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WAYNE, PA 19087-1858
United States



# of Employees: 20

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: No

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No

Woman Owned: No

Success Stories

  1. SBIR-STTR-Success: Materials Research & Design Inc.

    A small business partner has delivered a critical new tool to assist the Air Force in its race for hypersonic capabilities.With support from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program, Pennsylvania-based Materials Research & Design Inc. created a...

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. User Element (UEL) Based Process Model for Prediction of C/C Dimensional Changes During Manufacturing

    Amount: $748,737.00

    The process of manufacturing phenolic-derived structural carbon-carbon composites is one fraught with variability. Many of the standard practices employed by fabricators have, in some way, been derive ...

    SBIRPhase II2022Department of Defense Air Force
  2. 3D-Reinforced Melt-Infiltrated Pintle Material

    Amount: $149,927.00

    In order to meet the demands of next generation propulsion systems, MR&D is proposing to construct the pintle from 3D woven carbon and/or silicon carbide preforms which will be fully densified using a ...

    SBIRPhase I2022Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
  3. Inclusion-Enhanced Ceramic for Improved Thermal Shock Tolerance

    Amount: $1,249,767.00

    As discussed in the announcement document, the apertures of high-speed vehicles may be subjected to aggressive environmental conditions including rain impact, high temperatures, and highly transient a ...

    SBIRPhase II2022Department of Defense Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Tape-Wrapped Carbon / Silicon Carbide Composites for Launch Vehicle Applications

    Amount: $749,884.00

    To ensure continued access to orbit for United States government and commercial payloads, attractive replacement candidates for foreign-made propulsion components must be identified and the associated ...

    SBIRPhase II2022Department of Defense Air Force
  5. A Digital Twin Model for Robust 3D Woven PMC Pi Joints

    Amount: $139,914.00

    There is an increasing use of organic matrix composites in the airframes of many modern aircraft, including the F-15, F-16 and F-22.  These materials are being integrated to achieve weight savings as ...

    SBIRPhase I2022Department of Defense Navy
  6. Thermal Shock Tolerant Tantalum Carbide Forming MAX Phase Materials

    Amount: $1,475,361.00

    MAX phase materials are metallic ceramics known for combining favorable mechanical properties (such as good machinability and high elastic moduli) with good thermal shock resistance, low thermal expan ...

    SBIRPhase II2022Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
  7. Unit-Cell Approach for C/C Process and Mechanical Modeling

    Amount: $749,355.00

    The properties of carbon-carbon composites often exhibit significant variability due to variations in processing conditions and spatial variations inherent in the material structure of fabric-reinforc ...

    SBIRPhase II2021Department of Defense Air Force
  8. High Strain-Rate Characterization Methods for Carbon-Carbon Composites at Elevated Temperature

    Amount: $1,498,909.00

    Thermal Protection Systems (TPS) exhibit a damage mechanism known as “shear-plugging” when impacted by a hypervelocity projectile. Test methods to extract strain-rate dependent strength data relev ...

    STTRPhase II2021Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
  9. Tantalum Carbide Forming MAX Phase Material for Solid Rocket Motor Throats

    Amount: $149,952.00

    Recent developments with the maturation and characterization of MAX phase materials indicate that a handful of these materials would be suitable for the heat produced by third stage rocket motors (TSR ...

    SBIRPhase I2021Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
  10. Determination of Carbon-Carbon Hydrocode Parameters by Uncertainty Quantification

    Amount: $1,461,490.00

    Material models utilized by hydrocode programs (EPIC, Velodyne) require dynamic material properties and strengths as input. Due to the scarcity of useable material databases, many times these properti ...

    SBIRPhase II2021Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
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