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Company Information:

Company Name: K. Wetzel & Company
City: Lawrence
State: KS
Zip+4: 66046 0115
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (785) 838-3771

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 2
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

Carbon Fiber Composite Aeroelastically Tailored Rotor Blades for Utility-Scale Wind Turbines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: The Wichita State University
Principal Investigator: Kyle K. Wetzel
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Cadogan John
70206 The wind turbine industry will need advanced materials and designs to achieve the DOE goal of 3.0¿/kWh cost of energy at Class 4 sites. Aeroelastically tailored blades constructed of braided carbon and hybrid carbon/glass composite materials offer the potential for significant savings… More

Hydroforming of Lightweight Aluminum and Magnesium Components from Tube-Development and Commercialization of a Novel Elevated Temperature Hydroforming System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: The Ohio State University
Principal Investigator: David Guza
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: N/A
70075T02-II Significant fuel cost savings can be realized in the automotive and aerospace industries by employing lightweight materials in the design and fabrication of vehicular components. To date, the exploitation of lightweight magnesium and aluminum alloys in component fabrication has been… More