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Company Information:

Name: AZTEX, INC.
Address: 360 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (781) 622-1587

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $628,298.00 9
SBIR Phase II $2,233,695.00 3

Award List:

Enabling Criteria for Flaw Tolerant Composite Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Harris
Award Amount: $96,452.00
Abstract:
The implementation of composites in the aerospace industry has been limited because of the inherent unpredictability of composite structure failures. Typically, very conservative designs are saddled with requirements for fail safe fasteners resulting in heavy and expensive structures. Many recent… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Harris
Award Amount: $750,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $97,873.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $99,876.00

Multifunctional Structural Materals For Advanced Thermal Protection Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $733,695.00
Abstract:
The vision for routine space access and rapid turn around rates requires space vehicles to be more aircraft-like in their reliability. To achieve this reliability requires robust, high temperature material systems. Systems under consideration includeceramic or carbon matrix reinforced composite… More

Multifunctional Structural Materals For Advanced Thermal Protection Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The vision for routine space access and rapid turn around rates requires space vehicles to be more aircraft-like in their reliability. To achieve this reliability requires robust, high temperature material systems. Systems under consideration includeceramic or carbon matrix reinforced composite… More

Truss Reinforced Foam Cores for Replacement of Aluminum Honeycomb Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $67,014.00
Abstract:
"Sandwich core structures represent a lightweight and structurally efficient approach for composite airframe fabrication. However, the use of sandwich core structures has also presented many challenges, particularly for Navy aircraft that tend to seeextensive exposure to salt spray and high humidity… More

Metal Truss X-Cor Structures for Marine Expeditionary Fighting Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Constance Magee, Director of Manufacturing
Award Amount: $98,335.00
Abstract:
"Aztex has developed an open cell periodic metal truss structure, Metal Truss X-Cor, as a multi-functional alternative to metallic honeycomb and stochastic cellular metal structures currently under consideration for the Marine Expeditionary Family ofFighting Vehicles (MEFFV). This all-metal… More

Z-Fiber for Improved Through Thickness Thermal Conductivity of MMC's

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: John J. Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $68,916.00
Abstract:
Aztex has developed a technology to reinforce composites called Z-Fiberr insertion. Normally standard carbon fiber pins are inserted through the thickness of an uncured carbon prepreg laminate using ultrasonic energy. The resulting product has superiordamage tolerance. It is possible to adapt this… More

Truss Reinforced Foam Cores for Replacement of Aluminum Honeycomb Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Sandwich core structures represent a lightweight and structurally efficient approach for composite airframe fabrication. However, the use of sandwich core structures has also presented challenges, particularly in high humidity environments. In theseenvironments, any defect or damage to the sandwich… More

Truss Reinforced Foam Cores for Replacement of Aluminum Honeycomb Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Sandwich core structures represent a lightweight and structurally efficient approach for composite airframe fabrication. However, the use of sandwich core structures has also presented challenges, particularly in high humidity environments. In theseenvironments, any defect or damage to the sandwich… More

High-Strength and High-Durability Radio Frequency (RF) Transparent Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John J. Harris, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $99,832.00
Abstract:
CLAS Structures reduce the weight of conventional antenna systems by embedding the antennas into the load bearing composite structures. The Northrop LOBSTAR program is developing this technology for potential use on Global Hawk.This program proposes the use of a new core material developed by Aztex … More