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Company Information:

Company Name: AKRON RUBBER DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY, INC.
City: Akron
State: OH
Zip+4: 44305 4305
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (330) 794-6600

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $358,741.00 4
SBIR Phase II $1,478,588.00 2

Award List:

Supportable Sandwich Control Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Abraham Pannikottu, Engineering Manager
Award Amount: $99,500.00
Abstract:
"Sandwich structural designs are the most weight efficient concepts for stability-critical components such as control surfaces. The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing honeycomb sandwich structure using a unique DoubleWalled Honeycomb design. This new ARDL… More

Supportable Sandwich Control Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Abraham Pannikottu, Enginering Manager
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Sandwich structural designs are the most weight efficient concepts for stability-critical components such as control surfaces. The objective of Phase I of this study was to demonstrate the feasibility of producing a honeycomb sandwich structure using aunique Double Wall Honeycomb design. This new… More

Development of Ballistic Resistant Airless 20 Inch Wheels for the Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV) and Future Combat Systems (FCS).

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Abraham Pannikottu, Engineering Manager
Award Amount: $119,341.00
Abstract:
The proposed study is directed at demonstrating the feasibility of developing a tire-wheel system for military vehicles using a patented (US Patent #6,032,710 - 2000) tire design developed by MASYS (Israel). Akron Rubber Development Laboratory (ARDL) willdevelop a 20-inch tire using the reinforced… More

Development of Ballistic Resistant Airless 20 Inch Wheels for the Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV) and Future Combat Systems (FCS).

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Abraham Pannikottu, Engineering Manager
Award Amount: $728,588.00
Abstract:
The proposed Phase II study is directed at development of a run-flat tire for military vehicles using a patented tire manufacturing technology from MASYS (Israel) (US Patent #6,032,710 - 2000). This concept of the run-flat tire consists of a unique tread design supported with a spiral spring… More

Malaria Diagnostic Methods to Replace Microscopy in Clinical Trials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ana Barbur, Chemical Services Manager
Award Amount: $69,981.00
Abstract:
Developing a robust and accurate test for the detection of malaria continues to be an elusive challenge.1,2 The objective of this proposal is to develop an innovative approach to the diagnosis of malaria that is very specific and sensitive for detecting the presence of malaria parasites in red… More

Fatigue Life Modeling & Simulation of Elastomer-Polymer Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ed Terrill, Applied Research Fellow
Award Amount: $69,919.00
Abstract:
High operating temperatures and harsh environments have caused a significant decrease in elastomeric material durability for military vehicles. ARDL will be using recent advances in material technology, testing methodology, processing, and design-analysis concepts to develop the material model and… More