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Resume
Lewis M. Ford
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Home phone-408-723-1020
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JOB OBJECTIVE
Journeyman Machinist

EMPLOYMENT

1989-present Ames Research Center / contractor
         Moffett Field, California 94035
         Class A Aircraft and Spacecraft R&D Machinist

1972-1989 T&M Mfg. Co.
         695 Arques Ave. Sunnyvale, California 94086
         Journeyman 

1969-1972 United States Army
         Light Weapons Infantryman

1966-1969 T&M Mfg. Co.
          Shop Helper & Beginning Apprenticeship

1961-1967 San Jose Mercury & News
          Paper Carrier

EDUCATION
High School, Sunnyvale High,   Sunnyvale, California
          Class of 1968

College  Foothill Junior College
          Night class in Analytical Trigonometry  1969

MILITARY SERVICE

  United  States  Army  Infantry
  Vietnam : 1970-1971
  Honorable Discharge
  DD Form 214  ( on request )

PERSONAL

Born:  October 12, 1950  in Modesto, California
Married:  1 child
Health:  Good :  No physical limitations
Hobbies:        electronics,  computing,  coin collecting
 
 
 
 

Amplified Resume  Lewis Ford
E-mail    lewis-ford@sbcglobal.net

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

1966-1969 Machine shop helper and beginning apprentice

1969-1972 Military Light Weapons Infantryman  Vietnam,

1972-1989 Returned to T&M Mfg. Co.

1989-present Ames Research Center  / Contractor

MANUAL MACHINES
   Prototype, Short Run, Production, Jig and Fixture Making
        1.)  radial drills; jig bores,
        2.)  electrode tap extracting
        3.)  vertical mills various types; Bridgeport,,  Tree,  Cincinnati
        4.)  horizontal mills; Gilbert 4-axis; Summit 5-axis; Lucas 4-axis
        5.)  turret lathes; vtl lathes,: engine lathes; gapbed lathes,; toolroom lathes,
        6.)  grinders; Blanchards, surface , tool

N.C. & C.N.C. machines since 1974
   Prototype, Short Run, Production
     Programming with my origins in G-Code, Setup, and Operating
        1.)  Brown & Sharpe vertical mill G-Code
        2.)  Cincinnati vertical mills G-Code
        3.)  Monarch lathe G-Code
        4.)  Mazak T2, lathe / Mazatrol Conversational & G-Code
        5.)  Mori Seiki SL6, 12 position lathe / Fanuc G-Code
        6.) Mori Seiki 2000B 8 position lathe / Yasnac G-Code
        7.) Haas Lathes G-Code HL-4, and SL20 live tool G-Code,
        8.)  Bridgeport vertical mill / Slo Syn  / Hiedenhiem

   CADCAMS
       1.) Surfcam
       2.) Bobcad

  Metals Familiar in fabricating
   To name a few
        1.)  cast iron, cast steel, cast stainless steel, cast aluminum
        2.)  aluminum, brass, bronze, copper, aluminum/copper, chrome/copper ,magnesium
        3.)  steels ( 1020 to 4340 ) both normal and heat treated to different Rockwells
        4.)  stainless steels, ( 303 to 420 ) ( 13-8PH, 15-5PH, 17-4PH, 18-8PH )
        5.)  titanium, invar, inconel, monel, K-monel, tungsten

 Non-Metals
   To name a few
       1.) G10, Lexan, Graphite, Boron, Polypropelene, Fiberglass
       2.) Teflon, Nylon, Delrin

  Welding   (not certified)
        1.)  electrode
        2.)  wire feed
        3.)  gas

  Tolerances in fabricating
        1.)  surface finishes to 2 RMS
        2.)  mainly work in geometric tolerances from 0.0" to 0.001"
        3.)  have accomplished +- .000025 for space equipment
 
 
 

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