IMI-TECH CORPORATION PROPOSES TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF MEETING THE NAVY'S NEED FOR A POURED-IN-PLACE, LIGHTWEIGHT FLOTATION FOAM THAT WILL NOT SUSTAIN COMBUSTION, DOES NOT RELEASE HAZARDOUS AMOUNTS OF TOXIC GASES WHEN EXPOSED TO FLAMES, AND HAS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$47,261.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1975
Agency Tracking Number:
1975
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
701 Fargo Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
RAYMOND LEE
(312) 981-7853
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
IMI-TECH CORPORATION PROPOSES TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF MEETING THE NAVY'S NEED FOR A POURED-IN-PLACE, LIGHTWEIGHT FLOTATION FOAM THAT WILL NOT SUSTAIN COMBUSTION, DOES NOT RELEASE HAZARDOUS AMOUNTS OF TOXIC GASES WHEN EXPOSED TO FLAMES, AND HAS LOW WATER ABSORPTION. THE TECHNOLOGY TO MEET THIS REQUIREMENT, WITHOUT THE USE OF TOXIC GAS-PRODUCING FLAME RETARDANTS, EXISTS AT IMI-TECH TODAY. THIS PROPRIETARY TECHNOLOGY IS A BLEND OF POLYURETHANE AND POLYIMIDE CHEMISTRYWHICH RESULTS IN A NONBURNING POUR-IN-PLACE CLOSED CELL FOAM AT A DENSITY OF 3 POUNDS PER CUBIC FOOT. AS THE NAVY DESIRES A FOAM WITH A DENSITY OF 1 POUND PER CUBIC FOOT, THE EFFORT OUTLINED IN THIS PROPOSAL IS DIRECTED AT REDUCING THE DENSITY OF IMI-TECH'S UNIQUE HYBRID POLYURETHANE/POLYIMIDE FOAM TO MEET THIS GOAL.

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