A Real-time Active SMART Patch System for monitoring the integrity of bonded repair on aircraft structures

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$730,000.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W911W6-04-C-0008
Agency Tracking Number:
A022-0900
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
155C-3 Moffett Park Drive, Sunnyvale, CA, 94089
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
043688410
Principal Investigator:
Peter Qing
Director of Manufacturing
(408) 745-1188
xqing@acellent.com
Business Contact:
Irene Li
President
(408) 745-1188
irene_li@acellent.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Bonded repair is a preferred technique for repairing localized damage in aircraft structures like Apache, Chinook and Comanche that can efficiently restore the ultimate load capability of the structure. However, the effectiveness of the repair depends uponthe integrity of the bonding interface between the repair patch and the host structure. Currently there are no inspection methods that can provide an in-situ assessment of the initial

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