Integral Fuel Tank Self-sealing Protection

Company: METSS Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The opportunity presented under this program is to develop a next-generation, self-sealing technology that can impart self-sealing capability to the most vulnerable areas of integral aircraft fuel tanks. Targeted application of the self-sealing materials will reduce the weight… more

Non-Line of Sight Coating on High Strength Steel Substrate

Company: (ES3) Engineering & Software System Solution, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … Air Force applications. There are many benefits to EHC such as providing an excellent wear surface, a good corrosion barrier and it allows for surface restoration to dimensional tolerances during the repair and overhaul process. EHC also provides a good sealing surface for… more

Anti-counterfeit edible integral lens array for pharmaceuticals

Company: Boulder Nonlinear Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …ical tablets with edible integral lens array imagery as an anti-counterfeit device where individual tablets can each be uniquely coded with a hologram-like marker with a matching, non-edible, hologram-like marker placed on the outside of the bottle or as a security seal around… more

Enhanced Magnetic Seals and Installation Practices for Rotorcraft Drive Systems

Company: Luna Innovations, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Luna Innovations and its team members are implementing advanced material alternatives in traditional rotorcraft magnetic seal assemblies for direct Army platform applications. Specifically, the team is improving the mated pair combination of the carbon-graphite face seal… more

Air Riding Seal Technology for Advanced Gas Turbine Engines

Company: Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Rotating-to-static seals are critical components of all gas turbine engines. The seals can significantly affect the efficiency, operability, and durability of a gas turbine engine. As such, any improvements to these seals are highly desirable. Improvements… more

Environmentally-Benign Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTEE) Coating for Mold Release

Company: GVD Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … Using iCVD, GVD and optimize PTFE’s surface energy, adhesion, and durability during deposition. GVD’s iCVD deposition process has zero hazardous emissions. There are a wide variety of markets and application for GVD’s mold release coating, including seals and gaskets,… more

Self-Sealing Therapy Ostomy Pouch

Company: EDEN MEDICAL, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Eden Medical proposes to develop a Self-Sealing Therapy Ostomy Pouch (S2TOP) to stop leakage that leads to skin breakdown and trauma for ostomy care patients. The S2TOP will detect leakage, inform the patient, and prevent leakage occurrence… more

Modular Lightweight External Fuel Tank System

Company: METSS Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … anticipated for advanced amphibious assault vehicles (AAAVs); 3) survivability after impact from RPG type munitions, larger API projectiles (e.g., 14.5 mm), and fragmenting munitions, as well as the hydrodynamic ram forces created by threat impact; and 4) self-sealing against… more

Valve Stem Isolation (VSI)

Company: Mide Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …ds. The valve packing gland is used to prevent water from leaking past the stem. The corrosion occurring on the valve stem can compromise the packing gland and lead to a leaking valve. The packing is a graphite bushing that is relatively soft and capable of sealing around the… more

Real-Time Health Monitoring for Solid Rocket Motors

Company: Polymer Aging Concepts Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … SRM prime contractors. Since AgeAlert technology is potentially applicable to any product comprising polymeric components, future health monitoring applications include sensors and Smart Shelf Life tags for gun propellants, advanced composite structural materials, seals,… more

Development and Commercialization of Nanocomposite Coating Technologies

Company: TETRAMER TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: There is a Global Safeguards need for tamper-indicating coatings of varying complexity for use in the verification and authentication of nuclear security documents, materials, and equipment; however, current commercial coatings for anti-tampering seals lack the sophistication… more

High Performance Thrusters for DACS Propulsion

Company: Sienna Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Carbon-fiber reinforced silicon carbide matrix (SiC/Cf) composite was identified as the leading thruster construction material for SDACS for SM3-Block IIB. For SDACS propulsion applications, SiC/Cf composite surfaces must be hermetically sealed and SiC/Cf composite must be… more

Intelligent Sealant Application

Company: Systems and Materials Research Corporati Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Modern military and commercial aircraft utilize empty areas within the aircraft structure to store fuel. As such, fasteners and joints within these"wet areas"must be sealed with fuel-resistant sealant to prevent leak paths. Systems and Materials Research… more

