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Company Information:

Company Name:
Advanced Powder Solutions, Inc
Address:
14102 Halprin Creek Drive
Cypress, TX 77429-6042
Phone:
(240) 351-9505
URL:
EIN:
203150581
DUNS:
136944142
Number of Employees:
55
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
Yes
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,138,634.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,099,999.00 4
STTR Phase I $438,840.00 5
STTR Phase II $1,199,950.00 2

Award List:

Exploratory Development of Functionally Graded Nano-Composite (FGNC) for Gear Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, General Manager
Research Institution:
OHIO STATE UNIV.
RI Contact:
David Doty
Abstract:
Recent attempts at improvements in V-22 gear life have focused on coatings over existing gear materials (for ex. DLC on Pyrowear 0053, or others), unfortunately for various reasons (interface failure, high contact stress, thermal expansion mismatch, etc.) these materials have never made an impact on… More

Define/Demonstrate Beryllium (Be) Substitute Material for Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, General Manager
Abstract:
Developing affordable, light weight, high stiffness structures is extremely important for the department of Defense in the current climate of reduced defense spending. Increased stiffness airframe structures are required for the next generation of missiles to enable the missile to withstand higher… More

Net Shape Rapid Manufacturing Using Nano Encapsulated Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,923.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
UC Davis
RI Contact:
Jennifer ORell
Abstract:
The objective of this STTR is to determine the capability of Net Shape LENS processing with Nano-coated powders. The unique composites produced using regualr processing and these powders ahs provided unique material properties. The use of nano-coated powders witht he rapid prototype LENS process… More

Define/Demonstrate Beryllium (Be) Substitute Material for Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, General Manager
Abstract:
Understanding that saving weight without sacrificing performance on a vehicle is important, the objective of this program is to demonstrate lightweight materials (1.1-1.6 gm/cm3) materials that can replace Beryllium in the near term for multiple applications. These applications will have specific… More

Advanced Materials for Radiation Hardening

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, General Manger
Abstract:
Understanding that saving weight without sacrificing performance on a vehicle is important, the objective of this program is to demonstrate Advanced lightweight materials (1.4-2.2 gm/cm3) materials that can have Radiation Hardened capability. These applications will have specific requirements of… More

Net Shape Rapid Manufacturing Using Nano Encapsulated Powders

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,958.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
UC Davis
RI Contact:
Wendy Ernst
Abstract:
This Phase II program is developing NET Shape components from Encapsulated Powders. Significant advances in Phase I for various materials and in net shape processing techniques have been realized. The objective of Phase II is to continue fabrication of these unique materials and compare multiple… More

Low Cost, Light Weight Materials for Mirrors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,920.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Northwestern University
RI Contact:
Susan Ross
Abstract:
The proposed STTR is the combination of a small business with unique materials experience, and Northwestern Unviersity, with expertise in Mirror applications, processing and characterization. The combination of these two entities with various prime contractors providing assistance makes for a… More

Novel Magnesium Based Nano Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,719.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, PI/GM
Abstract:
Developing low cost, lightweight materials with high stiffness, that are environmentally safe, low risk/liability, and corrosion resistant is extremely important for the Department of Defense in the current climate of reduced spending and desire for increased performance. Reducing program life… More

Advanced Materials for Radiation Hardening

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, PI/GM
Abstract:
Developing low cost, lightweight, multifunctional Radiation Hardened materials with high specific stiffness, that are environmentally safe, provide low risk/liability, designable structures is extremely important for the Department of Defense in this current climate of reduced spending. As new… More

Rocket Propulsion Supporting Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, PI/GM
Abstract:
Refractory carbide materials posses the erosion resistance and high temperature strength required for the severe environments experienced by cutting tools, well bore equipment, and rocket nozzles. Refractory carbides (e.g. WC, TaC, and TiC) are usually formed by press and sinter techniques with an… More

