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Company Information:

Company Name: LSP Technologies, Inc.
City: Dublin
State: OH
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.lspt.com
Phone: (614) 718-3000

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,361,734.00 13
SBIR Phase II $8,426,001.00 11

Award List:

Production laser peening facility development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Jeff L. Dulaney
Award Amount: $74,615.00

Production laser peening facility development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Jeff L. Dulaney
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The lifetime of turbine engine airfoils is of major importance to the Air Force, commercial engine manufacturers, and commercial airlines. Foreign object damage (FOD) and high cycle fatigue are serious concerns because they can result in the destruction of the engine, loss of expensive aircraft,… More

Rapid Laser Shock Peening Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeff L. Dulaney
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
A major obstacle to expanding the use of laser shock peening is the slow rate of production. This is a physical obstacle when production rates must be met to maintain continuity with the rest of the manufacturing cycle for a given part. It is also a cost obstacle, in that higher production rates… More

Rapid Laser Shock Peening Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeff L. Dulaney
Award Amount: $716,008.00
Abstract:
A major obstacle to expanding the use of laser shock peening is the slow rate of production. This is a physical obstacle when production rates must be met to maintain continuity with the rest of the manufacturing cycle for a given part. It is also a cost obstacle, in that higher production rates… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David F. Lahrman, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $100,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Allan H. Clauer, Vice President
Award Amount: $97,409.00

Laser Peening of Dovetail Features on Blades and Disks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Sokol
Award Amount: $749,994.00
Abstract:
In aircraft gas turbine engines, in most cases, the blades areheld in rotating disks by a dovetail attachment that fits into amatching slot in the rim of the disk. The contact area betweenthe blade dovetail and the dovetail slot is subject to vibrationand high stresses, leading to fretting… More

Laser Peening: Cost Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David F. Lahrman, Development Manager
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
"The fatigue life of aircraft engine components such as turbine blades has been significantly increased by the application of laser peening. The cost of laser peening is decreasing as new technological advancements are implemented to the process. Theseadvancements include more robust laser systems… More

Burst Laser System for Standoff Mine Neutralization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jeff L. Dulaney, President
Award Amount: $119,711.00
Abstract:
"This Phase I program addresses a critical need for a safe and reliable means to neutralize from a distance of greater than 10 m all types of mines and munitions that might be encountered in a military mission such as route clearing or UXO disposal. Inparticular, the proposed innovative compact… More

Prototype Burst Laser for Standoff Mine Neutralization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jeff Dulaney, President
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
Research on the use of high-power lasers to neutralize mines, munitions, and unexploded ordnance has led to development of a mobile system with a 500 W continuous laser for standoff neutralization of surface-laid munitions. The typical neutralization eventis a low order deflagration of the energetic… More

Laser Peening for Army Vehicle Life Extension

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Richard D. Tenaglia, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Laser peening significantly increases the fatigue life of components by the introduction of deep compressive residual stresses. The U.S. Army utilizes numerous fatigue-critical components, which potentially could take advantage of the improvements offeredby laser peening. Such parts include gears,… More

Development of a Compact Laser for Damage Detection and the Laser Bond Inspection (LBI) Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David W. Sokol, Director of Research
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
To reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency, composites are being using in aircraft construction at an accelerating rate. The presence of material defects in these composite structures can lead to disastrous failure under flight loads. Many types of defective regions are undetectable by… More

Development of Laser Peening for Hidden Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David F. Lahrman, Development Manager
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
In most gas turbine engines, the blades are held in rotating disks by a dovetail attachment that fits into a matching slot in the rim of the disk. The contact area between the blade dovetail and the dovetail slot is subjected to vibration and high stresses, leading to fretting conditions. … More

Development of a Compact Laser for Damage Detection and the Laser Bond Inspection (LBI) Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David W. Sokol, Director of Research
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
To reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency, composites are being used in aircraft construction at an accelerating rate. The presence of material defects in these composite structures can lead to disastrous failure under flight loads. Many classes of these defective regions are undetectable by… More

Advanced Laser Technology for Composite Bond Evaluation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David W. Sokol, Director of Development
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
To reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency, bonded composites are being used in aircraft structures. Once a structure is assembled, there is no conventional NDI method available to assure that the strength of the bond is adequate for service. This program will develop processing heads and… More

Advanced Laser Technology for Composite Bond Evaluation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David W. Sokol, Director of Research
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
To reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency, composites are being using in aircraft construction at an accelerating rate. The presence of material defects in these composite structures can lead to disastrous failure under flight loads. Many classes of these defective regions are undetectable by… More

Fatigue Life Improvement with Surface Treatments other than Shot Peening

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Richard D. Tenaglia, Development Manager
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Efforts proposed in this program are focused on the development of next-generation laser peening surface treatment technology, which may be used as an alternative to conventional metal shot peening. The proposed program involves the development of enhanced laser peening equipment and procedures,… More

Develop a Tool to Measure Bonded Joint Strength for Primary Load Bearing Aircraft Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David W. Sokol, Director of Research
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
To reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency, composites are being adhesively bonded into integral structural elements of aircraft at an accelerating rate. Once a bonded structure is assembled, there is no conventional NDI method available to assure that bond strength is adequate for service. The… More

Quality Control for Advanced Residual Stress Inducing Surface Treatment Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David W. Sokol, Director of Research
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Since the inception of production processing of parts for improved fatigue life using laser peening, increasing emphasis has been placed on methods and techniques to assure that the correct stress wave was applied to the part to impart the desired residual compressive stress. There are no reliable… More

Quality Control for Advanced Residual Stress Inducing Surface Treatment Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David W. Sokol, Director of Research
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Since the inception of laser peening, improved nondestructive test methods and sensors have been sought to ensure that laser peening produces the desired magnitude and depth profile of residual compressive stress in the part being treated. There are no reliable nondestructive evaluation (NDE)… More

Laser Peening for Army Vehicle Life Extension

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Richard D. Tenaglia, Development Manager
Award Amount: $729,999.00
Abstract:
The U.S. Army is evaluating laser peening technology in support of major helicopter programs, including the AH-64 Apache, UH-60 Black Hawk, and CH-47 Chinook fleets. The Army has a critical need to boost the engine horsepower for these helicopters, especially when operating in high altitude… More

Develop a Tool to Measure Bonded Joint Strength for Primary Load Bearing Aircraft Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David W. Sokol, Director of Research
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
To reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency, composites are being adhesively bonded into integral structural elements of aircraft at an accelerating rate. Once a bonded structure is assembled, there is no conventional NDI method available to assure that bond strength is adequate for service. The… More

Adhesive Bond Strength of Bonded Structures in Confined Locations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Sokol, Director of Research – (614) 718-3000
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
Composite structures are the future of aviation. They reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency. Composite structures are now incorporated into aircraft by all major aerospace manufacturers. Many composite structures are assembled with fasteners, but, to meet future design requirements,… More

Adhesive Bond Strength of Bonded Structures in Confined Locations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David Sokol, Director of Research – (614) 718-3000
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
Aerospace manufacturers are using composite structures in aircraft and they are the future of aviation. Composites reduce weight and maintenance costs. Today, many composite structures are joined together with fasteners. However to meet future design r