Scott currently working as a Principal Project Leader in the Novel Polymer Technologies Section at TWI Ltd. Scott has been involved in plastics welding research for over 20 years. Scott’s primary role is to lead and deliver research projects related to plastics welding, typically providing plastics welding consultancy in product design (in particular joint design for welding), proof of welding feasibility, plastics welding troubleshooting, welding machine specification and validation for entering production.
In addition, Scott manages the day-to-day running of TWI’s Plastics Welder Training and Examinations business, and is currently a CSWIP approved Plastics Welding Examiner.
Scott’s areas of expertise is all plastics welding processes - in particular ultrasonic welding, plastics welding equipment, analysis of plastic welds, plastic materials - including high-temperature thermoplastics, wood welding and wood polymer composite welding. Scott has successfully led many small to large polymer welding projects, for a variety of applications, across a number of industry sectors (medical, automotive, power, aerospace, oil and gas, construction).