High Energy, Fast-Rise Metallized Polypropylene Film Capacitors

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QX-05-C-0011
Agency Tracking Number: A032-1145
Amount: $729,999.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2003
Solicitation Topic Code: A03-039
Solicitation Number: 2003.2
Small Business Information
PHOENIX SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
410 Sackett Point Road, North Haven, CT, 06473
DUNS: 927281949
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Raymond Schaefer
 Senior Catalyst Scientist
 (978) 367-0232
 rschaefer@phoenixsandt.com
Business Contact
 Paul Donahe
Title: Director of Finance
Phone: (978) 367-0232
Email: rschaefer@phoenixsandt.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Metallized high ohms per square polypropylene is promising for meeting Army capacitor requirements, but the current state of knowledge and fabricating procedures provide inadequate specifications and results in a large variability in performance. This project is to conduct research and development to increase the understanding of the use of high ohms per square polypropylene and implement fabrication procedures that lead to the delivery to the Army of capacitors that meet Army needs. Phase II will includes research to improve performance and develop more precise capacitor specifications. In addition, new diagnostics will be implemented to qualify materials and windings. Capacitors will be delivered to the Army in Phase II that meet specific application requirements. The development team includes researchers, film vendors, metallized film fabricators and commercial capacitor manufacturers.

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