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Lynch & Associates, Inc.
377 Sicomac Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ07481-2128
Tel: 201 891-8399
Fax: 201 891-8398
Email: RichardFLynch@aol.com
Web Site: www.JurisPro.com/mem/RichardFLynch

Principal: Dr. Richard F. Lynch

Degrees: PhD & MS in Metallurgy and Materials Science, BS in Metallurgical Engineering, LehighUniversity.

Specialties: Materials\Metallurgical forensic investigations and failure analysis for fracture/leakage, corrosion analysis, weld evaluations, product/component failure, test interpretation, and patent/trademark technical evaluation for the legal profession.  Significant experience with automotive article failuyres, and corrosion/fracture evaluations of many types. Expert witness/consultant on all materials including metallic and non-metallic materials such as steel, cast iron, stainless steel, titanium, aluminum, brass, other nonferrous metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites.  Effective court testimony.  Experienced in use and interpretation of results from stereo microscope, optical metallurgical microscope, SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope), EDS (Electron Dispersive Spectroscopy) and conventional means of chemical analysis, microhardness and hardness determination, metallography, FTIR Infra-red analysis, mechanical testing (tensile, Charpy impact, fatigue, etc.) and other common materials laboratory methods.  Expertise in writing/interpreting standards/specifications for materials/products. 

Experience: Dr. Richard F. Lynch is the founder and President of Lynch & Associates, Inc.  His PhD dissertation focused on the processing, structure and properties of steel, while his Master’s thesis involved research on wrought aluminum alloys.  Over 40 years of industrial and failure analysis experience. Executive Director of Zinc Institute.  Consulting activity spans areas cited above. 

Client Base: Includes attorneys and companies requiring forensic failure analysis, pipeline failures, corrosion analysis, material testing, and assistance with: medical device failure, end product manufacture, material processing, fabrication, casting, surface treatments, patent/trademark technical assistance, international materials research and market research.

Professional Societies: Dr. Lynch is active in ASTM International where he has served as Vice Chairmen of Committee A05 on Metallic-Coated Iron & Steel Products, Chairman of Committee B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys, and on Society level committees.  He is active at the local chapter and national levels with ASM International, the Materials Information Society.  He has authored and presented numerous technical papers on the properties and uses of , galvanized steel, nonferrous castings, powder metallurgy, other materials, and ASTM standards. He received the ASTM International Award of Merit.  He is a Fellow of ASTM International and a Fellow of ASM International.  He is a US patent holder. 

 

 

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DR. RICHARD F. LYNCH
Lynch & Associates, Inc.
377 Sicomac Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481-2128
Tel: 201 891-8399
Fax: 201 891-8398
Email: RichardFLynch@aol.com

 

NATURE OF BUSINESS

Metallurgical/materials consulting in failure analysis, material properties, metallurgical processing, in-plant technical service, technology, new product/process market development and standards/specification development.

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

- Lehigh University, Metallurgy & Materials Science, 1971, PhD

- Lehigh University, Metallurgy & Materials Science, 1967, MS

- Lehigh University, Metallurgical Engineering, 1965, BS

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Lynch & Associates, Inc., President, 1988-Present

Zinc Institute, Executive Director, 1986-1987

Zinc Institute, Vice President, 1985-1986

Zinc Institute, Director of Market Development, 1983-1985

Zinc Institute, Manager of Market Development, 1981-1983

NL Industries, Inc., Doehler-Jarvis Castings Division, R & D Project Manager, 1978-1981

NL Industries, Inc., Doehler-Jarvis Castings Division, Marketing Manager, 1976-1978

NL Industries, Inc., Doehler-Jarvis Castings Division, Manager, Special Projects 1974-1986

NL Industries, Inc., Central Research Laboratory, Senior Metallurgist 1970-1974

 

WORK HISTORY

Failure Analysis

1987 to Present:

