ENCAPSULATION OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$54,240.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Army
Award Year:
1992
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
18534
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Cds, Inc.
Po Box 292677, Kettering, OH, 45429
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Anthony P. Schmitz
 (513) 434-0572
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSED PHASE I PROGRAM IS TO PROVIDE A STABLE DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR ENERGETIC MATERIAL(S) WHICH IS DESIGNED TO RELEASE ITS CONTENTS, ON DEMAND, IN SELECTED HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS. INITIAL EFFORTS WILL FOCUS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MOST FEASIBLE METHOD(S) FOR ENCAPSULATING A PYROPHORIC COMPOSITION OF HIGH REACTIVITY AND ENERGY CONTENT SUCH AS ALKALI METAL ALKYL BORATES AND ALUMINATES INCLUDING TRIETHYLALUMINUM (TEA), TRIMETHYLALUMINUM (TMA), AND/OR A MIXTURE OF THESE AND OTHER RELATED COMPOUNDS. CHEMICAL DELIVERY SYSTEMS, INC. (CDS) WILL CONSTRUCT A PYROPHORIC DELIVERY SYSTEM WHICH WILL AFFORD THE USER WITH A MATERIAL THAT IS SAFE FOR HANDLING, NONPYROPHORIC, AND STABLE PRIOR TO TRIGGERING THE RELEASE OF THE MICROENCAPSULATED PYROPHORIC MATERIAL(S). MORE SPECIFICALLY, THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSAL IS TO PROVIDE THE MILITARY USER COMMUNITY WITH A SPECIFICALLY CONFIGURED PYROPHORIC MICROCAPSULE DELIVERY SYSTEM CAPABLE OF MEETING THE PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS DETAILED IN THIS PROPOSAL.

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