Our Intellectual Property

Starting in 2010, DCI founder Jack Cahn began filing scientific intellectual property owned by Deep Cryogenics International with the US Patent and Trademark Office. This IP includes:

  • 2019 - A Deep Cryogenics Treatment Facility for Industrial Applications (USPTO 62/800,738; patent-pending)

  • 2017 - Validation of Cryogenically Treated Articles; filed 2010, issued 2017 (USPTO Patent # 9,721,258)

  • 2017 - Large Format Deep Cryogenic Treatment Facility (USPTO 62/507,821; patent-pending)

  • 2017 - Deep Cryogenic Treatment of Metal Matrix Armor (USPTO 62/512,771; patent-pending)

  • 2016 - Authentication, Testing and Certification of Additive Manufactured Items and Cryogenically Processed Additive Manufactured Items (USPTO 15/626,102; patent-pending)

  • 2016 - Authenticating Deep Cryogenic Treatment of Materials (USPTO 15/691,525; patent-pending)

  • 2016 - Deep Cryogenic Treatment of Oil and Gas Blowout Preventer Fasteners and Components (USPTO 15/696,757; patent-pending)

  • 2016 - Making Things Last Longer® (USPTO 87010540 Registered Trademark)

Simultaneously, Cahn also entered into research agreements with the US Army and subsequently received awards to further advance deep cryogenic research. These include:

  • 2009 - Cooperative R&D Agreement with US Army, Picatinny Arsenal

  • 2011 - Cooperative R&D Agreement with US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground

  • 2012 - US Navy Phase I SBIR (with Redstone Aerospace)

  • 2014 - US Army SOCOM Emerging Technology award

Recent deep cryogenic research involving Cahn include:

  • 2018 - Deep Cryogenic R&D Path in Nova Scotia (NRC-IRAP funded assessment by Dr. Kevin Plucknett, Associate Dean of Research, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University)

  • 2018 - Deep Cryogenics International-sponsored Capstone Project, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University - A Gouging Abrasion Tester for Deep Cryogenic Materials in Mining

  • 2018-2019 Deep Cryogenic Treatment of Mining Components, Innotech, Alberta and DCI - an NRC IRAP funded project