Process Control of Magnet to Magnet Recycling

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Logistics Agency
Contract: SP4701-16-M-0098
Agency Tracking Number: L161-003-0018
Amount: $99,260.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: DLA161-003
Solicitation Number: 2016.1
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2016
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2016-07-11
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-01-10
Small Business Information
8201 E. Riverside Dr.,, Austin, TX, 78744
DUNS: 080149951
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Miha Zakotnik
 (302) 345-2950
Business Contact
 Peter Afiuny
Phone: (714) 552-5454
Research Institution
Urban Mining Company has invented and patented a Magnet to Magnet recycling Process that allows us to take low grade NdFeB magnet scrap, reduce it to a powder, then recycle it into high performance magnets capable of functioning in the most stringent civilian and military applications.Our process is environmentally friendly; as it does not involve large scale melting smelting nor toxic chemicals and it does not rely on rare-earth mining. The energy savings, savings on raw materials, coupled with the fact that is a low dysprosium magnet technology make Magnet to Magnet recycling a one stop solution for America's NdFeB magnet supply as we can operate outside of the normal supply chain.Our process requires some process control R&D in order that we can work with all grades of scrap magnets and so that we can precisely control the magnetic properties of our products.

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