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 Expert  107682

Expert in Pigment Technology, including production, testing and use in various media

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Oklahoma (OK)
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Expert has applied his background in physical-inorganic chemistry to the development of new and improved titanium dioxide pigment products and processes. As the holder of nine patents and author of several papers on pigment technology, expert has contributed to the fundamental understanding of how TiO2 pigments function. He is experienced with all aspects of pigment R&D, from bench-scale through full commercial production. He is an expert in the efficient use of statistically-designed experiments and has developed a number of unique tests to help guide the development of pigment products.

Expert has extensive experience in the technology of producing high-quality, commercial pigments for paint, plastics, and paper. In addition to a thorough understanding of how pigment surface chemistry affects the optical and physical properties of the end-use media, he has in-depth experience with pigment production methods. Although the bulk of his experience has been with titanium dioxide pigment, he has also worked with zinc oxide and other functional fine particle materials and is interested in applying this technology to all inorganic pigments, fillers, and extenders. As a consultant, he could procure proven, commercial pigment finishing technology for license.


titanium dioxide


pigment technology


fine-particle technology

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma;  Norman, Oklahoma;  Lawton, Oklahoma;  and Edmond, Oklahoma.

Often requested
with this expert:

Pigments and Dyes
Coloring, Formulating and Compounding Thermoplastics for...
Titanium Dioxide Pigment Design, Market, Application...
Special Effect Pigments and Manufacturing, Metal Oxide...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1967   PhD   Inorganic Chemistry   Purdue University   Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Xi
1961   BS   Chemistry   McPherson College-McPherson, Kansas   Magna Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1998 to





Independent Consultant


1996 to 1998


Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation


Intellectual Property




1990 to 1996


Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation


Pigment Technology




1986 to 1990


Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation


Product Development




1983 to 1986


Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation


Pigment Technology


Group Leader


1972 to 1983


G&W Natural Resources



Senior Scientist


1968 to 1972


Emporia State University


Chemistry Department


Assistant Professor


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Chemical Society

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is the author of numerous patents and technical publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Coatings Technology  
 - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  
 - Surface Coating Australia  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has developed in-house seminars on trade secrets and pigment technology.
  • Expert has worked with the assessment and improvement of pigment production technology. He has consulted with producers of white and colored pigments to identify process changes that yield improved products.
  • Expert has helped pigment testing laboratories assess their test methods and make them more relevant and reliable.
  • Expert has consulted with a food manufacturer to help them understand the properties of titanium dioxide they use in food, and the expected future for such usage.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Cement Expert needed for consulting regarding cement oxide pigments.
  • Expert in titanium dioxides for consulting on manufacturing with TiO2, it's application and uses, prices over time, and characteristics (grade/quality) of TiO2.
  • Expert in TiO2 for consulting on manufacturing.
  • Expert for consulting on Gold glitter paint - undesired colour change.
  • Expert in pigment for pharmaceutical coatings.
  • Expert in Organic and Inorganic pigments for consulting on project regarding organic and inorganic pigments.
  • Expert in titanium dioxides for consulting on market dynamics.
  • Expert in dyes used to color paper. For consulting on defining market segments for colored paper.
  • Titanium dioxide expert for consulting on doped TIO2.
  • Pigment expert services for consulting on Technical consultation in Pigments industry.
  • Expert in colored plastic for consulting on an immersion heater housing.
  • Expert in lead chromates for consulting on manufacturing to increase heat resistance.
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 Titanium dioxide.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1989 to 1997   Japan   Expert has worked extensively with customer research and development organizations in Japan.

1989 to 2000   Asia & Oceania   Expert has made technical visits to customers in Oceania and Asia to support product sales efforts.
2000 to   China   Expert has consulted with pigment producers in China.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Japanese   Expert understands and speaks enough Japanese to communicate at a basic level.

Market Research:
Although not directly responsible for marketing, Expert has made technical visits to customers in the US, Oceania, and Asia to support product sales efforts.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has developed in-house seminars on trade secrets and pigment technology.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of pigment processing equipment, and pigment test equipment.


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