ORC Expert Advisory Services ORC International

  home    |    find an expert    |    request an expert    |    join our network    |    about us     expert login  
Expert Consulting and Expert Witness Services
  
  search tips 
Share this page:  Send to LinkedIn Send to Facebook Tweet This Email Print

 Expert  727549

Expert in UV/EB Coatings, Paint, Plastics, Failure Analysis, Chemicals, Polymers, Laboratory Testing, Patents


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has a Ph. D. in chemistry and offers more than 30 years of extensive R&D, manufacturing, patent law, worldwide government chemical compliance and management expertise in the chemical industry. A nationally known expert in the field of UV and EB curable coatings, he has been selected to present the Technical and Safety portions of the last five Primer Sessions held at the RadTech National Conferences. He has hands-on laboratory and R&D management experience in the commercialization of more than 50 new products for a broad range of industrial uses. Coating, ink and adhesive applications include: graphic arts, SMC, vinyl and wood flooring, automotive head lamps, kitchen cabinets, appliances, galvanized steel tubing, composites, optical fibers, DVD and CD. For more than twenty years, he directed a corporate technical exchange program between his United States laboratory and European and Japanese partners. He has more than 65 publications including patents, journal articles and presentations at technical conferences. He developed and implemented a multi-million-dollar global patent program that included worldwide patent enforcement as well as filing patent applications worldwide. In addition, he created and directed a corporate worldwide product MSDS and government compliance program. He has excellent writing skills and is able to communicate complex chemical technology into easy to understand language.
 • 

acrylate coating material

 • 

acrylic coating material

 • 

acrylic paint

 • 

acrylic polymerization

 • 

chemical analysis extraction

 • 

chemical-resistant coating material

 • 

clear coating material

 • 

coating crosslinking

 • 

coating equipment

 • 

coating formulation

 • 

coating material failure analysis

 • 

coating material quality assurance

 • 

coating property

 • 

coating selection

 • 

coating technology

 • 

dental polymer

 • 

electron-beam polymer curing

 • 

epoxy coating material

 • 

epoxy paint

 • 

gamma radiation effect on plastic

 • 

hardcoat material

 • 

low-solvent coating material

 • 

metal coating material

 • 

optical fiber coating material

 • 

organic coating material

 • 

paint chemistry

 • 

paint failure analysis

 • 

paint formulation

 • 

paint light stabilization

 • 

paper coating material

 • 

plastic failure analysis

 • 

polymer chemistry

 • 

polymer coating material

 • 

protective coating material

 • 

silicone coating material

 • 

stain-resistant coating material

 • 

thermoset coating material

 • 

thixotropic paint

 • 

ultraviolet-curable coating material

 • 

urethane paint

 • 

acrylate

 • 

acrylic monomer

 • 

acrylic resin

 • 

alkyd resin

 • 

chemical analysis

 • 

chemical compound

 • 

chemical group

 • 

coating

 • 

coating material

 • 

coating material characterization

 • 

coating material failure

 • 

coating material specification

 • 

coating measurement

 • 

coating raw material

 • 

coating system

 • 

coating thickness

 • 

curing mechanism

 • 

epoxy acrylic coating

 • 

exterior coating

 • 

glass optical fiber coating material

 • 

liquid coating material

 • 

paint additive

 • 

paint adhesion

 • 

paint aging

 • 

paint binder

 • 

paint failure

 • 

polymer additive

 • 

polymer aging

 • 

polymer antioxidant

 • 

polymer crosslinking

 • 

polyurethane chemistry

 • 

polyurethane coating

 • 

protective plastic coating

 • 

radiation-curable coating

 • 

ultraviolet radiation technology

 • 

ultraviolet-curable acrylic coating material

 • 

ultraviolet-curable hard coating

 • 

urethane coating material


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida;  Saint Petersburg, Florida;  Orlando, Florida;  Clearwater, Florida;  Cape Coral, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Largo, Florida;  Boynton Beach, Florida;  and Sarasota, Florida.

