Avcon, Inc.

5210 Lewis Rd, Suite 14
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
18 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 5
Total Value of Awards $1.47MM
First Award Date 01/01/92
Most Recent Award Date 11/14/96

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Artinian Vatche Artinian 2
Lewis Richard Lewis 1
Meeks Crawford R. Meeks 2

5 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF95-228
Budget: 11/14/96 - 11/14/98

Under Phase I funding, AVCON developed three conceptual designs for candidate linear motor actuators (LMA), analyzed the performance characteristics of each, then compared the designs to select the most efficient LMA. The selected design configuration was shown to meet the following goals: (1) power to volume ratio goal of 20 hp/ft3, (2) capab...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Navy
Topic: N95-169
Budget: 11/29/95 - 05/29/96

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF95-228
Budget: 08/31/95 - 02/28/96

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 93-2
Budget: 01/01/93 - 12/31/93

THE RELIABILITY AND PERFORMANCE OF SPACE SHUTTLE MAIN ENGINES (SSME) ARE CRITICAL TO MISSION LAUNCH, SUCCESS, AND SAFETY. CURRENTLY, SSME RELIABILITY AND PERFORMANCE ARE LIMITED BY TURBOPUMP BEARING FAILURE, BOTH IN THE HIGH PRESSURE LIQUID OXYGEN AND HIGH PRESSURE FUEL TURBOPUMPS (HPOTP AND HPFTP). CURRENT BEARING LIMITATIONS ARE RELATED TO HIG...