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Company Information:

Company Name:
MACH I Inc.
Address:
340 East Church Road
King of Prussia, PA
Phone:
(610) 279-2340
URL:
EIN:
232383152
DUNS:
153985650
Number of Employees:
8
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $880,946.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,042,261.00 6
STTR Phase I $99,106.00 1
STTR Phase II $1,249,754.00 2

Award List:

SHEAR RATE DETERMINATION FOR TWIN SCREW CONTINUOUS PBX PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,040.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Albert C Condo
Abstract:
N/a

SHEAR RATE DETERMINATION FOR TWIN SCREW CONTINUOUS PBX PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$425,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Albert C Condo
Abstract:
The proposed research addresses the need for a simple, visual method to determine the shear rate experienced in a twin screw continuous mixer where energetic pbx materials are mixed. the scope of this proposal is to determine the feasibility of adding small quantities of various dry free flowing… More

PRODUCTION AND COATING OF PURE BORON POWDERS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Charles B Criner
Abstract:
This project combines two innovative technologies. it proposes a new method to synthesize high purity boron powder and also applies its proprietary process of coating boron with magnesium using physical vapor technology. the highest purity boron currently available for military and aerospace use… More

SURFACTANT FOR PBX & TNT BASED SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,977.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Mr Robert Taylor , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

SURFACTANT FOR PBX & TNT BASED SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$223,518.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Mr Robert Taylor , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This project will identify and characterize candidate surfactants for use in two different explosives systems. the objective is to improve processability by reducing viscosity by better dispersion of the fillers. this will permit higher explosive filler loading (pbx and tnt) and/or improve the… More

PRESSURE SENSITIVE MICROENCAPSULATED DYE SENSORS FOR USE WITH ANTHROPOMORPHIC CRASH TEST DEVICES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$48,701.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Albert C Condo , Projects Manager
Abstract:
The proposed research addresses a need for a workable methodology for recording the energy forces from direct and sliding (abrasion) contacts on anthropomorphic devices within the interior of a vehicle on impact. the scope of this proposal is to determine feasibility of incorporating calibrated… More

Passivated Pyrophoric Metal Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,440.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. John Babiec
Abstract:
Metal powders with good combustion, high heat of fusion and safe toxicology such as zirconium and hafnium offer performance advantages when compounding into munitions, propoellants, flares, primers and incendiaries. However, fire and explosion hazards especially associated with electro static… More

Synthesis of Cyclodextrin Polymer, a Raw Material for Insensitive, High Energy & Shock Survivable Explos

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,900.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Gary Statton
Abstract:
This project will produce a commercial process for manufacturing a new class of cyclodextrin polymers. After nitration these polymers have the explosives potential to produce high performance with minimal adverse environmental impact. The polymers can form inclusion complexes with various… More

"Process to Manufacture Carboxy-Terminated Polubutadiene (CTPB)"

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Gary Statton
Abstract:
This project will produce a commercial process for the manufacture of carboxy terminated polybutadiene (CTPB) polymer for use as a binder in ANB-3066 and other solid rocket propellants systems. Phase I objective is to produce laboratory quantities of CTPB which meet the Phillip Petroleum Company… More

Synthesis of Polymeric Cyclodextrin Nitrate (Poly CDN), a New Class of Energetic Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$289,850.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Gary Statton
Abstract:
This project will produce a commercial process for manufacturing a new class of cyclodextrin polymers. After nitration these polymers have the explosives potential to produce high performance with minimal adverse environmental impact. The polymers can form inclusion complexes with various… More

Low Temperature Nanoscale Catalyst for Reduced Toxicity Monopropellant

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$118,878.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John Leonard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Toxic hydrazines with iridium catalysts are currently used in monpropellant andgas generator applications. NASA estimated handling carcenogenic hydrazines adds$500,000 cost to each space shuttle mission. The Aviation and Missile Commanddeveloped CINCH(Competitive Impulse Non-Carcinogenic … More

