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ENCAPSULATION OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
18534
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
18534
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
VAC, INC.
P.O. Box 292677 Kettering, OH 45429
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: ENCAPSULATION OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $54,240.00
 

Abstract:

THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSED PHASE I PROGRAM IS TO PROVIDE A STABLE DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR ENERGETIC MATERIAL(S) WHICH IS DESIGNED TO RELEASE ITS CONTENTS, ON DEMAND, IN SELECTED HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS. INITIAL EFFORTS WILL FOCUS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MOST FEASIBLE METHOD(S) FOR ENCAPSULATING A PYROPHORIC COMPOSITION OF HIGH REACTIVITY AND ENERGY CONTENT SUCH AS ALKALI METAL ALKYL BORATES AND ALUMINATES INCLUDING TRIETHYLALUMINUM (TEA), TRIMETHYLALUMINUM (TMA), AND/OR A MIXTURE OF THESE AND OTHER RELATED COMPOUNDS. CHEMICAL DELIVERY SYSTEMS, INC. (CDS) WILL CONSTRUCT A PYROPHORIC DELIVERY SYSTEM WHICH WILL AFFORD THE USER WITH A MATERIAL THAT IS SAFE FOR HANDLING, NONPYROPHORIC, AND STABLE PRIOR TO TRIGGERING THE RELEASE OF THE MICROENCAPSULATED PYROPHORIC MATERIAL(S). MORE SPECIFICALLY, THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSAL IS TO PROVIDE THE MILITARY USER COMMUNITY WITH A SPECIFICALLY CONFIGURED PYROPHORIC MICROCAPSULE DELIVERY SYSTEM CAPABLE OF MEETING THE PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS DETAILED IN THIS PROPOSAL.

Principal Investigator:

Anthony P. Schmitz
5134340572

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Cds, Inc.
Po Box 292677 Kettering, OH 45429

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