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Company Information:

Company Name: IBC Materials & Technologies
City: Lebanon
State: IN
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (765) 482-9802

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $579,059.00 5
SBIR Phase II $4,955,602.00 6

Award List:

Fretting Wear Elimination in Gear Box Housings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: L. Segal, Applications Specialist
Award Amount: $99,896.00
Abstract:
'IBC Materials&Technologies'is proposing to use Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation (PEO) technology to apply a hard, ductile, 100-150 micrometer (.004 - .006 in) thick coating on the bearing housing wall, to be used as anti-fretting, anti-wear, anti-corrosion protection in contact with the bearing steel… More

Fretting Wear Elimination in Gear Box Housings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, R&D Manager/president
Award Amount: $749,662.00
Abstract:
The development of the F-35 LiftFan has revealed the possibility of fretting between the fan input shaft bearing OD surface and the aluminum gearbox housing. A steel insert is currently used to provide protection against fretting of the gearbox housing. In order to provide an effective solution… More

Optimized Corrosion Resistant Bearing and Gear Steel Thermal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, President
Award Amount: $79,935.00
Abstract:
Pyrowearr 675 is noted as a high performance bearing material used in turbine engine and other higher temperature applications. The mechanical properties and stability necessary for these applications is achieved via carburizing by design. The carbides that form to provide the hot hardness and… More

Fretting Wear Elimination for Titanium Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, Optical Engineer
Award Amount: $99,843.00
Abstract:
The development of the F-35 Lift Fan has revealed the possibility of fretting between the fan input shaft bearing OD surface and the titanium bearing supports in the Lift Fan gearbox housing. A steel insert is currently used to provide protection against fretting of the gearbox housing. In order to… More

Fretting Wear Elimination in Gear Box Housings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, President
Award Amount: $349,745.00
Abstract:
A new high-performance anti-wear coating is being developed under an SBIR program with the Air Force Research Laboratorys Materials Directorate for the Joint Strike Fighter. This coating is based on the Micro-Plasma Oxidation process, which is a high-voltage electrochemical process of oxidation… More

Fretting Wear Elimination in Gear Box Housings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, President – (765) 482-9802
Award Amount: $1,577,116.00
Abstract:
A new high-performance anti-wear coating is being developed under an SBIR program with the Air Force Research Laboratorys Materials Directorate for the Joint Strike Fighter. This coating is based on the Micro-Plasma Oxidation process, which is a high-voltage electrochemical process of oxidation… More

Fretting Wear Elimination for Titanium Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, President – (765) 482-9802
Award Amount: $749,957.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The development of the F-35 Lift Fan has revealed the possibility of fretting between the fan input shaft bearing OD surface and the titanium bearing supports in the Lift Fan gearbox housing. A steel insert is currently used to provide protection against fretting of the gearbox housing. … More

Optimized Corrosion Resistant Bearing and Gear Steel Thermal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, President – (765) 482-9802
Award Amount: $761,401.00
Abstract:
Pyrowear 675 is noted as a high performance bearing material used in turbine engine and other higher temperature applications. The mechanical properties and stability necessary for these applications is achieved via carburizing by design. The carbides that form to provide the hot hardness and… More

Plasma Electrolytic Diffusion Coatings for Enhanced Hot Section Life

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, President&CEO – (765) 482-9802
Award Amount: $149,991.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Increasing temperatures, combined with an accelerated demand for reducing weight in the engine, is creating new problems that require innovative solutions. As temperatures increase, oxidation and hot corrosion of compressor, combustor and turbine section components are becoming… More

Advanced Bearing and Gear Steel Materials and Thermal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Solomon Berman, President – (765) 482-9802
Award Amount: $149,394.00
Abstract:
Pitting corrosion limits the lifetime and performance of turbine engine bearings and gears operated in marine environments. A number of alloys and improved treatments have been attempted to increase corrosion resistance while maintaining mechanical performance of the bearings, but few meet the… More

Advanced Bearing and Gear Steel Materials and Thermal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tom Kanaby, Project Engineer – (765) 482-9802
Award Amount: $767,721.00
Abstract:
Operation of turbine engines in marine environments presents a great challenge for bearings and gears composed of Pyrowear 675. The harsh environment reduces bearing life and increases unscheduled maintenance. IBC Materials is developing an industrial-scale, novel thermal process utilizing a unique… More