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Company Information:

Company Name: Big Horn Valve, Inc.
City: Sheridan
State: WY
Zip+4: 82801 5018
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (307) 672-5443

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $349,948.00 6
SBIR Phase II $2,399,708.00 4
STTR Phase I $199,828.00 3
STTR Phase II $499,994.00 1

Award List:

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Arizona State University
Principal Investigator: Burgess
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: N/A

New and Innovative Valving Technology for Cryogenic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Burgess, President
Award Amount: $69,950.00
Abstract:
The innovation proposed is an axially operated, high efficiency, low mass cryogenic valve. This innovation, termed Venturi Off-Set Technology (VOSTtm), addresses four critical needs for effective storage, transfer and use of cryogens in aerospace. These are: thermal isolation to minimize heat… More

STTR PHASE I: Integration of Electromagnetic Actuation Using VOST Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Florida State University
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,828.00
RI Contact: N/A

New and Innovative Valving Technology for Cryogenic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Burgess, President
Award Amount: $599,709.00
Abstract:
The innovation proposed is an axially operated, high efficiency, low mass cryogenic valve. This innovation, termed Venturi Off-Set Technology (VOSTtm), addresses four critical needs for effective storage, transfer and use of cryogens in aerospace. These are: thermal isolation to minimize heat… More

New and Innovative Valving Technology for Cryogenic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Burgess, President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The innovation proposed is an axially operated, high efficiency, low mass cryogenic valve. This innovation, termed Venturi Off-Set Technology (VOSTtm), addresses four critical needs for effective storage, transfer and use of cryogens in aerospace. These are: thermal isolation to minimize heat… More

Integration of Electromagnetic Actuation Using VOST Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Florida State University
Principal Investigator: Ronn Smith
Award Amount: $0.00
RI Contact: Steven Van Sciver
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will produce an emission-free control valve to address an industry need for environmentally safe valves. The axially rotated Venturi Off-Set Technology valve will be equipped with a conical seat for internal sealing and a magnetic… More

Low-Mass VOST Valve

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Gray, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
A cylindrical, low-mass, high-efficiency, leak-proof cryogenic valve will be designed using composites and exotic metals. Based upon cryogenically-proven Venturi Off-Set Technology (VOST) the valve has no stem-actuator, few moving parts, and an overall cylindrical shape. The valve geometry will help… More

Low-Mass VOST Valve

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Gray, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,999.00
Abstract:
Two low-mass, linear throttling, high-efficiency, leak-proof cryogenic valves of diameters 1/2" and 4" will be built and tested. Based upon cryogenically-proven Venturi Off-Set Technology (VOST) the valve has no stem-actuator, few moving parts, and an overall cylindrical shape. The valve geometry… More

In-Space Cryogenic VOST Connect/Disconnect

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Gray, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
A novel cryogenic coupling will be designed and modeled. Intended for in-space use at cryogenic propellant depots, the coupling is based on patented Venturi-Offset Technology (VOST) and will provide small fluid and heat leakage at high flows with a low pressure drop. Entirely mechanical, insertion… More

VOST Flow-Control Valve

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Gray, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
A cryogenic flow-control valve based on Venturi-Offset Technology (VOST) will be designed and modeled. VOST provides precise linear flow control within a hermetically sealed, thermally efficient, cylindrical envelope. Intended to demonstrate a breakthrough in cryogenic flow control, the valve has… More

In-Space Cryogenic VOST Connect/Disconnect

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Gray, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Two novel cryogenic couplings will be designed, fabricated and tested. Intended for in-space use at cryogenic propellant depots, the couplings are based on patented Venturi-Offset Technology (VOST) and will provide small fluid and heat leakage at high flows with a low pressure drop. Entirely… More

VOST Flow Control Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Zachary A. Gray, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
An innovative flow control device will be built and tested. Based on cryogenically proven, highly efficient Venturi-Offset Technology (VOST) developed for NASA, it has no stem-actuator, few moving parts, and an overall cylindrical shape. Consistently demonstrating breakthroughs in flow control,… More

VOST Flow-Control Valve

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zachary H. Gray, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Two cryogenic flow-control valves of diameters 1/2" and 2" will be built and tested. Based on cryogenically-proven Venturi Off-Set Technology (VOST) they have no stem-actuator, few moving parts, and an overall cylindrical shape. Intended to demonstrate a breakthrough in cryogenic flow control,… More