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FABRICATING STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS, SUCH AS I-BEAMS, FROM FIBERREINFORCED…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
305
Program Year/Program:
1983 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
305
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
The Cumagna Corpon
26 S. Wakefield Road Norristown, PA 19403
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1983
Title: FABRICATING STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS, SUCH AS I-BEAMS, FROM FIBERREINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS.
Agency: DOT
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $47,000.00
 

Abstract:

FABRICATING STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS, SUCH AS I-BEAMS, FROM FIBERREINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS. THESE ELEMENTS ARE EXPECTEDTO BE EXTREMELY STRONG, ONE-FOURTH THE DENSITY OF STEEL, ANDTO PERMIT CONSIDERABLE SAVINGS IN THE COST OF ERECTION, MAINTENANCE, AND REPLACEMENT OF BRIDGES, ETC. PHASE I WILL PRODUCE, TEST, AND ANALYZE I-BEAMS FABRICATED FROM SEVERAL MAGNAWEAVE CONSTRUCTIONS (WEAVE GEOMETRIES); THE PROGRAM WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF ADAPTING THE PROCESS TO BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION ELEMENTS. IT WILL ALSO INDICATE THE POTENTIAL VALUE OF SUCH COMPOSITE SHAPES TO REDUCE THE COST AND COMPLEXITY OF BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION, AND PROVIDE SOME ESTIMATE OF THE PROLONGED LIFETIME OF MAGNAWEAVE- BUILT BRIDGES. THE PROGRAM WILL OPERATE WITH DATA GENERATED ELSEWHERE FOR MATERIAL.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. robert a. florentine
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

The Cumagna Corpon
26 S. Wakefield Road Norristown, PA 19403

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