Advanced Bearing and Gear Steel Materials and Thermal Processing

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-13-C-0225
Agency Tracking Number: N112-107-1403
Amount: $767,721.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: N112-107
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
902 Hendricks Drive, Lebanon, IN, -
DUNS: 174716618
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Tom Kanaby
 Project Engineer
 (765) 482-9802
 kanaby@ibccoatings.com
Business Contact
 Solomon Berman
Title: President and CEO
Phone: (765) 482-9802
Email: sb@ibccoatings.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Operation of turbine engines in marine environments presents a great challenge for bearings and gears composed of Pyrowear 675. The harsh environment reduces bearing life and increases unscheduled maintenance. IBC Materials is developing an industrial-scale, novel thermal process utilizing a unique atmosphere and innovative heat treat process. Using this approach, IBC will significantly improve the corrosion resistance of the Pyrowear 675 while maintaining mechanical properties necessary for advanced performance.

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