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 Expert  719013

Expert in Silicones, Silanes

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has expertise in the preparation and chemistry of organosilicon monomers, prepolymers, and polymers both on laboratory and commercial scales. He has had broad experience in the uses of silicones and their properties.




silicone compound


organosilicon chemistry




silicon chemistry


silicone property

Expert has broad experience in the use of silanes to modify inorganic surfaces. The principal uses of this technology is in the preparation of improved composite materials.

silane compound



Expert has experience in the use of silicone fluids as mold release, antifoam, lubricating, heat transfer, and dielectric agents.

silicone lubricant


silicone lubrication

Expert has experience in the preparation of organosilanes via homogeneous catalysis as well as the use of this technology to cross-link silicone elastomers and resins.



silicone elastomer


homogeneous catalysis

Expert has experience in the preparation and formulation of silicone rubber.

silicone rubber

Expert has experience in directing studies to determine the environmental fate of relatively persistent materials, especially organosilicon compounds.


environmental fate



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Grand Rapids, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Sterling Heights, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Ann Arbor, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Troy, Michigan;  and Southfield, Michigan.

Often requested
with this expert:

Silicone, RTV Rubber
Silicone Medical Devices and Implants, Product Development,...
Polymer Chemistry
Biomedical Material Technology

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   Certificate   Advanced Management Program   Harvard University  
1957   PhD   Organic Chemistry   University of Kentucky  
1951   MS   Chemistry   State University of Iowa  
1948   BS   Chemistry   Loras College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1988 to




Independent Consultant


1951 to 1988


Dow Corning


Various management positions


Expert held various management positions within the company including: Organosilicon Research Manager; Manager of Technical Service for Resins, Fluids and Chemicals; Process Engineering Manager; and Biotechnology Research Manager

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of ACS.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has authored or co-authored technical publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS)  
 - The Journal of Organic Chemistry  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on silanization on glass - characterization & optimization.
  • Expert in recycling for consulting on scrap silicone materials.
  • Expert in silicone for consulting on continuous silicone sponge sheet.
  • Expert for consulting on Siloxane coatings on silica-based substrates.
  • Expert for consulting on Research historical silicone resin T-Glo 8Y-210.
  • Expert for consulting on experience formulator of defoamers/ anti-foam agents.
  • Expert in Optical Index Matching Fluid for PMMA/Elastomer System.
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 silicone for consulting on patent application.
  • Paint coating expert for consulting on BE sealants Premoflex textured coating.
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 reactive silanes and silicone monomers and prepolymers.

He has access to personal contacts.


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