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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...

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Award Listing

  1. Manufacturing Process Maturation for Propulsion Technology: Structural Insulators

    Amount: $1,480,904.10

    ABSTRACT:The Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) represents the nations largest aerospace ground test facilities and includes several wind tunnels that are unlike any other in the world.AEDC ...

    SBIRPhase II2015Department of Defense Air Force
  2. Fine Braided Tungsten Reinforced Ceramic Composites for Ultra Sharp Structures

    Amount: $79,451.00

    Future hypersonic vehicles will be required to fly extended, long term trajectories where the bod-ies must exhibit high lift-to-drag (L/D) ratios. The need for reduced drag means that the nosetips and ...

    SBIRPhase I2015Department of Defense Navy
  3. Integrated Lighning Strike and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Protection Thermal Protection System (TPS) Materials for Missile Skin Structures

    Amount: $124,989.00

    Lightning protection is crucial for atmospheric flight of any missile vehicle. The direct and indirect effects of lightning can easily cause catastrophic failure of a missile due to structural breach ...

    SBIRPhase I2015Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
  4. Process Optimization of Needled Carbon/ silica carbide (C/SiC) Structural Insulators

    Amount: $999,960.00

    Some missiles employ a throttleable divert and altitude control system (TDACS) to maneuver the kill vehicle to the target. Hot gas valve components in the TDACS must survive long burn times at high p ...

    SBIRPhase II2015Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency
  5. Investigation of Effect of High, Short Duration Temperatures on Fiber Graphitization and Resulting Property Changes in 3D Woven TPS Preforms During Entry Trajectories

    Amount: $124,937.00

    To address the need for low-ballistic coefficient aeroshells with minimal impact on vehicle weight, NASA is investigating flexible thermal protection system (TPS) options. These designs typically cons ...

    SBIRPhase I2015National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Ultra Sharp Fiber Architectures for Ceramic Composites

    Amount: $999,912.00

    Future hypersonic vehicles will be required to fly extended, long term trajectories where the bodies must exhibit high lift-to-drag (L/D) ratios. The need for reduced drag means that the nosetips and ...

    SBIRPhase II2015Department of Defense Navy
  7. Improved Materials and Designs for High Pressure Wind Tunnel Applications

    Amount: $149,922.00

    ABSTRACT: This Phase I effort will identify and evaluate candidate materials to replace existing beryllium-copper alloy components for use in aerospace ground test flow facilities. The candidate mate ...

    STTRPhase I2015Department of Defense Air Force
  8. Ceramic Matrix Composite Environmental Barrier Coating Durability Model

    Amount: $118,914.00

    As the power density of advanced engines increases, the need for new materials that are capable of higher operating temperatures, such as ceramic matrix composites (CMCs), is critical for turbine hot- ...

    STTRPhase I2015National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Innovative Interlaminar Mode I and Mode II Fracture Toughness Test Methods for Ceramic Matrix Composites

    Amount: $499,841.00

    It is critical to the safe use of ceramic matrix composite components that information on the fracture toughness of these materials be available in order to allow an assessment of the likelihood for c ...

    STTRPhase II2015Department of Defense Navy
  10. Nonlinear Material Models for Design of Carbon-Carbon Composites

    Amount: $79,990.00

    Advanced Navy reentry vehicles will use 2D and 3D carbon-carbon (CC) thermal protection system (TPS) components in order to survive conditions imposed by high speed flight. The TPS structures are expo ...

    SBIRPhase I2014Department of Defense Navy
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