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Mechanical Engineering Automated Equipment Expert Witness Paul Terpstra

Paul D. Terpstra, PE
Wisconsin USA
phone: 608-346-2392
Paul D. Terpstra, PE, is a Mechanical Engineer who provides forensic engineering litigation support services. He has over 30 years of experience in Mechanical Design, Programming, Electrical Design, and Troubleshooting of Automated Machinery. He applies his Root Cause Analysis skills to reconstruct events and mitigate the consequences of accidents and failures which give rise to insurance claims and sometimes legal action.

Mr. Terpstra served as Director of Research & Development for Gilman Engineering & Manufacturing, a major supplier of custom assembly equipment, before founding Innalytical Solutions Inc. He has designed equipment used by major manufacturing companies such as Ford, GM, GE, Potter & Brumfield, Borg Warner, Caterpillar, Siemens, and Rolls Royce. He has been granted six United States patents, three foreign patents, and has two additional US patent applications pending.

Mr. Terpstra's expert witness services are available to insurance companies and attorneys.

Areas of Expertise:
  • 3D CAD (SolidWorks CSWP)
  • Machine Design
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Mechanical Design
  • Control System Design
  • Mechatronic Design
  • Motion Control
  • Linear Servos
  • PLC Programming
  • Motion Programming
  • Forensic Engineering
CNC Programming
  • Vision Inspection
  • Problem solving / Trouble-shooting
  • Machinery Repair
  • Control System Upgrades
  • Control System Retrofits
  • CNC Retrofits
  • Automation
  • Assembly Processes
  • Project Management
  • Failure Analysis
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