NOVEL APPROACHES TO FASIL POLYMERS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$305,000.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
181
Agency Tracking Number:
181
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
7315 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 650N, Bethesda, MD, 20814
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
Edward M. Sweet, Ph.D.
(202) 635-9101
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
FLUORROALKYLARYLENESILOXANYLENE (FASIL) POLYMERS POSSESS EXCELLENT THEMAL STABILITY, LOW EMPERATUE, AND HYDROCARBON SOLVENT RESISTANCE. POLYMERS BASED ON FASIL HAVE EXTENSIVE PROMISE FOR MILITARY AND COMMERCIAL AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS IF THEY COULD BE RELIABLY AND EFFICIENTLY PRODUCED. THE PROGRAM WILL DEVELOP METHODS FOR RELIABLE PREPARATION OF FASILPOLYMERS ON A ROUTINE BASIS. PHASE I WILL EVALUATE THREE POLYMERIZATION TECHNIQUES. THESE WILL INCLUDE HOMOPOLYMERIZATION OF FASIL-DIOL, CONDENSATION OF HETEROFUNCTIONAL FASIL MONOMERS, AND RING OPENING POLYMERIZATION OF CYCLIC FASIL MONOMERS. THE NEAR TERM OBJECTIVE IS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE OPTIMUM FASIL POLYMERIZATION TECHNIQUE SO THAT ITS SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS CAN BE FULLY CARACTERIZED IN A PHASE II R&D PROGRAM.

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