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FUEL NEUTRALIZATION TO PREVENT FLASHBACK ON AIRCRAFT FIRES

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
963
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
963
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
BELTRAN, INC.
1133 EAST 35TH STREET BROOKLYN, NY 11210
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: FUEL NEUTRALIZATION TO PREVENT FLASHBACK ON AIRCRAFT FIRES
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $499,000.00
 

Abstract:

CURRENT EXTINGUISHMENT TECHNIQUES CAN UTILIZE DRY CHEMICAL AND AQUEOUS FOAMS TO KNOCKDOWN A POOL FIRE IN AN AIRCRAFT FIRE INCIDENT. AS NEW FUEL IS ADDED, DUE TO SPILLS, REIGNITION AND FLASHBACK IS POSSIBLE. MECHANISMS BASED ON COMBUSTION REACTION AND VAPORIZATION PROCESSES WILL BE SCREENED TO DETERMINE CANDIDATE MECHANISMS TO PREVENT OR NEUTRALIZE FUEL ENTERING THE FIRE ZONE. BASED ON MECHANISMS DEVELOPED BY KNOWLEDGE OF THE INVESTIGATORS AND REVIEWS ON THE ANALYTICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL LITERATURE, SEVERAL AGENTS, TECHNIQUES, OR PROCESSES WILL BE PROPOSED FOR FURTHER INVESTIGATION IN PHASE II EFFORTS. THE TEAM OF INVESTIGATORS DRAWS FROM NEARLY 80 MAN YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN COMBUSTION PROCESSES. OVER 10 DIRECTLY USEFUL REFERENCES IN THE AIRCRAFT FIRE SAFETY, LITERATURE INVOLVE THE INVESTIGATORS (KOSVIC, GERSTEIN, AND BELTRAN).

Principal Investigator:

Thomas C. Kosvic
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Beltran Inc.
1133 - E 35th St Brooklyn, NY 11210

EIN/Tax ID: 112775190
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No