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Bob V. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 6, 2014

Bob V.

Advanced static/dynamic seal design, Product Dev.
   United States
  |  3:14 am Local Time

Overview

Active in the engineering field for over 25+ years, sealing engineer for over 15 years. Sr. Seal Design Engineer solving many advanced level applications from military to commercial. Highly knowledgeable in most manufacturing processes and their limitations, as well as how to design product for them. Detailed understanding of: ferrous and non-ferrous metals, engineering plastics and elastomers. Involved in many manufacturing assembly tooling and machine loading/unloading systems, including fixture. I have developed many aftermarket and OEM...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Advanced static and dynamic seal design
Manufacturing tooling Design
Mechanical Concepts
Seal Failure mode analysis (FMEA)
Seal Hardware evaluation and design
Simulation

Service Description

SEAL DESIGN: Standard and custom PTFE, engineering plastics and elastomer sealing solutions for most applications. Seal hardware recommendations for seal optimization. Dynamic surface and failure mode analysis. Complete sealing solution, customer and manufacturing interface at all levels. Development of seal standards, materials selections, seal energizer design and specifications as required. Custom energizer heat treatments for specialized applications. Seal design and FEA analysis as required.
Typical application markets - Military, aircraft, laboratory, petro-chem 9(il & gas), Down hole, sub-sea and marine, Hydraulic, automotive, energy, commercial, medical, analytical (HPLC), hot melt and adhesives.
Seal application conditions:
STATIC and DYNAMIC sealing solutions in Reciprocating, Oscillation and
Rotary
SPEED: Slow to 7000 FPM
PRESSURE: High Vacuum (10 -7) to 70,000 PSI +
TEMPERATURE: Cryogenic (-400F) to 700F +
MEDIA: Vacuum, light gases, corrosive, high viscosity, abrasives,
cryogenic, adhesives, most media exposure
ID SIZES: .031 to 60" +

PRODUCT DESIGN: Market leading creative concepts and start to finish product development and prototyping. Many patentable ideas contributed to product designs. Product FMEA and performance improvements, cost and weight reduction as well as prototype and production sourcing.

MANUFACTURING: Assembly automation, jigs and fixturing, as well as CNC load/un-load automation. Analysis of...

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Keywords

PTFEseals
springenergizedseal
rotaryseal
reciprocatingseal
rubberseal
highpressureseal
highspeedseal
cryoseal
productdesign
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