Polymer Bridge Systems, Inc.

1001 Chalkstone Drive
Mitchell, SD 57301

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $376K
First Award Date 01/01/02
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/03

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Ryan Dale Ryan 3 Message
Sij John Sij 3 Message

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2003
Budget: 01/01/03 - 12/31/03
PI: Dale Ryan

NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: There is no inexpensive End-Grain Sandwich Core Material for Composites today. Balsa, as an end-grain cellulosic core, has had no competition since 1945. Balsa core is grown in Ecuador and needs to be imported to the U.S.A as well as all other countries. The introduction of an inexpensive end-grained core would open up new...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2003
Budget: 01/01/03 - 12/31/03
PI: Dale Ryan

NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: There is no inexpensive End-Grain Sandwich Core Material for Composites today. Balsa, as an end-grain cellulosic core, has had no competition since 1945. Balsa core is grown in Ecuador and needs to be imported to the U.S.A as well as all other countries. The introduction of an inexpensive end-grained core would open up new...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2002
Budget: 01/01/02 - 12/31/02
PI: Dale Ryan

The high cost of core material in the composites industry remains a significant barrier to expansion. Composite projects, designed to replace metal, concrete, or wood, especially large projects such as bridge decks, regularly fail when it comes to cost analysis. The composites industry, for fifty years, has relied upon end-grain balsa wood core,...