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 Expert  723651

Expert in Polyester Resin Dispersions, Effect of Nanoparticle Chemistry on Fiber and Fabric, Product Development

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Georgia (GA)
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This chemist has concentrated on developing an understanding of the chemical aspects and demands of projects under study during his career. This approach has resulted in the issue of 26 United States patents and corresponding coverage in several foreign countries. This approach has been utilized in industries in both the chemical and marketing development of solutions for these industries. The areas have primarily involved the treatment of fiber (all types) in all types of fabric formation. Other industries include water treatment and marketing specialty dispersants to the mining industry in the international arena. The most promising development has been in the area of applying nanotechnology on a practical basis in the fiber and water industries. Demonstrated improvements include: FIBER Improvement in fiber cohesion Yield improvements in yarn formation Improved coefficient of variation in staple yarn Reduced fiber loss in fabric formation Improved weaving efficiencies Improved carding Improved abrasion resistance in non-woven fabric Improved hydroentangle in non-woven formation WATER Improved scale control in cooling towers Improved water cycles in cooling water

applied organic chemistry


polyester fiber


textile industry


yarn manufacturing

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia;  Columbus, Georgia;  Macon, Georgia;  Roswell, Georgia;  Albany, Georgia;  Marietta, Georgia;  Montgomery, Alabama;  and Dothan, Alabama.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   Post Doctoral   Enzyme Isolation   Kansas Univ. Medical Center  
1964   PhD   Organic/Inorganic Chemistry   University of Arizona  
1960   BA   Chemistry   Park College, Parkville, MO  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1995 to 2004


Vulcan Materials Company


Performance Chemicals


Sr. Chemist


He was responsible for product and market development of licensed nanotechnology in the United States, Mexico, South America and Southern Africa.

1986 to 1995


Rhone Poulenc


Specialty Chemicals Technical Service


Sr. Chemist


He was responsible for technical service in the textile division in the United States and South America. Also responsible for product development in new products for textile warp sizing. (Company acquired Interchem)

1980 to 1986


Pioneer Chemical


Textile Chemicals




He was responsible for development and marketing of polyester resin dispersions into the textile warp sizing area.

1973 to 1980


Amoco Chemicals


Technical Service




He was responsible for development of new polyester resins for the textile industry based on Amoco Chemicals raw materials.

1968 to 1973


Nalco Chemical


New Markets




He was responsible for finding textile markets for Nalco Chemical products.

1966 to 1968


E. I. DuPont


Dacron Fiber




He was invovled in evaluating new polyester fiber compositions.

1965 to 1965


Kansas University Medical Center




Post Doctoral


He was invovled in the isolation of a phosphatase enzyme from calf brain.

1965 to 1966


Park College, Parkville, MO




Asst. Professor


He was responsible for teaching courses in Organic, Advanced Inorganic and Qualitative Organic Chemistry.

Career Accomplishments:

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

Professional Appointments

Chairman, Warp Size Committee, AATCC

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 26 patents involving polyester resin dispersions and the utilization of nanotechnology in yarn and fabric formation. He also has 2 publicaitons in the Journal of Organic Chemistry and publications on the use and effects of polyester resin dispersions in warp sizing. He also presented his results in the use of nanotechnology in textile fabric formation at the Southern Textile Research Conference in 1996.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He was with Callaway Chemicals in 1995-1997 in marketing new technology to the textile industry in the USA, South America and Southern Africa.
Recent Client Requests:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has been contacted several times regarding testifying in cases involving polyester resin dispersions. However, he has never been called to provide testimony because cases were settle out of court.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1987 to 1987   Chile   He introduced warp sizing products from Colloids, Inc., to the Chilean markets.
1988 to 1994   Argentina   He introduced and promoted Colloids products into the textile industry.
1990 to 1994   Colombia   He introduced and provided marketing for Colloids products in this area.
1997 to 2004   South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana   He introduced new technology into the textile markets in these three countries. He also was responsible for the production in new products based on the new technology in South Africa.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   He is proficient enough to avoid starvation.

Market Research:
He was International Marketing Manager for new technology for the Colloids Division of Rhone Poulenc.

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Additional Skills and Services:

He has developed training seminars for sales and marketing for new technology products for the textile industry. These seminars have been conducted in the USA and in those countries in which he has been involved in South America and Southern Africa.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has been involved in the selection of specialty polymers for the new technology products that were not manufactured by the host company.

Other Skills and Services

He has extensive experience in fiber processing and fabric formation.


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