Ceracom, Inc.

200 Turnpike Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
15 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 8
Total Value of Awards $1.52MM
First Award Date 04/10/02
Most Recent Award Date 09/26/03

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Marchant Dr. David Marchant 2 Message
Lauten Dr. Fredrick Lauten 1 Message
Lauten Dr. Frederick S. Lauten PhD 24 Message
Newton Kirk Newton 1 Message
Model David Model 1 Message

8 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Navy
Topic: N03-065
Budget: 09/26/03 - 03/24/04

Ceracom, Inc. and our team members will demonstrate methods of designing and fabricating highly integrated, high strength hybrid composite gun barrel liners. These will withstand the extreme environments encountered in advanced, large caliber Navy gun systems, such as the 5" 62 Caliber MK-45 Mod 4. Our hybrid composite structures incorporate a...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA03-048
Budget: 07/24/03 - 01/26/04

Beryllium is a lightweight, highly temperature-stable, stiff and strong material that has proven to be excellent for extreme duty, dimensionally critical applications such as mirror structures for space-based optics. Beryllium, however, is expensive and extremely hazardous. Beryllium dust is one of the most toxic substances known, and causes Ch...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA03-049
Budget: 07/16/03 - 01/15/04

Ceracom is developing manufacturing capabilities to produce ceramic matrix composite (CMC) fins for the PAC3 missile upgrade. This CMC fin is lighter weight, stiffer, and less expensive than the current metallic fin. Ceracom has developed an innovative enhanced vapor infiltration process to make CMC products that is significantly faster than o...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A00-177
Budget: 02/21/03 - 02/16/06

Ceracom, Inc. and our team members will further develop our high performance and "smart" materials solution to produce more durable and reliable friction brake components for current Army ground vehicles and systems being developed for the Objective Force. Our technical approach is built around Ceracom's proprietary and unique family of ceramic...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 03-1
Budget: 01/01/03 - 12/31/03

Ceracom will demonstrate innovative self healing carbon fiber reinforced silicon carbide (SiC) matrix ceramic matrix composite (CMC) materials that will enable the deployment of oxidation and damage resistant components for hot sections of oxygen/fuel powered propulsion systems and hypersonic vehicle surfaces. Ceracom?s unique materials system d...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A02-241
Budget: 12/18/02 - 06/17/03

Ceracom Inc. will use innovative composite manufacturing technologies to develop revolutionary armor system for use as panels for military and commercial vehicles. The armor system is lightweight, hard, stiff and tough so that it can withstand blast fragments, pressure waves from blast mines, and ballistic rounds. It also can withstand the rou...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF02-191
Budget: 08/13/02 - 03/13/03

Ceracom, Inc. will develop ultra-high temperature fiber reinforced ceramic composites (CMC) for radiation cooled liquid rocket engine components. The SBIR program is focused on developing CMC boost nozzles, reducing weight at least 50% and cost at least 25%. The Ceracom nozzle materials will operate at surface temperatures exceeding 3600oF in ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF02-129
Budget: 04/10/02 - 01/10/03

Ceracom, Inc. and our industrial team members will demonstrate a revolutionary method for manufacturing reduced cost and light weight (