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 Expert  729547

Expert in Technology and Manufacturing Processes for Dip Molding and Dip Coating Products

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Ohio (OH)
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Expert has over 27 years of experience in the processes of dip molding, dip coating, and slush molding. Expertise includes design of dipping equipment, product development, process development, and materials employed in the processes of dip molding and dip coating.

He is former President of a dip molding and dip coating machinery firm, and has 3 patents to his name for dip molding technology and processing. He was instrumental in the design of protein reduction technology for latex products through use of surfactants and other latex additives. He has presented over 20 industry papers at latex conferences around the world. His background includes dip molding field experience in Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Mexico, the European Union, Canada, and the United States.

His background includes manufacturing and technical processing knowledge for products such as gloves, condoms, catheters, implants, balloons, caps, grips, breathing bags, and other products made by dip molding. He has also successfully developed processes for dip coating including hydrophilic coatings of catheters, lubricioius coatings, coatings of textiles and fabrics, and antimicrobial coatings for gloves and other latex products. He has working knowledge of the following materials used in dip molding: natural rubber latex, guayule latex, polyisoprene, nitrile latex, polychloroprene latex, PVC (plastisol), silicone, polyurethane, styrene-ethylene-butadeine-styrene (SEBS), butyl latex, nylon, polycarbonate, and other thermoplastic elastomers.

Expert has developed his own lubricious coating formulation designed for use with surgical gloves and catheters, and has developed many processes for coating of fabric, glass, metals, and other polymer materials. His experience covers both elastomers (water based) and solvent based technologies for dip molding and dip coating.


dip coating


dip molding


hot dipping




latex dipping


polymer coating material


polymer dip coating

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Columbus, Ohio;  Cleveland, Ohio;  Akron, Ohio;  Youngstown, Ohio;  Canton, Ohio;  Lorain, Ohio;  Lakewood, Ohio;  Elyria, Ohio;  Euclid, Ohio;  and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

PVC Formulating, Compounding, Extrusion, Testing, Product...
Latex Glove Manufacuring
Glass Bottles, Beverage Manufacturing & Packaging, Package...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1976   BSIM   Industrial Engineering   University of Akron  
1986   MBA   Executive Management   University of Ashland   Magna Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to







He is responsible for all business and technical consulting work and assignments.

2007 to






Vice President - Molding and Coating Services


Expert is responsible for machinery sales, product development, process development, and oversees contract manufacturing for dipped products.

1987 to 2003


ACC Automation Co.





He was responsible for bottom line performance for a dip molding machinery supplier and design firm. Coming up through Project Engineering and Technical Sales, he was company President for over 5 years, after serving 12 years in technical roles.

1983 to 1987


Goodyear Aerospace Corporation



Project Engineer


Expert was responsible for plant layout, machine specifications, and implementation of manufacturing technology for defense related projects.

1976 to 1983


Ingersoll Rand



Industrial Engineer


Expert was reponsible for product and process improvements, methods, and time studies.

Career Accomplishments:


Publications and Patents Summary

He has 20 publications and 3 patents.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Plastisol Potting Processes.
  • Expert for consulting on polyisoprene latex and coating of coagulant dipped articles.
  • Expert in experience with dipping gloves for consulting on Dipping cotton lined gloves.
  • Expert in textile engineering
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.
  • Expert for consulting on latex glove coating industry for personal injury case.
  • 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:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1988 to   Malaysia   He had 15 field assignments with emphasis on latex glove manufacturing plants.
1988 to   Indonesia   He had two field assignments with emphasis on latex glove manufacturing operations.
1994 to   Sri Lanka   He had three field assignments with emphasis on latex medical gloves and industrial gloves.
2004 to   China   He has had three field assignments with emphasis on technology for finger cots, implants, and gloves.
1995 to   India   He has had 8 different field assignments with emphasis on latex gloves, latex condoms, and latex catheters.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   He had 5 years of French, but skills are rusty.


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