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The coating chemist as expert witness


The consulting chemist can find entertaining and remunerative employment as an expert for the law in preparation for the courtroom. The problems presented are interesting and the expert learns a lot from the wide variety of details involved in a case, as well as performing a useful service to the court, the community, and the client.

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Athey, R.D. The coating chemist as expert witness. Journal of Coatings Technology 71, 79–82 (1999).

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  • Vinyl Acetate
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  • Coating Company