What is Merriam-Webster's Definition of An Expert?

Expert – (adjective) – having, involving, or displaying special skill or knowledge derived from training or experience.

While we can’t claim to be experts in everything, when you have a process problem that can benefit from an extra set of eyes or hands, that is where our skilled technical staff thrives.

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How do we define an expert?
1. Infinitely curious about how stuff works
2. Enjoys rolling up their sleeves and solving a problem that no one else can
3. Always enjoyed show and tell

Put this all together and you have an idea of what makes our Technical Team tick. Our team has built their street cred at several industry trade shows, presenting real life examples of how we have improved a process or increased productivity for our customers.

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Download our speaker booklet to see the various topics and bios on all of our experts.

  • Cleaning challenges, metal stripping, and aqueous vs solvent.
  • Metal finishing with heat treating and corrosion prevention.
  • Optimizing your wastewater treatment plan and staying compliant.
 

Bob's Brain: Future-proofing your wastewater system.

So when we look at manufacturing industries across the board, a lot of people plan for expansion and production, such as adding new lines increasing production hours, and that puts an extra strain on their wastewater systems. We want to future-proof our wastewater systems so that when we do those manufacturing increases, we don’t have to worry later down the line about if our wastewater syst... Read More
 

Bob's Brain: Metal finishing and what you need to know about rust prevention.

The most common type of corrosion – called atmospheric corrosion – occurs when a metal surface is exposed to oxygen and moisture which then causes a chemical reaction producing iron oxide or rust. For a metal finisher rust is a problem with real consequences. Here we are talking to Larry Ensley, Director of Technical Applications and sharing ideas on how to address it. Click to Downloa... Read More
 

Explaining the dirty details of better metal cleaning

A conversation with Hubbard-Hall’s Joshua McClellan As a Hubbard-Hall application engineer, Joshua works closely with customers to understand their specific operations and applications of cleaning chemistry to get better results with less chemistry. He has worked with multiple chemical businesses over his career, specializing in chemical application technologies. Download PDF What are the p... Read More
 

Bob's Brain: Heat Treating

The heart of industry, almost nothing can be manufactured without heat-treating. We recently caught up with Bob Farrell (Senior Vice President and Technical Director at Hubbard-Hall) and asked him a few questions about the heat-treat market, what he has seen in his 30 years of experience and what lies ahead for manufactures using these applications. Read More: Download the interview PDF Why are m... Read More
 

Bob's Brain: A Review of Functional and Decorative Black Oxide Coatings

Black oxide is the conversion of a base metal material to an oxide of that base metal material. A prime example would be Fe3O4, which is black iron oxide, otherwise known as magnetite; another is a CuO, or copper monoxide. It occurs when the chemicals react with a base material to form an oxide of the base’s primary constituent. In the case of stainless steel, not only does it form oxides, b... Read More
 

Interview with Jerry: Cool facts about heat treat salts

A conversation with Hubbard Hall’s Jerry Dwyer Jerry Dwyer CEF, is Hubbard Hall’s market manager for product groups pertaining to heat treating, black oxide and phosphates. His background and experience have established him with knowledgeable insight into the world of heat treating and metal finishing. Dwyer specializes in the above processes and has over a thirty-year history in the h... Read More