Low Cost, Light Weight Materials for Mirrors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,992.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Northwestern University
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
During the phase I program Northwestern and APS, Inc., have manufactured several different materials systems that are lighter than Beryllium and stiffer than Aluminum. These high specific strength materials are also easily fabricated into larger shapes or even net shape processed. The mechanical… More

Replacement of Albemet and Beryllium based Materials for F-35 Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Beryllium replacement for the F-35 program is essential in meeting safety, performance and budget concerns for the program. The APS program utilizes its several years experience and existing materials to provide replacements for Beryllium based materials (both Albemet and Beryllium). Significant… More

Lightweight Composite for Chemical Laser Tank

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
In this SBIR Phase I program teaming with the primary ABL system integrator, Advanced Powder Solutions will develop a low cost light weight, high strength, high temperature resistant, iodine, chlorine, helium, ammonia, caustic compatible corrosion resistant composite material. For replacement of… More

Engineered Composites for USC Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,986.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Ultrasupercritical (USC) steam boilers will operate at higher temperature/pressure than subcritical and supercritical steam boilers in service today. However, the majority of current high-temperature materials do not posses the desired characteristics for the operating conditions of a USC unit (760… More

Engineered Nanostructured Magnetic Alloy

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Asit Biswas, Manager R&D
Research Institution:
UC Davis Engineering
RI Contact:
Enrique J. Lavernia
Abstract:
In this Phase I STTR program teaming with magnetic and materials experts Advanced Powder Solutions will develop a low cost high strength, high tensile, nano-structured soft magnetic alloy and rapid fabrication of magnetic component for actuators using innovative consolidation process. Teaming with… More

Novel Materials For Mulitple Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, PI GM
Abstract:
Novel materials will be needed to help all programs within the DoD. The objective of this Phase I is to demonstrate multi-functional composites that are low cost and lightweight for multiple applications. Phase I will be about fabrication and characterization of the lightweight materials. APS has… More

Advanced Technologies for Discrete-Parts Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DLA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Understanding that saving weight without sacrificing performance on a vehicle is important, the objective of this program is to continue to demonstrate advanced lightweight materials that can have multi-functional capability and be discretely made into parts for DLA. Many applications will have… More

Development of Improved High Strength, High Conductivity Refractory Materials for Rail Gun Launchers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, PI/GM
Research Institution:
University of Texas IAT
RI Contact:
Susan Sedwick
Abstract:
APS has assembled a world class team to address problems associated with rail gun launcher operation. APS has combined its unique processing experience with IAT's railgun design, testing and characterization experience to develop materials to improve rail gun performance. Phase I will be devoted to… More

Low Cost, Lightweight, Multifunctional Structural Shielding Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This SBIR involves the development of a lightweight innovative material for use as structure and radiation shielding in one. APS has assembled a uniquely qualified team that includes designers, testing experts and consolidation companies to address this need. Reducing the number of parts on a… More

Rocket Propulsion Supporting Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, GM – (661) 373-1729
Abstract:
Refractory carbide materials posses the erosion resistance and high temperature strength required for the severe environments experienced by cutting tools, well bore equipment, and rocket nozzles. In this Phase II, APS will continue its Phase I successes by further demonstrating the performance of… More

Engineered Materials for Advanced Gas Turbine Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,993.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Asit Biswas, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This project will develop innovative composite powders and composites that will surpass the properties of currently identified materials for advanced gas turbine engine applications. Phase I will demonstrate a powder metallurgy technique for fabricating high-temperature, oxidation-resistant… More

Advanced Technologies for Discrete-Parts Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DLA
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, GM – (661) 373-1729
Abstract:
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Engineered Aluminum Alloys for Additive Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,959.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dean Baker, GM/VP – (661) 373-1729
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program will develop innovative engineered aluminum powders for AM technology to replace current die cast process. This powder will solve the problems associated with SLS/SLM/DMLS processes such as reflectivity, oxide formation, fluidity, solidification. Phase I will demonstrate a… More