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Current Bids and RFPs

Utah State University Purchasing and Contract Services is currently advertising for Bids on the following items. For additional information concerning these and other current Requests for Quotations and to receive copies of the official bid submission documents, please contact Utah State University Purchasing and Contract Services at (435) 797-1033

Active RFP, Bid, RFQ, IFB, or RFI

Bid # Description Closing Date & Time

Sole Source

Data Physics SignalForce Vibration System

SignalForce GW-V617/DSA5-5K Electromagnetic Vibration Test System

  • Sine force: 1050 lbf (4.67kN)
  • Raodom force: 900!bf (0 kN) nns
  • Displacement: 0 in (51 mm) Pk-Pk
  • Maximum Velocity: 60 in/s (1.5 mis)

* Annattire Diameter: 6.9 in (174.5 mm)

* Armature mass: 15 lb (6.8 kg), fitted with 9 stainless steel inse1ts (5/16)

* Internal load support to accommodate up to 200 lb (90 kg)

* Maximum bare table acceleration: 70 g (686.5 m/s2)

Includes: GW-V617 Shaker, GW-V617-B4 Blower, GW-DSA5-5K Amp Sixty Hertz power input

Three phase 480 VAC power input

(9) UNF 5/16-24  Inserts for armattire, Stainless steel - Flush - (Installed) I 0 inch round adaptor plate to be mounted on opp of the armature

GW-3500-AE Acoustic enclosure for forced air cooling blower to reduce airborne noise. Shaker outlet and blower inlet parts.

Vertical isolation mounts, pneumatic.

Commercial Packaging and preparation for shipping

On-site commissioning - 2 days including all travel except airfare (airfare billed separately)

Shaker, Components, Packaging and Commissioning

Vibration Controller

Four chanoel Stand-alone Abacus 900 DSP system

- 4 input channels per system

         -2 of the input channels are reconfigurable for use as an input, output or tachometer

    -Fast Ethernet connection (supports Power over Ethernet)

    -Two digital IO channels (Lerno connectors)

     -Two Lerno to BNC cables

    -Maximum sample rate 216 kSamples/s per channel

     -Input Voltage ranges programmable to 31 Volts

      -ICP and TEDS support

       -Status LEDs for channel function

DP900-University

SignalCalc DP901 University Software Bundle

Vibration Test - Random Control:

  • DP960-l 0 Random Closed Loop Control - 6400 lines, 20 kHz (R)
  • DP960-l l Random on Random Control (2016)
  • DP960-12 Sine on Random Control (2016)
  • DP960-13 Mixed Mode - Random & Sine on Random Control (2017)
  • DP960-l 4 Non-Gaussian signal generation for Random Control (2017)

Vibration Test - Sine Control:

  • DP960-20 Sine Closed Loop Control - Up to 20 kHz (R)
  • DP960-2 l Multi Frequency Sine Closed Loop Control - Up to 20 kHz (2017)
  • DP960-22 Sine High Frequency Control - 30 kHz (2017)
  • DP960-27 Resonance Search and Dwell (2016)

Vibration Test - Shock Control:

  • DP960-3 l Classical Shock and Transient Control - Up to 20 kHz, Frame Size = 65536 maximum (R)
  • DP960-32 SRS Analysis and Synthesis to Classical Shock and Transient Control (2017)

Vibration Test - Replication Control:

  • DP960-50 Replicator - Time waveform creation and control package (2017)
  • DP990 Abacus 900 Series Calibration Software for a single system with any number of channels. Requires a compatible DVM with Serial VO and Cables (R)

Standard Analyzer Package:

DP930-l 0 SignalCale 930 Dynamic Signal Analysis Package (R)

  • Analysis Modes:
  • Auto-Power Spectrum
  • Transfer Ftmction
  • Syncluonous Average
  • Auto- & Cross-Correlation
  • Histogram analysis
  • Frequency Resolution up to 51200 lines
  • Frame Size up to 131072 samples
  • Zoom analysis
  • For a system of up to thirty six channels

Advanced Analyzer Options:

  • DP930-23 Tlu-mtghput to Disk (R)
  • DP930-25 Waterfall Analysis (R)
  • DP930-51 Event Capture (2017)
  • DP930-54 Frequency Domain Compensation for Frequency Domain Signals (2017)
  • DP930-68 Advanced Repo1t Generation (2016)
  • DP930-80 Channel and Signal Math (R)
  • DP930-81 Multi Measurement, enables simultaneous multiple measurement types for realtime and playback analysis (R)
  • DP930-82 Programmable Output Generator (R)