Propulsion and Logistics Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,054.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Leonard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Solid propellants with significantly higher density impulse vs conventional aluminumbased propellants can be prepared utilizing zirconium metal fuel. This has beenindependently demonstrated by several investigators including Atlantic Research Corp-oration, a commercial propellant manufacturer. The… More

Low Temperature Nanoscale Catalyst for Reduced Toxicity Monopropellant

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$717,308.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John Leonard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"The Aviation and Missile Command developed CINCH (Competitive Impulse Non-Carcinogenic Hypergol) fuel as a reduced toxicity alternative to carcinogenic hydrazines in propellant applications. Unfortunately, the iridium catalyst developed for hydrazinesrequires high (300-400 degree F) temperatures… More

Robust, Highly Producible Gel Propellants Formulated for Improved Performance, Reduced Toxicity, and Extended Storability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Albert C. Condo, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Gel bi-propulsion systems can be used as simple boosters and variable thrusters forNASA launch vehicles, spacecraft and satellites as well as bi-propellant systemsutilizing advanced energy management for increased performance tactical missiles, ascompared to currently deployed solid propellant… More

High Density Impulse Propellants

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$656,585.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John J. Leonard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Solid propellants with significantly higher density impulse versus conventional aluminum propellants can be prepared utilizing zirconium metal fuel. This has been independently demonstrated by several investigators including Atlantic Research Corporation,a commercial propellant manufacturer. The… More

Advanced Divert and Attitude Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,980.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Albert C. Condo, Senior Principal Investig
Abstract:
Gel bi-propulsion systems can be used as bi-propellant systems utilizing advanced energy management for increasing the performance of missiles. Improved Divert and Attitude Control (DACS) technology is needed to address insensitive munition and safetyrequirements while maximizing the KV (kill… More

Fuel Processor Hardware Components For Deployable Fuel Cell Power Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Albert C. Condo, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The objectives for this SBIR Phase I study are to establish feasibility for deployable logistic-fuel processor to produce a clean hydrogen gas (sulfur free) from JP-8 fuel. The processor is a portable laboratory or beta-site (off-site) non-thermal plasma (NTP) cell. The portable NTP cell is… More

New Energetic Solid Propellant Ingredients

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,106.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John J. Leonard, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
RI Contact:
Edward Dreizin
Abstract:
Boron has significant potential as a high energy density ingredient in ramjet propellants and fuels. This is due to boron's high heat of combustion and low atomic weight. For a ramjet ducted rocket, theoretical volume specific impulses of 1600- 1800 sec g cm-3 have been reported for a fuel rich… More

New Energetic Solid Propellant Ingredients

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Charles A. Jones, Principal Investigator – (610) 279-2340
Research Institution:
NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
RI Contact:
Edward L. Dreizin
Abstract:
Boron has significant potential as a high energy density fuel in munitions and propellants. Its superior energy density makes it attractive as a fuel component in conventional solid propellants, as well as fuel slurries for ramjet applications. For a ramjet ducted rocket, theoretical density… More

New Energetic Solid Propellant Ingredients

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,763.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bernie Kosowski, President&Principal Inv – (610) 279-2340
Research Institution:
Sandia National Laboratory
RI Contact:
Steven Thoma
Abstract:
MACH I Inc. propose to extend the technology developed under a previous Phase II STTR. This new technology will transition the demonstrated performance advantages to a commercial system, the Joint Multiple Effects Warhead System (JMEWS) warhead for integration into a Block IV Tomahawk warhead… More

A Process to Make Propulsion Grade Functional Polybutadiene

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
John Murphy, Principal Investigator – (610) 964-1169
Abstract:
In 1997, MACH I, Inc. was awarded a Phase I SBIR contract F42650-97-C-0400"A Process to Manufacture Carboxyl Terminated Polybutadiene (CTPB)."MACH I successfully completed this research and demonstrated its ability to produce CTPB meeting propellant specifications. A Phase II SBIR proposal… More