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Company Information:

Company Name: SEPARATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, INC.
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip+4: 92117-7325
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (858) 581-3765

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $714,458.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,131,913.00 6

Award List:

MEMBRANE SYSTEM FOR SHIPBOARD DEHYDRATION APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert l riley
Award Amount: $49,956.00
Abstract:
This phase i program is directed toward the development of a dimethyl silicone membrane system capable of removing water vapor from compressed air at 125 psig, 122 f, to yield dry air with a - 40 fequivalent dew point. a laboratory-scale prototype will be fabricated and evaluated to determine the… More

DEVELOPMENT OF A MEMBRANE SYSTEM FOR THE SHIPBOARD PRETREATMENT OF SEAWATER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Clyde e milstead
Award Amount: $49,986.00
Abstract:
This phase i program is directed toward the development of a chargeenhanced microfiltration membrane system for removal of suspended solids and biological materials from seawater. the performance of this membrane will be evaluated on live seawater at low pressures to determine its capability for… More

DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPROVED CLEANING SOLUTION FOR ROWPU UNITS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Clyde E Milstead
Award Amount: $49,983.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPROVED CLEANING SOLUTION FOR ROWPU UNITS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Clyde E Milstead
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
This phase i program is directed toward the development of an improvedcleaning solution formulation for cleaning fouled rowpu membrane elements, with the ultimate objective of a low-cost generic formulation that can be pre-packaged as dry chemicals for use on both army and marine corps rowpu units.… More

DEVELOPMENT OF OXIDATION-RESISTANT MOSAIC MEMBRANES WITH ENHANCED TRANSPORT PROPERTIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,999.00
Abstract:
Despite significant advances in membrane separation technology in recent years, all of the components of membrane processes have not been optimized to produce membranes with high temperature stability, oxidation resistance, improved organic rejections, and the ability to attain the minimum energy… More

IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF BIOCIDES FOR ROWPU SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert L Riley , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $486,100.00
Abstract:
A phase i feasibility program is proposed to identify and evaluate existing and novel antimicrobial agents (i.e., biocides) for preservation of reverse osmosis (ro) membrane elements used in rowpu systems. candidate biocides will be selected for laboratory evaluation based on their reported… More

IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF BIOCIDES FOR ROWPU SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert L Riley , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,412.00

Development of a New Feed Channel Spacer for Reverse Osmosis Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Clyde E. Milstead
Award Amount: $49,243.00

Development of a New Feed Channel Spacer for Reverse Osmosis Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Clyde E. Milstead
Award Amount: $174,263.00
Abstract:
Although major advances have been made in membrane transport properties during the last 20 years, spiral-wound element construction has remained virtually unchanged. Element suppliers have continued to use a 31 mil thick feed channel spacer, first pioneered by DuPont in the mid 1960\'s. There is… More

Development of a Membrane System for the Shipboard Processing of GrayWAter/Oily Water

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Clyde E Milstead
Award Amount: $98,146.00
Abstract:
For nearly 20 years the Navy has been facing the problem of limitations of graywater and oily waste discharge into the ocean and/or harbors. One obvious method would be a lightweight unit composed of a membrane system capable of successfully processing these complex waters. Membrane systems composed… More

Development of Improved Membranes for ROWPU Spiral-Wound Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert L. Riley
Award Amount: $99,922.00
Abstract:
Mobile reverse osmosis water purification units (ROWPU) have been used by the military for nearly 15 years. Although many improvements have been made in membrane, element, and unit operation during this period, several membrane problems remain that impair operational efficiencies. The membranes… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert L Riley
Award Amount: $741,552.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Robert Riley
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Not Available An electric auxiliary power unit (APU) forms an attractive, more flexible alternative to the present hydrazine APU on today's spacecraft. With no impact to spacecraft structure, and with substantial system simplification and significant weight reduction,

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Robert Riley
Award Amount: $750,000.00

Development of a New Chlorine and Biofouling Resistant Polyamide Membrane

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert Riley, President
Award Amount: $67,811.00
Abstract:
Mobile reverse osmosis water purification units (ROWPU) have been used by the U.S.military with polyamide spiral-wound membrane elements for over a decade to produce potable water for field applications. Although advances have greatly enhanced performance, improvement of the stability of present… More

Development of a New Chlorine and Biofouling Resistant Polyamide Membrane

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Robert Riley, President
Award Amount: $729,998.00
Abstract:
Mobile reverse osmosis water purification units (ROWPU) have been used by the U.S. military with polyamide spiral-wound elements for over a decade to produce potable water for field applications. Although advances have greatly enhanced performance,improvement of polyamide membrane stability to… More

Liquid concentration by direct osmosis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Robert L. Riley, President
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Liquid concentration minimizes packaging, transportation, handling and storage costs where the most commonly-used process is a thermal concentration process, such as evaporation and freeze concentration. The use of a thermal process results in substantial product losses through the degradation of… More

Evaluation of the freeze-thaw behavior of polysulfone hollow-fiber membranes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Riley, President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The continuous delivery of drinking water to military field personnel presents a serious logistical challenge. Each soldier requires an uninterrupted supply of 1.5 to 3.0 gallons of water per day to prevent dehydration. Local water sources may be available but they may be contaminated with… More