Metallurgical - Performance Investigation Client was having difficulties with mechanical properties of parts. Performed data review and process review. Worked with supplier to provide defect free material. Qualified material from a second source. Provided research on micro-alloyed steel. Suggested alternate material and process. Metallurgical - Performance Investigation Reviewed material failure report and made recommendations on more information needed.
Metallurgical - R & D Participated on team to develop and implement the "fusion bonded" technique of casting a bronze gear rim to gray iron / ductile iron hub.
Non-Ferrous Performed audit of melt / pour area for possible systems / process improvements.