Ray Hauser Track Record
Innovative Tests, Specifications and Demonstrations

 

Date:

Summer 1962

Client:

Gerry Mountain Sports, Boulder, Colorado

Task:

Develop a "universal rock crack" to test mountain climber's pitons of different styles and sizes.

Result:

Effective testing of strength and toughness of different pitons, information client to present a trade publication.

 

Date:

Summer 1971

Client:

Gerry Manufacturing Company, Boulder, Colorado, Margaret Hansson, president now with M.S. Hansson, Inc, 2220 Norwood Ave, Boulder, CO 80304, tel 303-442-0459

Task:

Develop safety specifications and test methods for different styles of back-pack child carriers.

Result:

These safety standards were adopted by the safety committee of the Juvenile Products Manufacturers' Association.

 

Date:

1997

Client:

Cecelia Fleishner of Long & Jaudon, Attorneys, Denver, CO

Task:

Demonstrated the proximity of flame necessary to ignite a campfire "gel" starting material, and demonstrated that ignition would not "blow the bottle out of my hand" as claimed by percipient witness

Result:

Ignition tests showed that the bottle of campfire igniter must be within 6 inches of a flame, not the 4 feet as claimed by the individual. Bottle mounted on a horizontal bicycle wheel did not rotate the wheel when mouth of the bottle was ignited with a match.

 

Date:

1973

Client:

Bill Ris, Attorney, (deceased.) formerly with Wood, RIS and Hames, Denver, CO.

Task:

Demonstrated by flip-chart presentation that arsenate poison could not spontaneously transform to a volatile arsine, contradicting plaintiff's explanation of significantly different outcomes from two chemical analyses six months apart.

Result:

The energy of a rock on a hillside was shown to be analogous to the heat of formation of chemical compounds. Rocks don't spontaneously roll uphill; chemicals don't spontaneously convert to a higher energy of formation without a source of energy. Jury agreed with this presentation.

 

Date:

Summer 1999

Client:

Vital Signs, Inc., Totowa, NJ

Task:

Demonstrate that certain polymers dissolve and accomplish air-breathing, then air-closure functions in a blood gas syringe by other than swelling upon contact with blood.

Result:

Video presentation of experiments, translation and narration in Japanese language provided persuasive testimony to defend patent infreingement litigation in Tokyo.

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