MEMS Safety and Arming Device

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15QKN-10-C-0013
Agency Tracking Number: A092-025-1419
Amount: $118,948.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-025
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
Nuvotronics LLC
7586 Old Peppers Ferry Loop, Radford, VA, 24141
DUNS: 827121455
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Sherrer
 Vice President
 (800) 341-2333
 dsherrer@nuvotronics.com
Business Contact
 David Sherrer
Title: President
Phone: (800) 341-2333
Email: dsherrer@nuvotronics.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Nuvotronics proposes a revolutionary improvement in MEMS fuze technology by bringing MEMS-like miniaturization and batch fabrication to the entire fuze assembly and packaging process. The result yielding a monolithic, in-plane, self packaged and complete fuze product with minimal assembly and therefore, no automation investment required. Our solution, the Xynamoâ„¢ Safety and Arming device, is based on the exclusive Nuvotronicsâ„¢ PolyStrataâ„¢ MEMS process. The proposed solution will provide ARDEC with significantly improved safety and arming fuzes with the following key advantages: low cost, reduced manufacturing capital investment, high volume and high yield batch production, scalable manufacturing design, hermetic sealing and high reliability.

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