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Additive Manufacturing of Ceramics for Casting

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Logistics Agency
Contract: SP4701-15-C-0077
Agency Tracking Number: L152-003-0035
Amount: $149,724.28
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: DLA152-003
Solicitation Number: 2015.2
Solicitation Year: 2015
Award Year: 2015
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2015-09-30
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2016-09-29
Small Business Information
United States
DUNS: 796010411
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Mr. John Blum
 (978) 250-4200
Business Contact
 Ms. Collette Jolliffe
Phone: (978) 856-4158
Research Institution

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) seeks to drastically reduce costs and increase availability of cast parts.To this end, Triton Systems proposes to develop an innovative method for the fabrication of low cost manufacturing of ceramic cores and molds.Traditionally, ceramic molds and cores are expensive and have long lead times, but Triton proposes to develop the materials and methods to use Ceramic Additive Manufacturing to lower the costs and lead times.In Phase I, Triton will determine the scientific, technical, and commercial feasibility of developing the appropriate materials and method to create inexpensive and quick ceramic forms for investment metal casting.In Phase II, Triton will further develop prototypes of the method designed in Phase I.This will include modeling and production of various metal forms using ceramic molds and cores created using the additive manufacturing method.

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