Innovative Surface Modification for Aluminum, Magnesium and High Strength Steel Alloys to Enhance Corrosion Resistance

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$79,999.00
Award Year:
2007
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N68335-07-C-0427
Agency Tracking Number:
N072-125-0483
Solicitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Topic Code:
N07-125
Solicitation Number:
2007.2
Small Business Information
LIBERTY TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC.
505 Liberty Street, Warren, PA, 16365
Hubzone Owned:
Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
073490034
Principal Investigator:
Kevin Smith
Principal Investigator/Chief Scient
(724) 539-8310
ksmith@tech-scouts.net
Business Contact:
Ellen Shepherd
President/CEO
(814) 688-6031
liberty.technologies@verizon.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Liberty Technologies is proposing to apply its proprietary Atomic Penetration of Materials technology to protect US Navy aircraft components from corrosion by creating innovative surface alloys and coatings that are not available by any other process. This technology is currently being applied to surface coating alloys that address the harsh erosive and corrosive environments deep in oil wells, as well as coatings for medical instruments, and new long-life cutting tools. We are proposing in Phase I to demonstrate this technology for Navy anti-corrosion applications, focusing on the ability to prevent Stress Corrosion Cracking and extending the life of many components in the harsh naval environments.

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