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Company Information:

Company Name: BELTRAN, INC.
City: BROOKLYN
State: NY
Zip+4: 11210
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (718) 377-0227

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,266,745.00 39
SBIR Phase II $4,968,418.00 9
STTR Phase I $69,996.00 1
STTR Phase II $499,997.00 1

Award List:

THE SOLID FUEL RAMJET (SFRJ) IS CURRENTLY BEING CONSIDERED AS A PROPULSION DEVICE FOR A NUMBER OF AIR FORCE TACTICAL APPLICATIONS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The solid fuel ramjet (sfrj) is currently being considered as a propulsion device for a number of air force tactical applications. the proposed phase i work will be an exploratory development effort in the following area to evaluate which of the concepts are worthy of further development under phase… More

SINCE AIR-BREATHING GAS TURBINE ENGINES HAVE BEEN USED FOR A CONSIDERABLE PERIOD OF TIME, THE TECHNOLOGY HAS REACHED THE STAGE WHERE MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS IN EITHER OVERALL PROPULSIVE CYCLE EFFICIENCY, OR THRUST TO WEIGHT REQUIRES NOVEL SYSTEM CONCEPTS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Angelo a. ferrara , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Since air-breathing gas turbine engines have been used for a considerable period of time, the technology has reached the stage where major improvements in either overall propulsive cycle efficiency, or thrust to weight requires novel system concepts. after a careful review of the state- of-the-art,… More

FUEL NEUTRALIZATION TO PREVENT FLASHBACK ON AIRCRAFT FIRES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Kosvic
Award Amount: $49,786.00

FUEL FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS FROM HITS TO THE AIRCRAFT FUEL SYSTEM BY INCENDIARY AND HIGH ENERGY BALLISTIC PROJECTILES AND WARHEAD FRAGMENTS HAVE BEEN THE GREATEST SINGLE CAUSE OF AIRCRAFT LOSS IN PAST AIRWARS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael r beltran
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Fuel fires and explosions from hits to the aircraft fuel system by incendiary and high energy ballistic projectiles and warhead fragments have been the greatest single cause of aircraft loss in past airwars. the phase i technical objectives will be to select innovative concepts or techniques which… More

FUEL NEUTRALIZATION TO PREVENT FLASHBACK ON AIRCRAFT FIRES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Kosvic
Award Amount: $499,000.00
Abstract:
Current extinguishment techniques can utilize dry chemical and aqueous foams to knockdown a pool fire in an aircraft fire incident. as new fuel is added, due to spills, reignition and flashback is possible. mechanisms based on combustion reaction and vaporization processes will be screened to… More

INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES OR SYSTEMS ARE NEEDED TO ATTENUATE FIRE RADIATION THROUGH WATER SPRAYS OR FOGS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Innovative techniques or systems are needed to attenuate fire radiation through water sprays or fogs. one concept to fight fires inside a cabin is through the use of an on borad sprinkler system. in order to enable he design of innovative techniques or systems to attenuate fire radiation, it is… More

STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF SOLID PROPELLANTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael R Beltran
Award Amount: $50,000.00

STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF SOLID PROPELLANTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael R Beltran
Award Amount: $220,000.00
Abstract:
Design of high acceleration missiles for air force missions requires methods of increasing the structural strength of solid propellants to provide greater load carrying capacity of the total missile. high acceleration increases the forces on the solid propellant grain causing the grain to slump or… More

FIRE SUPPRESSANTS FOR COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael r beltran
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
New and planned aerospace aircraft are being constructed on composite materials which undergo uncommon reactions in fire incidents. their decomposition presents potential damage capability to electronic components being exposed and a potential health danger to humans in the vicinity of the composite… More

POST CRASH AIRCRAFT FUEL-FED PREVENTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Michael R Beltran , President
Award Amount: $50,000.00

POST CRASH AIRCRAFT FUEL-FED PREVENTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Michael R Beltran , President
Award Amount: $205,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed program investigates cost-effective methods to mitigate or obviate post-crash jet fuel fires through the use of fuel additives, nonstructural wing tank modifications, etc., or through effective and efficient control and extinguishment of the jet fuel-fed fire. a systems approach… More

