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WITH OXIDES LIKE THORIA HAS BEEN KNOWN FOR A LONG TIME.

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
255
Program Year/Program:
1983 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
255
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
TECHNICAL RESEARCH ASSOC., INC.
P.O. Box 15278 Honolulu, HI 96830
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1983
Title: WITH OXIDES LIKE THORIA HAS BEEN KNOWN FOR A LONG TIME.
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $52,078.00
 

Abstract:

WITH OXIDES LIKE THORIA HAS BEEN KNOWN FOR A LONG TIME. HOWEVER, OXIDES ARE NOT WET BY METALS, SO WHEN OXIDE DISPERSION HARDENED METALS ARE MELTED, THE DISPERSED OXIDE SEPARATES AS A SLAG AND THE ADVANTAGES OF DISPERSION HARDENING ARE LOST. IN THIS PROPOSAL, A NEW APPROACH TO OXIDE DISPERSION HARDENING IS SUGGESTED, THROUGH THE USE OF METALLOPHILIC COLLOIDAL OXIDE PARTICLES. SPECIFICALLY, A FUNDAMENTAL STUDY OF WETTING OF OXIDES BY METALS IS PROPOSED. A NEW COLLOIDAL CERAMIC WETTABLE BY METALS IS ANTICIPATED. THIS PROPOSAL SUGGESTS THE INTRODUCTION OF SUCH NEW CERAMIC PARTICLES INTO MOLTEN METALS LIKE ALUMINUM.DISPERSION HARDENED ALUMINUM ALLOYS WHICH CAN BE CASE ARE EXPECTED.

Principal Investigator:

Business Contact:

Guy B. Alexander
8015813741
Small Business Information at Submission:

Technical Research Associates
420 Chipeta Way, Suite 100 Salt Lake City, UT 84108

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