Medium Caliber Gun Barrel Bore Coatings

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Amount:
$119,990.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W15QKN-04-C-1057
Agency Tracking Number:
A032-3160
Solicitation Year:
2003
Solicitation Topic Code:
A03-013
Solicitation Number:
2003.2
Small Business Information
POWDERMET, INC.
24112 Rockwell Drive, Euclid, OH, 44117
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
175863463
Principal Investigator
 Andrew Sherman
 President
 (216) 404-0053
 ajsherman@powdermetinc.com
Business Contact
 Andrew Sherman
Title: President
Phone: (216) 404-0053
Email: ajsherman@powdermetinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The proposed Phase I SBIR program will develop a metalorganic CVD coating process to apply refractory metal coatings to rifled gun barrel tubes. This environmentally friendly, conformal coating system is ideally suited to medium caliber weapon systems and offers a cost effective method to coat and potentially rebuild gun barrels. Specifically, alloys of tungsten, chromium, and rhenium will be applied as 10-60 mil coatings using MOCVD and supplied for vented bomb erosion testing.

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