FBS, Inc.

Basic Information

3340 West College Ave.
State College, PA, 16801-2503

Company Profile

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Additional Details

Field Value
DUNS: 168596554
Hubzone Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Woman Owned: N
Number of Employees: 20


  1. Guided Wave Phased Array Technology for Rapid Large-Area NDI of Aircraft

    Amount: $149,917.00

    ABSTRACT:The inspection requirements for the Air Force legacy fleets are becoming increasingly time-consuming. One of the driving forces of the lengthy inspection process is the inefficiency of curren ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir ForceDepartment of Defense
  2. Nonlinear Guided Wave Circular Array System for Microcrack Monitoring in Spacecraft

    Amount: $124,728.00

    Reliable monitoring of the microcrack formation in the complex composite structure components in NASA spacecraft and launch vehicles is critical for vehicle operations. Early diagnosing and reporting ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Rapid Inspection of Aluminum Hulls Below the Waterline Using Ultrasonic Guided Waves

    Amount: $749,950.00

    Currently available hull thickness sensors use ultrasonics and provide coverage of a single point on the hull. The sensor must then be moved over the hull while the thickness readings are monitored to ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 NavyDepartment of DefenseDepartment of Defense
  4. Lightweight Active Anti-Icing/De-Icing for Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)

    Amount: $749,896.00

    ABSTRACT: During Phase I, FBS, Inc. developed and demonstrated a light-weight, low-power, non-thermal, ultrasound-based ice protection system for RPA wing leading edges and other metallic and composi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir ForceDepartment of Defense
  5. Defect Detection in Water Pipelines Using Ultrasonic Guided Waves

    Amount: $299,959.00

    The integrity of water piping infrastructures is essential for providing safe drinking water and for the treatment of wastewater. As pipelines age, they deteriorate, corrode, and crack. Existing techn ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Lightweight Active Anti-Icing/De-Icing for Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)

    Amount: $149,992.00

    ABSTRACT: FBS proposes to develop an ultra light-weight ultrasonic guided wave deicing/anti-icing retrofittable system for Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). This system will utilize a focusing/phasin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir ForceDepartment of Defense
  7. Structural Sensing of Corrosion in 5XXX-Series Aluminum

    Amount: $599,914.00

    The recent use of materials, such as 5xxx-series aluminum in new ships is posing new challenges in inspection for the Navy; as future performance of these materials over time is not as well known. Cur ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 NavyDepartment of DefenseDepartment of Defense
  8. In-Situ Imaging of Water Pipelines Using Ultrasonic Guided Waves

    Amount: $79,877.00

    "The widely distributed water infrastructure system provides drinking water and waste water treatment for human life and the environment. A significant amount of water infrastructure network has serv ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. Structural Sensing of Corrosion in 5XXX-Series Aluminum

    Amount: $79,932.00

    The recent use of materials, such as 5xxx-series aluminum in new ships is posing new challenges in inspection for the Navy; as future performance of these materials over time is not as well known. Cur ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseNavyDepartment of Defense
  10. Underwater Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Navy Propellers

    Amount: $79,951.00

    Advanced composite materials are currently being considered for use in propellers on Navy ships. However, limited in-service data exists on the performance of these materials which leads to excessive ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseNavyDepartment of Defense

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