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 Expert  108194

Expert in Paper Mill Process Chemistry

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
For the past 18 years, Expert's technical activities have centered on paper mill chemistry. This has included the bleaching and washing of pulp, save-all (flotation) processes, additives, water pretreatments, pitch, deposit problems, and waste effluent treatment. He has developed the first commercially available lab and on-line zeta potential instruments, based on the streaming potential principal. He did the pioneering work on the use of cationic fillers in papermaking, and was first to implement the selective and independent control of formation and retention and drainage.

paper chemistry


paper mill chemistry


papermaking fine-particle retention


pulp-and-paper processing


pulp-and-paper technology


retention aid


streaming potential


zeta potential

Over the past 25 years, Expert has introduced five instruments that measure electrostatic charge to the paper industry, including the only successful on-line instrument. He has also introduced the only instrument to measure specific filtration resistance. Expert also developed the technology that enables the independent and selective control of retention and formation and drainage.

wet-end chemistry


wet-end paper operation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Pulping and Papermaking
Colloids & Polymers
Paper Making Process Design, Papermaking Project Cost...
Chemical Engineering; Pulp & Paper Engineering

Year   Subject   Institution  
1948   Surface Chemistry   Princeton University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1974 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)



Founder and President


1964 to 1974


Pen Kem, Inc.



Founder and Chairman


1954 to 1964


Reichhold Chemicals


Emulsion Polymer Division




1949 to 1952


Wesco Waterpaints


Product Development and Control




Career Accomplishments:

Expert organized and conducted TAPPI'S annual short course on "Retention and Drainage" (1976-1982).

Professional Appointments

He is a Past Chairman of the TAPPI's Papermaking Additives Committee.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is a former contributing editor for Paper Trade Journal and the author of 90 paper chemistry articles.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Paper chemistry expert for consulting on paper and fragrance.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in paper mill design and manufacture for consulting on biegalke.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Expert can speak and read French.
German   He can read German.


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