Analyzer Options for Eviromnental Test:

  • DP930-19 Sine Data Reduction (2017)
  • DP930-28 Shock Response Spectnun Analysis (2017)

Analyzer Options for Structural Analysis:

  • DP930-22 Stepped Sine Analysis (2017)
  • DP930-71 Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Transfer Function (more than one source recommended) (2016)

Anayzer Options for Acoustic Analysis:

  • DP930-26 Realtime Octave Analysis (2016)

Analyzer Options for Rotating Machineiy Analysis:

  • DP930-l l RPM measurement & FFT based Order Tracking (2017)
  • DP930-18 Demodulation (2017)
  • DP930-27W Realtime Waterfall based Order Tracking Analysis for Rotating Machine1y (2017)

Software options included in the University Software Bundle are subject to change without notice.  See University Software License Registration Form.

The DP900 Series Analyzer/Controller  is a newly released product and some software options are still under development.                                                                        .

Legend: (R) = Released, (2016) = scheduled for Release in 2016, (2017) = scheduled for Release in 2017

 

 DP900-University

SignalCalc DP901 University Software Bundle

Vibration Test - Random Control:

  • DP960-l 0 Random Closed Loop Control - 6400 lines, 20 kHz (R)
  • DP960-l l Random on Random Control (2016)
  • DP960-12 Sine on Random Control (2016)
  • DP960-13 Mixed Mode - Random & Sine on Random Control (2017)
  • DP960-l 4 Non-Gaussian signal generation for Random Control (2017)

Vibration Test - Sine Control:

  • DP960-20 Sine Closed Loop Control - Up to 20 kHz (R)
  • DP960-2 l Multi Frequency Sine Closed Loop Control - Up to 20 kHz (2017)
  • DP960-22 Sine High Frequency Control - 30 kHz (2017)
  • DP960-27 Resonance Search and Dwell (2016)

Vibration Test - Shock Control:

  • DP960-3 l Classical Shock and Transient Control - Up to 20 kHz, Frame Size = 65536 maximum (R)
  • DP960-32 SRS Analysis and Synthesis to Classical Shock and Transient Control (2017)

Vibration Test - Replication Control:

  • DP960-50 Replicator - Time waveform creation and control package (2017)
  • DP990 Abacus 900 Series Calibration Software for a single system with any number of channels. Requires a compatible DVM with Serial VO and Cables (R)

Standard Analyzer Package:

DP930-l 0 SignalCale 930 Dynamic Signal Analysis Package (R)

  • Analysis Modes:
  • Auto-Power Spectrum
  • Transfer Ftmction
  • Syncluonous Average
  • Auto- & Cross-Correlation
  • Histogram analysis
  • Frequency Resolution up to 51200 lines
  • Frame Size up to 131072 samples
  • Zoom analysis
  • For a system of up to thirty six channels

Advanced Analyzer Options:

  • DP930-23 Tlu-mtghput to Disk (R)
 

Sole Source

Battery Cell Cycler

Equipment type: Battery cell cycler
Channel voltage range: 0-5 V
Channel current ranges: +/- 300 A, 50 A, 5 A, and 0.5 A
Max continuous channel power: 1500 W
Number of channels: 12
Measurement resolution: < 1 uV
Measurement precision: < 100 ppm
Control accuracy: < 0.02%
Input impedance: 3 Gohms
Data logging rate: 2000 points per second
Such as P/N LBT-21014-5V-300A (Arbin Instruments)

Must be delivered in 6 weeks turnaround.

 

RFP
CP000837

Owner Furnished Pass-through Sterilizer (Autoclave) Installation

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a
qualified offeror for the USTAR Autoclave Installation Project. For questions or more information please contact joe.beck@usu.edu.

The Existing Biocontainment Space on the 3rd Floor of the existing USTAR Animal Research Facility
will be installing an Owner Furnished Pass-through Sterilizer (Autoclave). The work will include removal of the existing Tissue Digester that currently sits in the space where the new Autoclave will be installed. There will be selective demolition of existing walls, Installation of a new wall to include owner Furnished Door Systems, Plumbing remodeling, HVAC work (New Steam Collection Hood), electrical/lighting modifications, Final Finishes, and Biosafety Inspections for compliance that the remodel work meets or exceeds the requirements for a BSL 3 (enhanced) Bio-Safety Containment Space. The installation of the actual Autoclave will be by the Autoclave manufacturer. The Contractor is responsible to provide the enclosure and all the required utilities for this installation.