Low Maintenance Low Cost Magnetically Actuated Valves

Company: Trex Enterprises Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … -- This can have severe impacts on mission availability, reliability, maintenance, and logistics. Trex Enterprises is proud to develop a new type of magnetically actuated low maintenance, low cost valves to the US Navy. These valves contain a completely sealed magnetic… more

Open-Cell Foam Heat Sink for High Heat Flux Electronics Cooling, Phase II

Company: Ultramet Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … a water-ethylene glycol mixture, for thermal management. Future active denial systems are expected to use up to 1024 of these submodules. Because each submodule has both an inlet and an outlet, the coolant path of each active denial system will have up to 2048 O-ring seals… more

SBIR Phase II: Microwave Heating of Reaction-Bonded Silicon Carbide Ceramics

Company: Ceralink Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project enables an innovative low cost approach to reaction bonded silicon carbide (RBSC). RBSC is a preferred material for mechanical seals, which are critical, costly components in many major manufacturing lines. The high… more

SBIR Phase II: Application of a Durable Self-sealing Material for Hemodialysis Blood Access

Company: Solinas Medical, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project focuses on the development of a novel self-sealing materials technology for the primary application of designing durable blood access systems for hemodialysis patients. Nearly 580,000 people in the United States… more

SBIR Phase II: Micro Laser Assisted Machining

Company: Micro Laser Assisted Machining Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … feedback, which is key to accelerating the commercialization process. The broader impact/commercial potential of this project will be felt in semiconductor (microelectronics) manufacturing, optics (mirrors and windows), and precision mechanical products (bearing and seals),… more

Liquid and Full Pressure Range Gas Environmental TEM Specimen Holders for High-Resolution Elemental Analysis

Company: Hummingbird Precision Machine Co, Dba Hummingbird Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …rrently do not allow routine spectroscopic analysis to occur in the TEM. The electron cross-section of the liquid/gas cell is limiting the use of electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS) and energy filtered TEM (EFTEM) and the geometric constraints on being able to seal the… more

Quick-Set Material-Phase II

Company: PRIMUS CONSULTING Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: …robability for a positive outcome. The new material should promote regeneration of the periodontal ligament and cemental tissues that are injured by endodontic infections or removed during endodontic procedures. Such regeneration of tissues enhances the biological seal of the… more

SBIR Phase II: Integrated Hydraulic Suspension Energy Recovery System for Heavy Vehicles

Company: Levant Power Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … regenerative energy capture system may open doors to many new regenerative technologies in the transportation and automotive sector, facilitating significant reductions in waste energy. In addition, the research may lead to enabling technology for compact, sealed, and… more

Novel Methods to Improve Performance of Silver-Zinc Batteries

Company: BST Systems Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: BST Systems has been engaged in IR & D Projects #7079, #7103 and SBIR Phase I Topic #N101-054 targeting sealed-cell operation, separator improvement, and negative electrode enhancement. The aim is to develop a nearly maintenance-free, sealed-cell that offers overall… more

Robust Rotary Union for High Speed, High Power Density Rotating Electrical Machines

Company: Beck Engineering Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: The Navy needs robust rotary unions for advanced high-speed liquid-cooled generators. Under an SBIR project for the Navy, we are developing a hydrostatic bearing/seal rotary union (HBSRU) to meet Navy needs. Hydrostatic bearings can operate at large radii with fast rotational… more

Clinical Development of Hemostatic Agent ClotFoam for Severe Hemorrhage

Company: BIOMEDICA MANAGEMENT CORP. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … control, more lives can be saved than by any other measure. Proof of concept studies supported by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and by the Departmentof Defense (DARPA and the U.S. Army) in the swine model, have established the remarkable sealing… more

Thermal Interface Materials Based on Carbon Nanotube Arrays

Company: Composite Technology Development, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … installation and preventing thermal pump-out. Assembly, integration, and test time (AI & T) for CNT TIMs can be significantly reduced in comparison to liquid or adhesive TIMs. In addition, CNT TIMs are not bonded between the surfaces and do not require sealing… more