Innovative Nitrogen-doped Boron Propellants

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15QKN-12-C-0041
Agency Tracking Number: A2-4887
Amount: $730,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: A10-044
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
PH Matter, LLC
1275 Kinnear Rd., Columbus, OH, -
DUNS: 831164822
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Paul Matter
 (614) 657-4683
Business Contact
 Chris Holt
Title: Vice President
Phone: (614) 783-2396
Research Institution
This project is focused on development of additives for use in advanced propellants. The additives will allow more powerful propellants with reduced blast and flash to be implemented by the Army without the negative effect of increased barrel wear and erosion. The additive works by providing both a lubricating coating to the gun barrel wall that is resistant to chemical attack and by doping of the barrel steel with a hardening agent. This approach provides a cost-effective solution that will increase the capabilities of Army weapons, in line with its modernization objectives.

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