Metal Working Fluid Consultant and Expert

Technical Consultant #1377


Lubricant Formulations

  • Recommend specific additives and formulating techniques to achieve desired fluid properties.

Water Extendable fluid management

  • Develop concentration control and fluid addition programs to optimize fluid performance.
  • Develop programs of biocide additions to work in conjunction with concentration control programs.
  • When necessary recommend other additives to extend fluid life and solve specific problems.

Foam Control Water Extendable Fluids

  • Work with clients to determine the root cause of foam issues.
  • Recommend foam control agents and methods.
  • Develop programs of FCA additions to reduce additions and maintain foam control.

Fluid Reclamation

  • Work with clients and filtration companies to combine the fluid with the appropriate filtration system and filter media.
  • Work with clients to troubleshoot and solve filtration issues.

Fluid Recovery

  • Determine if the lubricant fluid can be recovered.
  • Develop a method to return the fluid additives package to use levels.
  • Work with clients and fluid recovery equipment manufacturers to develop a fluid recovery program.


  • Instruct both clients and client's employees on the importance of fluid management and fluid management methods.
  • Instruct clients on the techniques of gathering fluid data and the importance of recording and using that data as a tool to enhance fluid performance and extend fluid life.
  • Enable client's employees to develop training tools that explain the hazards of metalworking fluids and demonstrate the proper use of safety equipment.

Health, Safety and Compliance

  • Review client's health and safety documentation and procedures to ensure they are complete and up to date.
  • ISO 9001:2015 certification.


Undisclosed Company, Consultant, 2007 - Present

  • Consultants to the lubrication Industry specializing in formulations, fluid management, quality ISO 9001, training, health and safety, fluid reclamation and recovery.

Crystal, Inc. - PMC, Chief Chemist, 1997 - 2007

  • Formulate antifoam compounds for the metal-working industry.
  • Develop test methods that simulate field conditions for antifoam evaluations.
  • Supervise production of new antifoam products.
  • Work with Crystal customers to solve foam problems.
  • Work with salesmen at trade shows and in the field to promote and build antifoam sales.
  • ISO 9001: 2000 Management Representative.

Process Research Products, Chief Chemist/ Laboratory Supervisor, 1994 - 1997

  • Formulate products for silicon wafer slicing; these include dispersions of and suspension vehicles for silicon carbide, aluminum oxide and molybdenum disulfide fluids for the metalworking industry.
  • Supervise production of new products.
  • Work with PRP customers during field trials to solve both processing and fluid problems.
  • Work with salesmen to build sales and solve field problems.
  • Maintain laboratory documentation for ISO 9001.

Quaker Chemical Company, Chemist, 1987 - 1994

  • Formulate products for the metal-working industry.
  • Supervise production of new products.
  • Work with customers during field trials to solve both processing and fluid problems.
  • Work with salesmen to solve field problems.

Honors & Publications


  • Statistical Process Control
  • Data Analysis and Presentation
  • Design of Experiments

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Chemical Society - ACS
  • Member, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers - STLE
  • Fellow, American Institute of Chemists - AIC


  • B. S. Chemistry, LaSalle College, Philadelphia, PA
Save Resume #1377
to Contact Form?

You must first click "Yes" to save this resume

Submit Request

You have no Saved Resumes

Add resumes within our various Ares of Expertise by clicking "Add Resume(s)" below.

Add Resume(s)