DOE Fusion Project
As part of a $1.15 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant awarded to KVA Stainless by the U.S. Department of Energy, Mitternight Industries announced a partnership with KVA Stainless. This partnership will collaborate to develop a new welding process for the U.S. Department of Energy’s continued research and development efforts towards clean and sustainable energy.
Mitternight Industries will provide design engineering and fabrication of the prototype reactor which will implement KVA Stainless’s integrated welding and thermal processing procedures. This SBIR project will develop integrated joining methods to enable fabrication of complex structures while maintaining required dimensional accuracy, material and physical properties. The 24-month project is scheduled to commence in Q4 of 2021 with plans for a working prototype to be complete by Q1 of 2023.
R&D TEST VESSEL
US Department of Energy