This Defense Production Act Title III project shall establish and advance the domestic capability for producing silicon carbide (SiC) fiber capable of withstanding temperatures of 2400°F or higher to be used in the manufacturing of ceramic matrix composites (CMCs). Emphasis will be placed on developing affordable production processes and effectively utilizing industrial manufacturing capabilities to meet Department of Defense (DoD) requirements. The recipient will be a viable, world-class domestic manufacturer who is responsive to customer requirements with respect to quality, delivery and price. Attention will be paid to enhancing merchant supplier capabilities to effectively serve the broad DoD and commercial communities.
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