Vibration and Shock Test Machines for Large Ship Systems Components

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$69,989.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N65538-10-M-0017
Award Id:
98056
Agency Tracking Number:
N092-127-0268
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
NAVY 09-127
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 87, 1104 Arvon Rd., Arvonia, VA, 23004
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
078191590
Principal Investigator:
Steve McCampbell
Chief Engineer
(434) 581-3204
steve.mccampbell@hitestlabs.com
Business Contact:
Neil Stout
Counsel
(434) 581-3204
neil.stout@hitestlabs.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This work applies to US Navy requirements for shock and vibration testing of shipboard machinery, equipment, and systems. The work described in this proposal will produce the design for a combined shock and vibration testing machine capable of payloads up to 100,000 pounds. A combined shock and vibration testing machine can reduce the cost of testing by eliminating duplication of labor and equipment. No combined shock and vibration testing machines currently exist for payloads of this size. The proposed combined testing machine will extend established hammer technology to larger payloads with increased excursions and more realistic shock inputs. The vibration testing capability of the machine similarly extends mechanical reaction shaker technology to larger payloads and a larger platform than are currently available.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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