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 Expert  107875

Expert in Web Coating Technology

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
WEB COATING PROCESSES. Expert has spent a significant part of his career using web coating processes. He has experience with most application methods, fluid handling, drying of solvent, and aqueous systems. He evaluates process specifications, on-and-off-line process monitoring and control systems, and test methods. He has specified numerous coating systems for clients, both for in-house work and contracting to toll convertors. Drawing on over 35 years of study and experience in the coating industry, Expert has developed a series of seminars which he customizes for on-site training.

MAYER ROD COATING; REVERSE ROLL COATING; GRAVURE ROLL COATING. Expert evaluates the optimum coating application method for new products and solves issues with existing techniques. He has worked with each of these techniques.

FILM COATING PROCESSES. Many of Expert's clients request precision thin film (<1 mil dry) for critical products. Expert evaluates gravure, engraved roll, milled slot, and precision reverse roll systems for these needs. He helps develop coating processes in house or on a contract (toll) basis on available pilot or production coating lines.

COATING RAW MATERIALS. Expert has worked to develop and select web materials, including paper, plastic film, fabric, metals, and foils, to promote the application of thin films to these surfaces. He establishes proper specifications, and selects raw material supplies for in-house or contract coating of the final product.

GRAVURE COATING. Expert is an expert at specifying and selecting the best system to meet the client's requirements for a well coated product. He has experience solving gravure application problems. He can search out contract pilot and production coating houses if required.

SLITTING. Expert has specified slitting equipment for plastic and paper and coated films. He has engineered slitting processes in the photo film industry. He designed, developed, and engineered saturation coating and web treatments on paper, metal foil, and plastic film bases using numerous chemical baths.


coating material




coating raw material


engraved-roll coating process


film coating process


Mayer rod coating


precision reverse roll coating process


reverse roll coating process


web (material)


web coating process

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Waterbury, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Often requested
with this expert:

Web Coating Technology
Web Coating Technology and Process Scale-Up
Polymer Coating Technologies
Coating and Drying Technology

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979     Executive Development Program   Boston University  
1971   MS   Engineering Management   Northeastern University  
1959   BS   Chemical Engineering   Lafayette College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1988 to






1987 to 1988


Polaroid Corporation


Manager, Manufacturing Strategy


1977 to 1987


Polaroid Corporation


Manger, Quality/Technical


1970 to 1977


Polaroid Corporation


Principal Engineer


1965 to 1970


Polaroid Corporation


Quality Supervisor/Process Engineer


1960 to 1965


Atlas Chemical Ind.


Supervisor/Process Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Society for Imaging Sciences and Technology, and the Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industries. He is on the Technical Advisory Panel for AIMCAL.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Coating curing industrial expert for consulting on reflective paint drying.
  • Roll coating expert for consulting on a Mayer rod coating system.
  • Expert in coaters for pressure sensitive adhesive for consulting on PSA coating.
  • Gravure expert for consulting on gravure design.
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:
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.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: coating web products, pilot coating facilities, contract coating houses, manufacturing coating/convecting equipment, and process control instruments.

He has access to the following resources: database, literature file, and personal contacts.


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