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COOLING WATER CORROSION MECHANISMS AND CONTROL IN HIGH VOLTAGE TUBES

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
12535
Program Year/Program:
1990 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
12535
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Giner, Inc.
89 Rumford Avenue Newton, MA 02466-1311
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1990
Title: COOLING WATER CORROSION MECHANISMS AND CONTROL IN HIGH VOLTAGE TUBES
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $59,999.00
 

Abstract:

CORROSION IN HIGH PURITY, LOW CONDUCTIVITY WATER WILL BE INVESTIGATED BY ELECTROCHEMICAL METHODS INCLUDING POLARIZATION RESISTANCE, IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY AND GALVANIC COUPLES. ROTATING ELECTRODE AND MICROELECTRODE METHODS WILL BE USED TO EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF SEVERAL VARIABLES ON THE CORROSION RATE AND MECHANISM. THE VARIABLES TO BE INVESTIGATED INCLUDE METAL TYPE, VOLTAGE GRADIENTS, WATER CHEMISTRY AND CONDUCTIVITY, FLOW VELOCITY AND DISSOLVED OXYGEN. THE OVERALL GOAL IS TO DESCRIBE THE CORROSION MECHANISM CAUSING THE FAILURE OF COOLING WATER HOSE FITTINGS ON HIGH VOLTAGE TUBES AND TO UNDERSTAND THE INFLUENCE OF THE ABOVE VARIABLES ON THE CORROSION RATE. THE METALS TO BE INVESTIGATED WILL INCLUDE TITANIUM, STEEL AND COPPER. ALTERNATE HOSE FITTING DESIGNS AND/OR MATERIALS WILL BE PROPOSED BASED ON THE RESULTS OF THIS INVESTIGATION.

Principal Investigator:

Nancy Kackley
6178997270

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Giner Inc
14 Spring St Waltham, MA 02254

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