HIGH TEMPERATURE TRIBOMETER

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 8252
Amount: $260,406.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
151 California St, Newton, MA, 02158
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Forest J Carignan
 (617) 964-2042
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A MACHINE TO EVALUATE THE FRICTION AND WEAR PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS AT TEMPERATURES UP TO 1000 DEG C IS PROPOSED. BOTH LUBRICATED AND UNLUBRICATED TESTING WITH LIQUIDS AND SOLIDS WILL BE POSSIBLE USING A PIN-ON-DISC GEOMETRY. COMPLETE CONTROL OVER THE TEST ATMOSPHERE AND MANUAL OR COMPUTER-CONTROL OF ALL VARIABLES WILL BE POSSIBLE DATA ACQUISITION AND STORAGE WILL BE PERFORMED BY COMPUTER. THE TRIBOMETER WILL BE A MODIFIED VERSION OF A STANDARD DEVICE SOLD BY ADVANCED MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. CHANGES TO INCORPORATE LUBRICATION, WEAR MONITORING, AND COMPUTER CONTROL WOULD BE MADE FOR THIS PROGRAM.

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