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 Expert  723314

Expert in Titanium & Aluminum Anodize, All Plating and Finishing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Ohio (OH)
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Expert has twenty-five years of Working and Consulting in Electrochemical Engineering, Chemistry and environmental application with various American industries. He installed a new electrochemical product line to anodize Titanium for orthopedic color-coding and aerospace anti-galling requirements at DEW Technology. He performed R&D, engineering, quality, production, and EHS. He teamed at Ford Motor Company to develop Costing System for buying plated, painted injection molded auto components. He formulated new chemical process that removed a production bottleneck; productivity increased, 10 hour process reduced to 3 hours and reduced waste. Expert engineered the patented LTA process for Chrysler 300M bearing. He introduced a new black Nickel Finishing process that brought back a two million dollar business for Chautauqua Hardware Corporation. He designed, engineered and produced the heat exchange fluid of the Patriot Missile for US Army Redstone Arsenal, Government of Israel, and Swedish Army. He reformulated, produced and marketed industrial cleaners, antifreeze and fuel additives. He has written and published a marketing product catalog.

aluminum application


aluminum finishing


metal surface


metal surface chemistry


surface coating corrosion


surface modification


surface protection




surface chemistry


aluminum anodizing


anodic coating process


anodized aluminum




chemical process


chemical processing


nickel coating material


nickel plating process


titanium anodizing

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

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Metal Finishing, Parts Cleaning, Electroplating,...
Metal Finishing - From Anodizing to Zinc plating -...
Metal Finishing
Titanium Metallurgy and Technology

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   Bachelors Degree   Chemistry, Engineering   State University College, Buffalo, NY  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1990 to




Buffalo, NY


Proprietor, Chemist, Engineer, Consultant


1979 to 1997


Buffalo Metal Finishing Co.


Buffalo, NY


Lab Assistant - Chemical Process Engineer - Consultant


COMPANY: Metal finishing, Plating, Anodizing, painting and assembly company with broad job-shop services to automotive, Aerospace, Aircraft, military contractors and general industry. ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Engineered and improved coating processes. Military Specification painting, Anodizing and coloring of Aluminum. R&D and installed new Copper, Sealer, coating on powdered metal processes. Analyzed and maintenance of Nickel, Copper, Chrome (hard & decorative), Zinc, Tin, Cadmium, brass, Epoxy, Plastic, and plating baths and barrels. Troubleshooting and problem solving Nickel plating. Coordinated the OSHA safety, waste and environmental compliance.

1986 to 1989


National Gypsum Company:


Research Center, Buffalo, NY


Analytical Chemist


Performed instrumental and wet chemical analysis of competitive building products world-wide. Research on starch migration in gypsum wallboard. Developed evasive analytical procedures. Used AA, ICP, XRF, SEM and UV-VIS. Monitored and sample and analyzed the environment for asbestos. Analyzed organic and inorganic components of raw material and finished products.

1984 to 1986


Williams Gold Refining Co.


Buffalo, NY


3rd Shift Plating Supervisor


COMPANY: Gold Refining company offering gold plating on electronic circuit conductors. ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Supervised 3rd shift gold, Nickel, Cobalt, Silver plating on computer circuit conductor and hermetic seal. Won the Honorary Mention Award for discovering source production problem. Won Quality Achievement Award for one month zero reject production.

1981 to 1984


RECRA Research Environmental Laboratries


Tonawanda, NY


Intern Sr. Technician


Soil, Water, Air extraction and Analysis of Pollutants and PCBs by EPA methodology. Love Canal environmental remediation. Use of GC and GC/MS in PCB analysis.

Career Accomplishments:

Former Member, American Chemical Society Certified; Former member, American Electroplaters & Surface Finishing Society


American Chemical Society Certified: Date: May 1982

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1990 to 1995   Army Redstone Arsenal   Contractor   Engineer and manufacture the Patriot Missile Heat Exchange Fluid.

Consulting Services:
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