- Has carried out hundreds of failure analyses in a multitude of applications including in depth field and laboratory examination and testing to establish failure mechanisms when warranted.  This work established a clear understanding of the nature of the failure and failure mechanism with recommendations provided for changes in material selection and/or product design to provide satisfactory performance in the future.   Analyses have included failures involving: steel component failure, steel weld failures, steel sprinkler system pipe corrosion, steel heating/cooling pipe corrosion, steel steam pipe corrosion, steel steam pipe explosion, steel machinery corrosion, steel support rod characteristics, steel fire escape corrosion, steel fuel oil tank corrosion, steel manhole hook fracture, truck bumper strength evaluation, steel chain fracture, swing chain corrosion, steel ladder handrail welds, steel property/application evaluation, stainless steel grab bars, brass sprinkler couplings, brass water faucets, brass hand rail brackets, aluminum exercise cycle pedal cranks, aluminum cooking tray leakage, aluminum slitting sliver evaluation, aluminum portable bleachers, zinc alloy casting property evaluation, zinc oxide/zinc carbonate characteristics, copper fuel oil line leakage, titanium alloy surgical pedicle screws, titanium alloy hip implants, nickel alloy dental plates, galvanized quality on communication tower, galvanized steel corrosion, galvanized steel air conditioner material selection, galvanized steel paint peeling, automotive constant velocity couplings, automotive head lamps, galvanized steel fence post evaluation, sports stadium galvanized steel paint delamination, factory galvanized steel roofing corrosion, painted galvanized steel school roofing corrosion, college gymnasium painted metal ceiling corrosion, chemistry laboratory-building corrosion, carbonated beverage bottle cap explosion, glass beer bottles, cafeteria chair collapse, ceramic furnace heating elements, polymer water pumps, fiberglass flagpoles, carbon fiber bicycle frames, and fabric straps.

Research

1970-1974:

- Research established successful squeeze casting technology for aluminum and brass/bronze components achieving mechanical property and density levels superior to conventional castings and comparable to forgings which led to first western world commercial application.

- Research in powder metallurgy culminating in an innovative compacting and sintering method for low cost titanium powders that allowed the achievement of unusually high 15-20% elongation with typical strength levels vs. previous 10% maximum elongation.

- Research in hydrostatic extrusion achieved the fabrication of advanced, unconventional solder alloys into wire which previously had not been possible.

1978-1981:

- Established technology using proprietary expendable cores, core coatings and modified die casting process parameters to produce hollow center, thin wall die castings previously possible only with gravity casting utilizing conventional sand cores which led to first worldwide commercial application.

1988-Present:

- Have carried out over 100 failure analyses for clients including failures of brass, aluminum, titanium, steel, cast iron, composites, polymers and ceramic articles used in a multitude of applications including in depth testing to establish failure mechanisms for proprietary applications when warranted.

 Process & Product Development

1974-1976:

- Led squeeze casting R & D development effort that established pilot production facilities in two states and achieved the first commercial production of aluminum and brass/bronze components (outside the USSR) which set the stage for current widespread squeeze casting and semi-solid casting production.

1978-1981:

- Directed 20 person team through R & D and pilot production into first worldwide commercial manufacture of expendable core high pressure die castings having hollow centers resulting in being sole source for Cadillac water pump housing and subsequently multiple model front engine covers.

1987-1988:

- Developed  processing methods that led to a reduction from 3% to 0.5% in dross (oxide) in continuous galvanizing grade zinc ingots against a steel company customer requirement of 1.0% maximum to achieve the highest purity zinc commercially available for both lower operating zinc scrap levels and lower dross particle exposed quality automotive galvanized steel.

1990-1991:

- Established a new directional solidification method for 2400 # zinc jumbo ingots to eliminate the possibility of internal porosity and possible in-plant explosions due to entrapped water, with hot-top technology that allowed sufficient time for effective skimming off of dross prior to ingot solidification resulting in low non-metallic impurity content and lower production times and cost 

Manufacturing & Production

1980-81:

- Developed a complete expendable core die casting business plan as an internal new venture business for a new $750 thousand “Doehlercore” full manufacturing operation and led the team which established commercial production for what within 5 years grew into a $10 million manufacturing facility with annual sales of $30 million.

1988-1989:

- Modified in-plant processing methods for continuous galvanizing grade zinc ingots to consistently produce the highest purity zinc commercially available.

1991-1993:

- Designed and installed directional solidification process for 2400 # zinc jumbo ingots to eliminate the possibility of internal porosity and achieved higher production rates and lower costs.

