Membrane Produced Oxygen Enriched Air for Diesel Engine Power Enhancement

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W909MY-08-C-0020
Agency Tracking Number: A072-174-0606
Amount: $69,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: A07-174
Solicitation Number: 2007.2
Small Business Information
325 Water Street, Wilmington, DE, 19804
DUNS: 808898894
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Donald Stookey
 Director, Industrial Applications
 (302) 999-7996
 dstookey@compactmembrane.com
Business Contact
 Stuart Nemser
Title: CEO
Phone: (302) 999-7996
Email: snemser@compactmembrane.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Compact Membrane Systems, Inc. (CMS) has been a pioneer in modifying the air charge to diesel engines with air separation membranes. Nitrogen-enriched air (NEA) supplied from polymeric membranes mounted on highway truck diesel engines have been shown to substantially reduce the NOx formation and emissions from the engine. The NEA membrane’s co-product, Oxygen-enriched air (OEA), when supplied to the intake of laboratory diesel engines has been known to substantially increase the engine’s power density. This project will develop a prototype membrane system that will be integrated on a 100 kW Tactical Quiet Generator for the purpose of enhancing combustion of diesel and JP-8 fuels and boosting the engine’s power density.

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