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Solid Waste Remediation System (SWRS) for Small Contingency Base Camps

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Contract: W911QY-14-C-0011
Agency Tracking Number: O2-1416
Amount: $999,641.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD12-EP2
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2012
Award Year: 2013
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2013-12-11
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2015-10-31
Small Business Information
244 Sobrante Way, Sunnyvale, CA, 94086
DUNS: 000000000
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Mehdi Namazian
 (408) 328-8303
 mehdi@altextech.com
Business Contact
 John Kelly
Phone: (408) 328-8302
Email: john@altextech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
To meet the requirements of the Army Solid Waste Remediation System, for Small Contingency Base Camps, Altex has developed a Compact Ward Furnace Energy Recovery System (CWFERS), which was proven feasible by testing and analysis, under a Phase I award. The system reduces fuel consumption by 92% fuel, compared to a traditional remediation system, and converts the energy in the bulk waste to hot water. Under the proposed Phase II, a full scale system will be designed, fabricated and tested and delivered to an Army designated site, for simulated field testing. The system design will focus on meeting the required performance, reliability, safety and cost metrics, specified by OSD. To determine the potential of the product for commercial markets, limited testing will be performed on civilian wastes and agricultural residues. Penetration of the CWFERS into civilian markets will reduce the system cost, which benefits the military. The Phase II simulated field test data will be utilized to develop a production plan and a production unit for field testing and commercialization, under a Phase III effort.

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