Effect of Surface Finish and Post-Processing on the Fatigue Life of Additively Manufacturing Parts

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-18-C-0826
Agency Tracking Number: N182-126-0321
Amount: $129,910.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N182-126
Solicitation Number: 2018.2
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-10-15
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-04-18
Small Business Information
1820 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60201
DUNS: 088176961
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Thomas Kozmel
 (847) 425-8246
Business Contact
 Voula Colburn
Phone: (847) 425-8215
Email: vcolburn@questek.com
Research Institution
In this Phase I SBIR, QuesTek Innovations will work with a leader in the field of surface finish engineering to pursue a tandem approach for developing techniques for surface finishing, and developing a modeling framework for predicting fatigue life based on surface finish. Exemplar models provided by the US Navy will be investigated with target alloy system(s) to fully demonstrate the technology and effectively plan for the Phase II.

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