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Company Information:

Company Name:
SPIRITECH Advanced Products, Inc.
Address:
731 N US Highway 1
Suite 1
Tequesta, FL
Phone:
(561) 741-3441
URL:
EIN:
651087856
DUNS:
17391348
Number of Employees:
11
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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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,369,744.00 14
SBIR Phase II $2,999,549.00 4

Award List:

Rotating Chamber Pulse Detonation Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,949.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Rich DeFrancesco, President
Abstract:
Pulse detonation engines hold promise to increase performance of air-breathing propulsion systems by taking advantage of the increase in cycle efficiency due to the constant-volume heat addition characteristics of detonative combustion. A pulse detonation engine (PDE) produces thrust through the… More

Improving Off-Design Nozzle Performance Using Fluidic Injection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Use of fluidic injection of high-pressure air is proposed to improve nozzle performance and reduce the off-axis component of thrust at off-design flight conditions, generally at low Mach number and low pressure ratio. Hypersonic flight vehicles are typically designed with a high expansion ratio… More

Flow Test for Rotating Chamber Pulse Detonation Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,956.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Pulse detonation engines hold promise to increase performance of air-breathing propulsion systems by taking advantage of the increase in cycle efficiency due to the constant-volume heat addition characteristics of detonative combustion. SPIRITECH is developing a pulse detonation engine, the Rotating… More

Fluidic Nozzle to Improve Transonic Performance of Hypersonic Vehicle

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,988.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Eric Gamble, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Use of fluidic injection of high-pressure air is proposed to improve a hypersonic vehicle's installed nozzle performance and eliminate undesirable pitching moments at off-design, transonic flight conditions. Hypersonic flight vehicles are typically designed with a high expansion ratio Single… More

Confined Recirculation Combustion Afterburner

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,975.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dan Haid, Combustion Engineer
Abstract:
The future of manned and unmanned vehicles requires significant improvements in engine thrust-to-weight ratio, efficiency, length, and cost. These improvements may be realized in the afterburner for supersonic missiles, Mach 8-10 strike/reconnaissance aircraft, and hypersonic vehicles operating with… More

Confined Recirculation Combustion Afterburner

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,694.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dan Haid, Combustion Engineer
Abstract:
The future of manned and unmanned vehicles requires significant improvements in engine thrust-to-weight ratio, efficiency, length, and cost. These improvements may be realized in the afterburner for supersonic missiles, Mach 8-10 strike/reconnaissance aircraft, and hypersonic vehicles operating with… More

CMC Combustor Liner

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,975.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jose Gutierrez, Program Manager
Abstract:
Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC's) offer substantial weight reductions over metallic components, increasing vehicle range and/or payload, as well as reducing cooling flow requirements, thereby increasing overall engine performance and enabling high supersonic flight. Many CMC's exhibit higher… More

Scramjet/Ramjet Heat Exchanger Analysis Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Eric Gamble, Aero/Thermal Lead Engineer
Abstract:
A ramjet/scramjet heat exchanger design and optimization tool is proposed for rapid analyses of complex thermal cooling systems. In the emerging field of high-speed aerospace, it is necessary that rapid modeling of complex thermal systems be accomplished to enable the trade studies required to… More

CMC Combustor Liner

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,940.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jose Gutierrez, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The future of manned and unmanned vehicles requires significant improvements in engine thrust-to-weight ratio, efficiency, and engine operating temperatures. One area where these improvements may be realized is in the main combustor for supersonic missiles, Mach 8-10 strike/reconnaissance aircraft,… More

Scramjet/Ramjet Heat Exchanger Analysis Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,943.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Eric Gamble, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
A Scramjet/Ramjet Heat Exchanger Analysis Tool (SRHEAT(TM)) is proposed for rapid design and optimization of complex thermal cooling systems. The basic SRHEAT(TM) code was developed under the Phase I SBIR. The objective of this Phase II program is to enhance the current SRHEAT(TM) code functions by… More

Advanced Heat Exchanger (HEX) Scaling Methodologies for High-Performance Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,988.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Eric Gamble, Aero/Thermal Lead Engineer
Abstract:
A Heat Exchanger analytical tool is proposed for rapid thermal analysis and design optimization of advanced heat exchangers. The numerical model incorporates a user-friendly interface capable of modeling the details of the heat load calculation throughout the heat exchanger, including the details of… More

Multiphase Phenomena In Thermal Management Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Pearson, Senior Software Engineer
Abstract:
A multi-component, multiphase flow model is proposed for modeling fuel/coolant properties throughout a fuel-cooled flow network for advanced thermal management systems. The Phase I program will develop a multiphase model to quantify the effects of the working fluids under multiphase conditions so… More

Advanced Heat Exchanger (HEX) Scaling Methodologies for High-Performance Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,972.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Eric Gamble, Project Manager
Abstract:
The current state-of-the-art for heat exchanger analysis and design relies heavily on analytical approaches which are immature and highly empirical, thus making the ability to optimize advanced heat transfer devices improbable without comprehensive characterization efforts. To address this problem,… More

Technologies for Suppression of Screech

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,983.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Daniel Haid, Senior Combustion Engineer – (561) 741-3441
Abstract:
A passive screech suppressing augmentor liner concept is proposed to absorb acoustic energy at frequencies below 1 kHz. Acoustic, or screech, liners have historically been designed to affect modes whose frequencies are greater than 1 kHz. Liners have proven to be a cost effective and lightweight way… More

Supplemental Cooling Using Phase Change Material for High Temperature Transient Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,982.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Mark Palusis, Project Manager – (561) 741-3441
Abstract:
A unique modular heat exchanger (HEX) incorporating Phase Change Material (PCM) is proposed for storing high transient thermal loads in the F-35 aircraft. The modular HEX employs a foam metal lattice within the PCM to enhance conduction. In addition, a foam metal lattice is included within the fuel… More

Revolutionary Technologies for the Reduction of Aircraft Jet Noise

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,994.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Mike Willard, Principal Investigator – (561) 741-3441
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This Phase I program proposes conceptual design and proof-of-concept acoustic testing of a unique nozzle concept for providing significant reductions in jet noise. These reductions are achieved through application of nozzle design features that address different jet noise reduction… More

Innovative Heat Sink Technology for Application to Aircraft Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,988.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Nick Pearson, Principal Investigator – (561) 741-3441
Abstract:
This Phase I program proposes use of a Heat Exchanger / Reactor (HEX Reactor) to address thermal management challenges for next generation fighter aircraft. In the proposed application, a HEX Reactor converts excess heat energy into storable energy by harnessing the large energy requirements of… More

Low-Observable Heat Rejection from Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,985.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Eric Gamble, Vice President – (561) 741-3441
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: An innovative approach for removing low-quality (<40C) waste heat generated by directed energy and other electrically based technologies from aircraft is proposed. The proposed innovation removes heat from air platforms in a manner that will allow the system to meet size, weight, and… More