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AN INNOVATIVE APPLICATION OF CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION TO PREVENT ARC DAMAGE TO…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
2256
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2256
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Ultramet
12173 Montague Street Pacoima, CA 91331-2210
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: AN INNOVATIVE APPLICATION OF CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION TO PREVENT ARC DAMAGE TO RAIL GUN COMPONENTS IS PROPOSED.
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,893.00
 

Abstract:

AN INNOVATIVE APPLICATION OF CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION TO PREVENT ARC DAMAGE TO RAIL GUN COMPONENTS IS PROPOSED. SUCH A TUNGSTEN COATED COPPER RAIL GUN CONDUCTOR HAS BEEN SHOWN TO SUFFER NO SURFACE DEGRADATION IN ARC TESTS PERFORMED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS CENTER FOR ELECTROMECHANICS (CEM) IN 1984. THE EFFECTS OF VARYING SURFACE MORPHOLOGY, ADDITION OF RHENIUM, COATING THICKNESS ETS. ON ARC RESISTANCE OF RAILS AND SWITCHES IS PROPOSED FOR EXPERIMENTAL STUDY. ULTRAMET WILL DEVELOP THE COATING TECHNOLOGY WITH CEM, AS SUBCONTRACTOR, PERFORMING THE ARC TESTING AND EVALUATION.

Principal Investigator:

Richard b kaplan
8188990236

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Ultramet
12173 Montague St Pacoima, CA 91331

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