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DURABLE, FAST-RESPONSE, OPTICAL-FIBER TEMPERATURE SENSOR USABLE FROM 200 TO…

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
5184
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
5184
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Conax Buffalo Corp.
2300 Walden Ave Buffalo, NY 14225
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: DURABLE, FAST-RESPONSE, OPTICAL-FIBER TEMPERATURE SENSOR USABLE FROM 200 TO 1700 CELSIUS
Agency: NASA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $499,000.00
 

Abstract:

CONAX BUFFALO CORPORATION WILL USE AN INDUSTRIAL PROCESS CONTROL APPROACH, RATHER THAN A RESEARCH LAB APPROACH, TO DEVELOP A DURABLE, FAST-RESPONSE, OPTICAL-FIBER TEMPERATURE SENSOR. SAPPHIRE LIGHT GUIDE SENSORS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED PREVIOUSLY BUT CANNOT PROVIDE EROSION RESISTANCE AND RAPID RESPONSE SIMULTANEOUSLY. CONAX HAS DEVELOPED A PROBE GEOMETRY WHICH WILL PROVIDE BOTH RAPID RESPONSE AND A HARD SHELL FOR DURABILITY. FEATURES OF THE PROBE INCLUDE: RUGGEDIZED FOR GAS TURBINE USE 10-100 MILLISECOND RESPONSE TIME SUSTAINED OPERATION UP TO 1700 CELSIUS INHERENT IMMUNITY TO LIGHTING AND OTHER EMI. EXPERIENCE GAINED OVER 25 YEARS WITH HIGH-RELIABILITY TEMPERATURE SENSORS WILL BE USED BY CONAX TO DEVELOP THE PROBE ELEMENT IN PHASE I. THE PHASE II EFFORT WILL DEVELOP A PROTOTYPE OF THE COMPLETE TEMPERATURE SENSOR SYSTEM INCLUDING MICROPROCESSOR CONTROL UNIT AND CONNECTOR, SEAL AND CABLE SUITABLE FOR -55 TO 260 CELSIUS.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

Dr. george w. tregay
INVESTIGATOR
Small Business Information at Submission:

Conax Buffalo Corp.
2300 Walden Ave Buffalo, NY 14225

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