Author Archives: Dr. Paul Steiner

Adhesive Failure & Epoxy Failure

Many of Dr. Steiner’s expert consulting engagements concern actual or suspected failure in adhesive and epoxy bonds in aerospace, medical device, pharmaceuticals, packaging, industrial, and construction applications. Available for adhesive consulting &adhesive expert witness services. Below is a very high-level … Continue reading

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Polybenzimidazole (PBI) Prepreg II: Improved Elevated Temperature Properties with Autoclave Processability

Below of the abstract of a paper Dr. Steiner co-authored on this topic. Available for adhesive consulting &adhesive expert witness services. Polybenzimidazoles are heterocyclic polymers which are known for their outstanding thermal and chemical stability. Hoechst Celanese has recently developed … Continue reading

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Toughening Composites

Increasing the toughness or damage resistance/tolerance of composites has been a consistent theme in recent materials development, and one of the major motivating forces behind development of thermoplastic composites and thermoplastic/thermoset blends. Available for adhesive consulting &adhesive expert witness services. … Continue reading

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