UCT Coatings

7825 SW Ellipse Way
Stuart, FL 34997
35 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 4
Total Value of Awards $2.1MM
First Award Date 04/27/04
Most Recent Award Date 04/28/05

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Riddle Dr. Yancy W. Riddle 3 Message
McComas Mr. Ed McComas 1 Message

4 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Special Operations Command
Topic: SOCOM03-009
Budget: 04/28/05 - 01/29/09

The objective of this Phase II investigation is to optimize the coating process to apply a Nickel Boron coating on small barrel bores and develop pre-production prototypes of MK46 5.56mm Machine Gun Barrels using Ni-B coatings. The innovation proposes to address the shortcomings of the current Electroplated Hard Chrome bore coating, and is an a...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF05-129
Budget: 03/29/05 - 03/29/06

This proposal responds to the problem of fretting and galling occurring at the interface between steel inserts and A357 aluminum alloy gear box housings. UCT Defense proposes to apply Boronizing and/or Ni-B surface modifications to eliminate corrosion, fretting, and galling and to allow the steel inserts to be removed from the design, which wil...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A04-006
Budget: 01/14/05 - 07/14/05

A suitable small arms weapon will be disassembled, and parts evaluated for the potential to remove and replace metal coatings with a single coating. In order for this single coating to be successful it must exhibit improved properties that decrease the overall cost of the weapon and allow the weapon to operate without wet lubrication. Universa...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Special Operations Command
Topic: SOCOM03-009
Budget: 04/27/04 - 07/27/04

The purpose of this project is to save the lives of our fighting men and women. SOCOM will reach this objective by identifying a feasible process, which will demonstrate that extending the life of small arm weapons components and barrels is possible. Developing such product is vital because it will provide the war fighters with a reliable weap...