Advanced Technologies for Discrete-Parts Manufacturing

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Logistics Agency
Contract: W91260-09-C-0030
Agency Tracking Number: L083-001-0048
Amount: $98,990.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: DLA08-001
Solicitation Number: 2008.3
Small Business Information
3817 Academy Parkway S, NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87109
DUNS: 133243480
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jeff Sniegowski
 VP Manufacturing
 (505) 341-0466
 jeff.s@htmicro.com
Business Contact
 Douglas Elerath
Title: President
Phone: (505) 341-0466
Email: doug.e@htmicro.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
HT Micro proposes to establish a metal MEMS manufacturing process as an effective high rate component manufacturing technology. This will bring miniaturization and cost savings comparable to that provided by conventional silicon MEMS manufacturing to a very large number of important new applications. Metal MEMS micro-fabrication is established at the research and prototype level, but has not been matured for deployment into high rate product manufacturing. The fabrication technology is currently TRL 5, being performed strictly in a research laboratory environment, and is now ready to begin the transition from the research fab into the factory. Once this transition is complete, there are numerous high-value military and commercial components that will benefit. For specificity, HT Micro will use an impact switch, developed under contract to the US Army, as the component vehicle to move metal MEMS processes from prototype fabrication to product manufacturing.

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