Expertise in materials and process engineering, safety engineering, creativity,
trade secrets and patents.
Developments and inventions since 1951. Credible, persuasive courtroom testimony since 1962.
|EDUCATION:||PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado, 1957
M.Eng., Chemical Engineering, Yale University, 1952
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1950
|2000-Present||Ray Hauser Expertise, Boulder CO
Owner, consultant in materials engineering, product development, innovation, expert testimony.
|1961-1999||Hauser Laboratories, Boulder CO
|   Specialist in polymeric materials, their chemistry, formulation,
specifications, and failure analysis.
Specialist in chemical safety related to fires, explosions and toxic environments.
|1957-1961||Martin-Marietta Corporation, Denver CO
Successively Group Engineer for Nonmetallic Materials,
Supervisor of Materials Engineering Unit,
Head of Materials Technical Staff,
and Project Manager of Contract AF 33 (616)-7271.
Responsible for selection and development of materials for the Titan ICBM,
including insulations, coatings, adhesives, lubricants, sealants, structures and
ablative materials. Specialist in materials/propellant compatibility.
|1954-1957||University of Colorado, Boulder CO
Technical staff and instructor
|   Responsible for development of high-temperature adhesives with high
conductivity for aerodynamic heating simulation.
Taught engineering drawing. Was Visiting Lecturer in Departments of
Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering (1957-1969)
|1952-1954||U. S. Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground MD
Sergeant upon discharge
Testing of protective coatings for ordnance applications. Performed basic
research on solution properties of polymers.
|1950-1952||Connecticut Hard Rubber Company, New Haven CT
Senior Project Engineer
| Projects included development of methods for bonding rubber to Teflon™
and Kel-F™ plastics (first U.S. Patent for bonding to Teflon™), development
of pressure-sensitive silicone adhesives, and basic research on the swelling
characteristics of silicone elastomers in solvents.
RAY L. HAUSER
PR means Peer Reviewed
"Swelling of Silicone Elastomers." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry,
"Compatibility of Materials with Liquid Oxygen," Advances in Cryogenic Engineering,
"Techniques for Installing Foil Strain Gages," Strain Gage Readings,
"Mechanically Initiated Reaction of Organic Materials in Missile Oxidizers"
"Ablative Coatings," Materials in Design Engineering,
"Reactions of Organic Materials with Liquid Oxygen,"
"Current Trends and Prospects in Mechanical Properties,
"An Exercise in Engineering Materials, Journal of Engineering Education,
"Statistical Implications of Balloon Materials," Proceedings, 1964 AFCRL
"Some Balloon Materials Testing Methods, " Proceedings, 1965 AFCRL
"Ultrasonics Improve Adhesive Bonding," Design News, May 25, 1966,
"Round Robin Cold Brittleness Tests of Balloon films," Proceedings, 1966 AFCRL
"Misadventures with Thumper, an Easter Bunny," Denver Post, March 19 1967, pp 27-29.
"New Electrodes for Medical Instrumentation," Aerospace Medicine,
"Ultrasonic Boost Strength," Materials Engineering, 67,
"Ultra Adhesives for Ultrasonic Bonding," Adhesives Age, 12,
"ECG Spray and Lifesaver Electrodes for Biological Monitoring,"
"Development of Capillary Network Membrane Oxygenators,"
"Test Specifications for Unsupported Balloon Films," Proceeding, 1970 AFCRL
"Techniques for Ultrasonic Bonding, "Aerospace Adhesives and Elastomers,
"Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Filament Wound Struts for Cryogenic
"Forensic Support by Independent Laboratories in Tort Cases", Case & Comment,
"Ultrasonic Bonding Techniques," Applied Polymer Symposium #19, pp 257- 265,
"OSHA vs. MESA", Modern Plastics, 51, No. 2, February, 1974, pp 52-54.
