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Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 940
Amount: $28,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Po Box 31, 541 E Hector St, Conshohocken, PA, 19428
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 HARRISON FITELJORG, II
 (215) 825-8200
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROJECT ARE TO EXAMINE CURRENTLY USED LATCHING SYSTEMS FOR MUNITIONS CONTAINERS, TO DETERMINE THE FAILURES OR WEAKNESSES OF THOSE LATCHING SYSTEMS, AND TO FIND OR DEVELOP LATCHING SYSTEM WHICH WILL MAKE POSSIBLE MORE SECURE CLOSING OF THOSE CONTAINERS. THE PROJECT WILL BE CARRIED OUT IN THREE STAGES. FIRST, THE CURRENTLY USED LATCHING SYSTEM WILL BE TESTED AND EXAMINED IN ORDER TO DETERMINE ITS WEAKNESSES AND THE PRECISE WAYS IN WHICH IT IS INADQUATE. AT THE SAME TIME, THE CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF USE WILL BE DETERMINED. SECOND, EXISTING STANDARD LATCHES/LATCHING SYSTEMS WILL BE EXAMINED TO DETERMINE WHETHER ANY ARE AVAILABLE TO REPLACE THOSE NOW USED. THIRD, VARIOUS NEW DESIGN POSSIBILITIES WILL BE DEVELOPED, EXAMINED, AND STUDIED FOR MANUFACTURING DIFFICUL TIES AND COSTS.

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