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Multi-fuel Solution for Commercial Cooking Appliances in Battlefield Kitchens

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2013 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A131-045-0134
Solicitation Year:
2013
Solicitation Topic Code:
A13-045
Solicitation Number:
2013.1
Small Business Information
Precision Combustion, Inc.
410 Sackett Point Road North Haven, CT -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2013
Title: Multi-fuel Solution for Commercial Cooking Appliances in Battlefield Kitchens
Agency: DOD
Contract: W911QY-13-P-0223
Award Amount: $99,948.00
 

Abstract:

Precision Combustion, Inc. (PCI) will develop a compact, flexible and efficient Battle Fuel Conditioner (BFC) add-on module that will enable a full range of commercial gas cooking appliances to operate normally and reliably using JP-8 or other liquid fuels, LNG or conventional compressed gaseous fuels. The BFC will be controllable, modular, robust, and meet Army and other DoD field needs including for field use, maintainability and modular integration into kitchen systems. The key to this device is a compact reformer design which has been tested in both military and commercial applications. In this Phase I effort we will develop and demonstrate a compact, appliance-independent, add-on design suitable for integration with multiple commercial gas appliances. This system will include full balance of plant (pumps, blowers, etc.) and control algorithms required for seamless integration with commercial appliances. Phase I Option work will include environmental testing and further integration demonstration. Phase II work will produce a prototype suitable for testing in a field environment to ensure the product effectively addresses the Warfighters needs such as for use in the Battlefield Kitchen.

Principal Investigator:

Paul Fazziono
Research Engineer
(203) 287-3700
pfazzino@precision-combustion.com

Business Contact:

John Scanlon
Finance Manager/Controller
(203) 287-3700
jscanlon@precision-combustion.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Precision Combustion, Inc.
410 Sackett Point Road North Haven, CT -

EIN/Tax ID: 061184341
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No