Hitchcock Industries, Inc.

8701 Harriet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55420
370 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $200K
First Award Date 01/01/05
Most Recent Award Date 01/24/05

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
VanWert Dr. James VanWert 1 Message
Buch Robert A. Buch 1 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA04-111
Budget: 01/24/05 - 06/24/05

This SBIR Phase I project will demonstrate both the technical and economic feasibility of using a fluidized bed system, initially developed for heat treatment, quenching, and aging of premium aluminum sand castings, to separate castings from sand molds, to de-core internal passageways in the castings, to reclaim the sand for re-use, and to use t...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2005
Budget: 01/01/05 - 12/31/05

This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a casting process to cast wrought Al-based alloys such as the 2xxx, 3xxx, 4xxx, 5xxx, 6xxx, and 7xxx alloys. These alloys are extensively used in the aerospace and automotive industries due to their high tensile strength, elevated temperature properties, and ductility, a...