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 Expert  715401

Expert in Machinability, Cutting Tools, Workpiece Material Development, and Surface Integrity

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Ohio (OH)
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Expert's Firm is internationally recognized for its work in developing and distributing data for machining of a wide variety of materials. Expert's Firm is the premier source for machining data (specific operating conditions), process engineering, machinability testing, and machine tool and cutting tool information.

Technical inquiries are taken by Expert. Expert is a Project Engineer for his firm's laboratory and field testing programs.


Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences



Expert's Firm provides information on effectiveness of free machining additives, cutting fluids and cutting tools is also available. Test data generated by Expert's Firm shows the effects of machining parameters on tool life, tool wear, surface finish, surface integrity, cutter breakage, cutting forces, power requirements, and tool deflection or chatter. Machining parameters commonly tested include cutting speed, feed rate, depth of cut and the effects on surface finish and grinding ratios. The company's Machinability Data Center functions as a national information analysis center that collects, evaluates and disseminates machinability data. Services include seminars, training programs, publications (including the Machining Data Handbook known as the "Machining Bible"). Machinability testing services are also available on a contract basis. Contract engineering services are also available (appropriate processes can be suggested based on part drawings taken into account existing customer constraints).

metal machining


cutting tool

The staff at Expert's Firm has spent nearly 20 years working with machining data and information; specifically, tool materials, coolants, speeds, and feeds. The staff is expert in various operations and can assist in problem solving and technology transfer. Expert's Firm offers expertise in machine-related subject areas such as computer-aided manufacturing, pollution prevention and waste minimization, and process and operations planning. The company's systems activity concentrates on bringing test data from the Machinability Laboratory and experienced data from the Machinability Data Center to the shop floor for practical applications via interactive computing programs.

conventional machining



The staff of expert's company has worked with unconventional machining processes since 1984 and has followed developments and applications. Individuals on the staff have lectured on this topic since 1988 and have strong connections to leading experts in particular process technologies.

unconventional machining

Their primary emphasis in rapid prototyping has been on surveying emerging processes and related technologies for creating models by building successive thin layers.

rapid prototyping

Expert's Firm has information on machining studies for standard production operations and for special manufacturing situations. Extensive data exists for turning, milling, drilling, reaming, tapping, gear manufacturing, sawing, and grinding operations.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana;  Muncie, Indiana;  Anderson, Indiana;  Columbus, Ohio;  Cincinnati, Ohio;  Dayton, Ohio;  Springfield, Ohio;  Hamilton, Ohio;  Lexington, Kentucky;  and Louisville, Kentucky.

Often requested
with this expert:

CNC, Lathe and Milling Machining
Metal Cutting & Manufacturing
Manufacturing, Process Development, Machining, Cutting...
Precision Engineering

Work History:



Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Rapid Prototyping  
 - First International Conference on Behavior of Materials in Machining. London Institute of Metals. Nov.  
 - Proceedings of the Annual Abrasives Conference. Abrasive Engineering Society.  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in on the development of a cutting tool and evaluation method.
  • Expert in Cutting Tool market research for consulting on Nanomech TuffTek coating for Machine Cutting Tools.
  • Expert in processess for milling and drilling operations.
  • Expert in Machining for consulting on high mix, low volume complex machining of exotic alloys.
  • Expert in grinding technology for consulting on roundness on outer diameter of valve lifter (Tappets).
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:
  • Valuation expert metal cutting machinery for consulting on Machinery for cutting metal.
  • Expert lathe needed for consulting on lathe safety.
  • Expert in employer liability for consulting on death caused by 32" Pacemaker Lathe while grinding irregularly shaped rear axle housing with protruding shock mount.
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 cutting tools, cutting fluids, nontraditional machining job shops, rapid prototyping, and service bureaus.


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