Foam Matrix, Inc.

1123 E. Redondo Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90302
http://foammatrix.com
18 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 6
Total Value of Awards $2.54MM
First Award Date 05/19/00
Most Recent Award Date 03/24/06

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Kramer Mr. Michael Kramer 5 Message
Sherwood Mr. Kent Sherwood 2 Message
Snyder Mr. Kenneth Snyder 1 Message

6 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A04-231
Budget: 03/24/06 - 03/24/08

Current armor solutions for wheeled vehicles, are heavy, can be costly, and are limited in their ability to survive from Improvised Explosive Device (IED) threats. They are very much in evidence and can be seen daily on the news from Iraq. What is needed is an armor solution that meets 7.62 AP and Ball ammunition threats and will have a high l...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A04-231
Budget: 01/18/05 - 07/18/05

Current armor solutions for wheeled vehicles such as the HEMTT, MTVR, HMMWV, and commercial trucks, is heavy, can be costly, and is limited in its ability to survive from Improvised Explosive Device (IED) threats such as the ones currently being seen in Iraq. What is needed is a solution that meets both 7.62 AP and Ball ammunition in addition t...

Phase 2 STTR

Institution: University of New Orleans

Agency: Navy
Topic: N03-T016
Budget: 01/10/05 - 07/10/06

Foam Matrix has developed an integrated actuator concept that is applicable to the rudders used on the LCAC. The concept developed eliminates all of the external mechanical controls and replaces them with a system designed to fit into a molded in place cavity on a control surface such as the LCAC rudders. The system has many advantages includi...

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: University of New Orleans

Agency: Navy
Topic: N03-T016
Budget: 07/01/03 - 04/30/04

The Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) Transport was developed as a high-speed, over-the-beach, fully amphibious landing craft. There are 82 LCAC's in service. In operation, the LCAC is subjected to a most severe environment. Consequently, they require significant amounts of maintenance. For example, the fleet spends $4,264,000 annually to bu...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF00-270
Budget: 08/08/01 - 09/08/03

Many composite structures do not take full advantage of the unique design possibilities that these materials allow. The use of traditional configurations of skins fastened to ribs and stringers, or complicated assemblies using many pieces of machined core have a high part count and may require a number of unique manufacturing steps to complete ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF00-270
Budget: 05/19/00 - 03/19/01

Future unmanned air vehicles will have very different structural requirements than the current generation of manned aircraft. Vehicles may be built, stored in a near ready to fly condition for many years and then subjected to a limited life of all combat hours. The current requirements for durability and damage tolerance may be replaced by a r...