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High Performance Thrusters for DACS Propulsion

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
B112-021-0355
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA11-021
Solicitation Number:
2011.2
Small Business Information
Sienna Technologies, Inc.
19501 144TH AVE NE SUITE F-500 Woodinville, WA 98072-4423
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: High Performance Thrusters for DACS Propulsion
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: HQ0147-12-C-7882
Award Amount: $149,998.00
 

Abstract:

This SBIR program will develop a lightweight, high performance ceramic matrix composite thruster for DACS propulsion. The Phase I program will identify the sealing and joining materials, and demonstrate the processes that are suited for construction of advanced ceramic matrix composite (CMC) thrusters for advanced monopropellants and bipropellants for DACS propulsion. We will seal CMC surfaces and join CMCs to each other and to refractory metals. We will experimentally evaluate Sienna"s ultra-high temperature, oxidation resistant joining compounds through joining experiments, microstructural examination, and shear strength measurements both at room temperature and 1100 degrees C. Simple test thrusters will be fabricated and tested by Aerojet-Sacramento at high temperature and at high pressure at sea-level laboratory tests.

Principal Investigator:

Ender Savrun
President
(425) 485-7272
ender.savrun@siennatech.com

Business Contact:

Canan Savrun
Vice President
(425) 485-7272
c.savrun@siennatech.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Sienna Technologies, Inc.
19501 144th Avenue NE Suite F-500 Woodinville, WA -

EIN/Tax ID: 911724179
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No