Lower Life Cycle Cost, High Strength Heat Resistant Polymers for Track Bushing & Pads

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W56HZV-10-C-0207
Agency Tracking Number: A093-201-1200
Amount: $66,415.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-201
Solicitation Number: 2009.3
Small Business Information
Dyco Industries Inc
1740 Downriver Drive, Woodland, WA, 98674
DUNS: 876220021
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Rick Kingsley
 CEO Dyco Industries
 (360) 225-9764
Business Contact
 Nathan Blankenship
Title: VP Advanced Programs
Phone: (503) 926-4511
Email: jianliu@polaronyx.com
Research Institution
Dyco Industries propose the use of a proprietary advanced hybrid polymer that is extremely fast and efficient to create, and when produced retains unsurpassed properties and characteristics. Utilizing a combination of proprietary materials with a proprietary (non-heat injection molding) process, Dyco will use variable density solutions to construct components that accurately reflect the physics desired by the tracked vehicles, as well as the bushings. The solution will utilize dense materials and composites not available in traditional manufacturing, combined with unique process and bonding capabilities. The Dyco team will define and document a prototype design and manufacturing specifications to achieve reduced cost and manufacturing time products with tested physical attributes and characteristics that will surpass the requirements stated in the SBIR. By leveraging combinations of a proprietary manufacturing process and materials, the design will allow increased manufacturing control and provide products at dramatically reduced costs and vastly improved physical properties.

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