HFC-134A SHIPBOARD SCREW COMPRESSOR REFRIGERATION SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$49,957.00
Award Year:
1991
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
15384
Agency Tracking Number:
15384
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Aspen Systems Inc (Currently Aspen Systems, Inc.)
184 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, MA, 01752
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Hamed Borhanian
Principal Investigator
(508) 481-5058
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
DUE TO THE FORTHCOMING BAN ON ALL OZONE DEPLETING REFRIGERANTS, THENAVY NEEDS NEW REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGIES TO REPLACE THOSE USING SUCH CHEMICALS. THE PROPOSED SYSTEM USES SOME OF THE INHERENT DESIGN ADVANTAGES OF A SCREW COMPRESSOR TO ADAPT IT TO A VAPOR COMPRESSION REFRIGERATION SYSTEM USING REFRIGERANT HFC-134A. HFC-134A HAS NO OZONE DEPLETION POTENTIAL. THE USE OF SCREW COMPRESSORS CAN OVERCOME ALLTHE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES ASSOCIATED WITH HFC-134A AND ITS LUBRICANT. THUS, RATHER THAN HAVING TO RELY ON UNPROVEN NON VAPOR COMPRESSION TECHNOLOGIES, THE NAVY CAN USE A PROVEN, HIGHLY RELIABLE, COST EFFECTIVE AND SAFE REFRIGERATION SYSTEM TO SATISFY ITS REFRIGERATION REQUIREMENTS.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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