Grainflow Dynamics, Inc.

Basic Information

1141 Catalina Drive, PMB 270
Livermore, CA, -

Company Profile

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Additional Details

Field Value
DUNS: 193084980
Hubzone Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Woman Owned: N
Number of Employees: 3


  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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 National 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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National 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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National 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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National 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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National 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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmyDepartment of Defense
  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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 National 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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. 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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. 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 ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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