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Company Information:

Name: Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories LLC
Address: 2212 Harton Blvd
Tullahoma, TN 37388-5583
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (931) 393-5108

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,631,792.00 16
SBIR Phase II $4,174,338.00 5
STTR Phase I $99,989.00 1
STTR Phase II $999,946.00 1

Award List:

AVATAR Multi-Role Morphing Missile

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Tim Lewis, Vice-President
Award Amount: $99,913.00
Abstract:
Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories has identified a suite of technologies that can provide a tactical missile with a high degree of energy management capability and proposes to demonstrate these technologies by developing the AVATAR (Adaptive VAriable Trajectory Attack and Reconnaissance) Multi-role… More

Scramjet Combustion Stability Behavior Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Gloyer, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,685.00
Abstract:
A recent breakthrough in combustion stability analysis (UCDS) offers the means to accurately predict the combustion stability of a scramjet. This capability is very important due to the extreme scramjet operational environment, which makes cut-and-try development approaches impractical. With UCDS,… More

Rocket Stability Design Tool Enhancement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Paul Gloyer, President
Award Amount: $99,842.00
Abstract:
Building upon the successful use of the Universal Combustion Device Stability (UCDS) process to resolve NASAs Ares I thrust oscillation issue, the proposed effort will optimize UCDS for application to the oxygen-rich staged combustion (ORSC) cycle under development by the Air Force. This will be… More

Advanced Flywheel Energy Storage

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Taylor, Vice-President
Award Amount: $98,998.00
Abstract:
Applying multivariable optimization in conjunction with modern materials technology has revealed an opportunity to dramatically improve flywheel energy storage technology. Using this innovative approach, GTL's Advanced FlywheelT could deliver 500 W-hr/kg with the potential to achieve in excess of… More

Cryo-composite Tank for HyperBAT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Taylor, Vice-President
Award Amount: $98,998.00
Abstract:
To achieve the high propellant mass fraction (PMF) required by future high energy propulsion systems, light-weight propellant tanks are essential. GTL's Supra-tanksT can approach the theoretical performance limit for carbon fiber pressure vessels using cryogenic or room-temperature propellants. By… More

UCDS Unsteady Reaction Model

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: University of Tennessee Space Inst
Principal Investigator: Gary Flandro, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $99,989.00
RI Contact: Joyce Moore
Abstract:
The UCDS process uses a rigorous theoretical model to understand the dynamics of combustion instability. In addition to predicting the amplitude of pressure oscillations, UCDS provides clear insight into why a propulsion device oscillates. To enhance and optimize UCDS for missile defense… More

UCDS Based Stable Injector Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Gloyer, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,912.00
Abstract:
The Universal Combustion Device Stability (UCDS) Process is the culmination of more than 40 years of research and provides the means to understand the complex dynamics and processes inside any chemical propulsion system, including liquid rockets, solid rockets, hybrid rockets, turbojet combustors… More

Scramjet Combustion Stability Behavior Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Gloyer, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,949.00
Abstract:
A recent breakthrough in combustion stability analysis (UCDS) offers the potential to predict the combustion stability of a scramjet. This capability is very important due to the extreme scramjet operational environment, which makes cut-and-try development approaches impractical. With UCDS, it will… More

Unsteady Scramjet Heat Load

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gary Flandro, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $99,842.00
Abstract:
To ensure the success of mid-scale scramjet development efforts, it will be essential to include the effects of chamber pressure oscillations (i.e. instability) on the engine heat load. This will require the inclusion of both the oscillatory heat load that accompanies the pressure oscillations and… More

Integrated Airframe System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Taylor, Vice-President
Award Amount: $1,229,234.00
Abstract:
Building upon the successful Phase I demonstration of the feasibility of the Blended Hybrid Laminate (BHL) technology, the Phase II effort will seek to demonstrate and validate the technology at a relevant scale. Phase II confirmation of high cryo-pressure cycle life and high structural performance… More

Tactical Rocket Engine Stability Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Paul Gloyer, President – (931) 393-5108
Award Amount: $745,500.00
Abstract:
History has repeatedly shown that combustion instability is the greatest technical risk faced in any rocket development program. To address this risk, Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories LLC (GTL) has created the Universal Combustion Device Stability (UCDS) process. UCDS employs a tightly integrated… More

