Rapid-Release Fasteners for Structural Components

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-11-M-3118
Agency Tracking Number: F103-003-0396
Amount: $99,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: AF103-003
Solicitation Number: 2010.3
Small Business Information
2750 Indian Ripple Road, Dayton, OH, -
DUNS: 130020209
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Kristin Cable
 Research Engineer
 (937) 320-1877
 cablekm@crgrp.com
Business Contact
 Stephen Vining
Title: VP Government Programs
Phone: (937) 320-1877
Email: viningsd@crgrp.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Cornerstone Research Group Inc. (CRG) proposes to design and demonstrate rapid-release fasteners, based on Veriflex, for application in structural components. In this Phase I effort, CRG proposes to further development rapid-release fasteners by design for increased strength and durability for structural applications and designs compatible with aircraft system integration requirements. The project will culminate with preparation for a Phase II prototype demonstration in a representative airframe environment with fabrication of a concept demonstration prototype. BENEFIT: Operational Benefits: (1) Low force and rapid-release/replace fasteners, (2) cost/weight savings benefits of unitized structure design, and (3) reduces maintenance turn-around time and integration weight. Commercial Applications: (1) Commercial and civil aviation aircraft structural fasteners, (2) underwater or outdoor fasteners to replace metal, and (3) industrial fasteners for adaptable workspace.

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