Along with casting, Dr. Midson is experienced in the shaping of metal by various techniques, including extrusion, rolling and drawing. His experiences include:

  • Providing technical expertise and failure analysis for the extrusion billet manufacturing facility of a primary aluminum company.
  • Providing technical support to hot and cold rolling facilities for a Fortune 500 company.
  • Serving as member of a corporate-wide task force for a Fortune 500 company, dedicated to improving the quality of flat rolled products for the manufacturing of aluminum beverage cans.
  • Developing a computer-modeling procedure for hot rolling of copper alloys