CONDUCTIVE COATINGS FOR IMPRESSED CURRENT CATHODIC PROTECTION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$49,800.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6496
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Sum-x Research Inc
Po Box 14864, Austin, TX, 78761
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
WM SHELTON CLARK
(512) 835-0330
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE PROPOSED PROJECT IS CONCERNED WITH FIRMLY ESTABLISHING THE VIABILITY OF ELECTROACTIVE COATINGS THAT USE CATHODIC CORROSION MECHANISMS TO PROTECT METALS AGAINST CORROSION. THE COATINGS MAY BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH IMPRESSED CURRENT CATHODIC PROTECTION TO UNIFORMLY DISTRIBUTE PROTECTION AND TO EXTEND PROTECTION INTO CREVICES AND INTO SPLASH ZONES. DIFFERENT REDOX COUPLE/POLYMER COATINGS SYSTEMS WILL BE DEVELOPED AND TESTED. IN ADDITION TO TESTING CATHODIC ELECTROACTIVE COATINGS, SANDWICH FORMULATIONS INVOLVING CONDUCTIVE COATINGS WILL BE TESTED FOR EXTENDING THE ANODE PORTION OF THE IMPRESSED CURRENT CATHODIC SYSTEMS.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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