 October 25, 2017
IFB
GC1328

Envelope Inserting System

The purpose of this IFB is to enter into a contract with a qualified offeror for an envelope inserting system. For bid documents or more information contact Gordon.collins@usu.ed.

Oct. 10, 2017 
IFB GC1327

Clinical Services Building Furniture

The purpose of this IFB is to enter into a contract with a qualified supplier for furniture for the new Clinical Services Building. For bid documents or more information please contact Gordon.collins@usu.edu.

 Oct. 4, 2017
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Gustav-Klein

  • Test System: I-TS-3870-800-250-600

Output power DC: 250kW

AC-Voltage: 480V, 3/PE, +10%

DC-Voltage: 5-800V

DC-Current: +600A

 

  • Option: I-TS-ISO-3.0

Insulation supervision for DC-Output; The system will be stopped if

the insulation resistance went below an adjusted value (100 kΩ preadjusted).

Consists of:

▪ Insulation supervision type bender iso685

▪ Disable at the TFT-display possible

▪ Display of measured value and fault messages on the display

  • Option: I-TS-IP20-INSIDE

Increase of degree of protection of enclosure to IP20 at open door.

Life parts are protected direct accidental touching (finger proof).

 

  • Option: I-TS-SIM-3.0

Operation mode battery simulator.

▪ Compared with the operation mode battery tester the output

capacity is enlarged to achieve small voltage dips at load change

▪ Emergency –Stop and Stop duration (5sec) adapted

▪ Discharge behavior of the DUT selectable

 

  • Option: I-TS-SIM-TEST-3.0

Operation mode battery simulator / tester switchable.

It is possible to switch between both operation modes at the display

or via the interfaces.

▪ Switch over at chopper „Off“ (Standby)

▪ At the operation mode battery simulator the output capacity is

enlarged to achieve small voltage dips at load change

- Emergency; Stop and Stop duration (5sec) adapted

- Discharge behavior of the DUT selectable

▪ With less output capacity a fast current rise time can be achieved

at the battery tester

- Emergency –Stop and Stop duration (0,5sec) adapted

 

  • Option: I-TS- HSANALOG

Interface Highspeed access on I+ controller (1kHz).

Set value setting analog directly on the controller.

▪ Connection on terminal

▪ Maximal wire length 1m

Range:

▪ Current I+ +/-10V

This interface is without isolation amplifier, as such amplifier would

reduce the accuracy.

 

      (1) Option: I-TS-SIM-E-STOP

Emergency stop button in switch cabinet door.

▪ The emergency stop is used to switch off the bench and must be

implemented in the external emergency off concept of the test

stand.

▪ The emergency stop act on the safety system of the bench and

leads to a safe stop.

 

  • Option: On-site support per day

Installation support and training.

One-day is recommended, and includes airfare and T&L

 

  • Option: FOB Salt Lake City Int’l Airport (Utah)
  • including airworthy packing.

Need by early December 2017

 
 Sole Source

DLC TA SHG Pro System and accessories

DLC SODIUM COOLING

DLC TA-SHG Pro System 589 nm, 1000 mW

TA-SHG Pro System

optimized for Laser Cooling of Sodium Specifications

  • Design wavelength: 589 nm
  • Output power: 1000 mW
  • Coarse tuning: +/- 2 nm
  • Linewidth (5 µs): < 100 kHz (< 50 kHz )
  • Frequency stability: < 200 MHz/K
  • Mode hop-free tuning: > 15 GHz (20 GHz )

General description

A grating-stabilized external-cavity diode laser (ECDL) is optically isolated, amplified in a tapered semiconductor chip, beam shaped, optically isolated again, and coupled into a resonant second harmonic generation (SHG) stage. A selected non-linear crystal generates cw laser light at half the wavelength of the fundamental laser. Features

  • High quality digital Pound-Drever-Hall stabi- lization of SHG resonator length with automatic relocking to the correct resonator Lock bandwidth 30 kHz w/ fast PZT, bandwidth extension with ECDL current lock.
  • Full digital control via touchscreen, PC GUI or command language (TCP/IP, USB), and analog remote control and monitoring
  • PowerLock: Output power stabilization (TA, SHG, FiberMon stage output can be selected)
  • Beam shaping of SHG output with nearly diffraction limited beam
  • Probe beam output at fundamental
  • TA beam output at fundamental wavelength available through flip

Options

  • AutoAlign option: Automatic optimization

of fundamental beams into TA, SHG & FHG stage.

