Basic Info

12173 Montague Street
Pacoima, CA 91331
(818) 899-0236
Preferred contact:
  Andrew Duffy - President/CEO
Ultramet Inc
Business Identifier: metals, ceramics and materials for extreme environments and high performance
Public Profile:
Ultramet engineers, develops, and manufactures refractory metals, platinum group metals, and ceramics for demanding applications that meet the needs of the aerospace, defense, biomedical, and energy industries. The firm was established to provide custom high temperature materials for the chemical and nuclear industries - now specializing in chemical vapor deposition of advanced materials. Simultaneously, Ultramet manufactures a range of advanced materials products such as high performance thrust chambers used in satellite propulsion systems and open-cell foam used in orthopedic implant devices. Ultramet’s research and development staff covers the fields of materials engineering, chemistry, metallurgy, materials science, chemical engineering, ceramic engineering, and mechanical engineering. This multidisciplinary team is supported by complete fabrication and machining, characterization, analysis, and inspection facilities. Ultramet devises the manufacturing methods to produce the desired components and manufactures or licenses said components with a commitment to quality and reproducibility. Ultramet specializes in the chemical vapor deposition of refractory metals, platinum group metals, and ceramics in the form of coatings, freestanding shapes, composites, and porous materials.

 Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition
Year Founded 1970 IP Holdings 20-24
Employee Range 50-74 VC funded? No
Revenue Range 2.5M-5M Private/Public Privately Held
 Most Recent SBIR Projects
Year Phase Agency Dollars Project Title
2013 1 DOE $150,000 Barrier Coating Development for Manufacture of Superconducting Radio Frequency Accelerator Cavities
2013 1 DOE $150,000 Ductile Tungsten Alloy using Low-Activation Alloying Elements
2013 2 Army $508,543 Open-Cell Foam Heat Sink for High Heat Flux Electronics Cooling, Phase II
2013 1 Navy $80,000 Advanced Foam-Based Cryogenic Heat Exchanger
2013 2 DOE $999,994 Robust Cellular Solid Breeder Material for Enhanced Tritium Production and Release


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