Large Diameter, Light Weight Bearing Liners

Period of Performance: 02/12/2013 - 08/15/2013

$65K

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Gamma Technology, LLC
28128 W. Livingston Ave
Valencia, CA 91355
Principal Investigator

Abstract

Large diameter rings will be made for the CH-54 helicopter. In addition, endurance testing of smaller rings for 200 hours will be performed by Sikorsky Aircraft to qualify the use of this material for the helicopter. Mechanical properties for the composite in the final ring configuration will be defined and materials specifications as applied to the bearing liners will be developed.