Micro Tube Direct Expansion (DX) R-134a Refrigerant Economizer

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$726,195.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N00024-09-C-4171
Solitcitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Number:
2008.1
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
2009
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
O081-EP7-4099
Solicitation Topic Code:
OSD08-EP7
Small Business Information
International Mezzo Technologies, Inc
7167 Florda Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA, 70806
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
841519098
Principal Investigator
 Jeffrey McLean
 Director of Engineering
 (225) 706-0191
 mclean@mezzotech.com
Business Contact
 Kelly Buckley
Title: Business Manager
Phone: (225) 706-0191
Email: buckley@mezzotech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The goal of this proposal will be to demonstrate the viability of a micro tube heat exchanger in an HVAC application on board a Navy vessel. Specifically, a product design sequence will be completed, resulting in R-134a economizer that will provide volume and weight savings over existing technologies. The program will include tasks to test the strength and overall structural properties of the headers, tasks to verify thermal performance predictions via subscale units, and shock and vibration testing.

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