OXIDATION RESISTANT HFC-TAC ROCKET THRUSTER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$59,201.00
Award Year:
1994
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
25607
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Ceramic Composites, Inc.
133 Defense Highway, Suite, 212, Annapolis, MD, 21401
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 John Hanigofsky
 (301) 261-8373
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A pulsed microwave power, pulsed pressure method that is capable of uniformly and rapidly densifying thick CMC parts to density levels of 95% or greater is proposed. A systematic approach for independently varying the microwave power and reactant pressure cycles in order to define the optimum process protocols for a specific ceramic matrix and part geometry (thickness) is given. A innovative approach for producing dense adherent, protective oxides for these C/HfC-Tac ceramic matrix composite (CMC) rocket thrusters capable of handling a broad spectrum of higher performance propellant-oxidant reactants is included.

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