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A WHISKER REINFORCED CERAMIC ALLOY FOR MILITARY DIESEL ENGINES

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
8832
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
8832
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: A WHISKER REINFORCED CERAMIC ALLOY FOR MILITARY DIESEL ENGINES
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

CERAMICS HAVE BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO OFFER A SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE DIESEL ENGINES. PRECEDING DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN PROGRAMS HAVE IDENTIFIED THE LIMITATIONS OF CURRENTLY AVAILABLE CERAMICS WHICH INCLUDE BRITTLENESS AND FRICTION AND WEAR PROPERTIES. A PROGRAM IS PROPOSED TO DEVELOP A WHISKER REINFORCED CERAMIC ALLOY THAT WILL RESULT IN A TOUGH CERAMIC ALLOY WITH FRICTION AND WEAR CHARACTERISTICS THAT WILL NOT REQUIRE LUBRICATION FOR 1100 DEG F OPERATION. SUCH A CERAMIC COMPOSITE WILL PERMIT MILITARY DIESEL ENGINES WITH INCREASED FUEL ECONOMY, HIGH POWER DENSITY AND REDUCED HEAT REJECTION.

Principal Investigator:

J c withers
6027469442

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Materials & Electrochemical Rs
4233 S Fremont Ave Tucson, AZ 85714

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