Smith & CO.

5100 Channel Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804
11 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $200K
First Award Date 02/13/08
Most Recent Award Date 01/22/10

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Smith Mr. Steve Smith 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA07-027
Budget: 01/22/10 - 01/20/12

This project involves the development of a new coating, Whisker Tough (TM), that has been designed to mitigate the risk of conductive tin whiskers causing short circuits on electronic components and circuit boards. Past testing by contractors and government labs showed the ability of tin whiskers growing on tin plated components to puncture conf...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA07-027
Budget: 02/13/08 - 08/13/08

The use of pure tin plating on the leads of electronic components is prohibited in many military contracts, because over time the pure tin grows conductive whiskers that causes short circuits. Unfortuneately, pure tin plating is now used by many of the component manufacturers as part of the "lead-free" movement. One of the tin whisker risk miti...