Grainflow Dynamics, Inc.

Company Information
Address 1141 Catalina Drive, PMB 270
Livermore, CA, -


DUNS: 193084980

# of Employees: 3

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: N

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N

Woman Owned: N

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. Small Body Regolith Extraction System

    Amount: $120,716.00

    This project will develop a specialized flexible microgravity subsurface drilling and regolith extraction system which could extract significant quantities of regolith from depths between 1m and 3m be ...

    SBIRPhase I2015National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Subsurface Access, Characterization, Acquisition, Transport, Storage and Delivery in Microgravity

    Amount: $124,359.00

    This project will develop geotechnical measurements, sample extraction and transport equipment for subsurface regolith on NEOs, asteroids, moons and planets, enabling accurate evaluation of subsurface ...

    SBIRPhase I2014National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Flexible Transfer of Regolith in Micro-Gravity and Vacuum

    Amount: $124,870.00

    A novel, robust method of collection and transfer of NEO/Phobos material under micro-gravity conditions under vacuum/space environment with minimal loss of volatiles will be developed and its feasibil ...

    SBIRPhase I2012National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Centrifugal Sieve for Size-Segregation/ Beneficiation of Regolith

    Amount: $97,000.00

    Utilizing centrifugal force as the primary body-force, combined with both shearing flow and vibratory motion the proposed centrifugal-sieve separators can provide efficient gravity-level-independent s ...

    SBIRPhase I2011National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Enhanced Mesh-Free Simulation of Regolith Flow

    Amount: $100,000.00

    NASA needs simulation tools capable of predicting the behavior of regolith in proposed excavation, transport, and handling or sample acquisition systems. For engineering-scale problems FE analyses uti ...

    SBIRPhase I2011National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. High-Pressure Gas-Powered Dispersal of Fine Obscuration Particulates

    Amount: $99,950.00

    This SBIR Phase-1 research project will develop a high-pressure gas-powered aerosol generation system based on dispersing fine particulates from a prepackaged reservoir. Potential improvement in opera ...

    SBIRPhase I2011Department of Defense Army
  7. Low-Gravity Mimicking Simulants and Evaluation of Simulant Flow

    Amount: $99,725.00

    This project will provide a new method for testing flow/no-flow conditions and other gravity-driven flow behavior of Lunar or planetary regolith under reduced gravity, through the use of surrogate reg ...

    SBIRPhase I2010National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Centrifuging Step-Screw Conveyor for Regolith

    Amount: $99,949.00

    A variety of ISRU operations will utilize lunar regolith as feedstock. The proposed centrifuging step-screw conveyor concept will provide a well controlled robust, reliable, dust-free method of trans ...

    SBIRPhase I2010National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. High Fidelity Multi-Scale Regolith Simulation Tool for ISRU

    Amount: $599,619.00

    NASA has serious unmet needs for simulation tools capable of predicting the behavior of lunar regolith in proposed excavation, transport and handling systems. Existing discrete element method (DEM) o ...

    SBIRPhase II2009National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Solid-Solid Vacuum Regolith Heat-Exchanger for Oxygen Production

    Amount: $99,604.00

    This SBIR Phase-1 project will demonstrate the feasibility of using a novel coaxial counterflow solid-solid heat exchanger to recover heat energy from spent regolith at 1050oC to pre-heat inlet regoli ...

    SBIRPhase I2009National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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