Field Drying System using no power for clothing and boots

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: M67854-13-C-6507
Agency Tracking Number: N123-155-0207
Amount: $80,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N123-155
Solicitation Number: 2012.3
Small Business Information
Nanocomposix, Inc.
4878 Ronson CT STE K, San Diego, CA, -
DUNS: 159070825
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Baldwin
 Chief Scientist
 (858) 565-4227
 richard.baldwin@nanocomposix.com
Business Contact
 Steven Oldenburg
Title: President
Phone: (858) 565-4227
Email: steven.oldenburg@nanocomposix.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Wet clothing and footwear creates discomfort and can impede performance and morale for DoD personnel. During the Phase I research period a portable, reusable, light and efficient method to accelerate the moisture removal from difficult to dry pieces of clothing such as combat boots will be developed. The drying device is based on a nanocomposite paper that absorbs and transports water from the interior of a wet boot to an area outside the boot where drying is accelerated. The paper is antimicrobial and can be rapidly regenerated after use.

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