Refractory Coatings on Mechanically Resilient Insulators

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$745,090.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
FA9451-06-C-0090
Agency Tracking Number:
F051-005-0877
Solicitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF05-005
Solicitation Number:
2005.1
Small Business Information
ACREE TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED
1900 Bates Ave., Suite G, Concord, CA, 94520
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
149397015
Principal Investigator:
Mike McFarland
Principal Scientist
(925) 798-5770
mcfarland@acreetech.com
Business Contact:
Kelly Campbell
Senior Scientist
(925) 798-5770
campbell@acreetech.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The purpose of this Phase-II project is to build upon the promising results achieved during Phase-I, where it was shown that ceramic coatings raised the breakdown voltage and reduced the amount of damage and improved the recovery after a breakdown event for plastic insulators. The main goals of the Phase-II are to (1) coat actual insulators for the Shiva and HPM devices for testing, (2) to optimize the existing ceramic coatings by increasing their thickness, to (3) improve the performance of the existing coatings by testing multilayer coating systems, and to (4) continue our commercialization efforts.

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