DEMONSTRATION OF A CLOSED-LOOP SHIPBOARD CLOTHES WASHER

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 25678
Amount: $69,064.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1994
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
200 Yellow Place, Rockledge, FL, 32955
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robert P. Scaringe, Ph.d.
 (407) 631-3550
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Mainstream has vast experience in water purification, reverse osmosis, and water treatment. We also have experience in NASA spacecraft laundry and personal shower cleaning techniques. This Phase I effort will investigate numerous new water purification and ultrasonic and related low-detergent cleaning techniques. This Phase I effort will include: a complete examination of all potential innovative waterless (or reusable water) cleaning techniques, a performance analysis (techniques, cost, manufacturability, logistical impact, environmental impact, maintainability, reliability), the development of a preliminary waterless clothes washer design, a limited proof-of-concept experiment (during Phase I) and the creation of a Phase II and Phase III military and commercialization plan for the selected waterless clothes washing concept.

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