Low-Cost Fabrication Methods for Arcjet Heater Segment Development

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9101-04-M-0013
Agency Tracking Number: F041-287-1619
Amount: $99,922.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: AF04-287
Solicitation Number: 2004.1
Small Business Information
12130 Rancho Road, Adelanto, CA, 92301
DUNS: 126112387
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Eric Schmidt
 VP Engineering
 (760) 246-0279
Business Contact
 Kevin Mahaffy
Title: CEO & President
Phone: (760) 246-0279
Email: kevin@exquadrum.com
Research Institution
Exquadrum, Inc. has a technical vision for producing an innovative, yet highly cost effective, approach to the fabrication of new arcjet heater segments. This innovative approach is made possible by the very unique skill set that this team brings to the project with a depth of experience in advanced rocket propulsion, test facility development, construction and engineering design optimization. The key innovative features of this proposal include: low part count segment construction, advanced welding technology and evaluation methods for the closeout in the segemnet construction, and utilization of engineering and design knowledge from similar copper based, high heat flux materials in rocket engine chambers and nozzles.

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