Management & Administration

1980:

- Developed a business plan for an internal new venture expendable core die casting business with full responsibility for on-going R&D, cost estimating, pricing, marketing and sales, facility installation and production, to establish a new $750 thousand “Doehlercore” manufacturing operation which grew within 5 years into a $10 million manufacturing facility with annual sales of $30 million.

1982-1986:

- Coordinated 5 year Underwriters Laboratories testing program tom open targeted $50 million market for zinc electrical conduit fittings resulting in four companies entering production within 2 years.

1986-1988:

- Managed Zinc Institute with $750 thousand budget including program development and implementation, staff, consultants and finances.

1988-Present:

- Manage Lynch & Associates, In., a Metallurgical/Materials Consulting Firm, serving as principal investigator for a team of associates concentrating on failure analysis/forensic investigations, standards/specification development, and in-plant technical service/process development.

Technology Dissemination

1981-1985:

- Developed a new construction market among builders, developers and architects for residential lightweight galvanized steel framing using a multi-faceted action plan to demonstrate a 15-20% cost savings and achieve 25% annual growth.

1981-1987:

- Promoted use of zinc foundry and die castings, zinc coatings and zinc chemicals through a comprehensive media education program using brochures, press releases and presentations.

1984-1991:

- Built new product awareness and market demand for improved zinc-coated steel by preparing technical papers, application brochures and specification sheet, speaking at major international conferences and working with potential users.

- Prevented loss of established $20 million business by developing technical arguments and organizing allies to lobby code officials to ends a partially implemented national ban on zinc electrical components.

1982-Present:
- Authored 15 ASTM standards for zinc-coated steel products and alloys used in ASTM committees A05 (Metallic-coated steel), B02 (Nonferrous Metals & Alloys) and F14 (Fences) while serving as chair of Committee B02.04 on Zinc and Cadmium leading to receipt of the Award of Merit and becoming an ASTM International Fellow.

1989-2005:

- Initiated and led international effort to reactivate ISO 18 on Zinc and chair new subcommittee on Refined Zinc to achieve worldwide agreement on a standard specification for the basis zinc grades which previously had different chemical limits in different regions of the globe.

Technical Marketing/Sales

1976-1978:

- Reversed a 5 year decline in new sales for an $18 million component business by refocusing market targets to achieve a five-fold increase in new orders to $2.5 million and exceed business plan objectives.

- Doubled profit margins on metal casting orders by analyzing markets and redirecting sales force to target market segments where we held unique competitive advantages.

1984-1987:

- Initiated US marketing of new improved zinc-coated, corrosion resistant steel product, identified markets, developed applications , coordinated customer testing and achieved first sales and achieved first purchases by major automotive, appliance, building product and electrical motor producers.

- Convinced three major steel sheet and wire producers to produce new zinc-coated steel product by creating end user demand and focusing on market potential/profitability enhancement which was later extended to worldwide effort.

1988:

- Conducted market survey for Mexican zinc producer which identified major market shifts toward both zinc alloy ingot (from pure zinc) and large size ingots allowing them to upgrade facilities ahead of the curve and capture a larger market share.

1988-1996:

- Initiated and led US effort for Finnish company to achieve sale of the first license to a major US steel company and subsequent equipment sales for advanced continuous galvanizing technology able to achieve improved quality and more efficient production of certain steel grades.

1989-2006:

- Developed and led market development/sales effort for Spanish producer and selected distributors for sale of acrylic coatings to coated steel in sheet, wire and component markets for enhanced corrosion resistance, formability, and aesthetics resulting in sales of $2 million for building product and appliance markets.

1993-1996:

- Conducted market research which established viable markets for, higher profit margin for specialty zinc semi-finished components, powders, and chemicals.

- Have authored 15 ASTM standards for zinc-coated steel products and alloys in Committees A05 (Metallic-Coated Iron & Steel Products), B02 (Nonferrous Metals & Alloys) and F14 (Fences) leading to receiving ASTM’s highest award, the Award of Merit, and selection as an ASTM International Fellow

Technical Industrial Advancements

New Process and Product Commercialization and Cost Reduction/Efficiency:

- Commercialization of the DoehlercoreTM expendable core die casting process allowed greater automotive design  flexibility, weight reduction due to thinner aluminum die calls compared to gravity castings resulting in both better automotive mileage and cost reductions as applied to water pump housings at Cadillac and Ford, front engine covers, intake manifold a and cylinder heads, etc.  

