CPP - Innovative Siloxane Nanocomposite Elastomers as Blast/Fire Resistant Polymer Coatings

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-09-C-0773
Agency Tracking Number: N061-081-0763
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: N06-081
Solicitation Number: 2006.1
Small Business Information
NanoSonic, Inc.
P.O. Box 618, Christiansburg, VA, 24068
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Vince Baranauskas
 PI
 (540) 953-1785
 vince@nanosonic.com
Business Contact
 Lisa Lawson
Title: Contracts Administrator
Phone: (540) 953-1785
Email: llawson@nanosonic.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The purpose of this effort is to transition NanoSonic’s Phase II optimized blast and flame protective coatings to continuous pilot scale manufacturing and large scale plural component spray deposition processes. Additionally, NanoSonic will provide nanocomposite coated shipboard panels to Northrop Grumman as part of a Shipbuilder Special Study program to qualify the environmental and operational durability of coated hull, bulkhead and deck structures. The shipboard demonstration with Northrop Grumman will be planned for the 4Q2011. CPP funding will be used to 1) produce the infrastructure necessary for pilot manufacturing of optimized nanocomposite resins, 2) establishing processing metrics for rapid spray deposition onto hull, bulkhead and deck structures and 3) reduce material cost (< $10 / lb) through automated production processes with significantly reduced manpower hours.

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