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Company Information:

Company Name: Integran Technologies U.S.A. Inc.
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip+4: 15241
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (412) 638-1140

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,193,992.00 13
SBIR Phase II $1,099,157.00 2

Award List:

Medium Caliber Gun Barrel Bore Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,016.00
Abstract:
Integran Technologies USA Inc.(Pittsburgh, PA) is pleased to provide this proposal in response to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Request for Proposal (RFP) (#AF06-350) "Medium Caliber Gun Barrel Bore Coatings". A materials technology development, optimization and evaluation program… More

Grain Boundary Engineering for Assessing Durability and Aging Issues with Nickel-Based Superalloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,352.00
Abstract:
Integran Technologies USA Inc.(Pittsburgh, PA) is pleased to provide this proposal in response to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Request for Proposal (RFP) (#A1.03), "Aircraft Aging and Durability". A material characterization technology is proposed that is based on grain boundary… More

Medium Caliber Gun Barrel Bore Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $699,399.00
Abstract:
Electroplated hard chrome coatings are widely used as protective coatings on the gun barrel bores. In addition to the serious health risks that are associated with hard chrome plating, these coatings also suffer from some significant material property drawbacks, including an intrinsic brittleness… More

Surface Processing for Enhanced Environmental and Creep-Fatigue Resistance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,291.00
Abstract:
The applicant is proposing a novel, industrially-scaleable process for cost-effectively achieving surface alloying and microstructural optimization at selected areas of semi-finished superalloy components. The proposed approach involves (1) electrochemical deposition, followed by, (2) mechanical… More

Development of Cad Plating Replacement with Alkaline Zinc-Nickel Electroplating for Threaded Fasteners/Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,960.00
Abstract:
This proposal outlines a brush plating-specific advanced technology development program that would complement a recently awarded SERDP-funded Cd Replacement effort to be undertaken by Integran Technologies Inc., a company affiliated with the present applicants. The objective of the SERDP program is… More

Crack Arrest and Structural Repair of High Strength Steel Piping by In-Situ Sleeving of Nanostructural Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Principal Investigator – (301) 675-3730
Award Amount: $99,977.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes the application of a mature nanotechnology-based crack arrest / structural repair technology as a novel crack arrestor tool for high-strength pipelines. The crack arrestor would comprise a thin layer or sleeve of electrodeposited nanocrystalline material applied to the… More

Grain Boundary Engineering for Assessing Durability and Aging Issues with Nickel-Based Superalloys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Heard, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $399,758.00
Abstract:
The Grain Boundary Engineering (GBE) approach, successfully demonstrated in Phase I, that microstructural optimization provides a very significant improvement in reducing susceptibility to intergranular crack initiation and growth in conventional wrought Inconel 718. The principal objective of the… More

Innovative Concepts for Ultra-light and Reliable Hydraulic Actuators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Edward Yokley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $79,876.00
Abstract:
Integran Technologies USA Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA) is pleased to provide this proposal in response to the Navy Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Request for Proposal (RFP) "N08-119: Innovative Concepts for Ultra-light and Reliable Hydraulic Actuators", to investigate the use of a novel high… More

Structural Repair of Steel Piping by In-Situ Sleeving of Nanostructured Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,948.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes the application of a mature nanotechnology-based crack arrest/structural repair technology as a novel in-field pipeline repair tool. The repair would be comprised of a thin layer or sleeve of electrodeposited nancrystalline material applied to the damaged region of the pipe… More

Amorphous Alloy Coatings for Hard Chromium Replacement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,787.00
Abstract:
Hard chromium coatings (0.25 to10 mil thick) are used extensively for imparting wear and erosion resistance to components in both industrial and military applications. The most common means of depositing hard chromium has been through the use of chromic acid baths containing hexavalent chromium… More

Investigation of Nanometal/Carbon Fiber Composite Structures for Use in Novel Lightweight Cryotank Designs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Heard, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,823.00
Abstract:
This proposal seeks to investigate the use of a novel high strength nanostructured metal (NanovateTM) as a thin structural reinforcing shell on ultra-lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) propellant and cryogenic storage tanks. In the proposed project, Integran seeks to address the… More

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing for Lightweight, Low Cost Seeker Gimbals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Edward Yokley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $67,853.00
Abstract:
Integran Technologies USA, Inc. (Integran USA) is pleased to provide this proposal in response to the Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Request for Proposal (RFP) "A10-127: Advanced Materials and Manufacturing for Lightweight, Low Cost Seeker Gimbals", to investigate the use of novel… More

Thermally Stable Machine Gun Barrel

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Virgil Provenzano, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,796.00
Abstract:
The proposed project seeks to take advantage of the success of an on-going Air Force Phase II SBIR and leverage the lesson's learned with medium calibre barrel to apply the new technology to small caliber machine gun barrels. In the previous Phase I and on-going Phase II projects, the feasibility of… More

Lubricious, Wear-Resistant Nanometal Composite Coatings for Solid Lubrication of Air Foil Bearings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Herb Miller, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $79,783.00
Abstract:
In the proposed project, Integran USA seeks to demonstrate that both hard and lubricious second-phase particles can be codeposited within a tough, nanocrystalline cobalt-based metal matrix binder using a cost-effective manufacturing process to produce coatings with a low coefficient of friction and… More

Nanometal-Thermoplastic Elastomer Hybrids as Durable, Low Cost Flangeway Gap Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Ian Winfiled, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,530.00
Abstract:
  The proposed program seeks to develop flangeway gap filer materials that will fill the gap under light loads such as wheelchairs, but will compress under heavy loads, such as freight systems, without increasing the likelihood of track derailments.  A materials technology optimization and… More