STTR Phase I: Functionalized Nanocoatings for Filler Adhesion to Rubber Using Atomic Layer Deposition

Award Information
Agency: National Science Foundation
Branch: N/A
Contract: 0930734
Agency Tracking Number: 0930734
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: MM
Solicitation Number: NSF 08-608
Small Business Information
580 Burbank St, Unit 100, Broomfield, CO, 80020
DUNS: 011125734
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 John Ferguson
 (303) 318-4146
Business Contact
 John Ferguson
Title: PhD
Phone: (303) 318-4146
Research Institution
 University of Colorado at Boulder
 Steven M George
 Chem. & Bio Eng. Dept.
424 UCB
Boulder, CO, 80309 8005
 (303) 492-3398
 Nonprofit college or university
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Technology Transfer Research Phase I project seeks to develop functionalized nanocoatings on fibers that will improve the adhesion of fibers to rubber. The better coupling of the fiber will enhance the rubber performance. The better coupling of fiber in rubber will improve the stiffness, toughness and durability of the rubber/fiber composite material. Successful commercialization of this research can result in improved performance and longevity for tires, tubing and other industrial applications.

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