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 Expert  721341

Expert in Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
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Expert has more than 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of shell-and-tube heat exchangers. He is thoroughly familiar with the manufacture and specifications of tubing, plate, and forgings used in these devices, and in the materials and techniques for building them. He knows all the U.S. applicable construction codes and standards. He has performed inspections, maintenance and repair consulting on tubulars, and has examined various parts by fluid penetrant and borescopy to locate failures, identify their causes, and specify repairs. In addition, he has trained personnel to perform these inspection functions.

engineering specification


heat exchanger manufacturing


shell-and-tube heat exchanger design

As a manufacturer (1957-1979) and as a consultant (1979-present), Expert has been deeply involved in all aspects of tube-to-tubesheet joining. He has published seven papers on the subject and helped advance the technologies of hydro-expanding and hybrid-expanding. He has been a member of the special working group on heat tran

heat exchanger tube-to-tubesheet joining

As a consultant to several major utilities, Expert has trained personnel in inspecting, post mortem examination, repair of closed feedwater heaters, and shutdown cooling water coolers. He has examined, by fluid penetration and borescopy, various parts to locate failures, identify their causes, and specify the required repairs.

feedwater heater


heat exchanger


heat exchanger application


heat exchanger failure analysis

As a manufacturer from 1947-1979, Expert is experienced in all phases of heat exchangers. Based upon process information and mechanical parameters supplied by clients, Expert has provided complete specifications for the design and manufacture of tubular heat transfer equipment.

heat exchanger selection


high-temperature heat exchanger


shell-and-tube heat exchanger


heat exchanger factory


heat exchanger factory operation


shell-and-tube heat exchanger manufacturing

Expert has 45 years of experience in writing specifications, supervising, and consulting on alterations of heat exchangers. He has worked with repairs such as tube plugging and repairs of channels and shells of tubular heat exchangers. He has published a definitive paper on tube plugging and produced a commercially available "Guide to Tube Plugging."

heat exchanger alteration


heat exchanger repairing

Expert has experience designing, building, troubleshooting, repairing, and altering chemical process heat exchangers. This includes familiarity with TEMA Classes C, B, and R as well as non-TEMA exchangers. He is familiar with the application of US and foreign codes (ASME sec VIII, Div 1; BS B55500)

chemical process heat exchanger

He is experienced in the design, construction, set-up, use, repair, and alteration of condensing heat exchangers.

condensing heat exchanger

Expert has designed and built "pump-around" reboilers and various types of pump through exchangers. He has also specified, altered, and repaired these exchangers.

forced-convection heat exchanger

Expert was responsible for completing mechanical and thermal evaluation of six very large low-pressure gas-to-gas heat exchangers for sulfuric acid recovery in a copper mining operation and subsequently two additional units.

gas-gas heat exchanger

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Colorado Springs, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Fort Collins, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  Greeley, Colorado;  Longmont, Colorado;  and Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Often requested
with this expert:

Heat Transfer, Utilities, Energy
Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow
Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Processing, Materials...
Aluminum Alloys

Year   Degree   Institution  
1973   Cert   Industrial Radiography (Level II) - ASNT Course  
1947   BChE   New York University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1988 to




Senior consultant


1979 to






1975 to 1994


Expert Sales and Construction


Vice President and Director



Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in TEMA codes should apply.
  • TEMA heat exchanger expert for consulting on cooler design software.
  • Expert in mining operation, specifically in business intelligence function
  • Heat exchange expert for consulting on surface condenser tube sheet repairs.
  • Heat exchange expert for consulting on designing a tube-in-shell unit to chill liquid-methane to sub-cooled temperatures using LN2.
  • Expert for consulting on Steam condensor design.
  • Expert for consulting on Wear Solutions for Heat Exchangers
  • Aluminum extruded expert for consulting on small light weight tubing.
  • Expert ran calculations for ASME Boiler and Pressure Code, Section III, Class 3(subsection ND) and Section VIII, Division 1.
  • Expert heat exchangers for consulting on utilization of 2 large stainless steel tubes with aluminum spiral embedded fins at high air velocities.
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 inspection for validation of contractors work on two heat exchangers.
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.


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