is a Testifying and Consulting Expert Witness
in the field of Welding
He has been an Independent Welding Consultant since 1992, and has over 30 years' practical and academic experience in the welding industry. He has been an AWS Certified Welding Inspector for over 25 years. He is also an ASNT Nondestructive Testing Pressure Equipment and Devices Inspector, and holds degrees in Welding Technology, Mathematics and Science in addition to college level teaching credentials in welding.
- As an expert witness, Mr. Formisano has been qualified by the courts, and retained by both plaintiffs and defendants for lawsuits involving weld manufacturing defects and product liability, personal injury, code compliance, and property damage as the result of Welding Safety and Weld Failures
Area of Expertise Include:
- Welding Processes
- Weld Inspection and Testing
- Weld Engineering
- Weld Metallurgy
- Brazing and Soldering
|Manufacturing Weld DefectsWeld Structural FabricationPipeline Weld FailuresWelding Codes ComplianceConstruction Weld Failures|
- Mr. Formisano provides consulting and technical assistance to Fortune 500 companies, State Universities, construction management firms, and independent contractors. These services include authoring weld procedures and specifications for product development, weld failure analysis, weld engineering, nondestructive and destructive testing and inspection of welds, welder qualification, weld QA/QC, and metallurgical analytical services.
- Mr. Formisano's previous employment includes positions with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Laboratory. These positions required a high level security "Q" clearance.
CV Available Upon Request