USE OF A CFD PROGRAM FOR SUBMARINE MAST WAKE REDUCTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas c kosvic
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Modern general purpose viscous flow cfd modeling programs will be applied to develop methods for reducing the visible wake produced by submarines at periscope depth. dr. s. pantkar will assist in the effort. techniques to be examined include improve fairing design, flow modification devices, and… More

NAVAL VESSEL SURFACE DE-ICING - HEAT PIPE APPLICATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: T s ravi
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Ice formation on naval vessels is a serious problem. the ice is formed by ocean spray when there is an appropriate combination of strong winds and low air temperature. it can accumulate to such an extent that it can place the vessel in danger of capsizing. one possible solution is to use heat pipe… More

A SURVIVABLE TACTICAL TRUCK HEAT PIPE RADIATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: T s ravi
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The phase i research will establish the feasibility of the innovative concept of a auto heat pipe radiator through experimental work. heat pipes are high efficiency heat transfer equipment that have no moving parts. a heat pipe network will continue to work, even if, one or more of the heat pipes… More

DEVELOPMENT OF A STORABLE INJECTANT SYSTEM FOR SOLID ROCKET PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Thomas C Kosvic
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The concept of injecting hydrogen into the combustion chamber of solid rocket motors to increase performance has, theoretically, substantial benefits. the hydrogen, or other low molecular weight compounds, may produce a significant increase in specific impulse by depressing the molecular weight of… More

CONTROLLED CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF ARAMID FIBER SURFACES TO ENHANCE FLAME RETARDATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Constance Simo
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Chemical treatment of existing aramid fibers is proposed to increase flame retardation by enhancing char formation at the surface. such surface-controlled chemical modification without compromising the fiber's mechanical properties, has been demonstrated in studies unrelated to improve flammability… More

ADVANCED SYSTEMS AND CONCEPTS FOR FUTURE NAVAL WARFARE - COMPACT NUCLEAR REACTOR PROPULSION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael R Beltran
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Throughout the history of military conflict, innovative technology in the hands of resourceful leadership has proved to be an unequaled force multiplier. naval battle force warfare in the years 2000 and beyond must be capable of mission execution and defense in a multiplicity of subsurface, surface,… More

A THERMO-CHEMICAL APPROACH TO LASER CUTTING OF THICK METALLIC SOLIDS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: T S Ravigururajan , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,470.00
Abstract:
Machining is the largest single application (over 50%) of lasers to materials processing. laser cutting of metallic materials is finding increasing use in industrial applications but is generally limited to thin sections (5mm). thicker-section metal cutting with lasers suffers from several drawbacks… More

A HEAT PIPE RADIATOR AS A LIGHTWEIGHT COOLING COMPONENT FOR MILITARY COMBAT VEHICLES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael R Beltran
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The phase i research will establish the feasibility of the innovative concept of a heat pipe radiator as a lightweight cooling component for military combat vehicles, through experimental work. heat pipes are high efficiency lightweight heat transfer equipment that have no moving parts. moreover a… More

GUN MUZZLE BLAST AND FLASH COMPUTER CODE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas C Kosvic
Award Amount: $49,800.00
Abstract:
Techniques are being sought to reduce gun muzzle signature. the elements of this signature are shock waves and visible light. the signature betrays location, hinders gun crew performance, and deteriorates gun mechanisms. a computer code will be developed to describe the key elements of the signature… More

SOLID FAE DETONATION MODEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas C Kosvic
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Beltran, inc. will utilize the mechanistic model of dust detonations developed at the university of michigan, in conjunction with beltran's chemical equilibrium (nasa-cet) program and complete jannaf thermochemical and transport property data tape, thus, yielding a program capable of modeling solid… More

PARTICLE BED NUCLEAR REACTOR TECHNOLOGY FOR FUTURE AIR FORCE AIR-BREATHING PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael R Beltran , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
It is here proposed to evaluate particle bed nuclear reactor technology for use in future air force air-breathing propulsion systems. since air-breathing chemical propulsion is limited in the amount of energy and thrust it can produce, and since vehicle concepts are reaching the end of that limit,… More

REMOVAL OF COMBUSTION GASES PRODUCED FROM THE THERMAL TREATMENT OF PROPELLANTS FROM SMALL MOTORS UTILIZING GAS SCRUBBERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael R Beltran
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Excellent proposed research applicable to the problem of providing scrubbers for the removal of contaminants from the exhaust of rocket motors. The company has extensive experience in the design and construction of scrubbers and understands the problems associated with clean-up procedures for the… More

