Supportable Sandwich Control Surfaces

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: F33615-03-C-3309
Agency Tracking Number: 021VA-1707
Amount: $750,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
AKRON RUBBER DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY, INC
2887 Gilchrist Rd, Akron, OH, 44305
DUNS: 077781706
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Abraham Pannikottu
 Enginering Manager
 (330) 794-6600
 abep@ardl.com
Business Contact
 Jerry Leyden
Title: President
Phone: (330) 794-6600
Email: jerry@ardl.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Sandwich structural designs are the most weight efficient concepts for stability-critical components such as control surfaces. The objective of Phase I of this study was to demonstrate the feasibility of producing a honeycomb sandwich structure using aunique Double Wall Honeycomb design. This new ARDL honeycomb design is called Hexagonal Double wall structure or

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