Chemical-Resistant Glass Fiber Reinforced Composites Incorporating Bio-Based Ion Exchangers Derived from Agricultural Residues and Starches

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2004-33610-15087
Agency Tracking Number: 2003-00549
Amount: $296,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Technova Coporation
1232 Mizzen Drive, Okemos, MI, 48864
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Habibur Chowdhury
 (517) 485-9583
 tchnv@aol.com
Business Contact
 Mahnaz Khossravi
Title: Director
Phone: (517) 485-9583
Email: tchnv@aol.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Gass fiber composites suffer from early deterioration when exposed to alkaline environments. This project incorporates bio-based ion exchangers into the polymer matrix of glass fiber composites in order to neutralize aggressive chemicals and thus enhance the chemical resistance of composites.

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