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
Award Id:
1985
Agency Tracking Number:
1985
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Po Box 5676, Raleigh, NC, 27650
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Ralph A Burton
(919) 787-1592
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
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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