ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL AUTOMATIC INFLATOR FOR LIFE PRESERVERS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4008
Amount: $217,565.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
12200 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA, 22091
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard E Buteux
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Research Institution
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Abstract
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE ELECTRO-MECHANICAL INFLATOR PROGRAM IS TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF A WATER ACTIVATED AUTOMATIC INFLATOR FOR LIFE PRESERVERS. IT WILL HAVE AN ELECTRICAL WATER IMMERSION CIRCUIT WHICH ACTIVATES A MECHANICAL DEVICE TO RELEASE CO(2) FROM THE CARTRIDGE. THE DEVICE IS TO HAVE THE LOW COST AND EASY MAINTENANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF SOLUBLE MATERIAL AUTOMATIC INFLATORS WITH THE HIGH RELIABILITY OF SQUID TYPE AUTOMATIC INFLATORS.

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