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VENTILATED BAND SEALS FOR NON-MAGNETIC DIESELS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
127
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
127
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
FOSTER-MILLER, INC.
350 Second Ave. Waltham, MA 02451
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: VENTILATED BAND SEALS FOR NON-MAGNETIC DIESELS
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $353,368.00
 

Abstract:

NON-MAGNETIC UNLINED ALUMINUM ENGINE BLOCKS ARE CURRENTLY FEASIBLE IN GASOLINE ENGINES, BUT NOT FOR DIESELS, WHERE PRESSURE LOADINGS AT THE FOR DIESELS, WHERE PRESSURE LOADINGS AT THE NOVEL VENTILATED BAND SEAL APPROACH WILL SOLVE THAT PROBLEM,AND WILL ALSO REDUCE FUEL CONSUMPTION IN ANY PISTON DRIVEN DEVICE. FEATURES INCLUDE: POSITIVE CONTACT FOR LOW LEAKAGE AND DIRT EXCLUSION, A VENTILATED FACE FOR LOW FRICTION AND WEAR, RADICAL COMPLIANCE AND A STATIC BACK SEAL FOR CONFORMANCE TO BORE DISTORTIONS AND TAPER. RESEARCH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN A BLIND CYLINDER WITH A PISTON RING PACK DRIVEN BY AN EXISTING SEALED SLIDER CRANK MECHANISM. A THEORETICAL MODEL WILL BE EMPIRICALLY VERIFIED.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

Andrew C. Harvey
6178903200
Small Business Information at Submission:

Foster-miller Inc.
350 Second Avenue Waltham, MA 02254

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