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WAYNE, PA 19087-1858
United States



# of Employees: 22

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. 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
  2. A Digital Twin Model for Robust 3D Woven PMC Pi Joints

    Amount: $239,902.00

    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
  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Domestically Available C/C for Hot Structure

    Amount: $749,970.00

    The overall objective of the Phase II program is to develop a domestically-available needled (2.5D) C-C composite and demonstrate its use as a nozzle extension for future lunar lander and upper-stage ...

    SBIRPhase II2020National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Determination of Carbon-Carbon Hydrocode Parameters by Uncertainty Quantification

    Amount: $149,792.00

    Materials Research & Design, Inc. (MR&D) and Southwest Research Institute will create an analysis framework allowing for the determination of uncertain carbon-carbon (C-C) material parameters for use ...

    SBIRPhase I2020Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
  10. High Strain-Rate Characterization Methods for Carbon-Carbon Composites at Elevated Temperatures

    Amount: $124,875.00

    Hypersonic Glide Vehicles (HGV) fly low and flat trajectories in an effort to evade current missile defense systems. Traditional interceptors are designed to have a 3-to-1 overmatch in regards to mane ...

    STTRPhase I2020Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
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