Geoffrey Davies

Fellow Institute of Materials MSc University of Oxford

Geoffrey Davies

Following 10 years with Richard Thomas and Baldwins Ltd. (now Corus) engaged mainly on research into sheet steel products destined for the automotive industry, a further 35 years was spent on materials technology focused on the car body. This included spells at The Pressed Steel Company, Austin-Morris, BL Technology, Rover and finally BMW UK. Experience included all aspects of material selection raging from sheet steel to aluminium and polymers together with a detailed knowlege of most processing aspects such as pressing, painting and welding. Corrosion prevention was a major feature of recent years and collaborative work with Oxford University helped optimise the use of zinc coated steels on current bodywork.

Affiliations and Expertise

Materials consultant and former head of body materials selection at BMW (UK)

Author: Geoffrey Davies Release Date: 30 Mar 2012
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Editor: David Crolla Release Date: 30 Jul 2009
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Author: Geoffrey Davies Release Date: 08 Jan 2004
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