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THERMAL MANAGEMENT: Fabrication and testing of a high performance metal cross…

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Department of Defense
Missile Defense Agency
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2001 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
International Mezzo Technologies, Inc
7167 Florda Blvd Baton Rouge, LA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2001
Title: THERMAL MANAGEMENT: Fabrication and testing of a high performance metal cross flow hat exchanger
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: F29601-01-C-0168
Award Amount: $64,338.00


The goal of this project is to build an extremely efficient, light weight, low cost metal cross flow heat exchanger. The heat exchanger will be fabricated using a derivative of the LIGA manufacturing process that has been developed at Louisiana StateUniversity over the last five years. It is specifically designed for transfer between a gas and a liquid where pumping losses of the two fluids needs to be minimized. The heat exchanger will compete against markets such as automobile radiators,refrigeration condensors and evaporators, and a variety of other applications where cross flow heat exchanger designs are desirable.Light weight, compact heat exchangers that can efficiently transfer heat from a gas to a liquid with minimal pumping lossesare valuable, especially in the automotive and aerospace industries where weight, and volume savings are of extreme importance. This heat exchanger will be able to exceed the performance standards of existing technologies and will be used in a number ofcommercial and/or DoD applications.

Principal Investigator:

Chad Harris
Research Engineer

Business Contact:

Andrew McCandless
Vice President
Small Business Information at Submission:

LBTC, Rm d-102, South Stadium Dr. Baton Rouge, LA 70803

EIN/Tax ID: 721477348
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No