F. John  Fuchs

F. John Fuchs

Technology Specialist at Blackstone-Ney Ultrasonics

Mr. Fuchs is a recognized figure in the field of precision cleaning specializing in ultrasonics and cleaning processes.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  He has been associated with Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics and the former Blackstone Ultrasonics for over 50 years in a number of technical capacities. He currently holds the title of “Technology Specialist.”  With Blackstone-NEY he is involved in the development and dissemination of new technology in the field of ultrasonic cleaning and processing.  With an extensive knowledge of cleaning technology and ultrasonics developed through many years of experience, Mr. Fuchs has been involved in a number of developments in ultrasonic cleaning and other related disciplines.  In addition, he has authored numerous published educational articles on ultrasonics and has presented major papers to many groups including The Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Precision Cleaning Conferences, NEPCON, NASA, Naval Weapons Center in China Lake, The American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society, The Society of Vacuum Coaters, The Ultrasonic Industry Association and The Porcelain Enamel Institute.  In the past several years he has been heavily involved in the development of advanced aqueous cleaning techniques and processes to meet new cleaning challenges.  Mr. Fuchs is a popular and lively speaker who presents using a variety of analogies and simple demonstrations to bring otherwise complex concepts “down to earth.”  His “Slinky” talk which demonstrates the fundamental concepts of ultrasonic cleaning has been presented to literally thousands of seminar and conference attendees over the past 40 years and has probably done more than any other single presentation to educate people in the area of ultrasonic cleaning technology.

Sessions
Parts Cleaning Series-Ultrasonic Cleaning Beyond Cavitation and Implosion
Wednesday, October 21 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Central