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High Conductivity thermal Management Materials

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
56577
Program Year/Program:
2002 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
013273
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Powdermet Inc.
24112 Rockwell Drive Euclid, OH -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2002
Title: High Conductivity thermal Management Materials
Agency: NASA
Contract: NAS8-01170
Award Amount: $70,000.00
 

Abstract:

the proposed Phase I SBIR program will demonstrate the production of diamond- and graphite fiber-reinforced aluminum and copper matrix composites for use in thermal management systems. Specifically, Powdermet will produce interface-controlled diamnd and graphite (DKDX milled fiber) reinforced aluminum and copper composites, and evaluate their application to battery tubes, structural radiators (and solar panel substrates), as well as heat spreader applications. Innovations to be demonstrated in the proposed program inlcude the use of surface modified reinforcements, the production of combined fiber-particle reinforced composites, and the develo-pment of net shape composite forming techniques to produce high conductivity, integrally stiffened panels. The program is designed to yield high volume reinforced composites, consisting of 35-65V% high conductivity fillers in aluminum and copper binder phases. thermal conductivities greater than 600 w/m-k (in-plane) and CTE's of 7-11ppm, with good through the thickness conductivities (>250 W/m-K) are predicted for the combined thermal and structural composite systems selected.

Principal Investigator:

Andrew Sherman
Principal Investigator
8187686420
powdermet@earthlink.net

Business Contact:

Andrew Sherman
Business Official
8187686420
powdermet@earthlink.net
Small Business Information at Submission:

Powdermet Inc.
9960 Glenoaks Blvd., Unit A Sun Valley, CA 91352

EIN/Tax ID: 954616398
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No