Focused Engineering provides customers with a comprehensive experience. It is so much more than a provider of design and analytical services.
Sure, we’re happy to perform your small jobs and deliver quick results, but what we really specialize in is partnering with your product development or improvement team.
Friendly, collaborative, communicative support from project planning through completion. The analytical expertise you need customized for your internal and external customers.
Technical Lead for a novel implanted transcutaneous compound driveline and tunneling tools (Patents 8,794,989 & 9,526,818). Extensive design, analysis, testing, and manufacturing preparations. Analysis included Titanium ratcheting arm, silicone and TPU bend reliefs, conductor fatigue. Critical to life hardware.
Analysis and testing of edge welded bellows, explosion bonded fittings, welded aluminum housings, glass filled epoxy bonding, dry film lubrication, heat treat effects, weld microstructure, pressure vessel code, cyclic fatigue analysis with high stress concentrations, weld defect specification, clean room design & process restrictions
Technical Lead for a maintenance free high pressure hydraulic accumulator. Analysis and testing of random flight vibration (PSD), weapons bay gunfire vibration, structural and hydraulic shock, Pressure vessel weld development and testing up to 16,000 psi hermetically sealed gas precharge. Electron beam, TIG, and laser welding.
Analysis per ASME BTH-1 coupled with finite element analysis. Design outputs included plate thickness, weld geometry, and loading guidance
Design, analysis, prototyping, testing, process development, quality controls, and quality management system support for a portable rocking device, ideal for new moms
Concept generation, solid modeling, 3D printing, and drawing generation for proposed designs for outdoor facilities for public use by the City of Portland, Oregon and other municipalities.
TIG, MIG, EB, Laser, Resistance of Titanium, Stainless Steel, High Nickel Alloys in complex geometry around sensitive features
Precipitation hardening, tempering, stress relief in argon quench vacuum furnaces with Titanium “getters” and sub-zero cool
Manager of R&D machine shop, wire EDM, CNC milling & lathes, hydraulic press, knurling, grit blasting, inspection tools
Slides, compression molds, acetal, silicone (LSR, HCR), polyurethan, heated cores, large irregular cavities, varied thickness
TPU and silicone, hollow core & braided aramid and metal fiber substrate, read thru and cure studies
Prototyping in various polymer materials with mechanically removed and dissolved supports
Direct metal laser sintering prototyping and production hardware, microstructure analysis
Anodizing, painting, adhesives, lubrication, plasma & chemical etching, laser marking
Solidworks sketching, modeling, and drawings per ASME Y14.5. Modeling for CNC, additive manufacturing, & general manufacturability. Formal training through CAP Inc. (Now Trimech)
SolidWorks Cosmos & ANSYS Mechanical (and predecessors) spanning entire career. Directly performed & supervised. Formal training through Simutech Group.
Feasibility assessment, environmental interactions & reactions, design performance, verification & validation, final bench and clinical testing for customers & regulatory submissions
Task mapping, assignment, & monitoring. Resource mgmt., budgeting, executive status updates, project buffer mgmt
Failure Modes & Effects Analysis, Human Factors Risk Assessment, Hierarchical Risk Identification & Mitigation Structures & Methods
Proof-of-concept, assess manufacturability, compare design options, directional guidance, iterate design, obtain buy-in
Phase 1 project definition, goal setting, schematic functional diagrams, executive buy-in
WPI Corporate Training covering all aspects of Y14.5, 2009
To all internal and external customers