Define/Demonstrate Beryllium (Be) Substitute Material

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$68,995.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
DASG60-03-P-0243
Agency Tracking Number:
B031-1443
Solicitation Year:
2003
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA03-048
Solicitation Number:
2003.1
Small Business Information
POWDERMET, INC.
9960 Glenoaks Blvd, Unit A, Sun Valley, CA, 91352
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
175863463
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker
Enginerring Mgr
(818) 768-6420
powdermetinc@earthlink.net
Business Contact:
Andrew Sherman
President/CEO
(818) 768-6420
powdermet@earthlink.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Be replacement is a growing conern both nationally and internationally. Be toxicity and other availability concerns in coming years makes it a liability for any program at this time. In this Phase I progam various materials will be evaluated and tested against Raytheon EKV constraints to determine the apporiate replacement material. Commercially there are many computer and other components made from Be- computers, elecgtronic heat sinks, lightly loaded structures.

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