WINDER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amount:
$54,462.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
914
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Machine Design Engineers Inc.
19226 66th Ave S. Suite L-109, Kent, WA, 98032
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
VERN GOODWIN
(206) 251-5990
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE PHASE I PROPOSED WORK WILL PROVE THE FEASIBILILITY OF A CONCEPT OF A MACHINE TO FLAT WIND FIBER OPTIC CABLE INTO PACKS SUITABLE FOR AIR DEPLOYMENT. THE WORK WILL INCLUDE EVALUATION OF THE CONCEPT AS TOTHE MACHINE'S CAPABILITY TO WIND THE VARIOUS TYPES OF CABLE INTO FLAT LAYERS, SUCCESSFULLY TRANSITION FROM ONE LAYER TO THE NEXT, PROVIDE A PRE-TWIST, APPLY GLUE AND MATRIX COMPOUNDS, INTERFACE WITH CANNISTERS AND ADAPT TO COMPUTER CONTROL. A CLEAR PLASTIC, WORKING MODEL OF THE MACHINE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED AND USED FOR CONCEPT EVALUATION. A HAND OPERATED PROTOTYPE WILL BE DESIGNED AND BUILT FOR TESTING TO IDENTIFY PROBLEMS AND TO PROVE FEASIBILITY. A FINAL SUMMARY REPORT WILL BE PREPARED.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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