J-52 Bolt Hole Repair Using a "shape Memory" Alloy Expansion Bushing

Period of Performance: 08/21/1991 - 08/21/1993

$357K

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Holtgren, Inc.
PO Box 262
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
Principal Investigator

Abstract

THE OVERALL GOAL OF THE PHASE II PROGRAM IS TO DEMONSTRATE THE EFFICACY OF THE SHAPE MEMORY ALLOY BUSHING AS A TOOL FOR EXTENDING THE LIFE OF J-52 COMPRESSOR DISCS. THE PROGRAM WILL CONSIST OF IDENTIFYING PARAMETERS TO OPTIMIZE PROPERTIES, DEFINE THE PROPERTIES, AND EVALUATE THE BUSHINGS IN ENGINE DISCS IN A SIMULATED ENGINE ENVIRONMENT.