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James W. Davidson Consulting

Main Office:
James W. Davidson Consulting
16511 Chalmette Park St.
Cypress, TX 77429
USA

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Phone: 832-266-8780 Fax:
Web site: Email: glasshouse@backroads.net
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Development - Design & Development - Consultants and Designers
Methods - Filament Winding - Consultants
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Dr. James W. Davidson – Composites Consultant

SUMMARY

Experienced Composites Consultant with a strong materials and process, engineering and manufacturing background. Hands-on familiarity with a wide range of composite materials and processes in the commercial, industrial, utility, building, construction, aerospace and sporting goods industries. Successful track record of working with customers to define requirements, design the products, select the appropriate optimum materials and processes, and lead projects on through the engineering, design, equipment, facility and commercialization phases. Strong analytical skills. Extensive experience in industry in R&D and manufacturing. Hands-on bottom-line oriented. Strong customer interface background leading to specifications, applications, quality systems and testing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Work history includes head of technology for such companies as….
  • Composite Structures Shakespeare - FRP poles, crossarms, railing systems, decorative columns, antennas and fishing rods
  • HITCO Fabricated Composites – radomes, carbon and fiberglass aircraft and rocket components, carbon-carbon brakes and components, prepregging, aircraft interiors, rocket nozzles, re-entry heatshields, submarine bow-domes and ship structures
  • CIBA Composites – weaving, prepregging, honeycomb manufacturing and machining, aircraft floor panels, aircraft interiors, composite structure products, bonded metal structure, and molding resins
  • Composite Technology Engine Components – carbon, Kevlar and fiberglass jet engine components, machining, high temperature composites, automated quality testing, advanced machining and assembly.
  • Rohr Industries – metal and composite jet engine components
  • Ameron International – filament wound pipe and fittings, and pipe structures

MATERIALS

FG roving, mat, veil & prepreg Polyester veil Carbon tow, mat & prepreg
Molding resins Fillers Epoxies
High temperature resins Phenolics Carbon-Carbon
Adhesives Coatings Mold release agents

PROCESSES

Filament winding Pultrusion Hand lay-up
Compression molding Bladder & decorative molding RTM and closed mold
Weaving and knitting Resin mixing Prepregging
Machining Assembly Resin testing
Quality in-process inspection Quality field inspection Materials evaluation
Carbon-carbon re-impregnation Carbon-carbon CVD Test article evaluation
Panel pressing Cutting Material movement
Tooling Press molding Bag molding
Bonding Honeycomb manufacture Honeycomb machining
Painting & long-term UV coating Sanding Handling and shipping

EDUCATION

B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees in Engineering Structures, Materials and Mechanics from U.C.L.A.


 
 
 

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