SEALS FOR LIGHT-WEIGHT COMPACT TRUE ROTARY ENGINE

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 9512
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Bluestone Pro-farms Inc
50241 - 8th Ave, Grand Junction, MI, 49056
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Duane P Snyder
 (616) 521-3817
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
IN THE FIELD OF REMOTELY PILOTED VEHICLES (RPV'S) GREATER EMPHASIS HAS BEEN PLACED ON ACHIEVING COMBINATIONS OF HIGHER ALTITUDE, LONGER ENDURANCE, GREATER PAYLOAD CAPACITY, AND ARE MORE COST EFFECTIVE. TO THIS END A LIGHT-WEIGHT, POWERFULL, COMPACT, FUEL EFFICIENT AND INEXPENSIVE ROTARY PROPULSION ENGINE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM IS PLANNED WHICH WOULD ADDRESS ITSELF TO ACHIEVING THE ABOVE EMPHASIZE COMBINATIONS. PHASE I WOULD BE THE PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT WORK ON THE SEALS THAT PROVIDE SEALING FOR THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER OF THE INNOVATIVE ROTARY ENGINE. THE TESTING AND CARDING OF COMPRESSION PRESSURES AND MEASUREMENTS OF POSITIONAL LEAK RATES ARE PLANNED. STATED OTHERWISE, PHASE I WOULD BE THE DEMONSTRATION OF THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY OF THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER SEALS.

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