  • FiberMon option:

Optimization and stabilization of fiber- coupled SHG output

  • Fiberdock probe IR / Fiberdock SHG options: Fiber coupling of SHG output and/or fundamental probe beam output.
  • Narrow linewidth option for
  • EOM option: Improves ECDL amplitude modulation and MHFTR characteristics.
  • DLC ext + PDD + FALC or DLC ext + Digilock for frequency locking to an external

Content of Delivery

Laser head based on pro technology:

  • Manufactured from a solid metal block for best amplitude stability (long & short term),

head dimensions: 485x410x90mm³.

  • Alignment-free, grating-stabilized master laser DL pro: Narrow linewidth, optimized stability against temperature variations, vibrations and acoustic noise (eigen resonance of grating holder > 3.5 kHz). Resonator design with virtual pivot point for increased mode hop free tuning.
  • Patented mechanical design for extreme stability (US 7,970,024, EP 2,006,964)
  • Two connectors for fast frequency modulation of master laser (one DC coupled, one AC coupled, electric bandwidth > 100 MHz, protective circuit for laser diode).
  • 2 high quality optical isolators to protect the master laser and the tapered amplifier.
  • Tapered amplifier TA pro with selected TA chip, optimized heat management and unique collimation and beam shaping optics for best beam
  • Proprietary beam steering mirror holders based on flexure design for best acoustic and thermal Beam steering can be adjusted from the top without opening the SHG head.
  • Air sealed frequency doubling resonator SHG pro (manufactured from a solid block with entrance/ exit windows) with temperature controlled, AR coated Crystal and resonator mirrors can be adjusted without opening the air sealed resonator. Res. leak rate < 10e-3 mbar l/s
  • Beam shaping optics for frequency converted
  • SUR TA / HP
  • 25 mm cooling plate and accessories

 

DLC pro electronics includes

  • Lowest noise and drift, high resolution current, temperature and piezo drivers
  • Up to 7 A driving current for amplifier chip, (includes integrated water cooling plate), up to 10 A upon request
  • Flexible control by integrated CPU & FPGAs for intelligent features: scanning, signal display, locking*, relock*, FFT, power stabilization
  • Some features (*) are optionally available with the article DLC PRO LOCK
  • 7" capacitive touch display together with four rotary knobs for comfortable and efficient front panel control
  • Graphical PC user interface as well as command based (USB+TCP/IP) interface for remote control
  • Set of required connector cables

 TA-SHG pro is also available with analog control electronics SYS DC 110 as SYST TA-SHG pro

 Operation requirements

  • Laboratory-like environmental conditions,
  • Technically trained operating
  • Tap water cooling or DLC NLO CHILLER option for highest power of systems with SHG wavelength

> 560 nm (DLC NLO CHILLER option recommended for best performance).

Special warranty on laser diode and amplifier chip in NLO systems:

3000 h or 1 year (whatever comes first)

Special warranty on NLO crystals: 3000 h or 1 year (whatever comes first)

DLC CHILLER

Chiller for DLC TA pro and

DLC TA-SHG/FHG pro systems

Low noise and low vibration closed cycle chiller

for DLC TA pro and DLC TA-SHG/FHG pro systems

  • Temperature stabilization of high current TA based systems (e.g. DLC TA PRO HP) or NLO systems with SUR TA NLO / These include appliances for water cooling.
  • Enabling highest possible output power at SHG wavelengths above 550 nm, FHG wavelengths above 225 nm, and TA wavelengths above 1100 nm
  • Recommended for highest operational stability (power, beam pointing, RIN, wavelength) for currents above 5A (TA-SHG pro, TA-FHG pro) and for currents above 7A (TA pro).

