This Request for Information (RFI) is to determine the availability of potential contractors who can provide uniaxial accelerometers (some with singe supply option 4G and some with standard dual supply option 4G).

USGS is conducting market research/sources sought to help determine the availability and technical specifications of qualified businesses capable of providing the items mentioned below. This sources sought synopsis is issued for the sole purpose of conducting market research in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 10. This market survey/sources sought announcement is not a request for proposals and the Government is not committed to award a contract pursuant to this announcement. The information from this market research is for planning purposes only and will assist the Government in planning its acquisition strategy. Any responses to this sources sought will be treated as information only. The Government will not pay for any costs incurred in the preparation of information for responding to this market survey.

NAICS is 334519 - Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing Size Standard 500 EMP.

All responsible sources may submit technical specifications, which will be considered by the Government. Specifications shall only be accepted through electronic mail addressed to nlushenko@usgs.gov. Any Documents submitted in response to this notice must be uploaded and received in their entirety no later than June 20, 2018 at 1700 ET. Statements submitted by hardcopy or the Fed Connect web portal or Fed Connect Message Center shall not be accepted or considered.

The U.S. Geological Survey is looking for a contactor that can provide uniaxial accelerometers (some with singe supply option 4G and some with standard dual supply option 4G). This equipment will be used in the Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS) as part of the National Strong Motion Network for structural monitoring.

These systems must be existing, upgraded, or improved versions of models which can be purchased "off-the-shelf" and of a type or types that have been utilized in previous deployments for periods of not less than six (6) months.

Specifications for each force-balance type uniaxial accelerometers are given in Table 1. The sensors should be available with options for single and dual power supplies.

Dates

Deadline: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Date Published: Thursday, June 14, 2018

Date Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2018

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