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Additively Manufactured Ceramic Syntactic Foams

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0860-23-C-7525
Agency Tracking Number: B22B-T012-0046
Amount: $149,990.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA22-T012
Solicitation Number: 22.B
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2022
Award Year: 2023
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2022-11-23
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2023-05-22
Small Business Information
20 New England Business Center
Andover, MA 01810-1111
United States
DUNS: 073800062
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Rachel Guarriello
 (978) 689-0003
 rguarriello@psicorp.com
Business Contact
 William Marinelli
Phone: (978) 738-8226
Email: marinelli@psicorp.com
Research Institution
 University of Virginia
 Na Ren
 
Thornton Hall, 351 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4742
United States

 (434) 924-4270
 Nonprofit College or University
Abstract

The Advanced Composite Structures group at Physical Sciences Inc. has partnered with the University of Virginia to develop a high temperature, ceramic syntactic foam that can be fabricated using additive manufacturing (AM) techniques. The AM ceramic insulator is compatible for co-processing with other CMC components such as aeroshells, fins, and additional hypersonic flight vehicle control surfaces, further decreasing processing time and costs. The work will enable the additive manufacturing of a novel closed-cell ceramic syntactic foam for structural insulators. Approved for Public Release | 22-MDA-11339 (13 Dec 22)

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