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Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3558
Amount: $30,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Risk & Indust Safety Inc.
7151 W. Gunnison St, Suite 103, Chicago, IL, 60656
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Sami Atallah
Title: President
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
IT IS PROPOSED TO DEVELOP A TEST TO CHARACTERIZE COMPOSITE AIRCRAFT WALL MATERIAL STRENGTH WHEN EXPOSED TO A FIRE. IN PHASE I, AN APPROXIMATELY 4FT X 4 FT GAS-FIRED RADIANT PANELCAPABLE OF EMITTING A MINIMUM OF 30,000 BTU/HR SQ FT AT THE SURFACT WILL BE USED TO EXPOSE REPRESENTATIVE TEST SAMPLES TO WHICH STATIC DESIGN LOADS ARE APPLIED UNTIL FAILURE OCCURS. THE FIRE LOAD TO THE EXPOSED WALL PANEL WILL BE VARIED BY CHANGING THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE TEST SECTION ANDTHE RADIANT PANEL. DISPLACEMENT OR PROXIMITY GAGES AND WILL BE USED TO RECORD DEFORMATION UNTIL FAILURE OCCURS. THETEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION IN THE COMPOSITE WALL STRUCTURE WILL ALSO BE CONTINUOUSLY RECORDED. IF SUCCESSFUL, A LARGER PANEL OF THE ORDER OF 8 FT X 8 FT WILL BE PROPOSED FOR PHASE II SO THAT TRULY REPRESENTATIVE AIRCRAFT COMPOSITE PHASE II SO THAT TRULY REPRESENTATIVE AIRCRAFT COMPOSITE WALL SECTIONS CAN BE TESTED.

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