Environmentally-compliant composite coating for corrosion and wear protection of structural metals

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-15-M-5043
Agency Tracking Number: F15A-T31-0059
Amount: $149,580.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF15-AT31
Solicitation Number: 2015.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2015
Award Year: 2015
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2015-05-28
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2016-05-28
Small Business Information
160 A Donald Drive, Fairfield, OH, 45014
DUNS: 146404442
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Danqing Zhu
 Senior Scientist
 (513) 858-2365
 zhud@ecosiltech.com
Business Contact
 Art Helmstetter
Title: Ms
Phone: (513) 858-2365
Email: arthelmstetter@ecosiltech.com
Research Institution
 University of Dayton
 John Ruschau
 300 College Park
Dayton, OH, 45469
 (937) 229-4417
 Domestic nonprofit research organization
Abstract
ABSTRACT: The goal of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of a novel environmentally-compliant process to produce an advanced alloy coating(s) that imparts excellent corrosion and wear resistance to structural metals on military aircraft and weapon systems. The resulting composite coating and the coating process do not consist of any hazardous materials such as heavy metals chromium (Cr), cadmium (Cd), beryllium (Be), nickel (Ni) and cobalt (Co) that are listed on the Office of the Secretary of Defenses (OSD) Emerging Contaminants WATCH List and/or ACTION List; BENEFIT: To eliminate hazardous materials in DOD manufacturing and maintenance locations To prolong the lifetime of metal parts used for military aircraft and weapon systems

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