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Rapid Tool-Less Forming of Airframe Components

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8751-19-P-A107
Agency Tracking Number: F191-005-1963
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF191-005
Solicitation Number: 2019.1
Solicitation Year: 2019
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-03-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-06-04
Small Business Information
1845 Fairmount St., #35, Wichita, KS, 67260
DUNS: 808754779
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Mahdi Saket-Kashani
 (316) 978-3313
Business Contact
 Mahdi Saket-Kashani
Phone: (316) 978-3313
Research Institution
Fairmount Technologies (FT) has developed and validated Stretch Roll Forming, a tool-free technology for CNC curving of extrusions to programmed contours. Parts can be formed directly in the T temper, without heat treatment. SRF is currently being used to form commercial parts and spare parts for DLA.Tooling and heat treatment avoidance position SRF to play a vital role in organic manufacturing, reducing aircraft on the ground and increasing asset availability.The proximity of Tinker AFB to Wichita (FTs home) will enable FT and relevant AF personnel who are key to the success of this effort to work together closely to develop a path towards insertion of SRF into organic manufacturing.

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