Force and Moment Tire Characterization

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W56HZV-12-C-0220
Agency Tracking Number: A121-071-0359
Amount: $99,852.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: A12-071
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
8701 Mallard Creek Road, Ch, NC, -
DUNS: 034496365
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Cuttino
 President
 (704) 575-1688
 jcuttino@camberridge.com
Business Contact
 James Cuttino
Title: President
Phone: (704) 575-1688
Email: jcuttino@camberridge.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Camber Ridge proposes to build a modular tire testing apparatus to overcome the shortcomings of conventional tire testing machines. The apparatus involves an instrumented spindle mounted on a tire orientation manipulation device which can dynamically position the tire in any orientation necessary to replicate the movement of a suspension. The manipulation device can be mounted in a number of configurations, including those currently found in the industry (i.e., mounted on a trailer, suspended above a belt, etc.) or in a new configuration (such as suspended on a moving, guided carriage above a paved surface).

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