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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 April, 2020.

  1. Reducing Diesel Soot with an Atmospheric Plasma Metallic Filter

    SBC: Atmospheric Glow Technologies            Topic: N/A

    The majority of buses, heavy-duty fleet vehicles, and construction and farm machinery are equipped with diesel engines. The diesel engine is an energy-efficient machine, but its exhaust emissions present a serious health and environmental problem. Drastic reductions of exhaust soot have been mandated throughout the world, including the recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandate to r ...

    SBIR Phase I 2001 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. A Process for On-Line Quality Control of Recycled Plastic Flake

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    Generally, it is accepted that for plastics recycling to be economically viable in the long term, recycled resins must be competitive with virgin resins. To compete with virgin material, new applications must be made available for recycled resins. Such applications will require that the recycled resin be of a high purity level. Thus, many processors are requiring ever-tightening contamination limi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2001 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. Sensor Fusion for Contaminant Detection and Removal from Plastic Recycle Streams

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    Post-consumer plastics have become a tremendous burden upon our waste disposal system. Although plastics constitute only about 9 percent by weight of municipal solid waste, they occupy approximately one-fourth the volume of the waste stream. The U.S. EPA recommends recycling of plastics as the best solution to the problem. However, contamination of plastics within the recycle stream by foreign mat ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Sensor Fusion for Contaminant Detection and Removal from Plastic Recycle Streams

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    Post-consumer plastics have become a tremendous burden upon our waste disposal system. Although plastics constitute only about 9 percent by weight of municipal solid waste, they occupy approximately one-fourth the volume of the waste stream. The U.S. EPA recommends recycling of plastics as the best solution to the problem. However, contamination of plastics within the recycle stream by foreign mat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2001 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. COLOR SORTING OF POST-CONSUMER GLASS AND PLASTIC CONTAINERS TO IMPROVE THEIR RECYCLABILITY

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    MANY U.S. MUNICIPALITIES AND COMMUNITIES ARE INTEGRATING RECYCLING PROGRAMS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THEIR SOLID WASTE INORDER TO MINIMIZE LANDFILL REQUIREMENTS. THE SUCCESS OF THESE RECYCLING PROGRAMS IS STRONGLY DEPENDENT UPON THE MARKETABILITY OF THE MATERIALS SET ASIDE FROM THE WASTE STREAM FOR RECYCLING. THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MARKETING RECYCLED GLASS ARE WELL ESTABLISHED AND ARE HIGHLY DEPENDENTUP ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. A LOW COST AUTOMATED PROCESS FOR RECOVERY OF RECYCLABLE PLASTIC AND GLASS CONTAINERS FROM SOLID WASTE

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    THE DISPOSAL OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE (MSW) IS A COSTLY PROBLEM FOR ALL MUNICIPALITIES. THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS RECOMMENDED THAT SOURCE REDUCTION, RECYCLING, VOLUME REDUCTION, AND LANDFILLING BE APPLIED, IN THAT ORDER, IN THE TREATMENT OF MSW. RECYCLING HAS RECENTLY BECOME A MAJOR COMPONENT OF MUNICIPAL WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS. HIGH COSTS OF LABOR INTENSIVE CURBSIDE RECYCLIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. METHOD FOR OPENING AND EMPTYING THE CONTENTS OF PLASTIC BAGS ENTERING RECYCLING FACILITIES

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. ZONE I SOIL DECONTAMINATION THROUGH IN SITU VAPOR STRIPPING PROCESSES

    SBC: Aware, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE REMEDIATION OF CONTAMINATED SOILS AND GROUNDS TO ENSURE PROTECTION OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT IS DIFFICULTAND COSTLY. THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OFTECHNOLOGIES WHICH ARE BOTH TECHNICALLY SOUND AND COST- EFFECTIVE. THE POTENTIAL REMOVAL OF ROGANIC CHEMICALS FROM UNSATURATED SOILS VIA VAPOR PHASE TRANSPORT APPEARS TO SHOW GREAT PROMISE. THIS APPROACH HAS APPLICABILITY ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH-SPEED PORTABLE APPARATUS FOR THE IN-FIELD QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF ASBESTOS

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY FOR ENERGY CORP.            Topic: N/A

    A PORTABLE INSTRUMENT, BASED ON THE PRINCIPLES OF X-RAY DIFFRACTION, IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL ALLOW QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF THE PRESENCE OF ASBESTOS IN MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION. PRELIMINARY TESTS SHOW THAT A RESOLUTION OF A FEW WEIGHT PERCENT ASBESTOS CAN BE EASILY MEASURED. ANALYSISOF THE SYSTEM X-RAY PHYSICS INDICATE A LOWER LEVEL OF DETECTABILITY OF A FEW TENTHS OF A PERCENT SHOULD BE ACHI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Environmental Protection Agency

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