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PACOIMA, CA 91331-2210
United States



# of Employees: 57

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HUBZone Owned: No

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No

Woman Owned: No

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Award Listing

  1. Aerogel-Filled Foam Core Insulation for Cryogenic Propellant Storage

    Amount: $100,000.00

    Current cryogenic insulation materials suffer from various drawbacks including high cost and weight, lack of structural or load-bearing capability, fabrication complexity, and property anisotropy. A n ...

    SBIRPhase I2010National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Alumina Fiber-Reinforced 9310 Steel Metal Matrix Composite for Rotorcraft Drive System Components

    Amount: $100,000.00

    AISI 9310 nickel-chromium-molybdenum alloy steel is used extensively in military helicopter rotor shafts and gears. This reliable alloy provides excellent fatigue life combined with high hardness, ela ...

    SBIRPhase I2010National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Low-Cost, High-Performance Combustion Chamber for LOX/CH4 Propulsion

    Amount: $100,000.00

    Ultramet will design and fabricate a lightweight, high temperature 5-lbf combustion chamber for use with cryogenic liquid oxygen/methane (LOX/CH4) propellant that will deliver a specific impulse of ~3 ...

    SBIRPhase I2010National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Low-Cost, Ultrahigh Temperature Zero-Erosion Ceramic Matrix Composite for SM-3 TDACS Divert Valve Pintles, Phase II

    Amount: $999,877.00

    Future performance goals for ballistic missile defense systems necessitate the development of zero-erosion throat materials for boost and tactical solid rocket motors. Increasing demands imposed by ad ...

    SBIRPhase II2010Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
  5. Foam-Based Ignition System for Non-Toxic Propellants, Phase II

    Amount: $723,303.00

    Hydroxylammonium nitrate (HAN)-based monopropellants promise many improvements over monopropellant hydrazine and bipropellant nitrogen tetroxide/monomethyl hydrazine (NTO/MMH). But before HAN-based mo ...

    SBIRPhase II2010Department of Defense
  6. High-Hardness Lightweight Body Armor

    Amount: $70,000.00

    Current Enhanced Small Arms Protective Insert (E-SAPI) plates are made from hot-pressed boron carbide (B4C), which offers a favorable combination of high hardness and light weight. As threats continue ...

    SBIRPhase I2010Department of Defense Navy
  7. Ceramic Matrix Composite Combustion Chamber for HAN-Based Monopropellants

    Amount: $100,000.00

    Ultramet will design and fabricate a lightweight, high temperature 5-lbf combustion chamber. The system will be designed for use with the AF-315 family of monopropellants, which have specific impulse ...

    SBIRPhase I2009National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. High Efficiency, High Temperature Foam Core Heat Exchanger for Fission Surface Power Systems, Phase II

    Amount: $600,000.00

    Fission-based power systems with power levels of 30 to ≥100 kWe will be needed for planetary surface bases. Development of high temperature, high efficiency heat exchangers is critical for next-gene ...

    SBIRPhase II2009National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Lightweight Hybrid Ablator Incorporating Aerogel-Filled Open-Cell Foam Structural Insulator

    Amount: $100,000.00

    In previous work for NASA and DoD, Ultramet developed lightweight open-cell foam insulators composed of a carbon or ceramic structural foam skeleton filled with a high temperature nanoscale aerogel in ...

    SBIRPhase I2009National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Dendritic Engineered Refractory Armor for Fusion Energy Applications

    Amount: $100,000.00

    The use of fusion technology for cost-competitive electric energy generation cannot be realized until advanced plasma-facing materials and structures are developed that are capable of withstanding the ...

    SBIRPhase I2009Department of Energy
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