950
SOLICITATION NOTICE

59 -- Power Amplifiers for the Thermotron DS-640 Dynamic Shakers for the US Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG), Fort Huachuca, Arizona 85613

Notice Date
3/28/2007
 
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
 
Contracting Office
ACA, White Sands Missile Range, Directorate of Contracting, Bldg 143, 2nd Floor, Crozier Street, White Sands Missile Range, NM 88002-5201
 
ZIP Code
88002-5201
 
Solicitation Number
W9124Q-07-R-EPGVHA
 
Response Due
4/4/2007
 
Archive Date
6/3/2007
 
Small Business Set-Aside
N/A
 
Description
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The Electronic Proving Ground, Fort Huachuca, Arizona is soliciting proposals for the following requirement (No Substitutes): Power Amplifiers for the Thermotron DS-640 Dynamic Shakers. The requirements are as follows: Vertical Amplifier Upgrade  Provide an air cooled vibration test system that will allow the existing system performance capabilities to be upgraded to the enhanced system performance requirements for Vertical axis vibrat ion testing. Power Source is 480V, 3-phase, 60HZ. Amplifier requirements: Air cooled Class D pulse width modulated design; 30 KVA output minimum; IGBT output transistor circuitry rated with an effici4ency greater than 90 percent; Switching frequency gre ater than 100 kHz; hot exhaust air must exit top of power amplifier; Enclosure must include EMI gaskets at all door and panel joints; Gaskets must interface copper clad or plated service; 3 phase line filter to prevent conducted EMI; Internal 3 phase break er to protect wiring and allow visual proof of power shutoff during servicing; Single bay EMI NEMA enclosure; Monitor all existing sensors in the Shaker and initiate appropriate shutdown whenever a sensor indicates a fault condition; Front panel switches, meters, indicators to include: Input DC Voltage, Input DC Current, Output Voltage, Output Current, Gain Control and Amplifier start up switches and status lights; Amp Interlocks: Over Temp, Over Current Limit, Over Volt Limit and Bar Graph showing percent age max current and percentage max voltage; Shaker Interlocks: Over Temp, Over Current, Over Stroke, Coolant (Blower) and Field Voltage; Emergency Shutdown  Selection of amplifier automatic startup and shutdown from temp chamber logic; Upgraded amplifier must include two 100:1 attenuated AC voltage outputs, one proportional to output voltage and one proportional to output current; These output signals are intended to be record4ed by the digital control system during shock tests to determine whether the te st can be completed without damage; Field Supply requirements  Must be matched to Shaker specifications below; Include front panel selectable DC Field power levels, one at Max field mode and one Energy Save mode; Include front panel Field Current meter; F ield Supply housed in same single bay cabinet as Power Amplifier; air cooled; Amplifier must activate and deactivate the DC Field Supply automatically; Shaker Requirement: Upgrade, modify or replace as required, the existing DS-640 electrodynamics shaker body components to a double-ended field coil configuration; Armature Diameter: 25.5 inch diameter overall with 24 inch diameter outer bolt circle; Armature Insert Pattern: must be directly compatibility with existing Team HE-48 Head Expander s/n 111 (742 l bs); Pneumatic Load Support: 1900 lbs minimum with automatic armature centering; Armature Weight  145 lbs maximum; Armature Resonant Frequency  above 2000 Hz; Stray Gauss Level  10 gauss maximum measured at 6 inches above armature; Enhanced system perfo rmance requirements  Freq Range: Rated Output 5Hz  2000Hz; Sine  10000 lbs pk force; velocity  50 inch/sec pk; stroke  2 inches pk-pk; Random  10000 lbs rms random force; Flat PSD 20-2000 Hz 500lb load or greater; also capable of transportation PSD 60; Field Supply requirements  Must be matched to Shaker specifications below; Include front panel selectable DC Field power levels, one at Max field mode and one Energy Save mode; Include front panel Field Current meter; Field Supply housed in same singl e bay cabinet as Power Amplifier; air cooled; Amplifier must activate and deactivate the DC Field Supply automatically; Shaker Requirement: Upgrade, modify or replace as required, the existing DS-640 electrodynamic shaker body components to a double-ended field coil configuration; Armature Diameter: 25.5 inch diameter overall with 24 inch diameter outer bolt circle; Armature Insert Pattern: must be directly comp atibility with existing Team HE-48 Head Expander s/n 111 (742 lbs); Pneumatic Load Support: 1900 lbs minimum with automatic armature centering; Armature Weight  145 lbs maximum; Armature Resonant Frequency  above 2000 Hz; Stray Gauss Level  10 gauss max imum measured at 6 inches above armature; Enhanced system performance requirements  Freq Range: Rated Output 5Hz  2000Hz; Sine  10000 lbs pk force; velocity  50 inch/sec pk; stroke  2 inches pk-pk; Random  10000 lbs rms random force; Flat PSD 20-200 0 Hz 500lb load or greater; also capable of transportation PSD to 5-500 Hz @ rated stroke with 6000 lbs rms force available (assumes zero body motion); Shock Pulse  20000lbs pk