- Extension of lightweight galvanized steel framing into the residential multi and single family building industry allowed significant cost reductions and expanded the market for steel while saving natural wood resources.

Quality Improvement:

- Development and implementation of improved processing methods in the production of continuous galvanizing grade zinc ingot resulted in a direct improvement in galvanized sheet surface quality and a reduction in the amount of zinc usage.

- ZinquenchTM technology utilization has directly reduced zinc dross generation in continuous sheet galvanizing and both improved product quality and reduced operating costs while reducing production downtime.

- Development and utilization of Galfan coated steel sheet, wire and tubing allowed improved corrosion resistance and the ability to fabricate product shapes requiring greater formability resulting in enhanced product and cost reductions due to the ability to achieve the same corrosion resistance with a thinner zinc alloy coating compared to a galvanized coating.

Environmental Compliance:

- Efforts within the zinc industry have been directed at informing users of the health benefits of micronutrients, the ways to avoid zinc oxide inhalation (“zinc fever”) during melting and welding and appropriate uses of cadmium.

- ASTM zinc and cadmium standards have been revised to include warning statement on health and safety issues and urge that proper precautions be taken.

Standards and Specifications Development

ASTM:

1982-Present: Zinc Institute Inc. and Lynch & Associates, Inc.

- Has authored new ASTM standards for zinc, zinc alloys and zinc-coated steel products which have established standardized forms of these materials resulting in greater industrial usage and improved product quality. He has been the sole or primary author of the following standards in Committees A05 (Metallic-Coated Iron & Steel Products), B01 (Electrical Conductors), B02 (Nonferrous Metals & Alloys) and F14 (Fences): A855 (Zn-5Al-MM Coated Steel Strand), A856 (Zn-5Al-MM Coated Steel Wire), A875 (Zn-5Al Coated Sheet), A916 (Corrugated Pipe), A925 (Zn-5Al-MM Coated Steel Guy Wire), B669 (ZA Alloy Ingot), B750 (Zn-5Al-MM Ingot), B793 (Zn Alloys for Sheet Metal Dies), B791 (ZA Alloy Castings), B802/B802M (Zn-5Al-MM ACSR Core Wire), B803 (Zn-5Al-MM High Strength ACSR Core Wire), B833 (Zn Wire for Corrosion Protection), B907 (Zn Wire for Solders, B943 (Zn Thermal Spray Wire for Electronics), F1043 (Zn-5AL-MM Coated Sheet for Chain-Link Fence Framing), and F1345 (Zn-5AL-MM Coated Wire for Chain-Link Fence Fabric)

- Has been the sole or primary of significant revisions which have updated and expanded the coverage of standards resulting in greater industrial usage and improved product quality. 

-  Major revisions to include Zn-5Al-MM coated products in the standards have resulted in the ability for improved coated steel products to be specified resulting in enhanced product performance and/or reduced cost: A90 (Coating Mass Determination), A754 (Standard X-Ray Coating Thickness Fluorescence Test), A742 (Steel Culvert Pipe), A742 (Sheet for Corrugated Pipe), A755 (Coated Pre-Painted Steel Sheet), A760 (Corrugated Steel Pipe), A763 (Polymer Precoated Corrugated Pipe), A817 (Chain Link Fence Wire), A824 (Marcelled Tension Wire), A854 (Fence and Trellis Wire), A974 (Gabions), A975 (Gabions), F1664 (PVC Coated Chain Link Fence Wire), and F1665 (PVC Coated Barbed Wire) 

- Has achieved major revisions to the following standards resulting in the expanded use of zinc and zinc products worldwide: B6 (Zinc), B69 (Rolled Zinc), B86 (zinc castings), B240 (zinc casting ingot), B440 (Cadmium), B852 (Continuous Galvanizing Alloys), B860 (Master Alloys for Galvanizing), and B897 (Zinc Ingots)

- Member of ASTM Committees A05 (Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel), B01 (Electrical Conductors), B02 (Nonferrous Metals and Alloys), B05 (Copper), B07 (Light Metals and Alloys), B08 (Metallic and Inorganic Coatings), D01 (Paints), F14 (Fences) and F16 (Fasteners)

1986-1990 and 1993-Present: Zinc Institute Inc. and Lynch & Associates, Inc.

