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Company Information:

Name: NANOMECH, LLC
Address: 534 W RESEARCH CENTER BLVD
FAYETTEVILLE, AR 72701-6534
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (479) 571-2592

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,198,083.00 8
SBIR Phase II $2,544,950.00 4
STTR Phase I $317,244.00 3

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: Temperature-adaptive Nano-crystalline Combinatorial Self-Lubricating Coating

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Wenping Jiang
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a novel temperature-adaptive nano-crystalline combinatorial self-lubricating coating for cutting tools. Solid lubricant and hard phase combinatorial coated tools have significant potential application for machining applications.… More

SBIR Phase II: Temperature-Adaptive Nano-Crystalline Combinatorial Self-Lubricating Coating

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Wenping Jiang, PI
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II research project develops a temperature-adaptive nanoparticles-based solid lubricant coating (ZnO and MoS2 and their metastable forms) on textured cBN/TiN for hard turning and dry machining applications. The uniquely coated tool inserts are… More

Biomimetic Nanostructured Coating for Dry Machining

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Wenping Jiang, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase II proposes to develop an innovative nanostructured coating, with a unique integration of hard phases and lubrication phases, for dry machining of austenite steels for the automotive and aerospace industries. This novel coating will be synthesized using a combination of electrostatic… More

Nanoparticle Coating System for Biomedical Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenping Jiang
Award Amount: $158,974.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this SBIR Phase I project is to develop new specialized equipment for nanoparticle deposition and for spatial spray of nanoparticles. This equipment will feature a novel method of nanoparticle deposition and spray. Nanostructured coatings have… More

Biomimetic Nanostructured Coating for Dry Machining

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Wenping Jiang, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $295,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase II proposes to develop an innovative nanostructured coating, with a unique integration of hard phases and lubrication phases, for dry machining of austenite steels for the automotive and aerospace industries. This novel coating will be synthesized using a combination of electrostatic… More

Nanocoatings for Biomedical Implants

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenping Jiang
Award Amount: $399,147.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): It is proposed to develop a nanoparticle coating of hydroxyapatite (HAp) on titanium dental implants. Osseointegration is of critical importance in dental implant surgical operation because it is affected by the proper selection of construction materials, design,… More

Nanoparticle Coating System for Biomedical Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenping Jiang
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The main goals of this SBIR Phase II project are to design, fabricate and commercialize a scalable 'turn-key' deposition system- NanoBioCoatTM (suitable for dry powder and liquid dispersion) for applying active or passive nanoparticle-based functionally graded… More

SBIR Phase I: Nanoparticles Based Embedded Passive Capacitors (nCAPTM) for Enabling Advance Microelectronics Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Wenping Jiang, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project will explore feasibility and demonstrate advantages of the application of novel BaTiO3 nanoparticles based embedded decoupling capacitors (nCAP) fabricated using electrostatic directed assembly of the nanoparticles. The state-of-the-art… More

Ultrahigh Loading of Carbon Nanotubes in Structural Resins for Advanced Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: RUTGERS
Principal Investigator: Bhavin Parekh, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: William Adams
Abstract:
High-loading carbon nanotubes (CNTs)-based composites have found considerable application potentials in military. A key area of interest to Navy is unmanned vehicles that include air, ground, and sea platforms. However, the challenges in dispersing CNTs hind the development of such a composite in… More

Flexible Body Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bhavin Parekh, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
To facilitate combat operations and maintain adequate force protection, there is an immediate need for all-around body armor systems for US military forces. This need has driven advancement in developing, evaluating, modifying, and incorporating new and commercial protective materials and… More

STTR Phase I: Advanced Nanofluids for Grinding Minimum Quantity Lubrication

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of Arkansas
Principal Investigator: Dmytro Demydov, PhD
Award Amount: $147,244.00
RI Contact: Dmytro Demydov
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project aims to develop nanoparticle-based lubricant additives to enhance Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) in high-energy grinding. Nanoparticle-based lubricant additives for specific applications will first be synthesized. Then a special… More

Recovery Act - Scale-up of Production of Active Nanoparticles-Based Novel Lubricant Additives to Improve Energy Efficiency and Durability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dmytro Demydov, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Friction is one of the major reasons for failure of vital engineering components in systems such as pin-joints, engines, power generators, undercarriages in mining equipment, gears in wind turbines, parts used in aerospace systems, bearings, camshafts, pumps, etc. In most industrialized nations… More

Recovery Act - Scale-up of Production of Active Nanoparticles-Based Novel Lubricant Additives to Improve Energy Efficiency and Durability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dmytro Demydov, Dr.
Award Amount: $999,950.00
Abstract:
Friction is one of the major reasons for failure of gears and bearing surfaces used in traditional and nonrenewable energy systems such as power generators and wind turbines, and in other vital industries such as transportation, mining and construction. A recent Department of Energy report noted… More

Multicomponent Nanomanufactured Drop-in Lubricant Technology for Enhancing Engine Friction Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dmytro Demydov, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,962.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I project is to demonstrate feasibility to design and develop novel nanomanufactured multicomponent lubricant additives applicable for engine, especially engineered as additive for enhancing engine economy with at least 3%. This economy will be enhanced through the power… More