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 Expert  721280

Expert in Adhesives

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Ohio (OH)
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Expert has developed, manufactured, marketed, and sold polymeric additives (polyamides) which are formulated into PVC plastisols/organosols to promote adhesion of the PVC coating to various substrates. Expert also has PVC formulating experience required to design products which are used as protective coatings, adhesives, sealants, and caulks in automotive and other manufacturing processes.





plastisol coating

Expert directed research and development of thermoplastic hot melt adhesives. He was directly involved with technical development, manufacturing, and end-use applications. These "high performance" adhesives are used in various manufacturing processes. Examples include wood bonding (cabinets), lamination, automotive adhesive, binders for printing inks, and thermographic ink resins.

hot-melt adhesive

With technical background in polymeric plasticizers for polyvinyl chloride (PVC), Expert has specific knowledge of polyester synthesis chemistry, including manufacturing processes, and end-use applications. He is also knowledgeable of markets and customers for plasticized vinyl products (refrigerator gaskets, calendered films, tape, foamed products, and decals).


Expert has technical knowledge of oleochemicals used as antistatic additives for various polymers. These additives can be compounded into or topically applied to various polymers and will inhibit electrical charge build-up. Applications include polymers used in static sensitive environments, packaging semiconductors, textiles, and computer housings.

antistatic additive


plastic additive oleochemical


polymer antistatic additive

Expert has experience in chemical synthesis of polyester polyols used in polyurethane systems. His background in blocked isocyanate chemistry is useful in formulating adhesives and adhesion promoters.

adhesion promoter



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Columbus, Ohio;  Cincinnati, Ohio;  Dayton, Ohio;  Springfield, Ohio;  Hamilton, Ohio;  and Middletown, Ohio.

Often requested
with this expert:

PVC Formulating, Compounding, Extrusion, Testing, Product...
Adhesives and Sealants
Adhesive Consulting, Formulating, & Research in Structural,...
Technology and Manufacturing Processes for Dip Molding and...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1977   BS   Chemistry   University of Edinboro  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1993 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)




Expert owns and operates a consulting business with manufacturing capability.

1980 to 1993


Schering Berlin Polymers/Sherex Chemical


Business Manager; Research & Development Manager


1977 to 1980


Ashland Chemical Co .


Research Chemist


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the Society of Plastics Engineers.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has six patents and three patents pending.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in adhesive application for consulting on bonding polyester fabric to inside of injection-molded plastic dome mesh frame.
  • Expert in adhesive ultraviolet for consulting on pressure-sensitive adhesive for nylon luggage.
  • Expert in Plastisol Potting Processes.
  • Adhesive expert needed for consulting on powder adhesive.
  • Expert for consulting on Epoxy Flooring Consultant
  • Expert in adhesives for consulting on Filter Pleat Stabilization.
  • Expert in Plastisol
  • Chemistry metal bonding expert for consulting on adhesion on metal of ink.
  • Expert in polymer recipe & operating parameters to make low molecular weight styrene-maleic anhydride "SMA" resin.
  • Expert in custom formulation of adhesive for consulting on desired custom adhesive.
  • Expert in PVC injection molding for consulting on establishing SPC types and parameters for training techniques.
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 Plastisol for litigation.
  • Dip molding expert for consulting on Dip Molding Processes.
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 experience working in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. He developed a far East business for Schering Berlin Polymers, requiring several visits each year since 1985. He developed a business in Mexico and had day-to-day discussions with the parent company (Schering AG) in Germany.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of the following: hot melt resins; curing agents; adhesion promoters; plasticizers; antistats; slip agents; lubricants; PVC resins; and, fillers.


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