(Cary, NC – June 25, 2012) – LORD Corporation – a leader in the management of vibration, motion and noise control – has announced Thomas Law, Manager, Product Support Engineering, will present a paper at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) Annual AirVenture Oshkosh Convention.
The event will take place July 23-29 at the Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. Law’s paper will be presented on July 26 at 2:30 p.m. and is titled “SMOOTH Engine Mounts & Nose Wheel Shimmy Dampers.” He will discuss methods to select a SMOOTH engine suspension system where the amount of vibration felt within the aircraft is minimized while controlling the excursions of the engine and reducing vibrator inputs to aircraft electronic components. Law will also discuss nose wheel shimmy and explain how it occurs, as well as the steps for removing shimmy from your nose wheel to maximize the life of the nose wheel components.
Law is a member of the Product Support Engineering group responsible for aerospace fielded products. He began his career at LORD Corporation in 1975 as a student engineer in Erie, Pa., working on fixed-wing and industrial products. Law has worked on high-profile projects such as the LM-431 system for the Dash 8 aircraft, mounting systems for Boeing 757 and 767. Law has worked on several high-profile projects including the development of engine mounting systems for the DeHavilland Dash 8 and Boeing 757 & 767 aircraft.
He received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from RIT in Rochester, N.Y. Law holds four patents related to fixed-wing products including thrust reverser system isolators, engine systems and APU isolation systems.
For more information, visit http://www.airventure.org.
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With global reach and extensive technical capabilities, LORD has the ability to work on complex formulations, balancing contradictory property and process requirements to deliver the solutions that meet customer and market demands. LORD builds on its more than 85 year history with a track record of successful long-term partnerships with technology leaders in industries ranging from aerospace to automotive, electronics to industrial heavy equipment.
Founded in 1924, LORD Corporation is a privately held company that designs, manufactures and markets mechanical devices and electromechanical systems to control vibration, motion and noise; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives, coatings and electronic materials; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies. With global headquarters in Cary, N.C., and sales in excess of $789MM, LORD has manufacturing facilities in eight countries and more than 90 sales and support centers. LORD Corporation employs more than 2,800 worldwide. Visit www.lord.com for more information.