In-Situ Repair of Ti 6-2-4-2S Structures

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-06-C-5204
Agency Tracking Number: F051-124-1076
Amount: $749,986.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: AF05-124
Solicitation Number: 2005.1
Small Business Information
542 SW Keats Ave, Palm City, FL, 34990
DUNS: 114133213
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Raymond Walker
 Program Manager
 (772) 878-1701
 Raymwalk@aol.com
Business Contact
 Bryant Walker
Title: President
Phone: (772) 283-3502
Email: Bryanthwalk@aol.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The repair of titanium alloy structural components has been limited to the use of fusion welding techniques for most airframe structural components. This repair approach compromises mechanical properties due to the resultant heat affected zone and coarse grain microstructures in the area of the repair. Additionally, current processes significantly curtail on-wing repair of structural components. This phase two program will continue the Phase 1 research aimed at demonstrating solid-state, on-wing repair methods for Ti 6-2-4-2S structural airframe components. This program will mature the technology to MTRL 4 levels of readiness and position the process for qualification and implementation on current Air Force systems.

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