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 Expert  713558

Expert in Ceramic Coating Materials

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Connecticut (CT)
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Summary of Expertise:

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CERAMIC COATING MATERIALS; CERAMIC GLAZE; FRIT. Expert has over 30 years experience in the formulation and application of ceramic coating materials to meet end-user requirements. Products include ceramic glazes, porcelain enamels, frits, ceramic-metal sealants, glass colors, engobes, brick coatings, thermal barrier coatings, and roofing granules. His recent work has focused on the development of leadless glazes, primarily for stoneware and tile.

GLAZE DEVELOPMENT. Expert is actively engaged in developing new state-of-the-art glazes for various whiteware (sanitary ware, tile, dinnerware, etc.). Primarily, this work involves developing leadless glazes to replace lead-containing glazes. These glazes are compatible with current production equipment and yield equivalent visual properties.

CERAMIC PIGMENTS. Expert has many years experience in the development of ceramic pigments, and is one of only three or four experts world-wide. He has advanced the state-of-the-art in several ceramic pigment categories. In addition, he has consulted with several of the manufacturers of ceramic pigments, as well as a number of users of these products, assisting them with selection and use.

CERAMIC PROPERTIES AND DATA; CERAMIC CORROSION. For most of his career, Expert has been concerned with the relationship between the composition and the properties of ceramic materials. Thus, he has extensive experience in the measurement and interpretation of data relevant to ceramic materials and products. Measurements include color, corrosion resistance, X-ray diffraction (particularly powder diffraction techniques), thermal analysis, and particle size. He is involved in the development and management of the ASTM Standards applicable to ceramic products.

WHITEWARES AND RELATED CERAMICS; STONEWARE; ELECTRICAL CERAMIC. Expert has experience in the development of improved products, and in the elimination of production defects in whiteware products such as stoneware, tile, porcelains (refractory, electrical, chemical, etc.), brick, chinaware, earthenware, sanitary ware, glass, and electrical ceramics.

COLOR MEASUREMENT ON GLASS AND CERAMIC MATERIALS. Expert is proficient in color measurement on glass and ceramic materials, and the relationship between material composition and the color obtained. His company, Expert's University, performs color measurements on a fee basis.


ceramic chemical property


ceramic coating material


ceramic corrosion


ceramic engineering


ceramic finishing


ceramic glaze


ceramic glazing


ceramic material color measurement


ceramic pigment


ceramic property


ceramic technology


electrical ceramic


glass ceramic


glass color measurement



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1960   PhD   Chemical Engineering and Physics,   University of Illinois  
1958   MS     University of Illinois  
1956   BS     Carnegie-Mellon University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1986 to


(Undisclosed University)





1986 to


Expert's University


Chemical Engineering and Ceramic Materials Science




1984 to 1986


Olin Corp.


Ceramics, Metals Research Laboratory


Group Supervisor


1965 to 1984


Pemco Products, Mobay Chemical Corporation


New Product R&D



Technical Library and Patent Administration, New Pigments and Glazes for Ceramics paints, and plastics

Career Accomplishments:

Expert has been a very active and honored member of the American Ceramic Society. He is also a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society for Testing and Materials, the American Chemical Society, and the Electrochemical Society, and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists.


Expert received the John Marquis Award from the American Ceramic Society in 1974. He also received the Award of Merit from the American Society for Testing and Materials in 1985. In addition, he is listed in "American Men and Women of Science" and in "Who's Who in the East."

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - The Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in microwaveability of earthenware and stoneware,what can be expected of "microwave safe"?.
  • Expert in Raw materials Drivers.
  • Expert for consulting on ceramic mug liability.
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  • Expert in ceramic coatings raw materials needed for consulting on ceramic coatings.
  • Expert in porcelain for consulting on further development of existing coating technologies.
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 in ceramic tile for litigation involving gouge in ceramic tile floor.
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 ceramic raw materials, such as silica, clays, feldspars, etc.

He has access to the following resources: * Directories * Personal contacts.


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