HIGH TEMPERATURE TRIBOMETER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Amount:
$260,406.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
8252
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Advanced Mechanical Technology
151 California St, Newton, MA, 02158
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
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.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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