FBS, Inc.

Company Information

Company Name
FBS, Inc.
3340 West College Ave.
State College, PA, 16801-2503
1 814-234-3437
Company Website
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Award Totals

SBIR Phase I
STTR Phase I

Award List

  1. Dynamics-based Nondestructive Structural Health Monitoring Techniques

    Amount: $749,813.00

    FBS, Inc. and Penn State, during Phase I of its Air Force Phase I STTR contract, demonstrated high sensitivity defect detection in both isotropic metallic and anisotropic composite structures using a ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  2. Smart Sensor Network for Platform Structural Health Monitoring

    Amount: $119,871.00

    The military faces a challenge with regard to temporary bridge inspection, as most existing monitoring solutions are designed around the monitoring of permanent bridge structures. These temporary stru ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  3. Dual mode embedded ultrasonic guided wave tomography system for real time health monitoring of composite vehicle armor structures

    Amount: $119,957.00

    FBS proposes an embedded sensor based dual mode structural health monitoring (SHM) technique for monitoring damages in composite vehicle armor structures. The passive mode of the proposed SHM techniqu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  4. Innovative Concepts for Composite Leading Edge Self-Monitoring Anti/De-icing System

    Amount: $79,931.00

    FBS, Inc. and The Pennsylvania State University Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence propose the development of a hybrid ultrasonic vibration/thermal self-monitoring ice protection system for c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  5. Real-Time Gun Barrel Condition Monitoring for the Future Combat System

    Amount: $69,914.00

    "FBS, Inc. proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of a real time gun barrel condition monitoring system using ultrasonic guided wave technology. Guided wave technology is especially suited to the cyl ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  6. Real Time Gun Barrel Condition Monitoring for the Future Combat

    Amount: $728,464.00

    Gun barrels in a harsh environment with repeated firing and resulting thermal cycling as in Afghanistan and Iraq, pose a significant threat to our soldiers when cracks emerge in the gun barrel possibl ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  7. Feasibility of an ultrasonic based instrument for assessing in-situ pipeline coatings

    Amount: $97,366.00

    FBS, Inc. proposes to establish the feasibility of an ultrasonically based device for in-situ evaluation of pipeline coatings and for the archiving of coating properties. Based on our experience gain ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Transportation
  8. Wireless Sensors with Advanced Detection and Prognostic Capabilities for Corrosion Health Management

    Amount: $149,175.00

    Thin film galvanic sensors provide feedback on corrisivity via current and charge accumulation. They do not provide direct feedback on material loss. By combining these sensors with guided wave corr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 NavyDepartment of Defense
  9. Wireless Sensors with Advanced Detection and Prognostic Capabilities for Corrosion Health Management

    Amount: $749,954.00

    In Phase I, FBS demonstrated that its Lamb wave computed tomography technology was capable of detecting 0.001" material loss using embedded sensors on a complex aerospace component. Using an array of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 NavyDepartment of Defense
  10. Ultrasonic Guided Wave for Long Range Monitoring and Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) of Corrosion Induced Defects in Shipboard Piping with Complex Geo

    Amount: $69,856.00

    FBS, Inc has identified the gaps, challenges, and technical issues related to guided wave inspection of complex shipboard piping systems. Among these are inspection of and beyond elbows, liquid loadin ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 NavyDepartment of Defense

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