- Chair Subcommittee B02.04 on Zinc and Cadmium

1988-1990: Zinc Institute Inc. and Lynch & Associates, Inc.

- User Vice Chair of Committee A05 on Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel

1996-2002: Lynch & Associates, Inc.

- As chair of Committee B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys increased total number of B02.04 standards from 4 to 22

1997: Zinc Institute Inc.

- Achieved dissolution of Committee B06 (Die Casting) and consolidation of zinc, tin and lead standards into Committee B02

1997-Present: Lynch & Associates, Inc.

- Chair Subcommittee B02.95 on ISO Standards (1997-1997)

- Chair Subcommittee B02.95.01 on US Representative to ISO (1997-1998)

- Member ASTM Nominating Committee (2003)

- Member ASTM Walter C. Vost Award Committee (2006-Present)

- Member ASTM Committee on Technical Committee Operations (2008-2010) - Chair Subcommittee B02.94 on Long Range Planning (1997-2008)

- Achieved Merger of Committee B04 (Materials for Thermostats, Electrical Heating and Contacts) into Committee B02 (1994)

- Chair of Subcommittee A05.92 on Long Range Planning (2002-Present)

UNS (1994)

1982-Present: Zinc Institute and Lynch & Associates, Inc. at ASTM International

- Zinc UNS number assigner for Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System, 4th-11th editions, resulting in the only international cross-referenced listing of zinc and zinc alloys and specifications

ISO

1989-Present: Lynch & Associates, Inc. at ASTM International

- Initiated re-activation of ISO Technical Committee 18 on Zinc and achieved worldwide consensus on the first harmonized standard for zinc metal, ISO 752 for Refined Zinc, resulting in greater global trade and uniformity of product in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

- US Representative to ISO TC 18

- Serve on Subcommittee 1 to write ISO 3815-1 Optical Emission and 3815-2 Induction Coupled Plasma analytical methods for zinc and zinc alloys

- Serve on Subcommittee 2 to revise ISO 301 for Zinc Casting Alloy Ingot and write ISO 15201 for Zinc Castings

- Chair of ISO TC 18, Subcommittee 3 on Refined Zinc which revised ISO 752 for Refined Zinc

-- Serve on Subcommittee 4 for Wrought Zinc

Education/Teaching

1969-1971: Lehigh University

- Instructor, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

1989: Zinc Institute Inc.

- Directed $345K in gifts from Zinc Institute to Lehigh University for zinc coatings research and scholarships.

Awards

2009: Named ASM International Fellow (ASM’s highest honor).

2002: ASTM Committee B02 Distinguished Service Award (highest B02 award for long term distinguished effort).

1990: ASTM Award of Merit (highest ASTM award given to <0.1% of members).

1990: Named ASTM Fellow.

1983: Modern Metals Aluminum Die Casting Merit Award for automotive water pump expendable core die casting

1982: Paper “Squeeze Casting of Brass and Bronze”, 1975 AFS Congress chosen for reprinting in ASM/AFS Source Book Foundry Technology as a significant technical advance.

1976: “SQZ Process-A Proprietary Squeeze Casting Technology” recognized in Iron  Age bicentennial issue “The Men and Machines that Made  America” as a significant technical advance.

1975: Best Paper Award, “Squeeze Casting of Aluminum”, Aluminum, Magnesium & Reactive Metals Division, 1975 AFS Congress.

Publications/Papers

1. R. F. Lynch, B. L. Potts and J. P. Malmgreen, “ASTM and Global Zinc Die Casting Specifications Achieve Uniformity”, CastExpo’08, May 17-20, Atlanta [to be published in Die Casting Engineer in 2009] (external non-refereed).

2. J. Grau and R. F. Lynch, “Advances in Environmentally Friendly, High Performance Thin Organic Coatings”, InterZac Conference Proceedings, Monterrey, Mexico, September, 2006 (external refereed).

