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 Expert  723372

Expert in Welding Engineering, Process Development, Welding Procedures, IAW Military Specifications


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Connecticut (CT)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Experience in the design of automatic welding installations using various vehicles such as gantry, side beam carriages & tractors, coupled with GTAW, GMAW, SAW, and FCAW processes.
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automatic welding

Experience in developing welding procedures for various copper alloys such as CuNi & NiAlBr, with the SMAW, GTAW and GMAW processes iaw ASME and Military codes. (Technical Publications S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248, S9074-AR-GIB-010/278, & T9074-AD-GIB-010/1688)
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copper alloy

Experience developing procedures for various dissimilar metal combinations including ferrous to stainless steel alloys, ferrous to nickel alloys, copper alloys to nickel alloys among others using the SMAW, GTAW, GMAW & FCAW processes iaw ASME and Military codes. (Technical Publications S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248, S9074-AR-GIB-010/278, & T9074-AD-GIB-010/1688)
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dissimilar material welding

Expereience in developing procedures for SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, & SAW processes on an extensive list of metal alloys, including Steel, Stainless Steel, High Alloy Steels, Aluminum alloys, copper alloys, nickel alloys, and Titanium alloys.
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metal welding

Experience in developing procedures for welding nickel alloys such as NiCu, Inconel& Hastalloy using the GTAW, GMAW, SMAW welding processes for ASME and Military codes. (Technical Publications S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248, S9074-AR-GIB-010/278, & T9074-AD-GIB-010/1688)
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nickel alloy

Experience in developing welding procedures for nonferrous metals, including aluminum alloys, copper alloys, nickel alloys, stainless steels, and titanium with the GMAW, GTAW, and SMAW welding processes iaw ASME and Military codes.(Technical Publications S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248, S9074-AR-GIB-010/278, & T9074-AD-GIB-010/1688)
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nonferrous metal

Experience in developing welding procedures for welding various metal alloy piping systems, including steel, stainless steel, CuNi, NiCu, and Inconel iaw ASME and Military code specifications using the SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW welding processes.
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pipe welding

Experience in developing welding procedures for welding titanium alloys using the GTAW and GMAW welding processes iaw ASME & Military codes. (Technical Publications S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248, S9074-AR-GIB-010/278, & T9074-AD-GIB-010/1688)
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titanium alloy

Experience in developing applications for various welding processes, such as SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, and SAW welding processes and preparing welding procedures for these processes on most material combinations iaw ASME and Military codes. (Technical Publications S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248, S9074-AR-GIB-010/278, & T9074-AD-GIB-010/1688)
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welding


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Often requested
with this expert:

Aluminum/ Materials Joining and Product Manufacturing
Weld Structure, Tanks, Vessels
Welding, Fabrication, Piping, Pressure Vessels,...
Metallurgy, Material Science, Failure Analysis, Microscopy,...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1960   Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering   Materials, Metallurgy & Welding   Renesselaer Polytechnic Institure  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to 2004

 

Electric Boat Corporation

 

Welding Engineering

 

Principal Engineer

 

Preparation of welding procedures iaw Military Specifications (TP 248, 1688 & 278), Process Development and implementation.

1986 to 1998

 

Electric Boat Corp.

 

Nuclear Quality Control

 

Manager

 

Manage Welding Engineering Department including process development, code compliance, production support, procedure qualifications and specifications.

1983 to 1986

 

Quincy Shipbuilding

 

Welding Engineering

 

Manager of Welding Engineering

 

Responsible for all aspects of Nuclear Quality Control, including NQC Engineering, NQC Inspection & NQC Administration and records during the overhaul and refueling of Naval Nuclear Prototypes in West Milton, N.Y.

1960 to 1993

 

3 companies involved in metal fabrication and welding iaw ASME and Military specifications.

 

Engineering and Management

 


 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

SNAME Welding Panel/AWS committees/AWS Past Section Chairman


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1983 to 2004   NAVSEA   Vendor   prepared many welding procedures iaw S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248 for approval by NAVSEA

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Developed SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, & SAW welding procedures for Todd Shipbuilding/Seattle, WA, assisted in setting up Todd Shipbuilding as a NAVSEA approved vendor
  • Reviewed and approved NAVSEA welding procedures for GTAW, GMAW & FCAW on ferrous and non-ferrous alloys for DC Fabricators, Florence, NJ
  • Reviewed and approved NAVSEA welding procedures for Advance Manufacturing/Westfield, MA
  • Assisted Nuflo, Jacksonville, FL in developing procedure qualifications and welding procedure specifications iaw NAVSEA military specifications for submittal to Electric Boat Corp, Groton, CT
  • Assisted VACCO Industries, ElMonte, CA in developing procedure qualifications, welding procedure specifications law with NAVSEA technical publications for submittal to Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT
Recent Client Requests:
  • Navy weld expert for consulting on Welding of Navy submarine valves.
  • Welding expert for consulting on review of procedures prior to NAVSEA submittal.
  • Welding expert needed for consulting on welding procedure.
  • Welding expert for consulting on A36 carbon steel heavy plate section welding.
  • Expert in welding for professional review of Navy welding program.
  • Expert in aluminum welding to assist withWelding 5"x5"x1.5" 6061-T6 plate into 0.2" thick aluminum tube process validation.
  • Expert in Welding Certification for NAV C.
  • Metal welding expert for consulting on machine frames and tubing.
  • Expert in welding procedures to prevent warpage.
  • NAVSEA welding expert for consulting on welding procedures and programs that meet MIL spec 248 and 278 requirements.
  • Expert for consulting on DOT and ASME code compliance evaluation of a fillet welded sleeve on a pipeline.
  • Expert for consulting on Course Grain Extrusion Analysis.
  • Expert for consulting on Metal Bellows for automotive
  • Expert for consulting on welding issues.
  • NAVSEA specification welding expert for consulting on Welding consultation for welder training and qualification per TEch Pub 248,278 and 271.
  • Welding procdure expert for consuilting on developing welding procedures to meet military specs.
  • Expert for NAVSEA for consulting on weld procedures and submittal to NAVSEA proposal.
  • Gantry expert for consulting on Rail based system for cargo x-ray screening.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Welding expert needed for consulting on welding failure.
  • Expert for consulting on Weld Tolerance Affidavit Request.
  • Expert in Possible testifying retention (108383) by Plaintiffs' Counsel.
  • welding expert to examine axles
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2002 to 2002   Edinburgh, Scotland   Successfully consulted on weld cracking problem in NiAlBr castings for McTaggert Scott, Edinburgh, Scotland who was a vendor of Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT

 

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