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Non-freezing Portable Vehicle Wash Tunnels

Award Information
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Branch: N/A
Contract: D15PC00247
Agency Tracking Number: DHS SBIR-2012.1-H-SB012.1-001-0009-II2
Amount: $749,673.92
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: H-SB012.1-001
Solicitation Number: DHS SBIR-2015.OATS
Solicitation Year: 2015
Award Year: 2015
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2015-09-25
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-01-09
Small Business Information
4970 Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Huntsville, AL, 35805-6230
DUNS: 809202018
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robert Henderson
 Principal Investigator
 (256) 656-0498
Business Contact
 Glenn Rolader
Title: President and CEO
Phone: (770) 344-9057
Research Institution
The Non-Freezing Portable Vehicle Wash Tunnel is a light-weight, portable and cost-effective means of disinfecting vehicles and equipment However, a critical part of the decontamination process that has yet to be addressed is the application of disinfectant chemicals to the inside of livestock transport trailers and the vehicle undercarriage -especially those that have transported potentially infectious livestock. The proposed Phase II effort addresses this gap through the development of the Vehicle Decontamination Robot (VDR). The VDR will autonomously navigate inside cargo trucks and trailers as well as under vehicles. Through the use of its 3D scanner, it will disinfect complex vehicle surfaces while the wash tunnel addresses the outside. The VDR will complete the vehicle decontamination process.

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