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Company Information:

Company Name:
Air-Lock, Inc.
Address:
Wampus Lane
Milford, CT 06460-4845
Phone:
(203) 878-4691
URL:
N/A
EIN:
61530035
DUNS:
1178680
Number of Employees:
27
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
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:
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POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $535,961.00 6
SBIR Phase II $590,987.00 1

Award List:

Next Generation MK III Lightweight HUT/Hatch Assembly

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,231.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Mike McCarthy, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The Next Generation MK III Lightweight HUT/Hatch Assembly will maximize the Hard Upper Torso - Hatch assembly weight reduction through the combination of innovative material selection and cross sectional redesign. The intent is to research, identify and down select robust lightweight materials that… More

Next Generation MK III Lightweight HUT/Hatch Assembly

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$590,987.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Ralph A. Toscano, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
A prototype Next Generation MK III Lightweight HUT/Hatch Assembly will be fabricated and delivered during Phase II. Maximum weight reduction for the Hard Upper Torso - Hatch assembly will be acheived via the innovative material selection and cross sectional redesign investigation Air-Lock conducted… More

Lower Profile, Lighter Weight Space Suit Bearings

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,800.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Michael McCarthy, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Air-Lock will deliver a final report based on the follwoing:1. Historical summary of bearing design evolution throughout the life of the EMU Program2. Material research to identify lightweight materials best suited for each beairng.3. Redesign of current EMU bearings to lower bearing profile and… More

Hard Upper Torso Shoulder Joint Design for Crew Member Sizing Adjustment and Enhanced Mobility

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$93,703.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Ralph A. Toscano, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Air-Lock, Incorporated proposes to design an Enhanced Shoulder Mobility Joint Assembly (ESMJA) that increases dynamic mobility and static sizing capabilities for spacesuited crewmembers (CM) employing a Hard Upper Torso (HUT). The proposed shoulder joint will allow historically fixed Hard Upper… More

Interchangeable Bearings for Profile and Weight Trade Studies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,782.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Brian Battisti, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Air-Lock, Incorporated is proposing to design fully sealed shoulder and arm bearings with interchangeable bearing housings. The interchangeable housings shall be utilized in trade studies to determine the optimal bearing profile and weight relative to the shoulder and arm position. It is assumed… More

Design of a Self Don/Doffing Rear Entry Planetary Suit to Interface with a Suit Port/Lock

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,636.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Brian Battisti, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Under Phase 1 of subject SBIR, Air-Lock, Incorporated will design a self donning and doffing Rear Entry Hard Upper Torso (REHUT) that interfaces with a suit port. This design will allow suited, pressurized crewmembers to mate/demate their suits to/from suit ports located on lunar or planetary… More

Advanced Extravehicular Helmet Assembly

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$117,809.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Brian Battisti, Engineering Manager
Abstract:
The current NASA spacesuit community is focusing on utilizing a 13" hemispherical helmet for the next generation of extravehicular activity spacesuits. This helmet architecture presents the end user with a myriad of positive attributes, including a large field of view, enhanced CO2 washout and… More