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Company Information:

Name: United Applied Technologies, Inc.
Address: 11506 Gilleland Road
Huntsville, AL 35803-0432
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (256) 650-5120

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $819,927.00 13
SBIR Phase II $3,499,929.00 6
STTR Phase I $170,000.00 3
STTR Phase II $500,000.00 1

Award List:

REMOTELY DEPLOYABLE SELF-RIGIDIZING COMPOSITE SPACE STRUCTURES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

REMOTELY DEPLOYABLE SELF-RIGIDIZING COMPOSITE SPACE STRUCTURES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Major design and cost factors in space structures are deployment and dimensional stability. these are particularly important considerations for large space structure assemblies associated with the space station, space platforms, large deployable antennas, solar energy collectors, and many other… More

Thin Film Fresnel Lens/Reflector With Lightweight Deployable Structure

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Larry J. Bradford , Vice President
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Thin Film Fresnel Lens/Reflector With Lightweight Deployable Structure

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Larry J. Bradford , Vice President
Award Amount: $600,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Alabama
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $0.00
RI Contact: N/A

Preformed Thin-Film Mirrors and Inflatable Support Structures with Integrated Active Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Thin-Film Fresnel Reflectors with Preformed Inflatable Support Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00

High-Resolution, Non-Contacting, Active Control Piezoelectric Membrane Space Relectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University of Kentucky
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: N/A

Deployable Fresnel Lens Opitmized for Thermophotovoltaic Device in Space Solar Power Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Auburn University
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: N/A

Low-Cost Manufacturing Processes for Large Aperture Membrane Mirrors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Director
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Membrane mirrors constructed from materials that can withstand the space environment, have low thermal expansion, small mass, and compact stowage volume offer enabling technology for large space-based telescope systems. United Applied Technologies has demonstrated the feasibility and scaleability of… More

Active Noncontact Shape Control of Preformed Membrane Mirrors and Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Director
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Design and fabrication processes will be refined and developed to produce strong bidirectional strain effects in preformed doubly-curved piezoelectric membrane mirrors and antennas. High-precision active membrane shape control will be obtained with a noncontacting electron gun charge deposition… More

Low-Cost Manufacturing Processes for Large Aperture Membrane Mirrors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Director
Award Amount: $599,999.00
Abstract:
Membrane mirrors constructed from materials that can withstand the space environment, have low thermal expansion, small mass, and compact stowage volume offer enabling technology for large space-based telescope systems. United Applied Technologies has demonstrated the feasibility and scaleability of… More

Low-Cost Manufacturing Processes for Large Aperture Membrane Mirrors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Director
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Membrane mirrors constructed from materials that can withstand the space environment, have low thermal expansion, small mass, and compact stowage volume offer enabling technology for large space-based telescope systems. United Applied Technologies has demonstrated the feasibility and scaleability of… More

Large Inflatable Self-Rigidizing Polymer Film Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of the Phase I work was to determine the feasibility of manufacturing inflatable preshaped polyimide film structures that have the inherent thermal stability and structural strength to meet requirements of large space systems without internal pressurization or other… More

Thermophotovoltaic and Thermionic Power Systems with Film Concentrators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of Phase I was to determine the feasibility of demonstrating critical subsystems and components of thermophotovoltaic (TPV) and thermionic (TI) power systems that use thin-film solar concentrators. Based on design, performance, and technology readiness evaluations, key hardware… More

Thermophotovoltaic and Thermionic Power Systems with Film Concentrators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,957.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of Phase I was to determine the feasibility of demonstrating critical subsystems and components of thermophotovoltaic (TPV) and thermionic (TI) power systems that use thin-film solar concentrators. Based on design, performance, and technology readiness evaluations, key hardware… More

Large Inflatable Self-Rigidizing Polymer Film Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,983.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of the Phase I work was to determine the feasibility of manufacturing inflatable preshaped polyimide film structures that have the inherent thermal stability and structural strength to meet requirements of large space systems without internal pressurization or other… More

Inherently Stiff Membranes with Shape Memory

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Rodney Bradford
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Solar sails that have the inherent stiffness to greatly reduce or eliminate the need for tensioning while retaining low areal densities and compact stowage offer enabling capability for multiple missions in the Sun-Earth Connection Space Science theme. Polyimide film materials that are resistant to… More

Ultra-Lightweight Large Aperture Support Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Larry Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,985.00
Abstract:
Ultra-lightweight membranes may prove to be very attractive for large aperture systems, but their value will be fully realized only if they are mated with equally high strength, low-mass support structures. The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of a new innovative… More

Thin Film Flat Panel Off-Axis Solar Concentrator with Flux Distribution

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Larry Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,962.00
Abstract:
Relatively small concentric thin film FRESNEL lenses and fresnel-like Multiple Parabolic Reflecting Surface (MPRS) reflectors have been successfully produced from molds machined with diamond turning lathes, which are limited in size to less than 15 feet diameter. This size limitation prevents using… More

Modular Self-Rigidizing Lightweight Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Larry J. Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,980.00
Abstract:
An innovative structures concept has been developed that uses space qualified flexible thin film polyimide to produce ultra-lightweight inflation deployed self-rigidizing structural components with very small packaging volume and extremely high buckling/bending strength to accurately deploy and… More

Thin Film Flat Panel Off-Axis Solar Concentrator with Flux Distribution

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Larry J. Bradford, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,990.00
Abstract:
Long duration space missions and extended manned missions on the surface of the moon and Mars are key elements of NASA's new Vision. These missions will require utilization of in situ resources and materials to reduce up-mass and up-volume and for fabricating habitable structures from in situ… More