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Company Information:

Company Name:
Performance Polymer Solutions Inc.
Address:
2711 Lance Drive
Moraine, OH
Phone:
(937) 298-3713
URL:
EIN:
460481718
DUNS:
119128051
Number of Employees:
16
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:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,697,746.00 18
SBIR Phase II $7,700,872.00 11
STTR Phase I $370,281.00 4
STTR Phase II $498,848.00 1

Award List:

STTR Phase I: Development of Fourth Generation High Temperature Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,633.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Texas Engineering Exp Sta
RI Contact:
David Curliss
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will develop and characterize the structure property- processing relationships for a novel class of phenylethynyl terminated thermosetting polyimide/inorganic hybrid resins. There exists a growing need for polymer matrix composite (PMC)… More

High Performance 3D Composite Preforms Manufactured Via Novel In Situ Vapor Grown Carbon Fiber Infusion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,704.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President/Senior Scientist
Research Institution:
The Ohio State University
RI Contact:
Mark E. Walter
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop and demonstrate the feasibility and payoff of novel in situ vapor grown carbon fiber (VGCF) reinforcement of 3D woven or braided composite preforms for advanced composite aerospace structural or thermal-structural applications. In this approach the… More

Innovative Fiber Treatment and Sizing Technology for High Performance Vinyl Ester Matrix Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,718.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President/Senior Scientis
Abstract:
A major limitation of vinyl ester resins is their performance with carbon fiber reinforcements. Carbon fiber composites can possess much higher specific stiffness and strength than glass fiber composites, but the laminated composite properties depend on a good mechanical interface between the… More

INNOVATIVE, THERMALLY STABLE, POLYIMIDE ADHESIVE TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,257.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President/Materials Engineer
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program will develop a high temperature film adhesive with a service use temperature in excess of 316¿C that exhibits improved handling characteristics, higher toughness, and lower melt viscosity than the current commercially available state-of-the-art polyimide film adhesive,… More

INNOVATIVE, LOW-COST APPROACH FOR ENHANCING THE INTERLAMINAR SHEAR STRENGTH OF 2-D CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,983.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program will demonstrate the feasibility of a novel, low-cost approach to improve the interlaminar shear strength of two-dimensional textile reinforced ceramic matrix composites for DoD turbine engine applications. The proposed technology aims to improve the interlaminar… More

GALVANIC CORROSION MECHANISMS ANALYSIS AND MODELING FOR F-35 GRAPHITE/BMI COMPOSITE-METALLIC AIRFRAME JOINTS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,664.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President/Senior Scientist
Abstract:
The P2SI team objective in this proposed research effort is to develop an inherently corrosion resistant composite/metallic joint design. As coatings and sealants deteriorate in service the joint will be inherently corrosion resistant. This will be achieved through a thorough understanding of how… More

STTR Phase II: Development of Fourth Generation High Temperature Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$498,848.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
TX A&M Univ
RI Contact:
Roger Morgan
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will develop and characterize the structure-property-processing relationships for a novel class of thermosetting organic/inorganic hybrid polyimide resins. The resins will be used to fabricate structural composites; expected properties… More

INNOVATIVE, THERMALLY STABLE, POLYIMIDE ADHESIVE TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$745,626.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jason Lincoln, Vice President
Abstract:
The proposed program will develop a new class of low to zero volatile high temperature polyimide adhesives for use in advanced military applications, including engine hardware for the F35 and other aircraft.

GALVANIC CORROSION MECHANISMS ANALYSIS AND MODELING FOR F-35 GRAPHITE/BMI COMPOSITE-METALLIC AIRFRAME JOINTS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,493.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President
Abstract:
The Phase II program will (1) dramatically improve determination of airframe composite-to-metal corrosion risks in the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF/F-35) program; (2) identify ways to lower risk of any areas not already at low risk; and (3) provide guidance for design of future weapon systems where… More

Improved Reliability, Durability, and Hot/Wet Performance of F135/F136 Polyimide Matrix Composite Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,986.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jason Lincoln, Vice President
Abstract:
The proposed Small Business Innovative Research program will eliminate the hot/wet performance problems of carbon fiber/AFR-PE-4 composites by optimization of a polyimide matrix composite for F135/F136 thick component applications and service environment exposure conditions. Unmatched P2SI Team… More

