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Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Chris Addington

Chris Addington

Lab Technologist II
Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Office: Earle Hall G-14
Phone: 864-656-2056

Email: chaddin@clemson.edu
 

Educational Background

AS Electrical/Electronics
Tri-County Technical College

Skills

  • Electrical / Mechanical Design, Installation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
  • Process Controls, I/O Components, and Instrumentation
  • Experience with extensive Relay Logic systems and PLC programming
  • AC / DC Motors and Controls
  • Mechanical drives and PIVs
  • Predictive and Reliability Maintenance techniques and design

Responsibilities

Lab Technologist II with Clemson University’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering department. Build, maintain, and technical support for Undergraduate Unit Ops Labs. Provide technical support to Faculty and Graduate students for Research Labs and equipment.

Projects

Installation and start-up of a Baby Wipes production line – James River Corporation

Electrical design, PLC programming, start-up, and repair of various Material Handling and Stretch Film Wrapper systems – Kaufman Engineered Systems

Evaluate / Design Instrumentation upgrade and repairs for Hazardous Waste Incinerator – Owens Corning Fiberglas, Resins and Coatings Division

Plan, schedule, and provide technical support for complete Furnace & Factory Rebuild – Owens Corning Fiberglas, Reinforcements Division

Design and direct fabrication/installation of cooling, drying, conveying, and packaging sections of a Hot Melt Adhesive pelletizing process – The Reynolds Company

Customer On-Site Project Management for the construction of Radiation Treatment Vault requiring monolithic pouring of walls/cap with +/- 550 cu. yds. of High Dry Density concrete, extensive lead shielding, and the installation of Linear Accelerators and supporting equipment – US Oncology, Cancer Centers of the Carolinas