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 Expert  719220

Expert in Precision Functional Coatings


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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COATINGS; COATING METHODS; WEB COATING PROCESS. Expert has concentrated his technical activity on the development of coatings for application to flexible webs to meet a variety of needs. This involves choosing the chemistry necessary for the task, and formulating the chemicals (polymers, solvents, pigments, curatives, etc.) into a stable coating fluid that can be applied by a coating machine. Test methods to evaluate new materials and processes have been developed as needed. Other areas where Expert has worked include barrier coats, slip coats, urethanes, vinyls, acrylics, photographic negatives and positives, laminates, adhesives, and magnetics. Coating methods that he is familiar with include flexo, gravure, extrusion and roll coating.

CURING METHODS; ELECTRON-BEAM POLYMER CURING; ULTRAVIOLET POLYMER CURING. Expert is adept in curing methods, namely epoxy, isocyanates, and radiation (ultraviolet and electron beam curing).

PIGMENT DISPERSION. Expert's expertise includes pigment dispersion, including both magnetic and colors.

MONOMERIC MIXTURES. Expert was instrumental in inventing a monomeric mixture, which, upon radiation curing, duplicated the properties of a then-used polluting solvent coating (patent pending). He replaced unavailable tin-plated steel with cheaper aluminum by developing a patented conductive laminating adhesive for batteries. He also improved abrasion resistance of magnetic coatings by thermal and radiation methods, to a point where they are considered the industry standard.

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electron-beam polymer curing

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pigment dispersing

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ultraviolet polymer curing

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web coating process


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Fall River, Massachusetts;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1954   PhD   Synthetic Organic Chemistry   Boston University  
1950   BS   Chemistry and Physics   Harvard College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1989 to

 


 

Independent Consultant

 

1966 to 1989

 

Polaroid Corp.

 

Research Group Leader in Functional Coatings

 

1962 to 1966

 

New England Labs

 

Partner

 

1960 to 1962

 

Itek Corporation

 

Scientist

 

1958 to 1960

 

Natick, MA

 

U. S. Quartermaster

 

1954 to 1958

 

Farber Institute

 


 

Career Accomplishments:
Awards/Recognition

Expert received Itek's Distinguished Scientist Award.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

During his career, Expert has also been awarded 18 patents for developments ranging from radiation resistant packaging materials to conductive primers, and non-silver photographic systems. He has also published 32 technical papers.


Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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