"Obtaining Tests and Testimony from Independent Laboratories in Colorado,"
"When Coatings Go To Court," American Paint & Coatings Journal,
"The Plastics Engineer as Expert Witness, Part 1:
"Defense Against OSHA Citations," Safety and Health with Plastics,
"When Adhesives Go to Court, " Case & Comment, 83, No. 4,
"Designing Strength and Stiffness into GRP Panels," Plastics Engineering 34,
"Insulation Testing with a Duplex Heat Flow Meter," DOE-ASTM
"How Honest Is Your Expert Witness?" National Institute for Trial Advocacy,
"Safety, Energy, and Environmental Opportunities in Polyester Processing
"Polyester Sprayup is Not Spray Painting," Plastics Engineering,
"How to Strengthen and Stiffen Composite Panels,"
"NVLAP Accreditation--Who Can Test What?" Contractors Guide 4,
"Engineering Investigation for Legal Testimony", Presentation at Forensic Seminar,
"Construction and Performance of In Situ Heat Flux Transducers,"
"Heat Flux Sensors for Insulation Economy and Process Control,"
"Through the Wilderness with Hauser Laboratories",
"Expert Witness Opportunities for Independent Laboratories",
"Creativity in Research and Problem Solving," SPI Fluoropolymers Divison,
"Failure Analysis of GRP Pipes and Tanks," SPI CA Fifth Tri-Annual
"The Chain of Evidence," sidebar in "Product Liability Casebook for Compounders,
"Drafting an Expert Team for Complex Litigation,"
"Metallographic Procedures in Failure Analysis of Glass Fiber Composites,
"Chemical Effects on Flexible-membrane Liner Seams," J. of Materials in
"Hot-Melt Adhesives for Automotive Headlamps," SME Conf.
"HM Specialty Adhesive Bonds to Unbondables," Adhesives Age,
"Failure Analysis and Litigation of Composite Pipe";
"Failure Analysis of Polymers with Stress Concentrations";
"Hazard Ratings of Flammable and Toxic Vapos";
"Hazard Ratings of Vapors from Coatings and Adhesives";
"Physical Analysis of Contact Adhesive Failures";
"What Do You Do?"; Wood and Wood Products, July-August, 1986, 1995
"Preventing Delamination in Production Processes"; Laminating '95 Conference,
"Failure of a Plastic Catheter Leading to Paralytic Injury";
"Sweet Plastics"; Sugar Journal, 59(l), 28, 30, 31, 1996
"Analysis of Additives in Plastics & Other Polymers";
"Science in the Courtroom, talk to Rocky Mountain Claims Assn.,
"Avoiding and Winning Product Liability Litigation,"
"Coatings in the Courtroom," American Paint Journal,
"Keeping Coatings Out of the Courtroom," American Paint Journal,
"Avoiding and Winning Medical Products Liablity Litigation,"
"Sulfurous Vapors from EPDM Can Damage Electronics," Rubber World,
"Materials and Processes Used in the Wright Brothers' Gliders and Flyer, 1900-1903," Society of Plastics Engineers ANTEC, paper #105, Chicago, May 2004
2,705,691, "Lamination or Coating of Fluorine-Substituted Polyethylenes
2,945,773, "Lamination or Coating of Fluorine- Substituted Polyethylenes
3,256,884, "Injection Device for Artificial Insemination Having a Disposable
3,480,492, "Method of Bonding Using Exothermic Adhesive Activated
3,565,059, "Biological Electrode and Method of Making Same."
3,710,782, "Method of Treating Human Skin with a Composition for
4,182,423, "Whipstock and Method for Directional Drilling
4,226,247, "Biological Electrode.
4,541,728, "Devices and Method for Measuring Heat Flux and Method for
5,046,730, "Biodegradable Golf Tee"
5,244,875, "Electroplating of Superconductor Elements."
5,317,037, "Biodegradable Molding Material."
5,470,820, "Electroplating of Superconductor Elements."
5,540,714, "Disposable Tourniquet"
6,082,371, "Hair Clip Having Novel Gripping Mechanism and Removable Decorative Attachment"
6,649,891, "Microwavable Food Storage Container"
6,810,618, "Support For a Flexible Tree Covering"
6,983,876, "Tool Siezing Apparatus for Deterring Vandals"
7,014,098, "Marking and Odorant Dispenser for Deterring Mailbox Vandalism"
Listing, American Men and Women of Science, 1989-
Listing, Marquis Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, 1970-
Distinguished Engineering Alumnus, University of Colorado, 1991
University Medal, University of Colorado, 1995
Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science, 1995
Listing, Marquis Who’s Who in USA, 1996-
Gold Medal for Engineering Career Excellence, Colorado Engineering Council, 1999
Listing, Who's Who in Plastics and Polymers, 2001
Fellow, Society of Plastics Engineers, 2004
Fellow, Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineers, 2006
Registered Professional Engineer, Colorado #4052, December 1959
Registered Safety Engineer, California, #SF3107, October 1978.