Aero Propulsion and Power Technology - Ramjet TBC

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$744,327.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
FA8650-05-C-2534
Solitcitation Year:
2004
Solicitation Number:
2004.1
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
2005
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
F041-188-1788
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF04-188
Small Business Information
MOHAWK INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY, INC.
1037 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12205
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
883926594
Principal Investigator
 Hooshang Heshmat
 President/CEO & Tech Dire
 (518) 862-4290
 hheshmat@miti.cc
Business Contact
 James Walton II
Title: Vice President Program De
Phone: (518) 862-4290
Email: jwalton@miti.cc
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The U.S. Air Force desires high mach air-breathing ramjet/scramjet class vehicles in support of "prompt global strike". The high temperatures experienced by the propulsion system demand that advanced, low-thermal conductivity thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) be used to protect ramjet components from the hot combustion products and debris. TBCs along with internal cooling of the underlying components, offer major reductions in the surface temperatures, but are costly and often subject to spallation failures. MiTi proposes further characterization of its low thermal conductivity Korolon coating to demonstrate its superiority in adhesion, thermal conductivity and erosion resistance. Final proof testing in an Air Force ramjet test facility is also proposed.

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