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John Faux | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 29, 2012

John Faux

Integrity with every solution
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Senior mechanical design engineer with extensive cradle to grave products experience. Work has been very closely integrated with the manufacturing process. New product development experience includes: Minimal invasive instruments and devices, hand held diagnostic devices, ligation clip appliers, skin staplers, capital equipment diagnostics, gastrointestinal devices, automated/robotic systems and electro-mechanical instruments and equipment. Experience ranged from single component design to the development of complete system architecture and...

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Skills (3)

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Microsoft Excel
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Design

Service Description

I have spent nearly 40 years as a mechanical design engineer of electro-mechanical products. Many of those years were as an hourly paid consultant and therefor had to be a self starter and hit the ground running with minimal fuss.

Let me provide you with your engineering, design or documentation solution that you need. I have a Solidworks licence on my home PC along with all MS Office software. I provide solutions for just a few hours work up to months of project work; from simple drafting to complex thermal and stress analysis.


EXPERIENCE

Design and engineering skills

1. Designing, inventing, collaborated with customers to develop new and innovative products with DFx always in mind. Testing, validating and documenting products in the medical device industry and electro-mechanical products.
2. Design, checking and documentation of electro-mechanical components.
3. Designs have considered the following processes: machining of metals and plastics, molding of plastics (injection, thermoformed and cast), ultrasonic welding, hot-plate welding, bonding with adhesives, plasma welding, laser welding, plating of various kinds, and other processes. Products launched include cardioplegia, steerable catheters, oxygenators, hand held diagnostic devices, patient positioning device.
4. Testing of designs have included: pull force tests, flexural strength tests, Hi-Pot testing, current leakage, corrosion visual evaluation; written my own test protocols.
5. Documentation for the...

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Keywords

medical devices
electro-mechanical
solidworks
FDA
engineer
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