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Company Information:

Company Name:
Applied Colloids
Address:
11080 Industrial Circle NW
Elk River, MN 55330-
Phone:
(651) 485-1368
URL:
N/A
EIN:
502842659
DUNS:
32511904
Number of Employees:
2
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $620,609.00 6
SBIR Phase II $840,204.00 2

Award List:

Wax Substitutes for Melt Castable Explosive Fills.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,490.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Gary Pozarnsky, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
The use of carnauba wax in melt/castable explosives yields a insensitive explosive formulation that enhances overall safety for the use of these munitions in the field. However, carnauba wax is only obtained from overseas sources and there is no domestic source for this material. This leads to… More

Wax Substitutes for Melt Castable Explosive Fills

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$340,865.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Gary Pozarnsky, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Due to the phasing out of TNT usage in explosives due to safety and environmental concerns, insensitive explosives utilizing wax binders instead of TNT have gradually replaced TNT in bombs and other explosive shells. The wax material that has been the most utilized in this application has been… More

Nanophase Technology for Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) Battery Safety

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,610.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Gary Pozarnsky, Senior Research Scientist
Abstract:
Many of the safety incidents that occur with lithium-ion batteries are due to the carbon anode currently in use. Incidents can occur that include overcharging in the system, which causes lithium metal to plate out of the cell and passivation at the surfaces of the electrodes in the cell, which can… More

Renewable Biofuel Based on Jojoba Oil

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,745.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
With the United States dependence on foreign oil imports, new renewable sources of fuel compatible with combustion engines must be found. A source of this new biofuel could be the jojoba plant which is native to the desert Southwest. This is a plant which grows on non-arable desert lands which do… More

Recovery Act - Unique Alcohol Extraction Process Based on Jojoba Oil

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$142,568.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The extraction of dilute concentrations of alcohol from water is one that is widespread through industry and environmental clean-up. It is presently separated by distillation processes, where possible, a technique which is energy intensive and has impacts on product cost and the environment through… More

Degassing of Nanostructured Composite Powders Utilizing Unique, Low-Cost Heating Method

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,557.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Gary Pozarnsky, Senior Research Scientist – (651) 485-1368
Abstract:
Applied Colloids proposes the use of a unique heating method to degass cryomilled powders for use in Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs). This method is low-cost and scaleable to production quantities. Phase I of this program will degass nanostructured aluminum-boron carbide powders at the rate of 20… More

Nanotechnology Approach for Transmission Loss-of-Lubrication Survivability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,639.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Gary Pozarnsky, Senior Scientist – (651) 485-1368
Abstract:
Applied Colloids proposes the utilization of its proprietary nanotechnology in order to insure continued operation of powertrain transmissions utilized in rotorcraft. This will entail the use of a nanoadditive to the transmissions of interest. These nanoadditives will coat the interacting gears with… More

Nanotechnology Approach for Transmission Loss-of-Lubrication Survivability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,339.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Gary Pozarnsky, Senior Scientist – (651) 485-1368
Abstract:
Applied Colloids has developed a simple nanotechnology technique with which to provide a low coefficient of friction on the interacting surfaces of gears and other interacting machinery. This technology would widen the window with which a rotorcraft woul