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 Expert  729776

Expert in Lubricants, Metalworking Fluid Formulations, Fluid Maintenance and Recovery, Foam Control


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Pennsylvania (PA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert has studied and solved many foam problems; and formulated many silicone and non-silicone based defoamers, he found that each issue is different and the solution may be as simple as adding a foam control agent. Some instances require a complete system redesign. Regardless, the root cause of the foam problem must be found, isolated, and eliminated. For thirty years, Expert has evaluated and solved foam problems for both the metalworking and coatings industries.
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antifoaming agent

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defoaming

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foaming

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silicone compound

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chemistry

Expert has led two companies from inception to ISO 9001 registration. This entailed writing the ISO documentation, training the personnel, auditing, and working with the registrar. His unique insights in to the ISO 9001 Quality Standard enables him to develop quality management systems that is accurate, realistic, and when implemented and followed will keep the company in compliance.
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ISO 9000 quality system documentation

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ISO 9000 series quality system standard

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ISO 9001

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lubricant quality

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quality assurance

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quality auditing

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quality control

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quality management

Expert formulated many metalworking fluids. From straight oils to high performance water based synthetics, Expert has experience formulating and servicing these fluids. Expert's formulating expertise led him to assist in the design, and formulate the first metalworking fluid used to manufacture the Cadillac North Star Engine
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metalworking

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metalworking fluid

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machining fluid

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research and development

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emulsifier

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lubricant additive

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batch process

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cosurfactant

Expert formulated many Silicon Wafer Slicing fluids. These ranged from wire sawing fluids to the water based reciprocating saw coolants. Further, Expert has experience servicing these fluids.
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silicon wafer slicing

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sawing

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silicon wafer

Formulating any type of lubricant requires an in-depth understand of surfactants. Regardless of the surfactant type, one must know how to use surfactants to obtain the lubrication and surface-active properties for the specific lubricant.
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surfactant

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non-ionic surfactant

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coupling agent

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wetting

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cationic surfactant

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anionic surfactant

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wetting agent

Expert formulated many metal forming lubricants. From straight oils to high performance water based synthetics, Expert has experience formulating and servicing these fluids.
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metal forming lubricant

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metal forming

Expert formulated many corrosion inhibitors. From straight oils to high performance water based synthetics, Expert has experience formulating and servicing these fluids.
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rust protection

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rust prevention

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corrosion inhibitor


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  and Baltimore, Maryland.

Often requested
with this expert:

Colloids & Polymers
Immunoreagents, Clinical Reagents, Surfactant Science
Textiles, Fluoropolymers, Chemicals
Synthetic Lubricant Business from Oleo and Petrochemical...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1987   BA   Chemistry   LaSalle College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1997 to 2007

 

Crystal Inc. - PMC

 

Laboratory

 

Chief Chemist

 

He was responsible for all aspects of the defoamer product line. Further, he was management for the ISO 9001 quality program

1994 to 1997

 

Process Research Products

 

Laboratory

 

Chief Chemist

 

He was responsible for the day to day laboratory functions. He was also the chief formulator for the Silicone wafer slicing product line and the lubricant fluids line.

1987 to 1994

 

Quaker Chemical Conpany

 

Metalworking Laboratory

 

Chemist

 

He formulated metalworking fluids for Quaker's product line. Further, he was responsible for the technical service of the above product line.

1984 to 1987

 

International Chemical Company

 

Laboratory

 

Chemist

 

He formulated metalworking fluids for International's product line. Further, he was responsible for the technical service of the above product line.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

ACS, STLE, AIC


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has written 15 articles on metalworking fluid maintenance and design on a metalworking website.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on defoaming of milk in collecting receiver in a milking parlor.
  • Surfactant expert for consulting on Production of and removal of foam.
  • Expert for consulting on Sulfosuccinate.
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 for consulting on Metalworking fluids.
  • Expert for consulting on 1,3 Butadiene dimerization.
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.

Market Research:
The metalworking industry is constantly in a state of flux, therefore he must keep his finger on the pulse of the industry. By doing this, he was and is able to adapt his services and products to meet the changes and demands of the metalworking industry.

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

The ability to relate to people at all levels of an organization enables him to effectively present a complex technical topic to anyone regardless of education or experience. This is exemplified by his many presentations about foam control, use of metalworking fluids, and ISO 9001. Some notable examples include: 1. Formulating a Metalworking Defoamer- Presented at the STLE National Meeting 2. Formulating a Metalworking Fluid Tips and Tricks-Training Seminar 3. ISO 9001 and You-Training Seminar

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Throughout his career, one of his key responsibilities is sourcing and evaluating raw materials. This has led him to develop many vendor contacts and develop his negotiating skills so that his employer always gets the best possible pricing.


 

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