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Alternative System for Hangar Bay Access Doors

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
64842
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N031-0574
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
LIFE CYCLE ENGINEERING, INC.
4360 Corporate Road Suite 100 North Charleston, SC 29405
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: Alternative System for Hangar Bay Access Doors
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N00024-04-C-4175
Award Amount: $597,908.00
 

Abstract:

Build and demonstrate a working proof of principle model for validation of the motor design process and verification of the proposed concept. The model will consist of a single sided motor stator, a slotted runner plate, and a cart capable of moving a hanging weight in the horizontal direction. The motor design will allow for the use of an existing motor drive (inverter) without the need for coil switches, and will demonstrate the fundamental operating principles of a single sided linear motor. The motor stator will be made up of a laminated iron core, and a three-phase copper winding, similar to most other linear motors and rotating machines. The moving component, or runner plate, will be made up of a laminated slotted iron core and copper bars, similar to the rotor and cage of a three phase induction motor (except laid out flat). The lower section of the door, capable of withstanding all required blast effects, will be proven utilizing a 3-D mechanical model. This effort is proposed in this solicitation.

Principal Investigator:

Andre Hargreaves
Principal
7038928585
ahargreaves@LCE.com

Business Contact:

Raymond Whetzel
Director
7038928585
bwhetzel@LCE.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

LIFE CYCLE ENGINEERING, INC.
4360 Corporate Road Suite 100 North Charleston, SC 29405

EIN/Tax ID: 570649372
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No