QuesTek Innovations LLC

Company Information

Company Name
QuesTek Innovations LLC
1820 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL, 60201-3621
1 847-425-8211
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Award Totals

SBIR Phase I
STTR Phase I

Award List

  1. Analysis and Modeling of Foreign Object Damage (FOD) in Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs)

    Amount: $69,961.00

    Silicon (Si) based ceramic matrix composites (CMC) are one of the leading candidates for structural components in next generation gas turbine engines. There are several driving forces behind the intro ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  2. Improved Soft Magnetic Materials for High Power Density Electrical Machines

    Amount: $749,604.00

    In this proposed Phase II STTR program, QuesTek will apply its Materials by Design(TM) technology to the continued development of new high performance soft magnetic alloys. Working closely with the Ai ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  3. Computational Design of MoCr Superalloys for High Temperature Service

    Amount: $749,892.00

    QuesTek Innovations LLC proposes to expand its computational Materials by Design technology by developing a"design toolkit"that enables the computational design and development of oxidation- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Defense
  4. Design and Development of a New Titanium Alloy with Improved Near-Net-Shape Formability

    Amount: $729,985.00

    In this Phase II SBIR program, QuesTek will apply its Materials by Designr technology to the final design and development of a new castable titanium alloy for Army applications. Using cast Ti-6Al-4V a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  5. Main Rotor Weight Reduction and Performance Enhancement via the use of Carburized, High-Strength, Secondary Hardening Steel

    Amount: $726,958.00

    Main rotor shafts, specifically those used on the CH-47, are among the largest, heaviest, and highly loaded single components on rotorcraft. As the materials technology used in these shafts are decade ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  6. Computational Design of High-Strength Thermally-Stable Aluminum Alloy for Aircraft Wheel and Brake Applications

    Amount: $746,981.00

    Aircraft wheels are subject to high energy braking events and harsh operating conditions. Constant improvements are being sought in key material properties for this demanding application in order to e ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Defense
  7. Fatigue Resistant Martensitic Steel for Rotorcraft Drive Train Components

    Amount: $69,960.00

    Under this SBIR program, QuesTek proposes to develop novel thermo-mechanical processing techniques to enhance the bending and contact fatigue resistance of high strength secondary hardening matensitic ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  8. Computational Design and Development of Low-Voltage Sacrificial Anode

    Amount: $598,794.00

    Cathodic protection methods, employing a sacrificial anode, are used to prevent corrosion of iron-based structural components in marine environments. However, as a consequence of galvanic coupling, hy ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  9. Innovative Materials for Highly Loaded Wear Application in Arresting Gear Tailhook Components

    Amount: $79,888.00

    The United States Navy (USN) currently uses a low-alloyed high strength steels, 4330V, for tailhook (shoe) applications. Unfortunately, there have been issues with the wear and thermal resistivity of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  10. Computational Design of Impact Resistant Environmental Barrier Coatings for Ceramic Matrix Composites

    Amount: $79,914.00

    Environmental barrier coated (EBC) SiC fiber-based ceramic matrix composites (CMC) are targeted for use in propulsion and power applications because of their high temperature capability, creep resista ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense

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