Light Weight Optically Transparent Composite for Structural Windshields

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-08-C-0433
Agency Tracking Number: N074-012-0030
Amount: $734,479.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-T012
Solicitation Number: 2007.
Small Business Information
4040 Hypoint North, PO BOX 2, Rolla, MO, 65402-0002
DUNS: 190717025
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Mariano Velez
 (573) 364-2338
 mvelez@mo-sci.com
Business Contact
 Thomas Day
Title: President
Phone: (573) 364-2338
Email: tday@mo-sci.com
Research Institution
 TE
 K. Krishnamurthy
 2540 Dole Street
Hall 402
Honolulu, HI, 96822-
 (573) 341-4154
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Mo-Sci Corporation and the Missouri University of Science & Technology (MS&T) propose to develop novel high-strength and optically transparent glass ribbon reinforced polymer matrix composites as light-weight structural components, by layering and processing a polymer matrix reinforced with glass ribbons (micron-size glass fibers with rectangular cross section) of matching refractive index. The objective of this proposal is to use this technology to produce nearly defect-free composites as demonstration samples for marketing structurally strong and impact resistant composites that are optically transparent.

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