Henry H. Chamberlain, President
and President, Allied Glass Experts, LLC
1, 2003 to Present
research, consulting, and testing design practice
limited to glass and glazing issues.
and President, Allied Glass Enterprises, Inc.
1, 1990 to December 31, 2002
consulting, testing, and manufacturer?s representative firm.
Manager, NW Missouri Division, Harmon Glass Company (Apogee Industries, Inc.),
1989 through December, 1989
sold businesses during the transition period.
to glass manufacturers and fabricators,
1986 to present
President, Cameron Glass Corporation,
1984 to May, 1989
corporation owned two contract glazing companies.
of Board of Directors, Mobile Automotive Services, Inc. d.b.a. Mobile Auto
1983 to December, 1988
was the first national franchise group of automotive glass firms.
Vice President, Osage Glass Corporation,
1967 to May, 1989
business owned and operated a chain of automotive glass warehouses and
installation shops, fabricated specialty vehicle glass, and did
and Chairman, 2000-2001
for over twenty years.
of Automotive Engineers
in areas involving glazing.
Fenestration Rating Council
of Task Group on Laminated &Composite Glazings 1991-92
Association of North America
Council, College of Engineering
of Missouri, Kansas City
modeling for structural and thermal design optimization of glazing systems.
was one of the first group of ten people certified by
the National Fenestration Rating Council to serve as the
"Individual-in-Responsible-Charge" of a laboratory accredited by NFRC
to issue product ratings.
quality control, and testing of glass parts and glazing systems for demanding
architectural and industrial applications.
services, including analysis of inclusions and defects, fractographic analysis,
stress analysis, and expert opinion regarding glazing system design and glazing
of angle specific spectral models for optimization of the optical properties of
control and quality control in the manufacture and fabrication of glass, with
emphasis on insulating and laminating technology and the measurement and
control of stress during annealing,
toughening or bending processes.
relating to the fracture mechanics of glass.
and development of specialized spectroradiometers, instrumentation used to
monitor stress or detect and analyze defects in glass products, and other
fragmentation test of a tempered glass automobile sunroof, demonstrating the
formation of numerous spline shards up to seven inches (7?) in length under
loading conditions more representative of accident events than is the ANSI Z26.1
tempered glass defects including transmission distortion (optic) and nickel
sulfide (NiS) inclusions for Baron Automotive Group.
a 59 mph roll-over crash test of a Chevrolet Suburban vehicle (with full remote
control and remote data acquisition) to test the quarter glass retention
capability of that vehicle.
glass domes for Rader Railcar, Inc. passenger cars, meeting the most demanding
performance specifications in any civilian insulating glass application.
Design criteria included safety, solar heat gain, UV shielding, visible
color transmittance, optical distortion, glass deflection, thermally induced
stress, shock loading (from coupling cars), ballistic resistance, impact
resistance, water leakage, acoustic attenuation, thermal resistance, abrasion
resistance, durability, serviceability, aesthetics (color match and reflected
image quality), and weight.
agricultural tractor cab glazing for Caterpillar, Inc. to greatly reduce cooling
load, reduce acoustic transmittance, and enhance occupant safety.
determined, and documented the cause of failures of glass-clad polycarbonate
laminates for Bechtel Corporation at the U.S. Department of Energy INEEL (Idaho
National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory).
an aggregate concrete projectile, then used the replica to duplicate the impact
of that projectile on the windshield of a moving vehicle.
ballistic resistant laminated transparencies for military and civilian
an efficient technology for ballistic resistant opaque panel construction.
and built an instrument and a computer code to measure residual edge stress in
glass products that includes innovations to significantly enhance precision,
improve ease-of-use, and detect operator error.
as Consultant to glass manufacturers and architects on glazing design for
curtain wall projects on several continents.
the parametrically optimized glazing system for the Skybox Suites in Neyland
Stadium at the University of Tennessee.
insulating glass units in washing machines for high temperature and chemical
sterilization of hospital surgical and laboratory equipment. The glazing
required adequate resistance to severe abrasion, high cavity gas pressure,
prolonged moisture contact, and chemical solutions corrosive to glass.
and built a glass insulating factory to produce pressure adjusted, inert gas
filled, bent insulating glass units for transportation applications.
research to support development of a computational model of the fracture
mechanics of thermally toughened glasses.
Certification: Journeyman Glazier
English and Spanish
Advanced Photography & Photomicrography
License: Private Pilot, Airplane
Single Engine Land (VFR, 3000+ hr.)
Proficiency: Finite Element
Analysis, Spec.TRA (glazing optics), SunSpec, SunPath,
MS Office Suite, MS Project, MS Access, various lab data acquisition and
analysis programs, Monitress (pressure, stress, and deflection tolerance control
for insulating glass manufacturing), BEX
(ballistics), Window 4.1 (glazing thermal performance), some CAD, and some
Visual Basic programming.
Simulation of Glazing Performance, presented to the Kansas City Chapter of
the Society of Automotive Engineers, Overland Park, KS, 1998
& Concepts of Blast Resistant Glazing, presented to the Protective
Glazing Council 2nd Annual
Educational Seminar, Washington, DC, 2000
of Glazing Design, presented to the 1999 Annual Convention of the National
Glass Association, Atlanta, GA
Security Without Sacrificing Energy Efficiency, presented to the Building
Environment and Thermal Envelope Council Symposium on Security Glazing Systems,
Washington, DC, 1998
Design for Solar Heat Gain Control, presented to the College of Architects,
Mexico City, Mexico, 1997
Specific - Site Specific Solar Heat Gain Simulation for Curtain Wall Systems,
published in the September, 1998 issue of Glass Magazine
Wall Design, presented at the 1996 All-India Glass and Glazing Conference in
New Delhi, India, and published in the proceedings.
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