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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. UNDER IFR CONDITIONS, AIRPORT CAPACITY IS CURRENTLY LIMITED BY FAA SEPARATION STANDARDS BETWEEN AIRCRAFT.

    SBC: Continuum Dynamics Inc            Topic: N/A

    UNDER IFR CONDITIONS, AIRPORT CAPACITY IS CURRENTLY LIMITED BY FAA SEPARATION STANDARDS BETWEEN AIRCRAFT. THESE STANDARDS ARE SET TO AVOID A LANDING ENCOUNTER WITH A VORTEX WAKE. IF AN ONBOARD VORTEX SENSOR AN ESCAPE SYSTEM COULD BE DEVELOPED WHICH IS BOTH RELIABLE AND INEXPENSIVE, THE A AVIATION COMMUNITY COULD BENEFIT BY DECREASED TERMINAL DELAYS WITHOUT COMPROMISING SAFETY. THE CONCEPT TO BE ST ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
  2. Equipment and Facilities for Rapid Installation of Buried Innerduct Network for Utility Lines

    SBC: Outside Plant Consulting Services, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The feasibility of the universal placement of telecommunications and power supply lines below ground, as an alternative to their typically low-cost installation on utility poles, depends upon the availability of a cost-effective convenient method for placing and replacing cables belowground. A network of underground conduits constructed of field-assembled rigid sections, including straight segmen ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Transportation
  3. DIFFERENTIALLY DRIVEN GENERATORS (DDG)

    SBC: Transmission Technology Co Inc            Topic: N/A

    TRADITIONALLY, SHIPBOARD POWER GENERATION IS ACCOMPLISHED VIA AUXILIARY ENGINES AND GENERATOR SETS. SIGNIFICANT COST ADVANTAGES CAN BE PROJECTED IF THIS ELECTRICAL DEMAND COULD BE MET BY EXTRACTING POWER FROM THE SHIP'S PRIME MOVER. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS, AND TO MAINTAIN A CONSTANT FREQUENCY ON THEGENERATOR WHILE THE SPEED OF THE PRIME MOVER VARIES OVER A WIDE RANGE, THIS CONTRACTOR PROPOSES THE USE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
  4. OPERATIONS

    SBC: Transmission Technology Co Inc            Topic: N/A

    COST OF CARGO HANDLING OPERATIONS CAN BE REDUCED BY EQUIPMENT THAT USES LESS TIME AND ENERGY TO PERFORM AND RANDREQUIRES LESS MANPOWER TO OPERATE, MONITOR, AND MAINTAIN. ONE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSAL IS TO EVOLVE A PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF A REPRESENTATIVE PIECE OF MACHINERY, NAMELY A MOORING/WARPING AUTOMATIC TENSIONING WINCH USING ADVANCED ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY, ELIMINATING HYDRAULICS AND ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
  5. WITH THE GROWING COST OF TRACK MAINTENANCE FOR HEAVY AND LIGHT RAIL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, THE NEED FOR EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE PLANNING AND FORECASTING OF MAINTENANCE REQ UIREMENTS HAS BECOME MORE READILY APPARENT.

    SBC: Zeta-Tech Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    WITH THE GROWING COST OF TRACK MAINTENANCE FOR HEAVY AND LIGHT RAIL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, THE NEED FOR EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE PLANNING AND FORECASTING OF MAINTENANCE REQ UIREMENTS HAS BECOME MORE READILY APPARENT. THIS IN TURN LEADS TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR AN INTEGRATED TRACK MAINTENANCEFORECASTING AND PLANNING SYSTEM THAT WILL ENABLE TRACK MAIN TENANCE SUPERVISORS TO EFFECTIVELY PLAN THEIR MAINTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
  6. Develop Value-Added Natural Oils With a New Oil-Structuring Technology

    SBC: APPLECHEM INC            Topic: N/A

    Natural plant-based oils are under-utilized in cosmetic industry because there is no adequate technology for thickening them to exhibiting the elegant skin sensory properties that are expected in the industry. The purpose of this study is to develop a special thickening technology for the plant-based oils so that the thickened oils would have elegant skin sensory properties, thereby enhancing thei ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  7. Enhanced Control of Fruit Ripening

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Ethylene is a growth hormone for plants and therefore, removal of ethylene plays an important part in maintaining the freshness of plants, especially fruits and flowers. Ethylene is generated by the fruits themselves, and is therefore a self-ripening component. In shipping of fruits and vegetables there is a great deal of effort that goes into controlling the atmosphere around the fruits and veget ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  8. Low Cost Solventless Guayule Resin Adhesives

    SBC: Gumbs Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Profitable markets for guayule resin and the successful development of hypoallergenic latex will assist in the development of guayule as a sustainable crop. The commercial cooperator expects to have 70,000 acres of guayule shrub available by 2005. This means that at the end of Phase II there will be 200 million pounds of resin available. The purpose is to find profitable markets for the 200 millio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  9. Acoustic Emission for Characterization of Leather

    SBC: Mistras Holdings Group            Topic: N/A

    To identify the quality of leather In this Phase I SBIR Physical Acoustics Corporation will use Acoustic Emission for the inspection, assessment, and on-line monitoring of leather properties and their quality level at each stage during manufacturing. PAC will demonstrate the ability of the AE inspection technique for assessing leather properties. In particular PAC will concentrate on the evaluatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  10. LAMPLIGHT DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY TO EASE USDA MEAT-INSPECTION

    SBC: Prime-color Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Agriculture
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