VOST Flow Control Device

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$70,000.00
Award Year:
2007
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N65538-08-M-0014
Agency Tracking Number:
N072-131-0452
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
BIG HORN VALVE, INC.
1664 Terra Ave #5, Sheridan, WY, 82801
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
013863142
Principal Investigator:
Zachary Gray
Principal Investigator
(307) 672-5443
zg@WyomingSilicon.com
Business Contact:
Zachary Gray
Principal Investigator
(307) 672-5443
zg@WyomingSilicon.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
An innovative flow control device will be built and tested. Based on cryogenically proven, highly efficient Venturi-Offset Technology (VOST) developed for NASA, it has no stem-actuator, few moving parts, and an overall cylindrical shape. Consistently demonstrating breakthroughs in flow control, VOST technology provides precise linear flow control across its entire dynamic range, holds position without power, and requires remarkably low actuation energy. This project will demonstrate the viability of using VOST for autonomous, bi-directional, self-powered, low-pressure drop isolation valves for shipboard use.

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