INNOVATIVE, LOW-COST APPROACH FOR ENHANCING THE INTERLAMINAR SHEAR STRENGTH OF 2-D CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$440,275.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President
Abstract:
The primary overall objective of the Phase II program is to modify the surface morphology of Hi-Nicalonr yarns using a process compatible with current state-of-the art fiber interface coatings. CNF treated yarns are intended to translate into improvements in 2-D CMC laminate interlaminar shear… More

SBIR Phase I: Innovative Isotropic Ultra-High Thermal Conductivity Diamond Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,460.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project will develop ultra-high thermal conductivity materials with tailorable electrical behavior via chemical vapor infiltration of polycrystalline diamond onto two different substrates: graphitic foam and carbon nanofiber infused preforms. The… More

SBIR Phase I: Advanced Polymer Matrix Composites Based on Nanofiber Fused Microfiber Architecture

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop and characterize a novel class of polymer matrix composite materials using the continuous NanoFiber Fused- Microfiber (Nf2-M) reinforcement technology developed by the company. In this patent pending process, carbon… More

Improved Reliability, Durability, and Hot/Wet Performance of F135/F136 Polyimide Matrix Composite Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,897.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President
Abstract:
The Phase II program will optimize a high temperature composite materials system for JSF applications, focusing on thick components and improved hot/wet durability. Representative laminates and components will be used for testing and material optimization. Production components will be fabricated… More

SBIR Phase II: Innovative Isotropic Ultra-High Thermal Conductivity Diamond Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,726.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will further develop and demonstrate an innovative class of composite ultra-high thermal conductivity materials for solid state electronics thermal management applications. There exists a growing need for high thermal conductivity… More

SBIR Phase II: Advanced Polymer Matrix Composites Based on Nanofiber Fused Microfiber Architecture

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$515,960.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop and characterize a novel class of polymer matrix composite materials using a continuous NanoFiber Fused-Microfiber (Nf2-M) reinforcement technology. This patented approach, carbon nanofibers are grown in a continuous manner… More

ADVANCED DESIGN AND LIFE PREDICTION METHODOLGY FOR POLYMERIC MATRIX COMPOSITE COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,962.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program will directly address the critical need for a high fidelity physics-based methodology for design and service life prediction of polymer matrix composite structures in regimes (stress, strain, and environment) that lead to highly nonlinear behavior. Composite materials for… More

Advanced Missile Materials and Process Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President
Abstract:
This proposed Phase I SBIR program will develop and demonstrate a high temperature polymer matrix composite materials system exhibiting high thermal conductivity, high glass transition temperature, low mass density, and excellent mechanical performance suitable for fabrication of missile components… More

Quality Testing of Coated Fibers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President
Abstract:
This Phase I Small Business Innovative Research Program will develop, demonstrate, and validate a destructive test methodology that can be used to assess the quality of coated ceramic fibers employed in the manufacture of ceramic matrix composites (CMCs). CMCs represent a high performance materials… More

Innovative Approach for High Strength, High Thermal Conductivity Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,971.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David Curliss, President
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR project will demonstrate improved strength and transverse thermal conductivity in continuous pitch carbon fiber epoxy composite materials through engineering of an optimized fiber-matrix interphase. A novel low temperature ultraviolet-ozone (UVO) surface treatment coupled with a… More

Novel Structural Adhesives for On-Aircraft Repair

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,809.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President
Abstract:
This Phase I Small Business Innovative Research Program will develop and demonstrate a novel class of high performance structural adhesives with exceptional adhesive strength, toughness, environmental durability, and processing characteristics engineered for on-aircraft repair of advanced… More

Innovative Approaches for Enhancing Interlaminar Shear Strength of Two-Dimensional (2D) Composite Reinforced Flexbeams and Yokes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David Curliss, President
Abstract:
This Phase I Small Business Innovative Research Program will develop and characterize a novel class of low-cost, lightweight hybrid composite materials that will enhance both the interlaminar shear strength and the high-cycle fatigue life of composite structures used for Navy rotorcraft… More

