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Company Information:

Company Name:
Beck Engineering
Address:
1490 Lumsden Road
Port Orchard, WA
Phone:
(360) 876-9710
URL:
N/A
EIN:
743039093
DUNS:
54758185
Number of Employees:
3
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,239,960.00 15
SBIR Phase II $5,264,778.00 6

Award List:

Cooler for Space-Based Storage of Low-Temperature Cryogens

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,960.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Air Force needs systems capable of storing cryogens in space for longer than 20 years. We propose to develop enabling technology for long-term space-based storage of low-temperature (

Cooler for Space-Based Storage of Low-Temperature Cryogens

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$2,166,961.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
"The Air Force requires the capability to provide cryogenic cooling of electronics, focal plane arrays, and cryogenic fluids for long term (over five year) space missions. In Phase II, we propose to continue developing enabling technology for long-termspace-based low-temperature (

Advanced Multi-Temperature Load Cooler

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
"The Air Force needs advanced multistage cryogenic cooling technologies. We propose to adapt cryocooler technology we are currently developing for the AFRL to multistage cooling. Our cryocooler technology has two potential advantages over othertechnologies: (1) more efficient operation at cold… More

Advanced Multi-Temperature Load Cooler

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) requires the capability to provide cryogenic cooling for infrared sensing, cryogen management, electronics cooling, and superconductivity for long term (over five year) space missions. Multistage cryocoolers have thepotential to reduce the number of coolers needed… More

Free Piston Pump for Microturbines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Navy needs long-life fuel pumps for Microturbines. We propose to apply our patented Free Piston Pump (FPP) technology to develop a long-life fuel pump for Microturbines to meet the needs of the Navy. We have developed our FPP to meet long-liferequirements and stringent cost requirements for… More

Advanced Multi-Temperature Load Cooler

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) requires the capability to provide cryogenic cooling for infrared sensing, cryogen management, electronics cooling, and superconductivity for long term (over five year) space missions. Multistage cryocoolers have thepotential to reduce the number of coolers needed… More

Advanced Multi-Temperature Load Cooler

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$744,206.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) requires the capability to provide cryogenic cooling for infrared sensing, cryogen management, electronics cooling, and superconductivity for long term (over five year) space missions. Multistage cryocoolers have the potential to reduce the number of coolers needed… More

Chiller for Direct Conversion of Waste Heat to Cooling for Power Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Navy needs Advanced Thermal Management technologies to remove high heat fluxes from power electronics, and Waste Heat Conversion technologies to use the removed heat for space cooling on Navy ships. We propose to develop a system that converts the waste heat into space cooling directly (our… More

High-Speed Headstock with B-Axis for Machining Aircraft Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Air Force needs new higher productivity, higher accuracy equipment and processes for machining integral, complex aircraft airframe structures cost effectively. Structures with simply shaped pockets and straight walls can be effectively end milled using large high velocity machine tools. … More

High-Speed Headstock with B-Axis for Machining Aircraft Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,928.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Air Force needs a compact high-speed high-power spindle to rapidly manufacture complex geometries in aluminum and titanium aircraft structures. We propose to continue developing a compact high-speed high-power spindle to meet Air Force requirements. In Phase I, we designed a pre-prototype… More

15-25K Static-Helium Regenerator/Double Pulse Tube Cooler for Receiving Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Beck, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
NASA needs a cryogenic refrigerator for the 15-25K range for receiving arrays of ground-based antennas that will serve the telecommunications needs of future space exploration. We propose to develop a 15-25K Static-Helium Regenerator/Double Pulse Tube Cooler for receiving arrays. Our SHR/DPTC… More

Compact Powerfeed Drill for Limited Access Drilling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Navy needs a compact drill with controlled powerfeed for drilling holes in limited access areas of aircraft structures. We propose to adapt technology we are developing for a compact high-speed high-power milling spindle to develop a compact powerfeed drill for the Navy. Our drill uses compact… More

Drill End-Effector for Robotic Drilling in Confined Space Aircraft Inlet Ducts

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Air Force needs a Robotic Drilling System (RDS) for drilling and countersinking holes in JSF inlet ducts. We propose a team to develop all elements of a complete RDS: Robot/Robotic Application; Drill End-Effector (DEE); Metrology System; Cutting Tools; and an Automatic Tool Changer. This… More

Computer Controlled Bore Shaping Hone

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Engineer
Abstract:
The Air Force needs an automated system for honing various shapes of taper in smooth-bore tubes. We propose to develop an automatic bore hone (ABH) to meet Air Force needs. Our ABH will automatically produce required diameter profiles to tight tolerances. Bore-gage transducers measure the bore… More

Vacuum-Compatible Multi-Axis Manipulator/Machining Center for Long-Duration Space Missions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Douglas R. Beck, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
NASA has many needs for maintenance and repair technologies for long-duration human space missions. We propose to develop a compact, portable, vacuum-compatible, multi-axis Manipulator/Machining Center (M/MC) to satisfy many of NASA's needs. Our M/MC will provide complex manipulation during:… More

Vacuum-Compatible Multi-Axis Manipulator/Machining Center for Long-Duration Space Missions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$554,110.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
NASA has many needs for maintenance and repair technologies for long-duration human space missions. We propose to continue developing a compact, portable, vacuum-compatible, multi-axis Manipulator/Machining Center (M/MC) to satisfy many of NASA's needs. Our M/MC will provide complex manipulation… More

Energy Harvesting from Thermal and Vibration Loads due to High Temperature, High Speed Impinging Jets

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Beck, President
Abstract:
The Navy needs technology to convert the energy content of high-speed impinging jets on aircraft carrier flight decks into useful power. We propose to develop an Active Heat Spreader (AHS) to meet Navy needs. DARPA is developing heat spreaders to remove the concentrated energy from impinging jets on… More

Robust Rotary Union for High Speed, High Power Density Rotating Electrical Machines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Beck, President
Abstract:
The Navy needs robust high-speed rotary unions for advanced liquid-cooled and high-temperature-superconducting (HTS) generators. We propose to develop hydrostatic bearing/seal rotary unions (HBSRUs) to meet Navy needs. Hydrostatic bearings can operate at large radii with fast rotational speeds, so… More

High-Efficiency Reliable Stirling Generator for Space Exploration Missions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
NASA needs advanced power-conversion technologies to improve the efficiency and reliability of power conversion for space exploration missions. We propose to develop a Stirling generator to meet NASA needs. Our Stirling generator adapts technology we have developed for high-reliability long-life… More

Low Cost Valve Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Douglas S. Beck, Principal Engineer – (360) 876-9710
Abstract:
The Air Force needs highly reliable, reusable, low-cost engine valves for reusable liquid rocket booster engines. We propose to develop a Frictionless Ball Valve (FBV) to meet Air Force needs. Our FBV uses friction-free hydrostatic bearings to maintain tight clearance seals and eliminate wear,… More

Robust Rotary Union for High Speed, High Power Density Rotating Electrical Machines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$299,579.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Beck, President – (360) 876-9710
Abstract:
The Navy needs robust rotary unions for advanced high-speed liquid-cooled generators. Under an SBIR project for the Navy, we are developing a hydrostatic bearing/seal rotary union (HBSRU) to meet Navy needs. Hydrostatic bearings can operate at large radii with fast rotational speeds, so our HBSRU… More