No-Bake Powder Coating

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8103-06-C-0167
Agency Tracking Number: F061-328-1520
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: AF06-328
Solicitation Number: 2006.1
Small Business Information
130 North Main Street, Suite 600, Butte, MT, 59701
DUNS: 836287680
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Scott Coguill
 Principal Investigator
 (406) 497-5229
Business Contact
 Lawrence Farrar
Title: President
Phone: (406) 497-5252
Research Institution
The U.S. Air Force desires an airplane painting procedure that produces powder coating quality without the requirement of putting the whole plane in an oven. Resodyn Corporation proposes an innovative no-bake powder coating process that uses thermal spray techniques to melt and cure polymer powders onto large structures without the need of a curing oven. Related development work and preliminary design indicate a high potential for success. Resodyn Corporation’s proposed design depends on precise heat management at various stages of the process resulting in independently controlled heating of the polymer and the substrate. This prevents polymer degradation and overheating of the substrate. The Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of the process by applying common aeronautical coatings on aluminum substrates.

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