Marcos Flores Jr.

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As a seasoned research and development scientist with over two decades of experience, Mr. Flores possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in failure mode and analysis of composite materials. His background in pulp and paper, coatings, and ceramic/abrasive materials has given him hands-on experience with a range of analytical techniques, making him an expert in forensic analysis across various substrates.

As the Roofing Lab Director, Mr. Flores provides technical support to the roofing industry and consults with company experts and engineers. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all laboratory operations, managing personnel, ensuring quality control and safety compliance, and delivering accurate and reliable test results. With a strong background in materials science and extensive knowledge of laboratory techniques and equipment, Mr. Flores is committed to providing exceptional service to clients and advancing the field of roofing through innovative research and development.

Key Expertise

  • Failure Mode & Analysis
  • Microscopy (SEM, Optical)
  • New Product Development (NPD) - Concept to Launch
  • Research & Development
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Spectroscopic Analysis (AA, ICP, FTIR, UV-vis)
  • Thermal Mechanical Analysis (DSC, DMA)

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • ASQ – American Society for Quality
  • ACA – America Coatings Association

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Forensic Laboratory Analysis and Roof Evaluations
We discuss types of testing forensic roofing laboratories conduct to evaluate whether roofing materials are damaged and to what extent.
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