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ULTRA-LOW FRICTION, BIOCOMPATIBLE COATING FOR GUIDEWIRES

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
19350
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
19350
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
SPIRE CORPORATION
1 PATRIOTS PARK BEDFORD, MA 01730-2396
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: ULTRA-LOW FRICTION, BIOCOMPATIBLE COATING FOR GUIDEWIRES
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $48,804.00
 

Abstract:

ION BEAM ASSISTED DEPOSITION (IBAD) WILL BE USED AS A METHOD OF PRODUCING A THIN, ULTRA-LOW (<0.05) COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION FILM OF SILICONE OIL ON STAINLESS STEEL GUIDEWIRES. RESEARCH CONDUCTED BY OTHERS HAS DEMONSTRATED THE POTENTIAL OF SUCH A PROCESS. IN PHASE I, A MATRIX OF ION BEAM PARAMETERS WILL BE USED TO DEPOSIT COATINGS ONTO STEEL COUPONS, AND THE COUPONS WILL BE SCREENED FOR ADHERENCE, FRICTION, AND BIOCOMPATIBLITY.

Principal Investigator:

Piran Sioshansi
6172756000

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Spire Corp
One Patriots Park Bedford, MA 01730

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