 Operation requirements

  • 2 liters of cooling liquid (to be provided by the customer), 30-50% ethylene glycol in water recommended

DLC PRO LOCK Locking option key for DLC pro

Locking option key for DLC pro electronics

  • enables DLC pro locking to stabilize connected laser
  • Fully digital locking integrated in DLC pro
  • includes two PIDs for addressing g. piezo and current of one laser
  • includes Lock-In signal generation for locking top-of-fringe
  • includes Click & Lock and ReLock intelligence
  • can be controlled via touch UI, PC GUI and via remote control commands

#RS-000016 - TPI

Installation & Training

 
RFP JC012155

Life & Disability Insurance

The University is examining alternatives for their current coverages offered to eligible employees and their dependents, including bundled and unbundled product/services offerings for Life & Disability Insurance. The University may decide, after reviewing proposals submitted, to enter into more than one offeror arrangement, or to not enter into any proposed agreement and maintain their current situation.  For more information, please contact jeff.crosbie@usu.edu

October 17th, 2017
2:00 pm 
RFP RC012156

Applicant Tracking and Hiring System

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a qualified offeror to obtain an Applicant Tracking and Hiring Management System for Utah State University. For RFP documents, questions, or more information concerning this RFP please contact Ray Cheatham at ray.cheatham@usu.edu.

The Office of Human Resources, as it relates to the hiring process, follows a decentralized model. Human Resources provides administrative support over the Applicant Tracking and Hiring System and provides training and guidance related to the system, hiring policies, and procedures.
For additional general information about The Office of Human Resources, please visit the Human Resources home page at https://hr.usu.edu

Sep. 25, 2017 by 3:00 p.m.
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Air Filtration System
USU is adding an air filtration system to its jet engine test facility for destructive testing of lithium battery packs. The air filtration system must have the following capabilities:

  • 7000 CFM flow rate.
  • 3 stage filtration including: activated carbon filter with 560 lbs of activated carbon, water curtain, and HEPA filter with minimum efficiency of 99.97% on 0.3 micron and larger particle sizes.
  • Must have spark arrestor at inlet of carbon filter.
  • Must fit within no more than two 98x50 inch footprints with height not exceeding 120 inches.
  • 14 inch tube inlet with all inlet transitions and ducting included.
  • HEPA filters must be easily accessible for changing.
  • 500 gallon water storage capability.
  • Stainless steel tank design.
  • Maximum of 6 week lead time.
  • Maximum price for complete solution not to exceed $84,000.
 
 IFB# GC1321

Salt Lake Campus Relocation

The purpose of this IFB is to enter into a contract with a qualified offeror for a remodel/relocation of the USU Salt Lake Campus. For bid documents or more information please contact Gordon.collins@usu.edu.

Awarded to Gramoll Construction

RFP GC1320

USU Campus Map

The purpose of this RFP is to enter into a contract with a qualified offeror for a new USU campus map. For RFP documents or more information contact Gordon.collins@usu.edu.

Awarded to Gateway Mapping

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Student Success Agency

Utah State University is partnering with Student Success Academy (SSA), dba Student Success Agency, for their USU STARS! GEAR UP project.

SSA offers student contact services through social media and email while also offering live one-on-one real-time interaction mentor-to-student mentoring through texts, phone calls, and video calls. These interactions are tracked, date and time-stamped, and compiled into reports that is easily understandable.

Student Success Agency is the only authorized vendor to provide online near peer mentoring software that connects high school students with near in age young professionals through mobile text messaging, phone minutes, and video conferencing. These features collectively referred as ‘Student Success Agency Software’ have been created, integrated, developed, and maintained exclusively by Student Success Agency. Student Success Agency protects its intellectual property by being the sole distributor of their software not allowing third parties commercialize their software. Accordingly, Student Success Agency is the only authorized provider of installation, customization, training, and educational services for the Student Success Agency Software.

 May 29, 2017

IFB GC1301

The purpose of this Invitation for Bid (IFB) is to obtain bids for parking lot seal coating on the campus of Utah State University. For bid documents or more information please contact Gordon.collins@usu.edu .

Awarded to Top Job Asphalt

IFB JB047

Recirculating wind tunnel for the Mechanical and Aerospace Department at Utah State University

List of specifications:
At least 2 ft. x 2 ft. x 8 ft. wind tunnel
Overall dimensions not to exceed a total size of 40 ft. x 15 ft. x 9 ft.
Wind speeds from 0.5 m/s (+/-0.5 m/s) up to 70 m/s (+/- 10 m/s)
Turbulence levels below 0.4%
X-Y manual traversing mechanism with interchangeable boundary for 96" test section
Seeding ports for laser seeding material (oil or particles)
Smoke generator for flow visualization
1 year or more warranty
No onsite installation
Include Shipping cost (doors to room are standard double doors).

