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Company Information:

Company Name: ADVANCED MATERIALS CORP.
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip+4: 15220 5220
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (412) 921-9600

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $685,717.00 10
SBIR Phase II $3,682,613.00 6
STTR Phase I $99,569.00 1
STTR Phase II $749,276.00 1

Award List:

MAGNESIUM COMPOSITES FOR REUSABLE HYDROGEN STORAGE MODULES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: H k smith/f pourarian
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
A proprietary approach to using magnesium composites for fabricating reusable hydrogen storage modules for the national aerospace plane (nasp), the x-30, is presented. these hydride materials have the inherent capability for storing hydrogen at room temperature to densities nearly twice that of… More

LOW-COST LIGHTWEIGHT HIGH TORQUE MOTORS FOR APPLICATIONS OVER A WIDE TEMPERATURE RANGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: S G Sankar
Award Amount: $75,000.00

LOW-COST LIGHTWEIGHT HIGH TORQUE MOTORS FOR APPLICATIONS OVER A WIDE TEMPERATURE RANGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: S G Sankar
Award Amount: $492,000.00
Abstract:
Iron-based rare earth-boron permanent magnets of the composition fe14nd2b which were discovered several years ago possess magnetic energy products exceeding 40 mgoe. the opportunity exists to design asynchronous motor with such permanent magnet materials. since the weight of a motor is inversely… More

LIGHTWEIGHT PERMANENT MAGNET ACTUATORS AND MANIPULATORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: E B Boltich
Award Amount: $49,273.00
Abstract:
Permanent magnets based on nd2fe14b and pr2fe14b exhibit very high magnetic energy products at room temperature. these compositions have been slightly modified by adding cobalt and aluminum to extend their utility over a wide temperature range. for example, a pr-fe-b magnet recently produced in our… More

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NOVEL HIGH FORCE MAGNETIC SEPARATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: R S G Sankar
Award Amount: $74,955.00
Abstract:
The planned work is an investigation of high energy permanent magnet separator designs whose express purpose is to provide an efficient means for slurry reactor wax/catalyst separation in the fischer-tropsch process using an iron-based catalyst. these studies will involve magnetic circuit modeling… More

Non-Cooperative Combat Identification using Multispectral Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: L.j. Denes
Award Amount: $49,158.00

Permanent magnets with extremely high energy product for electromechanical devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: S. Simizu
Award Amount: $69,866.00

Non-Cooperative Combat Identification using Multispectral Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: L.j. Denes
Award Amount: $571,065.00
Abstract:
We propose development of a 'smart' optical preprocessor that installs as an integral part of the light gathering optics of first- or second-generation forward looking infrared imaging systems (FLIRs). This optical preprocessor is based on an advanced-art imaging acousto-optic tunable filter (aka,… More

Permanent magnets with extremely high energy product for electromechanical devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: S. Simizu
Award Amount: $541,810.00
Abstract:
The theoretical maximum energy product of intermetallic compounds Nd2Fe14B and Pr2Fe14B is as high as 64 M Oe at room temperature. However, the actual energy product achieved in the laboratory is ~50 M Oe and the best commercial magnets exhibit only ~45 MG Oe. The inability to fabricate magnets with… More

A Simple Process to Manufacture Grain Aligned Permanent Magnets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr. Vijay K. Chandhok , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $74,840.00
Abstract:
52 A Simple Process to Manufacture Grain Aligned Permanent Magnets--Advanced Materials Corporation, 700 Technology Drive, P.O. Box 2950, Pittsburgh, PA 15230-2950; (412) 268-5649 Mr. Vijay K. Chandhok, Principal Investigator Dr. S.G. Sankar, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

A Novel Technique for the Enhancement of Coercivity in High Energy Permanent Magnets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. S.G. Sankar , President
Award Amount: $73,130.00
Abstract:
51 A Novel Technique for the Enhancement of Coercivity in High Energy Permanent Magnets--Advanced Materials Corporation, 700 Technology Drive, P.O. Box 2950, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3124; (412) 268-5649 Dr. S.G. Sankar, Principal Investigator Dr. S.G. Sankar, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

A Simple Process to Manufacture Grain Aligned Permanent Magnets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr. Vijay K. Chandhok , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
52 A Simple Process to Manufacture Grain Aligned Permanent Magnets--Advanced Materials Corporation, 700 Technology Drive, P.O. Box 2950, Pittsburgh, PA 15230-2950; (412) 268-5649 Mr. Vijay K. Chandhok, Principal Investigator Dr. S.G. Sankar, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

A Novel Technique for the Enhancement of Coercivity in High Energy Permanent Magnets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. S.G. Sankar , President
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
51 A Novel Technique for the Enhancement of Coercivity in High Energy Permanent Magnets--Advanced Materials Corporation, 700 Technology Drive, P.O. Box 2950, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3124; (412) 268-5649 Dr. S.G. Sankar, Principal Investigator Dr. S.G. Sankar, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

Light-Weight Nanocrystalline Hydrogen Storage Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: S. g. Sankar, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
75879-Hydrogen storage materials with a large capacity are needed to store, transport, and utilize hydrogen for fuel cells. This project will employ a unique combinatorial technique for rapidly screening a number of nanocrystalline alloys and intermetallics, in order to identify prospective… More

Novel Approaches to Fabricate High Flux Density Magnetic Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: S. G. Sankar, President
Award Amount: $69,495.00
Abstract:
M19 grade silicon steel is the most commonly used soft magnet for a number of applications such as in the manufature of motors. Advanced Materials Corporation proposes to fabricate new, proprietary magnet compositions and bonded magnets employing novel processing techniques. The saturation induction… More

Novel Approaches to Fabricate High Flux Density Magnetic Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: S. G. Sankar, President
Award Amount: $577,738.00
Abstract:
Advanced Materials Corporation proposes to optimize the process to manufacture soft magnetic materials that are anticipated to be superior to M19 steels both in magnetic induction and in electrical resistivity. Proof-of-concept studies conducted during Phase I have demonstrated the superior magnetic… More

Bulk, Exchange-Coupled Nitride Magnets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Principal Investigator: S. G. Sankar
Award Amount: $99,569.00
RI Contact: Naresh Thadhani
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing exchange-coupled magnets with a mixture of Sm2Fe17Nx and alpha double prime-iron nitride powders as starting materials. Advanced Materials Corporation (AMC), together with Georgia Institute of Technology propose to produce… More

Bulk, Exchange-Coupled Nitride Magnets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Principal Investigator: S. G. Sankar, President
Award Amount: $749,276.00
RI Contact: Professor N. Thadhani
Abstract:
During Phase I, we have conducted proof-of-principle experiments to fabricate exchange-coupled isotropic permanent magnets with SmFeN-Fe4N compositions employing shock wave consolidation technique. We have also successfully synthesized nearly 100% Fe16N2 in bulk form. Under this Phase II plan, we… More