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INTEGRATED COMPOSITE FLOW CASTING

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
11534
Program Year/Program:
1991 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
11534
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Thompson Aluminum Casting Co
4850 Chaincraft Rd Garfield Heights, OH 44125
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1991
Title: INTEGRATED COMPOSITE FLOW CASTING
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $500,000.00
 

Abstract:

DEVELOP A METHOD AND APPARATUS TO HOT SQUEEZE CAST A HOMOGENOUS MAGNESIUM AND DISCONTINUOUS FIBER OR ALUMINUM AND DISCONTINUOUS FIBER METAL MATRIX COMPONENT. A GENERIC TEST BAR OR MECHANISM WILL BE DEVELOPED TO TEST SEPARATELY CAST SPECIMENS TO CORRELATE TEST DATA. PHASE I WILL CONSISTOF FABRICATION OF THE GENERIC TEST BAR MECHANISM WITH A FIXED FIBER FRACTION AT VARIOUS SQUEEZE PRESSURES. PHASE II WILL CONSIST OF FABRICATING A FULL SCALE COMPONENT USING THE INTEGRATED COMPOSITE FLOW CAST SYSTEM. THE TEST DEVICE FABRICATED IN PHASE I WILL BE USED TO CORRELATE TEST DATA WHERE TEST BARS CAN'T BE EXTRACTED PRACTICALLY FROM THE FULLSCALE COMPOSITE COMPONENT.

Principal Investigator:

R A Thomas
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Thompson Aluminum Casting Co
4850 Chaincraft Rd Garfield Heights, OH 44125

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