High Voltage Piezo Driver Amplifier

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Maryland
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
NAICS Category:
  • 334515 - Instrument Manufacturing for Measuring and Testing Electricity and Electrical Signals
Posted Date: Sep 19, 2017
Due Date: Sep 23, 2017
Solicitation No: W911QX-17-T-0273
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Added: Sep 19, 2017 12:57 pm

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(1) Action Code : SOURCES SOUGHT

This is a Sources Sought Notice only . This is not a request for proposal, but a survey to locate potential sources. This Sources Sought does not constitute an Invitation for Bids, Request for Proposals, or a Request for Quotations, and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue an order or otherwise pay for the information solicited, nor is it a guarantee of a forthcoming solicitation or contract. It is for market research purposes only. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation.

The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities, and qualifications of various members of industry, to include the Small Business Community: Small Business, Section 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). The Government must ensure there is adequate competition among the potential pool of responsible contractors. Small business, Section 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, & EDWOSB businesses are highly encouraged to participate.

(2) Date : 11 SEPT 2017

(3) Classification Code : 66

(4) NAICS Code: 334515

(5) NAICS Size Standard: 750 Employees

(6) Contracting Office Address: 2800 Powder Mill Road
Bldg. 601
Adelphi, Maryland 20783

(7) Subject: Sources Sought for one (1) piezo driver/power amplifier in accordance with the Salient Characteristics found in Section 11B of this Sources Sought.

(8) Proposed Solicitation Number: W911QX-17-T-0273

(9) Sources Sought Closing Response Date: Five (5) days after posting

(10) Contact Point: Crystal Demby, Contract Specialist, crystal.l.demby.civ@mail.mil


A. Objective:

To find sources that are qualified to meet the supplies/services as listed in section 11B. Note that the specific requirements in section C are subject to change prior to the release of any solicitation.

B. Salient Characteristics

The Contractor shall provide one (1) required high voltage piezo driver/power amplifier that meets the following requirements:

? Two (2) non-inverting channels with the electrical capability to power two (2) resistive loads;

? Provide precise control of output voltage with a range of zero (0) to +-350 volts (V) direct current (DC) or peak alternating current (AC);

? Computer controlled capability of high voltage output (zero (0) to +-350V);

? Output current capability must be zero (0) to at least +- 200 milliampere (mA) bipolar and zero (0) to at least +- 100 mA unipolar;

? A slew rate of 100 volts per microsecond (s);

? Ability to amplify a sine wave input with low distortion;

? Output distortion of three (3) percent (%) or less of commanded value;

? One (1) adjustable DC voltage gain per channel;

? One (1) voltage monitor connection per channel to monitor the high-voltage output;

? One (1) current monitor connection per channel to monitor the load current;

? Produce low output noise;

? Enabled short-circuit protection.

C. Responses:

All interested parties should notify this office in writing, mail, fax, or e-mail within the posted date. Responses shall include:

?(I) To what extent each of the specifications can be met.

?(II) Include your type of business (i.e. commercial, academia), whether your organization is classified as a large or small business based on the 750 Employees standard that accompanies NAICS code 334515 . If a small business, you must also list any small disadvantaged status you hold [HUBZone, 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), etc.].

?(III) Past experience/ performance through the description of completed projects.

(12) Responses to this sources sought are due no later than 11:59 PM eastern standard time five (5) days after posting. Submissions should be emailed to Crystal Demby, crystal.l.demby.civ@mail.mil , or Lindsay Sayers, lindsay.n.sayers.ctr@mail.mil. Mailed submissions can be sent to the address in block 7, ATTN: Crystal Demby

Questions concerning this sources sought may be directed Crystal Demby, crystal.l.demby.civ@mail.mil , or Lindsay Sayers, lindsay.n.sayers.ctr@mail.mil. Please be advised that .zip and .exe files cannot be accepted.

(13) Place of Contract Performance: Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

(14) Estimated Delivery Timeframe or Period of Performance: Six (6) to eight (8) weeks ARO

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Sources Sought
Posted Date:
September 19, 2017
Description: Sources Sought
Contracting Office Address :
ADELPHI , Maryland 20783-1197
United States
Place of Performance :
2800 Powder Mill Road
Bldg. 601

Adelphi, Maryland 20783
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Crystal L. Demby,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 3013945332

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