TechConnect Innovation Program

Aeroplastic, New Composite Materials with Reduced Heat Transfer and Increased Flame Retardancy

NASA Kennedy Space Center, FL, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A new composite system formulated using commodity grade and engineered grade polymers. The composites can be fabricated into fibers, molded, or otherwise processed into useable articles. Use of this technology reduces the thermal conductivity and peak heat releases rates of the base polymer between 20%-50% while maintaining or enhancing the mechanical properties.

Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 6

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Typically,
under a license agreement, NASA seeks a royalty on net sales, annual
minimum royalties and an upfront fee. Fees vary depending on the
commercialization strategy presented in a license application and
whether an exclusive or non-exclusive arrangement is sought.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 324

Website: http://technology.ksc.nasa.gov

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Other

Looking for: Development / License Partners