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    ALLVAR Awarded NASA SBIR Phase I Grant for High-Temperature Alloy Development

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    Alloy developer and manufacturer ALLVAR has been awarded a NASA SBIR Phase I Grant to develop a high-temperature negative thermal expansion (NTE) alloy, ALLVAR Alloy-HT, aimed at improving the reliability and reusability potential of future high-temperature planetary and lunar mission systems. The alloy will compensate the expansion effects of other materials necessary to forthcoming mission systems. ALLVAR expects the alloy to withstand temperatures ranging from −200 to 500 °C. Such a range would enable stable instruments for NASA’s reusable moon mission hardware, as well as the exploration of Venus.

    The high-temperature environment found on Venus can push instruments and sensors out of alignment, ALLVAR founder…

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    Sep, 25 2020 |

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