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An Automated Lapping Apparatus and Process for High-Precision Random Profile…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Commerce
Branch:
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2013 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
025-68-2013
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
9.02.02-68-TT
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
X-wave Innovations, Inc.
407 Upshire Circle Gaithersburg, MD 20878-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2013
Title: An Automated Lapping Apparatus and Process for High-Precision Random Profile Roughness Specimen Fabrication
Agency / Branch: DOC / NIST
Contract: SB1341-13-CN-0036
Award Amount: $300,000.00
 

Abstract:

The measurement and quality control for smooth engineering surfaces are becoming more and more important in modern science and technology due to their important engineering functions and high production costs. NIST has frequently received requests from U.S. industry to provide Standard Reference Material (SRM) high-precision, random profile roughness specimens to support smooth surface measurements. X-wave Innovations, Inc. (XII) proposes an automated lapping apparatus and process for fabricating the high-precision, random profile roughness specimens. The proposed apparatus and process possess advantages such as high manufacturing throughput, high reproducibility, and low operation cost. The success of this SBIR effort will result in an automated apparatus for manufacturing SRM high-precision, random profile roughness specimens for NIST to support U.S, manufacturing industry.

Principal Investigator:

Dan Xiang
(301) 948-8351
Small Business Information at Submission:

X-wave Innovations, Inc.
407 Upshire Circle Gaithersburg, MD 20878-

EIN/Tax ID: 270958135
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No