Dr. Richard F. Lynch is an expert witness/consultant in nonferrous and steel metallurgy including failure analysis, metallurgical investigation, and test interpretation for the legal profession. He is an expert in all areas of metallurgy including fracture, corrosion failure, galvanized steel, nonferrous, paint failure, standards and specifications, investigation/analysis and legal testimony.
Expert witness/consultant in nonferrous and steel metallurgy including failure analysis. Metallurgical failure investigation and test interpretation for legal profession. Effective court testimony. Specialties in fracture, corrosion failure of metals including galvanized and painted steel, structural materials, fabricated products, and fuel tanks. Zinc and galvanized steel expert. Extensive background in nonferrous castings and wrought products including manufacture, performance and failure analysis. Expert in surface preparation, metal pretreatments and painting of galvanized steel including white rust formation and paint failure. Experienced in writing and interpreting standards and specifications for bare and painted galvanized steel, ferrous and nonferrous products. Technical marketing expertise. ASTM Fellow.
Areas of Expertise
- Failure Analysis
- Forensic & Laboratory Testing
- Paint & Coatings
References upon request.