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Expert in Coating and Converting Technology

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Indiana (IN)
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Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
COATING & COATING PROCESSES. Expert has over 40 years of in-depth experience in coating various substrates with all varieties of coating solutions and emulsions using most types of coating equipment. He has consulted domestically and internationally, working with both state-of-the-art operations to the most basic of coating operations. His experience includes knife over roll coating, reverse roll coating, roll coating, meyer bar coating, slot fed die coating, hot melt coating, solvent coating and dry coating, aqueous coating and drying, 100% solids coating and curing, UV coating, EB coating, and air knife coating.

SLITTING & CONVERTING. Expert has in-depth knowledge of nearly all phases of slitting (score roll, burst, caliper compensating, shear, razor blade, and rewinding) and converting (flexographic printing, laminating, die cutting, and scoring) paper, film, and metal foil webs using all types of equipment.

PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVES; ACRYLIC FORMULATION. He has become an expert in the formulation of natural rubber and acrylic-based adhesives, both solvent- and water-based. Materials Expert has evaluated for pressure sensitive products include rigid and flexible vinyl films, polyester films, unsaturated papers, beater treated papers, saturated papers, paper silicone liners, vapor coated films, printable low release backsizes, and UV curable acrylic-urethane syrups.

PRIMERS & INK-RECEPTIVE COATINGS. With four patents in this area, Expert is an authority on the formulations of primers and ink-receptive coatings for films, foils, and papers.


acrylic adhesive material


adhesive formulation


coating material




ink-receptive coating


pressure-sensitive adhesive


primer coating




coater operation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana;  Bloomington, Indiana;  Muncie, Indiana;  Anderson, Indiana;  Terre Haute, Indiana;  Lafayette, Indiana;  Cincinnati, Ohio;  Hamilton, Ohio;  Middletown, Ohio;  and Louisville, Kentucky.

Often requested
with this expert:

Web Coating Technology
Polymer Coating Technologies
Adhesive Consulting, Formulating, & Research in Structural,...
Product Development and Marketing of Adhesives and...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1950   BS   Chemical Engineering   University of Minnesota  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1982 to



Coating and Converting Consultant


1951 to 1982


3M Company


Product Development Specialist


1950 to 1951


Eastman Kodak Co .


Sensitimetric Testing Engineer


Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has been issued four US and Foreign Patents.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in top coating technology for consulting on acquisitions or equipment, as well as pressure sensitive adhesive coatings and processing issues.
  • UV Coating expert for consulting on UV Hard coat.
  • Polymer chemistry expert for consulting on Acrylic adhesive formulation.
  • Expert in rotary die manufacturing for consulting on engineering total system to efficiently die cut web material.
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 flexographic printing for non-compete litigation.
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.

International Experience:
Expert has worked in Guatemala setting up a coating line and in Sri Lanka setting up a BOPP tape factory. He also consulted with a client in Monaco with a state of the art coater and doing cost analyst for various psat products.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of the following products: slitters, coaters, flexo printers, mixing equipment and pressure sensitive tape testing equipment.

He has access to the following resources: print materials, databases, and personal contacts.


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