RCI has developed one JSF clutch friction material system whose performance exceeds by more than 50%, the original JSF design goal for total engagements. This wear life is a factor of 3 to 4 times the ...SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Defense Air Force
RCI has developed one JSF clutch friction material system whose performance exceeds by more than 50%, the original JSF design goal for total engagements. This wear life is a factor of 3 to 4 times the ...SBIR Phase II 2008 Air Force Department of Defense
High Temperature Heat Recovery units in Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) systems are exposed to hot-ash-laden syngas, which typically flows through the tubeside of a shell-and-tube heat e ...SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Energy
Refractory Composites, Inc. has completed a Phase I effort in which scramjet flowpath design for cooled CMC components was evaluated. Thermostructural design, vehicle flight performance and key techn ...SBIR Phase II 2007 Air Force Department of Defense
RCI has developed new composite process and constituent technologies in fiber, preform architecture, interfaces and matrix elements that when combined will result in friction materials for JSF clutch ...SBIR Phase I 2006 Air Force Department of Defense
RCI's embedded tube cooled CMC technologies will form a critical design element in reducing Mach 6 to Mach 7 hydrocarbon fueled scramjet thermal management challenges. Higher hot face temperatures, i ...SBIR Phase I 2005 Air Force Department of Defense
RCI has demonstrated a pre-ceramic polymer process approach that produces uniform thin (1 micron) coatings with tailorable silicon to boron (nitrides) content. SiBN interfaces with high silicon conte ...SBIR Phase I 2005 Navy Department of Defense
RCI will scale up the low wear, high friction factor candidate clutch materials from Phase I to full scale JSF clutch disk size and perform several material optimization development cycles using full ...SBIR Phase II 2004 Navy Department of Defense
Composite structures with complex curvature and reinforcement features frequently require assembly of 2D laminate and 3D woven structures to effect the appropriate load transfer. A very limited range ...SBIR Phase I 2003 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
RCI has already developed developed friction materials that exhibit superior wear properties relative to the baseline JSF C/C clutch. Further improvements in wear, coefficient of friction and related ...SBIR Phase I 2003 Navy Department of Defense
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