Often requested
with this expert:

Specialty Chemicals Markets of Polymers, Resins, Plastics,...
Paint and Coatings Process Engineering
Organic Coatings: Comprehensive knowledge of the theory and...
Polymer Coating Technologies

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1968   Ph. D.   Photochemistry of Organometallic Compounds   City University of New York   Curtman Award
1965   M.S.   Chemistry   City College of New York  
1959   B.S.   Chemistry   City College of New York  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Vice President

 

He provides consulting services to the coating industry specializing in UV/EB curable coatings and expert witness service to attorneys for chemical related cases.

1990 to 2002

 

DSM Desotech Inc.

 

UV/EB Curable Coatings

 

Technical Manager

 

He directed corporate technical exchange program between United States laboratory and European and Japanese partners and reduced manufacturing costs through implementation of quality excellence program.


1976 to 1990

 

DeSoto Inc.

 

UV/EB Curable Coatings

 

Technical Manager

 

He organized and directed 14-member professional staff in the company's first commercialization of a UV curable coating.

1969 to 1976

 

Continental Can Corporation

 

Coatings

 

Senior Research Chemist

 

He commercialized Continental's first UV curable ink for printing on metal containers.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Chemical Society, RadTech North America, Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has more than 65 publications including patents, journal articles and presentations at technical conferences.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Metal Finishing  
 - RadTech Report  
 - Conference Proceedings, Coatings 2003, Indianapolis, Indiana  
 - Macromolecules  
 - United States Patent and Trademark Office  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has provided consulting services to a major manufacturer of raw materials used in UV/EB curable coatings. He was able to show the manufacturer how to market a particular raw material.
  • He has provided technical consulting services to a manufacturer of wooden cabinets. He helped the manufacturer develop a UV curable protective coating for wood cabinets.
  • He has provided consulting services to a manufacturer of wood flooring He helped the manufacturer develop a UV curable protective coating for wood floors.
  • He has provided consulting services to a manufacturer of raw materials used in the coating industry. The manufacturer was interested in knowing if they had a raw material that could be used in the UV/EB curable coating market. He showed them that their raw material did not offer any promise of commercialization.
  • He has provided consulting services to a diversified manufacturer of raw materials. He was able to identify market opportunities in the UV/EB coating market.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Formulation of a Coating.
  • UV Coating expert for consulting on UV Hard coat.
  • Acrylamid expert for consulting on Acrylics.
  • Expert for consulting on base material / non stick coating selection.
  • Expert in IQF.
  • Composite paint expert for consulting on existing paint process.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He provides expert witness services for paints, coatings, chemicals, accidents, adhesives, failure analysis, hazardous materials, laboratory testing, patents, polymers, plastics, product defects, safety, and solvents. In addition to providing technical services, he has given court testimony and depositions.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in polymers, coatings, chemical testing, distributor/manufacturer relations.
  • Chemist expert in polyurethane cross linking for product failure litigation.
  • Glass paint adhesion expert for consulting on Paint to Glass Adhesion.
  • Paint properties expert for a legal case.
  • Expert for consulting on Faucet design.
  • Expert in paint chemical analysis for consulting on Wooden Window Shutters.
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:
Years   Summary
1982 to 2001   He directed a corporate technical exchange program between United States laboratory and European and Japanese partners. This included visiting the overseas laboratories and making presentations at overseas customers.

Market Research:
He has created new business opportunities through personal presentations to corporate officers and technical staff at targeted companies.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He conducts on-site training seminars and presents webinars on UV/EB curable coatings. Topics include chemistry, application and curing equipment, analytical test methods, formulation strategies, markets, technology benefits and health & safe handling.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has considerable experience in locating, selecting and evaluating vendors of raw materials used in the manufacture of coatings

Other Skills and Services

He has excellent writing skills and is able to communicate complex chemical terminology into easy to understand language.


 

Need the right expert?  We can help!

home       find an expert       request an expert       join our network       about us

Intota is now ORC Expert Advisory Services

FOLLOW ORC ON