Conformable, Compact Isolation System for Repairs

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-09-C-0007
Agency Tracking Number: N072-124-0288
Amount: $749,609.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-124
Solicitation Number: 2007.2
Small Business Information
CORNERSTONE RESEARCH GROUP, INC.
2750 Indian Ripple Road, Dayton, OH, 45440
DUNS: 130020209
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Scott R Huelskamp
 Research Engineer
 (937) 458-0210
 huelskampsr@crgrp.net
Business Contact
 Stephen Vining
Title: VP, Government Programs
Phone: (937) 320-1877
Email: viningsd@crgrp.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Cornerstone Research Group Inc. (CRG) proposes to complete development and begin production of the isolation repair system previously developed in Phase I. This system will increase the readiness of Navy aircraft by decreasing the time needed to make necessary repairs. It will also limit repair costs associated with reworking inadequate repairs. CRG’s repair system will accomplish the goal of environmental containment yet still allow for easy repair. The product is comprised of a lightweight wire support structure that will easily conform to contoured surfaces and will collapse for easy storage. The system includes hand ports that allow passage of hands and materials into the containment system. The hand ports seal automatically, whether there is a hand present or not, without using any powered activation device, preventing dirt or dust to pass through while the repair is ongoing. The hand ports also allow the repair technician to use any gloves he/she desires, improving the dexterity and cleanliness of the repair environment. The system includes of method of introducing fabrics, resin, tools, and air lines into the repair area while minimizing contamination from airborne debris.

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