CONTROL OF SURFACE ATTACK BY GALLIUM ALLOYS IN ELECTRICAL CONTACTS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Amount:
$276,000.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
1985
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Burton Technologies Inc.
Po Box 5676, Raleigh, NC, 27650
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Ralph A Burton
 (919) 787-1592
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
AN EXPERIMENTAL APPARATUS WILL BE FABRICATED FOR INSTRUMENTED OPERATION OF CURRENT COLLECTORS IN CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES. TERNARY ALLOYS OF GALLIUM, INDIUM AND TIN WILL BE MADE AND APPLIED TO SURFACES OF THE CURRENT COLLECTORS AND SUBJECTED TO OPERATION, ACCOMPANIED BY OBSERVATION OF FRICTION, WEAR, CONTACT RESISTANCE, AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE FILM AND WEAR DEBRIS. INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED IN THE FORMULATION OF ADJACENT MATERIALS CHOICES FOR EXTENDED INVESTIGATIONS, AND ULTIMATELY FOR COLLECTOR DEVELOPMENT.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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