DURACON - Variable Emissivity Broadband Coatings for Liquid Propellant Rocket Nozzles

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,999.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
NNX10CD14P
Award Id:
95374
Agency Tracking Number:
095835
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
X10
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
57 Maryanne Drive, Monroe, CT, 06468
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
180516577
Principal Investigator:
Yogesh Mehrotra
Principal Investigator
(203) 874-3100
YMehrotra@AboutMTC.com
Business Contact:
Yogesh Mehrotra
Business Official
(203) 874-3100
YMehrotra@AboutMTC.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The need exists for a fast drying, robust, low gloss, black, high emissivity coating that can be applied easily on aircraft rocket nozzles and nozzle extensions. Based on their 40+ years of experience with loaded polymers, particle dispersion and surface gloss control, scientists at Materials Technologies Corporation recently developed DURACON, a high emissivity, high thermal diffusivity, low-gloss infrared black coating. We now propose an innovative process for the deposition of a current DURACON formulation to enhance its emmittance mass index, ruggedness, uniformity, as well as adhesion to the substrate at extremely high temperatures to the levels desired by the NASA.

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