Aluminum Experts

Experienced Aluminum Design & Joining Consultants You Can Rely On

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Edward P. Patrick

  • Mechanical Engineer, PE, FASM.

  • 50 Years Experience – Aluminum Design, Product
    and Manufacturing Process Development

  • Patents - 19 U.S. Patents

Experience Areas:

  • Joining Expertise

  • Failure Analysis 

  • Staff Training

  • Legal Expert Witness

Product and Process Development References

Automotive Applications

  • Heat Exchangers - Brazing
  • Resistance Spot Welding
  • Monocoque and Spaceframe Design and Assembly
  • Hang-on’s, Doors, Hoods and Deck Lids

Manufacturing Process Development

  • Joining - Fusion Welding, Brazing, RSW, Bonding, etc.
  • Metal Forming -Stamping, Bending, Machining Machining, etc.
  • Thermal Spray Processes.
  • Rapid Prototyping.
  • Rapid Tooling.
  • Rapid Transit Power Rail Patent

Recent Projects

  • Vacuum Brazing Trouble Shooting
  • Exoskeleton Robot Part Consolidation
  • Marine Amphibious Assault Vehicle Ballistic Grille
  • Satellite Fuel Tank Fabrication
  • Customized Staff Training – Joining, Metal Forming, Finishing
  • Auto Mold Tooling Repair Process Development
  • Rapid Transit Power Rail Development
RGA A/C Evap
DC-10 AC Exchanger
RGA A/C Evap

See a Sample of Ed Patrick's Course Syllabus for Vacuum Brazing Aluminum and Manufacturing Processes