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

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$730,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
W911W6-04-C-0008
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Army
Award Year:
2003
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
A022-0900
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
155C-3 Moffett Park Drive, Sunnyvale, CA, 94089
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
043688410
Principal Investigator
 Peter Qing
 Director of Manufacturing
 (408) 745-1188
 xqing@acellent.com
Business Contact
 Irene Li
Title: President
Phone: (408) 745-1188
Email: 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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