UCDS Based Stable Injector Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul Gloyer, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,710.00
Abstract:
History has repeatedly shown that combustion instability is the greatest technical risk faced in any chemical propulsion development program. The UCDS Process addresses this issue by using a rigorous physics-based analytical framework to decompose the complex flow field inside a chemical propulsion… More

Reliable, Reusable Cryotank

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zachary R. Taylor, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,971.00
Abstract:
Microcracking issues have significantly limited the reusability of state-of-the-art (SOA) composite cryotanks. While developers have made some progress addressing this reusability issue, there are also significant reliability issues with the SOA cryotanks due to their inconsistent structural… More

BHL Cryotank for Long Term Use

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Zachary Taylor, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
GTL has already made substantial progress in developing and validating the BHL<SUP>TM</SUP> technology for application to cryotanks. Earlier coupon testing of the temperature-dependent material properties confirmed the potential of the BHL technology to eliminate the microcracking… More

Valve Dynamics Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Paul Gloyer, President – (931) 393-5108
Award Amount: $99,965.00
Abstract:
A large portion of the non-recurring cost of throttling type valves is associated with the effort to evaluate the dynamics of the flow through the valve. Not only do these flow dynamics affect the structural and mechanical design of the valve, they have been shown to have an effect on the… More

SMFB Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Zachary Taylor, Vice President – (951) 304-4086
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
In the Phase I effort, GTL will demonstrate the feasibility of the SMFB technology for fusion bonding of thermoplastic matrix composites. GTL will perform a series of experiments to quantify the effectiveness of various SMFB configurations. The effort will also explore several options for… More

UCDS Unsteady Reaction Model

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: University of Tennessee Space Inst
Principal Investigator: Gary Flandro, Chief Engineer/Vice-President – (931) 393-7217
Award Amount: $999,946.00
RI Contact: Joyce Moore
Abstract:
The overall objective of the Phase II effort is to enhance the capability of the UCDS process to simulate and predict the characteristics of combustion instability in propulsion devices, specifically focusing on the propulsion devices used in missile defense applications. GTL shall apply proven… More

Nonlinear Data Analysis Tool for Scramjets and Other Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Eric Jacob, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,861.00
Abstract:
The UCDS process is the result of 50 years of research into combustion instability by the worlds leading scientists and engineers. The breakthroughs that created UCDS have provided a solid analytical foundation upon which tools can be developed and applied. One of these is the UCDS nonlinear tool,… More

Advanced Flywheel

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Tim Lewis, Vice-president – (858) 259-9509
Award Amount: $99,919.00
Abstract:
The Advanced FlywheelTM (AF) technology utilizes an innovative configuration in conjunction with modern materials to deliver a flywheel energy storage system with an energy density in excess of 500 W-hr/kg and over 420 W-hr/liter. Using this technology, GTL proposes to develop an FOB scale (150 KWh)… More

SMFB Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Zachary Taylor, Vice-President – (951) 304-4086
Award Amount: $999,945.00
Abstract:
In the Phase II effort, GTL will build upon the foundation provided by the Phase I effort to develop a family of SMFB products that can be used by thermoplastic matrix composite (TPMC) developers and manufacturers to efficiently and affordably fuse TPMC components together. The effort will seek to… More

Augmentor Stability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Gary Flandro, Chief Engineer – (931) 455-7333
Award Amount: $149,962.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: As with all other combustion devices, the augmentors in high-performance gas turbine engines are at risk of combustion instability. While it is tempting to apply brute force CFD to address this problem, at best high fidelity CFD may reveal what happens but not why it happens. While… More

High Pressure Breathing System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Zachary Taylor, Vice-president – (951) 600-9999
Award Amount: $79,951.00
Abstract:
GTL proposes to develop a small diameter High Pressure Breathing Apparatus concept design capable of achieving 10,000-psi operating pressures. The HPBA incorporates a high-pressure regulator and valve that makes it compatible and component replaceable with existing conventional SCUBA and SCBA… More

Advanced Solid Ramjet Fuel

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Eric Jacob, Engineer III – (931) 455-7330
Award Amount: $79,988.00
Abstract:
The potential for solid fuel ramjets (SFRJ) has been demonstrated over the last 40 years. SRFJ"s have significantly higher impulse than rockets (Isp>1200 sec) making them a competitive solution for long range applications such as missiles, missile interceptors, high speed transport and space… More