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 Expert  720881

Expert in Metal Cutting & Manufacturing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
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Summary of Expertise:

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MANUFACTURING. Expert has spent his entire career attempting to find the lowest cost method for making the highest quality products. This involves: customer-needs analysis; product design for function, conventional machining, manufacturability, testing and durability, part-making and assembly techniques; field testing and evaluation, and customer satisfaction assurance.

JOB SHOP OPERATIONS. Cy has many years of experience making small quantities of products. In some cases, the product was one-of-a-kind. He also has expertise in both high-volume and job-shop production of machined components.

TOOLHOLDERS. Cy is currently involved in the design, manufacture, and application of rotary and stationary tool and work holders for metal cutting, including floating reamer holders and drivers for tapping.

TOOLING SPECIFICATIONS. Cy writes and critiques American and international tooling specifications, namely ANSI, ASME, ISO, DIN, and MAS.


job shop


job shop operations




rotary toolholder


stationary toolholder




tooling specification

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974     Manager's Program   Lake Forest Graduate School of Management  
1957   BS   Mechanical Engineering   Illinois Institute of Technology  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1983 to






1980 to 1983


Bendix Corporation


Engineering Manager


1972 to 1980


General Engineering and Manufacturing Corporation




1966 to 1972


Honeywell, Inc.


Senior Process Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

Cy is the former Secretary of ANSI/ASME B5/ Technical Committee #45; is the Chairman of ANSI/ASME B94/ Technical Committee #7; and is currently serving as ANSI/ASME B5 (Main Committee) Chairman.

Publications and Patents Summary

He wrote a section in the Tool and Manufacturing Engineer's Handbook describing the function and design of rotary tool holders used in reaming operations.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Machining for consulting on high mix, low volume complex machining of exotic alloys.
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 for consulting on for Inspection of Lathe machine.
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.


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