Materials and Life Cycle Sustainability for Structural Missile Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,994.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
This Phase I Small Business Innovative Research Program will develop and demonstrate the technology to produce large-scale, high temperature, lightweight composite missile structures for transition to a fielded weapons system where weight minimization and resistance to high temperature exposure is… More

Unitized Composite Airframe Structures with Three Dimensional (3-D) Preforms for Elevated Temperature Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
Three-dimensional textile preforms have shown tremendous advantages in the integration of load-bearing composite structures to traditional laminated composites and fastened structures due to improved delamination and damage tolerances. Hindrances occur when the composites are subjected to elevated… More

Affordable AMDR Radome Materials with Improved Performance and Manufacturing Characteristics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,957.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
David Curliss, President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
In this Phase I Small Business Innovative Research Program we will develop and demonstrate novel materials and processes to provide improved Shipboard Radome performance for Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) systems and operational assessment technologies to mitigate risk and impact of Radome… More

Advanced Missile Materials and Process Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,978.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
This Phase II SBIR program will develop and demonstrate a high temperature polymer matrix composite system for use in a structural missile component in multiple BMD systems. Under this program, an extensive database of thermal, mechanical, and electrical properties will be established for the… More

OUT-OF-AUTOCLAVE HYBRID ADHESIVES FOR STRUCTURAL BONDING AND ON-AIRCRAFT REPAIR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,956.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jason Lincoln, Vice President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
This Phase II Small Business Innovative Research Program will mature, and transition to the Air Force, a novel class of high performance structural adhesives based on P2SI newly developed hybrid chemistry. These adhesives, and their ability to bridge major technology gaps in the current… More

Innovative Approach for High Strength, High Thermal Conductivity Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,991.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
David Curliss, President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
The proposed Phase II innovation for a pitch fiber composite will make it possible to achieve the stated mechanical and thermal performance goals of the solicitation: 1) comparable mechanical performance to a state-of-the-art toughened epoxy/PAN carbon fiber composite; and 2) transverse thermal… More

Thermally Conductive Structural 2D Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President – (937) 298-3713
Research Institution:
Michigan State University
RI Contact:
Lawrence T. Drzal
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The proposed Phase I Small Business Technology Transition (STTR) program will develop and demonstrate a thermally conductive structural two-dimensional (2D) graphite fiber reinforced hybrid matrix composite material with a through-thickness thermal conductivity of at least 20 W/m &… More

Thermally Responsive Energy Storage - Phase Change Materials encapsulated in Carbon Foam

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,970.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David B. Curliss, President – (937) 298-3713
Research Institution:
Ohio University
RI Contact:
Shane Gilkey
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The proposed Phase I Small Business Technology Transition (STTR) program will develop and demonstrate a Hybrid Graphitic Foam with tailored surface chemistry for optimal heat transfer characteristics for high heat flux, high thermal energy storage applications. Such a material system, in… More

Fabrication and Process Optimization of Thick Laminates from Carbon Fiber/Polyimide Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program will develop and demonstrate improved high temperature polyimide processing for future realization in manufacturing thick, complex structures for commercial and military systems. In order to achieve the goals of the SBIR… More

Improved Resin Injection Repairs for Polymer Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
David Curliss, President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
This proposed Performance Polymer Solutions Inc. (P2SI), Development Consultants, Inc. (DCI), Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky), and Spirit Aerostructures (Spirit) innovative SBIR project to develop high performance composite materials injection repair technology is focused on the U.S. Navy… More

Unitized Composite Airframe Structures with Three Dimensional (3-D) Preforms for Elevated Temperature Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,975.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jason Lincoln, Vice President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This Phase II Small Business Innovative Research Program will develop, demonstrate, and lay the foundation for transition to the Air Force, a unique class of high temperature structural composites based on P2SI"s newly developed composite structural designs, materials, and… More

Fabrication and Process Optimization of Thick Laminates from Carbon Fiber/Polyimide Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,995.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jason E. Lincoln, Vice President – (937) 298-3713
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The overall objective of the proposed SBIR program is to rapidly advance and optimize the manufacturing of dual-use carbon fiber/polyimide matrix composites with high thermo-oxidative stability (TOS) for use in aircraft components with service temperatures exceeding those of PMR-15. This… More