3. G. W. Dallin and R. F. Lynch, “Committee A05 on Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel Products - 100 Years of Fighting Corrosion”, Standardization News, ASTM International, April 2006 (external non-refereed).

4. R. F. Lynch, “B02 Marks 100 Years of Nonferrous Metals & Alloys Standardization” Standardization News, ASTM International, February 2003 (external non-refereed).

5. J. P. Malmgreen, B. L. Potts and R. F. Lynch, “Changes in Worldwide Zinc Die Casting Specifications”, Die Casting Engineer, September, 2003 (external non-refereed).

6. R. F. Lynch, “ASTM Color Codes for Zinc Galvanizing Ingot”, Proceedings of Galvanizers Association Meeting, The Galvanizers Association, Monterrey, Mexico, October 2003 (external non-refereed).

7. R. F. Lynch, John P. Malmgreen, and Gary W. Dallin, “ASTM Color Codes for Zinc Galvanizing Ingot”, Standardization News, ASTM International, December 2003 (external non-refereed).

8. R. F. Lynch, “Zinc Alloying, TMP, Properties and Applications”, The Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Technology, Pergamon, Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2001 (external refereed).

9. R. F. Lynch, “New ASTM Zinc Standards”, Proceedings of Galvanizers Association Meeting, The Galvanizers Association, Toronto, Canada, October 2003 (external non-refereed).

10. R. F. Lynch, “Zinc Specifications Grow to Match Advances in Zinc-Coated Steel”, Standardization News, ASTM International, February 1995 (external non-refereed).

11. R. F. Lynch and F. Rodellas, “New Developments in Protective Organic Coatings for Enhanced Galfan Steel Performance”, Proceedings of 18th Galfan Licensee Meeting”, Linz, Austria, October 1993 (external non-refereed).

12. R. F. Lynch and F. Rodellas, “Protective Lubricating Organic Coatings Enhance Coated Sheet Steel Performance”, Proceedings of Galvanizers Association Meeting”, The Galvanizers Association, Baltimore, October 1993 (external non-refereed).

13. R. F. Lynch and J. M. Michel, “BrugalTM 65 – A Dry Film Lubricant and Temporary Protective Coating”, Procoat Tecnologias, S.A., March 1993.

14. R. F. Lynch, “Protective and Lubricating Organic Coatings for Galvanized Steel”, AISI Sheet Committee Meeting Proceedings”, The Galvanizers Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, February 1993 (external non-refereed).

15. R. F. Lynch and J. M. Michel, “Review of Recent Technical, Production Trial and Cost Information on BrugalTM GM-4 Treated Galvalume”, Procoat Tecnologias, S.A., August 1991.

16. P. Sippola and R. F. Lynch, “Zinc Bath Control and Coated Strip Surface Improvement via Bath/Strip Cooling Technology”, 3rd International Zinc-Coated Sheet Conference Proceedings, Barcelona, June 1991.

17. R. F. Lynch, “Galfan Stretches Standard Performance”, Standardization News, ASTM, March 1990 (external non-refereed).

18. R. F. Lynch and M. P. Roman, “Galfan Properties and Applications”, Intergalva ‘90 Proceedings, June, 1990, Rome (external non-refereed).

19. R. F. Lynch. “Trends in the Galfan Market”, Metal Bulletin Conference Proceedings, New York, December, 1990 (external non-refereed).

20. M. P. Roman and R. F. Lynch, “Current Automotive Applications for Galfan Coated Steel”, Proceedings of International Congress and Exposition, SAE, Detroit, Michigan, February 27-March 3, 1989 external non-refereed).

21. R. F. Lynch, “Galfan Finds Broad Range of Applications in North America”, Intergalva ‘88 Proceedings, June, 1988, London (external non-refereed).

22. R. F. Lynch “Painting Galvanized Steel”, Old House Journal, November 1987 (external non-refereed).

23. R. F. Lynch, “How and Why to Paint Galvanized Steel”, Finishers Management, October 1987 (external non-refereed).

24. R. F. Lynch, “Galfan and Changes in North American Coated Steel Usage”, International Zinc Conference Proceedings, September, 1987, London (external non-refereed).