ELECTROSTATIC ENHANCEMENT OF FINE PARTICLE REMOVAL IN AXIAL INLET PARTICLE SEPARATORS (IPS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Michael R. Beltran
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of the project is to develop an electrostatic particle separator concept capable of enhancing the fine particle separation of a t800-type inertial ips. electrostatic precipitation is an efficient process for the collection of fine particles and requires low energy consumption for the… More

BIOSCRUBBING VOLATILE NITROAROMATIC POLLUTANTS FROM AIR: BENCH-SCALE FEASIBILITY STUDY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Constance Simo , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The control of nitroaromatic air pollutants by bioscrubbing will be evaluated as to their feasibility and efficiency in bench-scale experiments. a microbial consortium enriched on selected nitroaromatic air pollutants such as nitrobenzene or nitrotoluene will be immobilized on a porous solid matrix… More

Organometallic Monomer Precursors and Intrafilm Annealing for a LiNbO3 Crystal Film Production

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: John Carter, Phd
Award Amount: $51,070.00

Organometallic Monomer Precursors and Intrafilm Annealing for a LiNbO3 Crystal Film Production

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: John Carter, Phd
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
A feasibility study of a new route to the formation of crystalline films of the ferroelectric LiNbO3 is proposed. Two aspects of the proposed route are unique in themselves and, combined, should permit the development of a low temperature, scalable production process, to make electronic grade LiNbO3… More

"Tripping" of Supercooled Water Drops for Helicopter Deicing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas C. Kosvic
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Ice accretions on helicopter rotor blades occur as a result of the impact of supercooled water particles on the surface. Supercooled water particles are in an unstable state. Means are sought to "trip" these particles into ice crystals or amorphous snow so that the particles will not adhere to the… More

NON-EQUILIBRIUM PLASMA CHEMICAL PROCESS FOR CONTROL OF NOx, VOC's AND AIR TOXICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael R. Beltran
Award Amount: $50,000.00

Heavy metal ion removal and wastewater treatment by combined magnetic particle and 3-D electrochemical technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Vladimir Mindlin
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
A number of arsenals and depots such as Toby Hann Army Depot, PA, and Corpus Christy Army Depot, employ electroplating technology which generates chrome, nickel and cadmium metal ions requiring removal from the wastewater. A cost-effective method is needed for removal of heavy metal ions from small… More

NON-EQUILIBRIUM PLASMA CHEMICAL PROCESS FOR CONTROL OF NOx, VOC's AND AIR TOXICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael R. Beltran
Award Amount: $696,545.00
Abstract:
Non-equilibrium plasma chemical processes (NEPCP) can be applied to the control of NOx, VOCs, and air toxics such as heavy metals, nitroaromatics, and other extraordinary active mutagens, from combustion and/or industrial sources, including vent and flue gases. The advantage of the non-equilibrium… More

Integrated Phased Arrays with Ferrite Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: George A. Yufit
Award Amount: $80,000.00

Integrated Phased Arrays with Ferrite Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: George A. Yufit
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to develop a new class of antennas -- an integrated phased array antenna (IPHAR). The novel antenna system is of the travelling wave type, it has a planar multilayer design and can be fabricated with the use of printed circuit block (PCR) technology. The multilayer… More

Electrorheological Fluid Shock Absorber

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yakoy Khodorkovsky
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
A review of the state-of-the-art of ER technology has shown that the existing designs for shock absorbers have never been developed for large mass and high acceleration parameters which are critical for the Navy application. The main objective of this proposal is to implement the latest… More

Comprehensive Electrical Evaluation of Polyalphaolefin Dielectric Coolant

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yakov S. Khodorkovsky
Award Amount: $69,667.00
Abstract:
A review of the state-of-the-art electrification and electrical breakdown phenomena in flowing dielectric liquids used for both heat transfer and electrical insulation has shown that the existing test methods are not capable of identifying the circumstances in which large amounts of charge can be… More

Heavy Metal Ion Removal and Wastewater Treatment by Influence of Magnetic and Electrical Fields

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Vladimir Mindlin
Award Amount: $648,704.00
Abstract:
A number of arsenals and depots such as Toby Hann Army Depot, PA, and Corpus Christy Army Depot, employ electroplating technology which generates chrome, nickel and cadmium metal ions requiring removal from the wastewater. A cost-effective method is needed for removal of heavy metal ions from small… More

