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Plastic Technology, Adhesive Bonding, Encapsulating, Coating, and Molding

ID: 722728 New York, USA

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When Expert J. Expert is involved in adhesive bonding and removal of many generic types, he selects the chemistries which would not damage any components and substrates used in the removal of bonding, especially in the electronic industry. Expert worked for several electronic equipment manufacturers during the 1970s and up to the present using his expertise.

Expert's selection of elastomer compounds depends upon the type of mold to be made with a pourable or brush on grade rubber. He used both methods depending upon the industry, and notes that aerospace and boat manufacturers would be two of the industries using these methods, for example elastomers and polymers.

Expert knows that every industry has a need for a mold maker to speed up the manufacturing process or for new design work. Not all "hands on personnel" are adept for rigid and flexible mold making, so as a consultant, he has been brought in to demonstrate the use of the products available for the respective tasks. He would develop a "teaching program" with the help of management in selecting staff members to train. Again, the managers tell Expert what they want, the cost limits and chain of command to interface with to do the job right for their project. Expert's expertise in selecting the right materials, cost, and production time in mold making helps the company from the drawing board to production.

Expert was involved in all types of mold making from benchtop, to machine- made parts (injection molding), compression molding, and rotation molding.

Expert used testing procedures (generally in-house but also at qualified labs) to determine breakage, shrinkage, ASTM classification, complete destruction, chemical resistance, heat distortion, and concern for potential allergic reaction.

When Expert is asked to consult, he can take an idea off the paper stage and “run with it” until he has a finished product. In many cases he has to consider the question of chemical compatibility. His prime concern is for the environment, as well as taking care that no damage, destruction, nor distortion of the plastic part occurs in its intended use and expected longevity.

Expert would use his materials and processing engineering expertise to select for the model maker the proper materials to produce the molds and parts to be made. He is instrumental in helping mold makers all over the country, such as famous doll makers, candle makers, and those involved in scientific equipment construction and in restoration of churches and buildings with respect to replacing their art work.

Expert can select a polymer for an application depending upon the type of properties each polymer offers and the price, as well as the life span of the cured polymer.

Expert can assist in choosing a rigid or semi-rigid plastic resin, liquid, or powder depending on part configuration and material requirements, for the mold or the parts produced. As an example, this was done for a prototype to be evaluated in the toy industry, recreational industry, and the auto industry.

Throughout his 45 years in plastics and rubber technology, Expert has been well known in his field as a materials processing engineer involved with the selection of two-part adhesive systems. Expert successfully bonded aerospace composite materials to each other and then to a third substrate surface. He also developed processes to bond laboratory stone tops without the need of machining and inserting brass fasteners.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1958 Degree: B.S. Subject: Chemistry & Education Institution: Long Island University
Year: 1948 Degree: none Subject: Business Institution: New York University
Year: 1947 Degree: none Subject: Liberal Arts Institution: Columbia
Year: 1959 Degree: none Subject: graduate level of education Institution: C. W. Post
Year: 1957 Degree: none Subject: Metallurgy Institution: Booklyn Polytech

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Materials & Process Engineering
Expert is the owner, distributor, and materials processing engineer for technical sales for most industries.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1962 to 1995 Employer: Smooth-On Manufacturing, Inc. Title: Sales Engineer Department: Technical Sales & Service
He was involved in sales; training personnel in the use of the products; instruction in health and safety; reducing costs’ working with model makers, engineers, and architects; for construction and restoration work. He worked in medical instrument development and prosthetics. He developed uses for nonskid boat decks, water tank construction, and laboratory installation. Products were also used in the automotive industry and aircraft industry.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1958 to 1962 Employer: Self: Formulator & Sales of Epoxy & Rubber Compounds Title: CEO Department:
Expert developed a new use for manufacturing and repair, and safety features.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1958 to 1962 Employer: Smithtown School District Title: Teacher Department: Dept. of Science
He prepared and inspired students in high school to pursue further education so that they could work in a job they would enjoy.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert presented an education outline in 2003 to the B.O.C.E.S school system in New York.
Vendor Selection
Expert is a distributor of products related to his areas of expertise.
Marketing Experience
Expert assists his clients with copywriting, advertising, design change, and new product concepts.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert has assisted in trade shows and seminars related to the plastics and rubber industries.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Italian Expert speaks some Italian, and understands it better when someone is speaking to him. He can also read Italian.
German Expert studied German for two years in college and can speak to someone and understands someone speaking to him. He can also read the langugage.

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