VARIABLE FLOW GAS GENERATOR

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$22,548.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6346
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Rocket Engineering Corp
Rte 6 - Box 88, Seymour, IN, 47274
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
IRVING S WAIT
(812) 522-6236
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
ROCKET ENGINEERING'S OBJECTIVE IS TO FORMULATE AND PRODUCE A CLEARBURNING, LOW FLAME TEMPERATURE PROPELLANT. THIS PROPELLANT WILL THEN BE USED IN AN ENGINE THAT WILL HAVE THE CAPABILITY OF BEING CYCLED A NUMBER OF TIMES FROM NORMAL OPERATING PRESSURES TO IDLE PRESSURES. THE PROPELLANT PORTION OF THE EFFORT WILL INCLUDE PURIFICATION OF THE AMMONIUM NITRATE OXIDIZER AND THE USE OF PRIMARILY ORGANIC CATALYSTS TO ELIMINATE METALLIC RESIDUES FROM THE EXHAUST PRODUCTS. THE THROTTLE PORTION OF THE EFFORT WILL KEY ON TWO DESIGNS: 1) A DESIGN EMPLOYING A SINGLE ORIFICE THAT MAY BE VARIED IN EFFECTIVE THROAT DIAMETER AND, 2) A SECONDARY ORIFICE THAT MAY BE OPENED AND CLOSED UPON COMMAND TO CONTROL CHAMBER PRESSURE.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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