Lightweight, Corrosion Resistant Valve Materials

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0006-07-C-7775
Agency Tracking Number: B063-055-0395
Amount: $99,957.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA06-055
Solicitation Number: 2006.3
Small Business Information
UTILITY DEVELOPMENT CORP.
112 Naylon Avenue, Livingston, NJ, 07039
DUNS: 067504134
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Harry Katz
 President
 (973) 994-4334
 udcliv@msn.com
Business Contact
 Harry Katz
Title: President
Phone: (973) 994-4334
Email: udcliv@msn.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The main objective will be to improve the reliability and reduce the overall system weight for the numerous currently pneumatically actuated flight qualified valves used by the Airborne Laser (ABL) program. Important steps in successfully achieving the main objective will be UDC’S formulation, fabrication and evaluation of lightweight and chemical resistant composites that can easily be fabricated into valve components as improved substitutes for the current steel and aluminum components. UDC will conduct testing to demonstrate the feasibility of the concept. At the end of Phase I, UDC will provide a report with results and conclusions, and a Phase II plan, schedule and cost estimate.

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