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SBC: SURFACES RESEARCH & APPLICATIONS, INCO Topic: AF05131
Surfaces Research proposes development of a highly durable solid lubricant coating to eliminate wear and vibration problems in liquid hydrogen turbopump gears. The cryogenic turbopumps are used in rocket engines for Air Force expendable launch vehicles. Our new coating will exceed the cryopump manufacturer's goal life of twice that of the current coating. Our sound, novel approach uses three str ...SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force