HAFNIUM DIBORIDE MATRIX CERAMIC COMPOSITES FOR HYPERSONIC LEADING EDGE STRUCTURES

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 6328
Amount: $38,475.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Refractory Composites Inc
12220-a Rivera Rd, Whittier, CA, 90606
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 EDWARD L PAQUETTE
 (213) 698-8061
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
REFRACTORY COMPOSITES, INC. PROPOSES TO CHEMICALLY VAPOR INFILTRATE HFB2 INTO A GRAPHITE FIBER STRUCTURE. INITIAL PROCESS EVALUATION TRIALS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY FLAT LAMINATE AND FOR .030 INCH RADIUS EDGES, FOLDED LAMINATE CONSTRUCTION UTILIZING FMI'S 3 MICRON GRAPHITE FIBER IN THE FORM OF 2D CLOTH. SEM AND IMMA ANALYSES WILL BE CONDUCTED THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS DEVELOPMENT AND TEST MATERIAL MANUFACTURING ACTIVITIES TO UNDERSTAND AND CONTROL STOICHIOMETRY OF THE MATRIX AND PROVIDE UNDERSTANDING OF INFILTRATION UNIFORMITY, FIBER/ MATRIX INTERFACE CHARACTERISTICS AND DEPOSIT MORPHOLOGY.

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