Vibration and Shock Test Machines for Large Ship Systems Components

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65538-10-M-0017
Agency Tracking Number: N092-127-0268
Amount: $69,989.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: N092-127
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 87, 1104 Arvon Rd., Arvonia, VA, 23004
DUNS: 078191590
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Steve McCampbell
 Chief Engineer
 (434) 581-3204
Business Contact
 Neil Stout
Title: Counsel
Phone: (434) 581-3204
Research Institution
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.

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