CVD TUNGSTEN FRAGMENTING BODY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$49,982.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
1987
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
6598
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Ultramet
12173 Montague St, Pacoima, CA, 91331
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 ROBERT A HOLZL
 (818) 899-0236
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
COMBINED EFFECTS BOMBLETS (CEB) ARE CURRENTLY FABRICATED OF STEEL. STUDIES HAVE INDICATED THAT AN INCREASE IN LETHALITY WOULD BE ACHIEVED IF THE CEB WERE REDESIGNED TO HAVE A TUNGSTEN BODY. PREVIOUS INVESTIGATIONS USING POWER METALLURGY (P.M.) TUNGSTEN CEB'S WERE UNSUCCESSFUL DUE TO MATERIAL CONTROL PROBLEMS. ULTRAMET PROPOSES TO DEMONSTRATE THAT TUNGSTEN CEB'S CAN BE FABRICATED BY CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION (CVD) WHICH WILL OVERCOME THE P.M. PROBLEMS. ULTRAMET ALSO PROPOSES TO DEMONSTRATE THE CEB'S FABRICATED BY CVD CAN BE MORE COST EFFECTIVE THAN STEEL CEB'S.

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