force; 20 g pk @ 11 msec ? sine with 800 lb mass on armature; Existing System Performance: Freq Range  Rated Output 20Hz  2000Hz; Sine  5400 lbs pk force; velocity  42 inch/sec; stroke  2 inches pk-pk; Random  6000 lbs rms random force; Shock Pulse  No known shock rating; Horizontal Amplifier Upgrade  Provide an air cooled Power Amplifier to drive two Thermotron Model DS-640-985 Shakers; a replacement DC Field Supply will also be provided; Power Source is 480V, 3-phase, 60HZ. Amplifier requirements: Air cooled Class D pulse width modulated design rated at 30 KVA output; e fficiency greater than 90 percent; Switching frequency greater than 100 kHz; hot exhaust air must exit top of power amplifier; Enclosure must include EMI gaskets at all door and panel joints; Gaskets must interface copper clad or plated service; 3 phase li ne filter to prevent conducted EMI; Internal 3 phase breaker to protect wiring and allow visual proof of power shutoff during servicing; Housed in a single bay EMI NEMA enclosure; Include a front panel DC Offset control for adjusting the shaker armature po sition electronically; Must monitor all existing sensors in the Shaker and initiate appropriate shutdown whenever a sensor indicates a fault condition; Front panel switches, meters, indicators to include: Input DC Voltage, Input DC Current, Output Voltage, Output Current, Gain Control and Amplifier start up switches and status lights; Amp Interlocks: Over Temp, Over Current Limit, Over Volt Limit and Bar Graph showing percentage max current and percentage max voltage; Shaker Interlocks; Emergency Shutdown  Selection of amplifier automatic startup and shutdown from temp chamber logic; Include two 100:1 attenuated AC voltage outputs, one proportional to output voltage and one proportional to output current; These output signals are intended to be recorded by the digital control system during shock tests to determine whether the test can be completed without damage; Compare voltage and current with max peak allowed to predict levels of shock possible without risking damage to Amplifier or Shaker; Field Supply requirements  Should match existing DS-640-985 Shaker specifications below; Include front panel selectable DC Field power levels, one at Max field mode and one Energy Save mode; front panel Field Current meter; Field Supply housed in same single bay cabinet as Power Amplifier; air cooled; activate and deactivate the DC Field Supply automatically; System Performan ce  The Amplifier and Field Supply shall allow achieving the following performance when driving the DS-640-985 Shaker: Max Field / Driving existing Team Slip Table; Random Transportation Vibration: 5-500Hz PSD at MID-STD-810 grms levels called for at rat ed stroke. FOB DESTINATION: Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Payment will be made by Government credit card under Net 30 Terms. Offers are due no later than 12 noon, Mountain Standard Time, Wednesday, 4 April 2007. Offers shall be submitted electronically at: C armen.simotti@epg.army.mil. EVALUATION CRITERIA /PROCEDURES: Offers will be evaluated based on the following best value criteria in descending order of importance: Meeting the requirement, Proposed Delivery Schedule, Past Performance, and Price. The result of the award will be posted in Fedbizopps(ht tp://www.fbo.gov/) under Award Notices. Questions pertaining to the Award Notice must be submitted in writing. For additional information, contact Carmen M. Simotti, Contract Specialist, at (520) 533-8189 or carmen.simotti@epg.army.mil. The synopsis/sol icitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-16. Full and open competition procedures will be utilized. The NAICS code is 334519. The solicitation is issued as a request for pro posal (RFP) and will be awarded as a firm-fixed-price. All Electronic and Information Technology will be Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 compliant. The following FAR provision 52.212-1, Instruction to Offerors Commercial items, applies to t he acquisition. FAR provision 52.212-2, Evaluation of Commercial Items, applies to the acquisition (See evaluation criteria above). Offerors shall include a completed copy of FAR provision 52.212-3,Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Item s, and furnish Offeror's Tax Identification Number, CAGE Code, Central Contractor Registration Number, DUNS Number, and applicable FSC Codes with its offer. FAR clauses 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items and 52.212-5, Contract Terms a nd Conditions Required Implementing Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items apply to this acquisition. FAR clause 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns apply. The government reserves the right to select for award, all, some, or none of th e proposals received in response to this announcement.
 
Place of Performance
Address: ACA, South Region, SFCA-SR-WS, Electronic Proving Ground Directorate of Contracting, Banister Hall, Bldg 56301, 2000 Arizona Street Fort Huachuca AZ
Zip Code: 85613-7063
Country: US
 
Record
SN01261147-W 20070330/070328221125 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
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