USA flag logo/image

An Official Website of the United States Government

WOOD FIRED, AIR CHARGED, ROSS-STERLING 3KW SYSTEM

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
10964
Program Year/Program:
1990 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
10964
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
General Pneumatics Corp
3616 W. Thomas Rd. Ste. 5 Phoenix, AZ 85019 0444
View profile »
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1990
Title: WOOD FIRED, AIR CHARGED, ROSS-STERLING 3KW SYSTEM
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $175,000.00
 

Abstract:

DEVELOPMENT IS PROPOSED OF A RELIABLE, QUIET, COMPACT ENGINETO UTILIZE WASTE WOOD FOR RURAL ON-SITE POWER GENERATION FORDOMESTIC, AGRICULTURAL, AND FORESTRY USES. APPLICATIONS WOULD INCLUDE COGENERATION OF RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICITY AND HEATING, AND POWER FOR WATER PUMPING, BATTERY CHARGING, AND WORK-SITE LIGHTING AND EQUIPMENT. THE PROPOSED ENGINE IS ANAMBIENT-AIR-CHARGED STIRLING ENGINE INCORPORATING AN INNOVATIVE DRIVE MECHANISM, THE ROSS LINKAGE, TO ACHIEVE PROLONGED OPERATING LIFE, HIGH EFFICIENCY, COMPACTNESS, AND LOW VIBRATION AND NOISE. THE ROSS LINKAGE MINIMIZES PISTON SIDE FORCES, THE PRINCIPAL CAUSE OF WEAR, WHILE GIVING THE PISTONS OPTIMUM PHASING AND SINUSOIDAL MOTION. BEING AMBIENT-AIR-CHARGED, THE ENGINE DOES NOT INVOLVE PROBLEMS OF HIGH PRESSURE, SEALING, OR HAZARDOUS FLUID LEAKAGE.

Principal Investigator:

Ernest E Atkins
0

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

General Pneumatics Corp.
7662 E Gray Rd #107 Scottssale, AZ 85260

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