Questions email Jill Ballard, jill.ballard@usu.edu

 

March 29, 2017 by 3:00 pm
RFP RC012093

MIS System for Publication Design and Production

The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a qualified offeror for an MIS System for the University's Publication Design and Production office. For RFP documents, questions, or more information concerning this RFP please contact Ray Cheatham at ray.cheatham@usu.edu.

Publication Design and Production (PDP) is the full service in-plant printer at Utah State University. PDP is currently running a Parsec Ares MIS system that is in need of being replaced and is looking for a system that would take a minimal amount of time to install and start running while still providing the desired features. PDP is open to systems that are SQL based that could be run on our own hardware with FTP and WEB modules running on our Web server, SAAS/cloud, and others.

Awarded to EPMS.
Sole Source

Laser and Laser accessories

  • ND: YAG Dual Cavity pulse Lasers
  • Adjustable Light Sheet Optics
  • Laser Beam Dump
  • System Set up Package – Rails and posts for mounting one optical component
  • Beam Splitter Optical Module
  • Camera Beam Splitter Hardware
  • Filter set up for LIP
  • Software – Phosphor Thermography software Module
  • Solid particle Seeder
  • Seeding particle BAM:Eu
  • Hot Air Blower
  • Thermographic PIV System Installation and Training
  • Shipping and Handling
 
RFP CP000740

New Dairy Barn
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a qualified offeror for Construction Management/General Contractor Services for the Dairy Barn Project at the Cain Dairy. For RFP documents, questions, or more information concerning this RFP please contact Kelly.Christoffersen@usu.edu .

 

Jan. 26, 2017
3 PM
RFP GC1285

Kaysville Education Center Expansion
The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a
qualified offeror for an addition to the Kaysville Education Center. For RFP documents, questions, or more information please contact Gordon.collins@usu.edu.

Awarded to R&O Construction
RK012145

Interior Fencing
Utah State University is issuing a Request for Quote to enter into a contract with a qualified vendor to obtain services to replace the interior fencing on the Johnson Softball Field located on the campus of Utah State University.  For inquiries, please contact Robert Kekauoha, Utah State University Purchasing, at robert.kekauoha@usu.edu.

Nov. 21, 2016 
 Sole Source

Soil Gas Flux System Eight Chamber Multipexed Package

Li-cor

LI-8100-P8

Includes

LI-8100 Analyzer Control Unit

LI-8150-8 Multiplexer 8-port(8)

8100-104 Long term chamber (8)

8150-705 Chamber Extension Cable (8)

8150-203 Soil Temp Thermstor probe

 

 Nov. 10, 2016
IFB JB024

A Sputtering Deposition System

Specs:

1. Chamber size is at least 12” in diameter and 14” high; 6” view port with integrated shutters; 8” pumping port; 8” load lock gate.  6” CF and 2.75” CF opposite each other at transfer level for RHEED.  2.75”CF and 1.33” CF for vacuum gauges.  At least two spare ports: 8” CF and 2.75” CF with blanks.

2. Provide at least 260 l/s turbo pump and mechanical backing pump

3. Load-lock capable of transferring 4” wafers with independent turbo pump and backing pump.

4. Sputtering down orientation with a top cluster flange to accommodate 5 HV-2” magnetron sputter sources, 5 source shutters, and 5 gas injection fittings.  However, only the cost of 3 magnetron sputtering sources with integral isolation chimneys, pneumatic shutter, and individual gas injection capability will be included in the current bidding.  The other two sputter source flanges will be blanked for future expansion.  The top flange should include a spare 6” CF port in the center to accommodate in-situ stress measurement or an ion source.

5. Magnetic materials conversion kit on the sputter source should be included.

6. Sources should be arranged to perform confocal sputtering.

7. Two DC power generators at least 750 W with 4-way switchbox, one RF generator at least 300 W with automated 4-way RF switch, one RF generator at least 100 W for substrate biasing. All RF generators have auto-matching network and cable set. 

