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Company Information:

Company Name: Vortec Corporation
City: Collegeville
State: PA
Zip+4: 19426
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (610) 489-2255

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $569,552.00 10
SBIR Phase II $1,382,521.00 4
STTR Phase I $70,000.00 1

Award List:

INNOVATIVE COAL-FIRED INCINERATION TECHNOLOGY FOR WASTE FIBERGLASS RECYCLING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr James G Hnat , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,902.00

INNOVATIVE INCINERATION TECHNOLOGY FOR FIBERGLASS MANUFACTURING SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL/RECYCLING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: James G Hnat , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,903.00

INNOVATIVE COAL-FIRED INCINERATION TECHNOLOGY FOR WASTE FIBERGLASS RECYCLING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr James G Hnat , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $482,914.00
Abstract:
The production of insulation fiberglass results in substantial quantities of waste products that must, in some states, be disposed of in hazardous waste landfills. the cost of landfilling these materials at a single plant often exceeds $1 million/yr. in the end, the cost of this practice is passed… More

INNOVATIVE INCINERATION TECHNOLOGY FOR FIBERGLASS MANUFACTURING SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL/RECYCLING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: James G Hnat , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $149,992.00
Abstract:
The production of insulation fiberglass results in substantial quantities of waste products which must be disposed of in hazardous waste landfills in some states. the cost of landfilling these materials at a single plant is often in excess of $1 million/year which, in the end, is passed on to the… More

INNOVATIVE HAZARDOUS FLYASH AND INDUSTRIAL PROCESS DUST VITRIFICATION TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Dr W Francis Olix
Award Amount: $49,985.00

INNOVATIVE HAZARDOUS FLYASH AND INDUSTRIAL PROCESS DUST VITRIFICATION TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Dr W Francis Olix
Award Amount: $149,754.00
Abstract:
The disposal of all types of wastes, municipal, medical, andindustrial, is a significant and increasing problem facing the world environment today. most of the waste being generated is currently being landfilled; however, as many asone-third of the currently active landfills could reach capacity in… More

FEASIBILITY TESTING OF A COAL FIRED WASTEWATER SLUDGE ASH VITRIFICATION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The incineration of sludge from municipal sewage treatment plant wastewater streams produces an ash that must be disposed of safely. ash from these facilities is produced at rates ranging from 10 to 100 tons per day, with disposal costs averaging $100 to $150 per ton. in some locations, the… More

RECYCLING OF BOILER FLY ASH INTO ASPHALT PAVING MATERIALS, ASPHALT SHINGLES, AND BRICKS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
It is clearly recognized by those associated with the coal industry that major deterrents to the use of coal are the gaseous, liquid, and solid waste products that are generated. in particular, the landfill requirements for solid waste products are becoming a major environmental and economic issue.… More

INNOVATIVE CONCEPT FOR RECYCLING HEAVY METAL CARRYOVER INTO AN ADVANCED HAZARDOUS FLYASH/DUST VITRIFICATION PROCESS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: James M Santoianni , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,998.00
Abstract:
Fossil fuel fired vitrification technology is receiving increased emphasis as a potentially attractive means for oxidizing organic materials and immobilizing the heavy metal constituents in hazardous flyashes and dusts. since vitrification is a high temperature process, there is some volatilization… More

GLASS-CERAMIC CONSTRUCTION TILES FROM COAL-FIRED BOILER FLYASH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr John S Patten
Award Amount: $74,886.00

GLASS-CERAMIC CONSTRUCTION TILES FROM COAL-FIRED BOILER FLYASH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr John S Patten
Award Amount: $599,861.00
Abstract:
It is clearly recognized by those associated with environmental restoration that coal-fired boiler flyash is a significant contributor to the increasing shortage of landfill availability. in general, the landfill requirements for solid waste products are becoming a major environmental and economic… More

A CHEMICAL PROCESS TO TREAT SPENT POTLINERS AND PRODUCE SEVERAL RECYCLABLE COMMERCIALLY VALUABLE PRODUCTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $54,878.00

Development of AIN IR Windows for Hypersonic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Temple University
Principal Investigator: Nicholas V. Coppa
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Richard W. Smith
Abstract:
Vortec proposes to improve the IR transparency, thermal shock resistance, and processing of AlN through the exploitation of the unique properties of nanocrystalline materials. We will construct test windows consisting of nanocrystalline AlN where the grain sizes are on the order of about 100 nm. … More

Low Cost Production of Ceramic Ferrules using Nanocrystalline Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Nicholas V. Coppa, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Vortec proposes to eliminate much of the cost originating from the post ceramic processing machining of single mode ferrules through the use of nanocrystalline sintering aids. Single mode ceramic ferrules made from micro particle size powders u Using a yttria-stabilized zirconia body composition,… More

11 kg) of brine solution per day in Phase II.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Nicholas V. Coppa, Ph.D, Advanced Materials Manager
Award Amount: $70,000.00