Expert4PVC Consulting


Sample of Our Projects

DZAT

Denver Zoo Asian Tropics
March 2011 to January 2012

PVC Pipe and Fitting expert in a construction litigation. The project was to build a state of the art elephant exhibit for the Denver Zoo.

Vieoliawater

Thyssen Krupp - Veolia Water
July 2010 to August 2010

Review and report on multiple piping failures in large scale water treatment plant. Follow up included providing training and oversight of repairs. Trained and observed crew in solvent welding PVC piping up to 20-inch diameter.

PPFA

PVC Piping Systems Helpful Tips for Avoiding Problems
March 2009 to January 2011

Develop a technical publication for the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association. This booklet is available from the PPFA and is used to illustrate the cause and prevention of PVC pipe and fitting failures.

James v Omar

James vs. Omar
September 2011 to June 2012

PVC product liability expert. Acted as a defendant expert in a litigation based on the failure of a PVC valve and resultant damage to complainants property.

Gilroy Schools

Gilroy School - Gilbane Construction
August 2011 to June 2012

Evaluate the cause of continued failures of a sport field irrigation system. Worked with Contractor and the system designer to resolve the problem and make system changes.

SurgevsGauge

Fresno vs. KMD/Boro
November 2010 to 2012

Retained as a PVC piping expert to evaluate the cause of failures within the pipe and fittings in a PVC irrigation system at the Fresno County Juvenile Justice Campus.

Monzingo

Mozingo Construction - California Health Care Facility
November 2012

Trained installation crew to properly solvent weld large diameter Schedule 80 (16-inch) PVC system. Prior to my tutelage they had multiple failure or leakage problems. Afterwards, they have been able to assemble, test and have their systems accepted.

Jamestown

Jamestown Golf Course
February 2013

The course has suffered multiple joint failures for two of years after an irrigation system remodel. A with a visit to the facility, analysis of failure samples, discussions with the designer, owner, and contractor we were able pinpointed the cause.

Skellerup Rubber products

Skellerup Rubber Products vs. Marley
Janurary 2013

Analyzed layout drawings, thermographic and pressure test reports, along with AS/NZ standards to help determine the cause of gasket joint leaks for Skellerup Rubber Products Ltd. of New Zealand.