PAI Corp.

116 Milan Way
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
250 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 6
Total Value of Awards $1.2MM
First Award Date 01/01/87
Most Recent Award Date 08/05/93

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Hoffman Dr. Herbert W Hoffman 2
Macpherson Mr. Robert E Macpherson Jr. 2
Fraas Arthur P Fraas 2
Phung Dr. Doan L Phung 2

6 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A92-141
Budget: 08/05/93 - 02/05/94

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Navy
Topic: N90-018
Budget: 01/01/90 - 12/31/90

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1989
Budget: 01/01/89 - 12/31/89

IN SPITE OF MAJOR EFFORTS TO DEVELOP PROCESSES FOR CONVERTING COAL INTO LIQUID HYDROCARBONS FOR MOTOR FUEL, NONE HAS ATTAINED COMMERCIAL VIABILITY BECAUSE OF DIFFICULTIES WITH POOR CONVERSION EFFICIENCIES AND HIGH CAPITAL COSTS. THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE COUPLING OF FLASH PYROLSIS WITH NEW ADVANCES IN VIBRATED FLUIDIZED BEDS AND PROMISES TO R...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1988
Budget: 01/01/88 - 12/31/88

SEPARATING LIQUID DROPLETS FROM THE BOILER OUTPUT TO PROVIDEA HIGH-QUALITY VAPOR STREAM FOR THE TURBINE OF A RANKINE CYCLE POWER SYSTEM IS DIFFICULT IN SPACE BECAUSE OF GRAVITY,SIZE, AND WEIGHT CONSIDERATIONS. ENTRAINED LIQUID DROPLETS CAUSE RAPID EROSION OF THE TURBINE BLADES AND REDUCE THE SYSTEM'S RELIABILITY. A POROUS METAL BARRIER IS USED A...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1988
Budget: 01/01/88 - 12/31/88

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1987
Budget: 01/01/87 - 12/31/87