25. F. E. Goodwin, A. F. Skenazi and R. F. Lynch, “Corrosion Test Results and Application of Coil Coated Galfan”, CIM Bulletin, The Metallurgical Society of CIM, September, 1987, (external non-refereed).

26. R. F. Lynch, “Hot-Dip Galvanizing Alloys”, Journal of Metals, August 1987 (external refereed).

27. H. M. Morrow, II and . Moprow,  R. F. Lynch, “Zinc Properties and Applications”, The Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Technology, Pergamon, Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford, UK, 1986 (external refereed).

28. R. F. Lynch, “Zinc Castings for Hazardous Location Electrical Equipment”, International Symposium on Zinc-Aluminum (ZA) Casting Alloys Proceedings, Toronto, Canada, August, 1986 (external non-refereed).

29. R. F. Lynch, “Improved Performance Properties with Galfan Coated Steel”, 25th Annual Conference of Metallurgists-1986 Proceedings, Toronto, Canada, August, 1986 (external non-refereed).

30. R. F. Lynch and F. E. Goodwin, “Galfan Coated Steel for Automotive Applications”, Proceedings of SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, February 24-28, 1986 (external non-refereed).

31. R. F. Lynch and P. J. DePaul, III, “A New Generation Coated Steel”, Appliance Engineer, Dana Chase Publications, Inc., October, 1986 (external non-refereed).

32. R. F. Lynch, Editor, “Painting Galvanized Structural Steel”, Zinc Institute Inc., March 1986 (internal refereed).

33. R. F. Lynch, Editor, “ZA Alloy Foundry Practices Guide”, Zinc Institute Inc. December, 1985 (internal refereed).

34. R. F. Lynch and F. E. Goodwin, “Galfan - Superior Properties for Construction Applications” Metal Construction News, December, 1985.

35. R. F. Lynch, “Galfan Challenges Galvanized in Variety of Applications”, Metal Process, October, 1985 (external non-refereed).

36. R. F. Lynch, A. B. Celestin, R. G. Harrison and F. E. Goodwin, “Galfan Coated Steel for Upgraded Formability and Corrosion Protection”, Proceedings of First Metal Bulletin Coated Coil Conference”, October, 1985, Chicago (external non-refereed).

37. R. F. Lynch, “New Zinc Alloy Adds Durability to Fencing”, Fence Industry/Access Control, October, 1985 (external non-refereed).

38. R. F. Lynch, “Corrosion Resistance and Applications of Galvanized Steel Framing”, Metal Lathe Steel Framing Association Conference Proceedings, San Antonio, March, 1985.

39. R. F. Lynch, “Color It Cadmium When You Need the Best”, Plastics Engineering, April 1985, (external refereed).

40. R. F. Lynch, “High Performance Precision Zinc Castings”, 1984 Net Shape and Near-Net Shape Technology Conference (in conjunction with 1994 Metals Congress), September, 1984, Detroit (external non-refereed).

41. R. F. Lynch, Editor, “Residential Steel Frame Construction Manual – Builders Guide to Lightweight Zinc-Coated Steel Framing”, Zinc Institute Inc., June 1982 (internal refereed).

42. R. F. Lynch, “Zinc-Coated Light Weight Steel Framing for Residential Construction”, Intergalva ‘82 Proceedings, June, 1982, London (external refereed).

43. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P.C, J. Gallagher, “Squeeze Casting Brass and Bronze”, Foundry Technology, Source Book, American Society of Metals and American Foundryman’s Society, 1982 (external refereed).

44. R. F. Lynch, “DoehlerCoreTM Expendable Core Die Casting Process Operating Parameters”, September 1981, Doehler-Jarvis Castings, NL Industries, Inc. (internal refereed). 

45. R. F. Lynch, W. M. Mineff, H. M. Ward, III, “Visits European to Permanent Mold Foundries”, Research Report , May 1979, Doehler-Jarvis Castings, NL Industries, Inc. (internal non-refereed). 

46. R. F. Lynch and R. P. Olley, “Squeeze Casting of Aluminum”, Die Casting Congress, American Die Casting Institute/Society of Die Casting Engineers, October 1976, Detroit (external non-refereed).

47. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P. C. J. Gallagher, “Squeeze Casting Brass and Bronze”, Transactions of the American Foundryman’s Society, Vol. 83, 1975 (external refereed).

48. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P. C. J. Gallagher, “Squeeze Casting Aluminum”, Transactions of the American Foundryman’s Society, Vol. 82, 1975 (external refereed).

49. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P.C, J. Gallagher, “Squeeze Casting Aluminum”, American Foundryman’s Society Transactions, Paper No. 75-90, 79th AFS Casting Congress, May 1975. Vol. 82, 1975 (external refereed).

50. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P.C. J. Gallagher, “Squeeze Casting Brass and Bronze”, American Foundryman’s Society Transactions, Paper No. 75-122, 79th AFS Casting Congress, May 1975. Vol. 82, 1975 (external refereed).

51. R. F. Lynch, “Squeeze Casting Advantages”, Foundry M & T, August 1974 (external non-refereed).

52. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P.C, J. Gallagher, “SQZTM Process – A Proprietary Squeeze Casting Process”, Doehler-Jarvis Castings, NL Industries, Inc., May 1974, (internal non-refereed). 

53. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P.C. J. Gallagher, “Squeeze Casting - Pilot Plant Scale-Up”, Corporate Research and Development Laboratories Project report, December 1973 (external non-refereed).

54. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P.C. J. Gallagher, “Squeeze Casting Brass and Bronze”, Presented to ASM Delaware Valley Chapter, April 1973 (external non-refereed).

55. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P.C. J. Gallagher, “Pilot Operation Squeeze Casting of Bronze Synchronizer Rings”, Corporate Research and Development Laboratories Project Report, October 1972 (internal non-refereed).

56. R. F. Lynch, “Mechanical Properties of Pressed and Sintered Titanium Powder”, 1972 National Powder Metallurgy Conference Proceedings, Metal Powder Industries Federation/American Powder Metallurgy Institute, Chicago, April, 1972 (external refereed).

57. R. F. Lynch, “Hydrostatic Extrusion of Experimental Solder Wire Compositions”, Corporate Research and Development Laboratories Project Report, July 1972 (internal non-refereed).

58. R. F. Lynch, “Room Temperature Hydrostatic Extrusion of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy Wire”, Corporate Research and Development Laboratories Project Report, May 1972 (internal non-refereed).

59. R. F. Lynch, R. P. Olley and P.C, J. Gallagher, “Squeeze Casting”, Corporate Research and Development Laboratories Project Report, February 1972 (internal non-refereed).

 60. R. F. Lynch and E. N. Aqua, “Characterization of Commercial Titanium Powders, 1971 National Powder Metallurgy Conference Proceedings, Vol. 28, ASM Materials Engineering Congress and Metal Powder Industries Federation/American Powder Metallurgy Institute Joint Conference, Detroit, October, 1971 (external refereed).

61. R. F. Lynch and G. P. Conard, II, “Formation of Textures in Iron by Rolling at Elevated Temperatures”, TMS Annual Meeting, Detroit, October 1971 (external refereed).

62. R. F. Lynch. “Battery Grade Zinc Powder Characterization”, Corporate Research and Development Laboratories Project Report, June 1971 (internal non-refereed).

63. R. F. Lynch, “Formation of Textures in Iron by Rolling at Elevated Temperatures”, PhD Dissertation, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, May 1971(internal refereed).

64. R. F. Lynch, “Characterization of Commercial Titanium Powders”, Corporate Research and Development Laboratories Project Report, December 1970 (internal non-refereed).

65. R. F. Lynch and J. D. Wood, “Identification of Constituents in an Aluminum-1.0% Magnesium Alloy”, Transactions, TMS, AIME, October, 1968 (external refereed).

66. R. F. Lynch, “Identification of Nonequilibrium and Equilibrium Constituents in an Aluminum-1.0% Magnesium Alloy by Metallography and Microprobe X-Ray Analysis”, Master’s Thesis, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, September, 1967 (internal refereed).

Patent

R. F. Lynch, “Compensation Device for Metal Volume Variation in Squeeze Casting”, 1976.