Solid Waste Remediation System (SWRS) for Small Contingency Base Camps

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QY-12-P-0286
Agency Tracking Number: O121-EP2-2030
Amount: $149,554.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solitcitation Year: 2012
Solitcitation Topic Code: OSD12-EP2
Solitcitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
Altex Technologies Corporation
244 Sobrante Way, Sunnyvale, CA, 94086-4087
Duns: 183365410
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Mehdi Namazian
 Vice President
 (408) 328-8303
 mehdi@altextech.com
Business Contact
 John Kelly
Title: President
Phone: (408) 328-8302
Email: john@altextech.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Under the proposed project Altex will develop a Solid Waste Remediation System (ASWRS) for onsite disposal of bulk solid wastes generated at Patrol Bases (PBs) or Combat Outposts (COPs). The system is designed to recover heat and use innovative approaches to dispose of the waste in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner with no or minimal amount of JP-8. Under the proposed Phase I the system design will be refined and a proof-of-principal test unit will be fabricated to test the critical aspects of the ASWRE and fill the data gab defined by the design activities. The data will be used to finalize the system design and define the ASWRS specs including weight, volume, cost and fuel usage. These activities will define the technical and the economics feasibility of the ASWRS and assesses its manufacturability. These Phase I will provide a foundation for a Phase II under which a prototype will be fabricated for limited field testing.

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