Corrosion Resistant Composite Launch Tube for Out Board Submarine System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Vladimir Shkolnikov
Award Amount: $69,937.00
Abstract:
The project is dedicated to the development of a composite construction for the launch tube of an out board submarine system that would attain an extended service life of 10 years. This is a complex R&D project that includes: determination of design parameters of operational force-temperature-time… More

Optical Memories

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Alexander M. Tishin
Award Amount: $99,597.00
Abstract:
The main objectives of this project are: 1) the development and investigation of novel nanostructures and low dimensional systems to substantially increase storage capacities; and 2) the development of new advanced technological materials for ultimately small digital and analogous devices and… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Alexander M Tishin
Award Amount: $749,935.00

80 GHz, the angle resolution 2.5¿, and the distance resolution

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: George A. Yufit, RESEARCH ENGINEER
Award Amount: $69,799.00

Fast Ship Drag Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Eduard Amromin
Award Amount: $98,949.00
Abstract:
Not Available Capacitors are formed by depositing a dielectric between two conductive plates. While fabrication techniques achieve outstanding levels of repeatabillity and consistency, many applications are difficult to fullfill with current manufacturing methods. A solid state resistor film may… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: George A. Yufit, RESEARCH ENGINEER
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: George A. Yufit, RESEARCH ENGINEER
Award Amount: $599,234.00

RF Polymers for Integrated Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Yakov Khodorkovsky, Head of R&D Division
Award Amount: $98,873.00
Abstract:
Beltran proposes to develop a new advanced technology for the fabrication of magnetic polymers. One of the possible ways to provide the values of magnetic characteristics required for electronic applications of polymer materials is to utilize polymermaterials in the form of magnetic nanoparticles… More

Advanced Magnetic Metamaterials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Alexander Tishin, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
"The essential problem that arises when developing hybrid excitation machines or alternators is the creation of advanced nanocomposite magnetic materials. The problem can be overcome by utilizing new nano-structured soft/permanent magnetic materials withthe required magnetic, thermal and elastic… More

Applying Fine Water Mist (FWM) Technology to DDG 51 Class Ships

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael R. Beltran, President
Award Amount: $69,815.00
Abstract:
It is proposed to conduct research to determine optimum mist-delivery/generating technology (i.e. pump, accumulator, hybrid gas generator, or gas pump unit/nozzle type) and system architecture that will afford the requisite fire protection for the currenthalon protected spaces (machinery, turbine… More

ACTIVE RADAR SYSTEM THERMAL MANAGEMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Lev Reznikov, Research Engineer
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
Beltran proposes an innovative thermal management system for high power solid-state lasers based on the Complex of Innovative Cooling Enhancement Technologies (CICET).CICET provides the highest reliability, flexibility of the thermal management with doubling of the sources of refrigeration,… More

Low-Cost-Lightweight, Low-Pressure-Drop Engine Inlet Filtration System for H60/H-1 Helicopters (T700 Engines)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael R. Beltran, Principal Investigator/President
Award Amount: $79,986.00
Abstract:
Beltran proposes an innovative concept for a lightweight, low cost system for effective inlet air filtration or the US Navy's H60 Helicopter. The concetp combines both the inertial and electrostatic particle separation. Electrostatic agglomeration and precipitation is an efficient process for the… More

Composite-to-Metal Jointing Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: CONCURRENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
Principal Investigator: Yakov S. Khodorkovsky, Head, R&D Division
Award Amount: $69,996.00
RI Contact: Mark T. Smiterman
Abstract:
Beltran proposes to develop an advanced methodology for analytical prediction of the long-term durability (25 years) of composite materials to be used in design of military facilities. Phase I Project is to outline a methodology concept relevant to emerging carbon fiber epoxy composite materials… More

Composite-to-Metal Jointing Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Concurrent Technologies, Corp.
Principal Investigator: Yakov Khodorkovsky, Head, R&D Division
Award Amount: $499,997.00
RI Contact: Mark T. Smiterman
Abstract:
Beltran proposes to continue the development of an advanced technology for joining of large composite and steel hull structures which are not prone to sudden failure and have much higher strain-to-failure ratio and increased energy absorption than conventional bonds. To ensure joints "structural… More