8. Three mass flow controllers for the 3 gas lines: argon, nitrogen, and oxygen.

9. A quartz crystal thickness monitor and 10 crystals.

10. Accommodate substrates up to 4” in diameter; motorized rotation with controller; radiant heating to 850 C in an oxygen environment; transferrable substrate carrier; motorized z-motion at least 2”.

11. Close-loop chiller with cooling capacity at least 2.4 kW and flow rate at least 14 L/min

12. Thin film uniformity across 4” wafer is ±2.5%

13. Computer control for gas flow, substrate heating, substrate rotation, DC and RF generators, pneumatic manifold and valves, run and store processes, display and data logs.

14. At least 12 months warranty

15. 2” Targets: 0.25” thick targets: Al, Mo, Cr, Ti, W; 0.125” thick targets:  TiO2, SiO2, Si3N4, Al2O3, TIO, and 3-mm thick target: Fe

16. Include shipping and other cost

Nov. 3, 2016 at 3 PM 
Sole Source

GeoTrak
GPS Collars for Sage Grouse
22 gram GPS-PTT Solar rump-mount radios with ground track via UHF or attached VHF radio.
Must have a shiny bluish color solar panels. For more information, please contact Jill Ballard.

 Oct. 21, 2016
Sole Source

MTI
GPS Collars for Sage Grouse
22 gram GPS-PTT Solar rump-mount radios with ground track via UHF or attached VHF radio.
Must have a dark, more black color solar panels. For more information, please contact Jill Ballard.

 Oct. 21, 2016
GC1283

Millville Aquatic Facility Improvements
The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a
qualified offeror for facility improvements at the Millville Aquatic Facility. For RFP documents, questions, or more information please contact Gordon.collins@usu.edu.

Nov. 10, 2016 
IFB JB021

Moose GPS Collars
This IFB is for VERTEX Lite-7D IRIDIUM Collar, Vectronic Timer controlled Drop Off, including warranty and additional options.  For the full specifications or questions regarding this IFB, please contact Jill Ballard at jill.ballard@usu.edu

Oct. 17, 2016
Sole Source

Electroencephalography and Electromyography Equipment.  

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a neurophysiological tool for exploring brain function.   Magstim is a company based in the United Kingdom and they are the world-leader in TMS-based technology. The US distributor for this product is Jali Medical Inc.  Magstim products will be essential to research success as all three components must work together.

Oct. 5, 2016 
Sole Source

OBJET260 Connex3 PRINTER Education Package
Utah State University intends to procure as a sole source from High Country Technology Consultants an OBJET260 Connex3 PRINTER.  Education Package includes - 12 Month Warranty, Installation & Training, Program Objet260 Connex3/2/1, 2 ea HEAD PRINTING ASSY (SHR), and includes trade in for old equipment.

Aug. 25, 2016
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Analytic Projects and Market Research

Utah State University intends to contract with Hanover Research to conduct customized analytic projects and market research to help the department determine opportunities for growth within the College of Agriculture and Applied Science department.  For more information, please contact Robert Kekauoha.

Aug 26, 2016 
Sole Source

e-beam/thermal evaporator system

Requires the evaporator sample-source distance to be 18-20” and a temperature control up to 850 C and a high vacuum up to 5.0 X 10-7 Torr.  For additional information, contact jill.ballard@usu.edu

Aug 17, 2016 
GC1268

RFP-Robotic Milking System

The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a qualified offeror for a robotic milking system for Utah State University. For questions or more information contact Gordon.collins@usu.edu .  

 Aug 9, 2016 by 2:00 p.m.
CP000654

RFP-NE Utility Tunnel Extension CM/GC

The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a qualified offeror for
Construction Management/General Contractor Services for NE Utility Tunnel Extension. For questions
or more information contact Lorin Mortensen.

 Awarded to
Jacobsen Construction
CP00591

RFP CM/GC Services for Geary Theater Renovation Phase1

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a
qualified offeror for Construction Management/General Contractor Services for Geary Theater
Renovation Phase 1 on the campus of Utah State University-Eastern located in Price, Utah. For RFP
documents please contact Gordon Collins
.

 Awarded to
Jacobsen Construction
GC1264

Ultra-Low Freezer Maintenance

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with a
qualified offeror for Ultra-Low Freezer Maintenance. For questions or more information please contact
Gordon Collins.

5/25/2016

2pm MST