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Portable Non-Contact Heating and Soldering Tool

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-09-C-0173
Agency Tracking Number: N091-007-1139
Amount: $79,960.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N091-007
Solicitation Number: 2009.1
Solicitation Year: 2009
Award Year: 2009
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2009-03-23
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2009-09-23
Small Business Information
7001 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
United States
DUNS: 194646782
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Roger Sanders
 Principal Investigator
 (423) 894-4646
Business Contact
 Roger Bailey
Title: Principal Investigator
Phone: (423) 864-4646
Research Institution

Currently available soldering and heat gun systems have several significant deficiencies that can result in lower quality repairs and higher maintenance costs. The existing soldering irons naturally lead to cross-contamination between leaded and lead-free solders, resulting in degraded solder joints. The existing heat guns require bulky accessories and/or external electric power, making them unwieldy and causing the repair process to be slower and more difficult. The current battery operated systems are more portable, but they have less heating capability and short operating times. In response to these needs, Accurate Automation Corporation is developing a unique tool that utilizes infrared energy to perform both non-contact soldering and heat shrinking. This innovative product will provide for lower maintenance costs and higher quality repairs by offering improved portability, longer operating time, and multifunctional capability while preventing solder cross contamination.

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