Capabilities

We provide testing services to certify product and materials compliance, support quality control, and ensure the health and safety of workers and their environment. We provide assistance for clients who are not sure what tests they need. Our accredited materials characterization laboratory is the foundation of all the services of RJ Lee Group provides, including standardized testing for compliance, industrial hygiene and environmental analyses, quality control, and materials research and development.

We provide credentialed expertise supported built by robust scientific data. We provide significant support to industrial clients for product development, industrial hygiene and overall production support.

RJ Lee Group maintains a visible and respected reputation within the legal community, having offered scientific support in civil litigation matters for nearly 30 years. 

  • Product Liability 
  • Toxic Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Fugitive Emission
  • Personal Injury
  • Patent Infringement
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Subrogation

Subject Matter Experts

From our core business of providing scientific solutions to our clients, we have developed innovative products. Some are produced internally, and some have arisen from partnerships with other research organizations. 

For example, we build lab software solutions to help manage and streamline your labs data, and environmental testing products for a variety of applications. 

  • IntelliSEM is a powerful automated particle analysis system.
  • ParticleID is  a customizable cloud hosted web application used to identify foreign particulate matter and  assist with root cause investigations. 

Other products we create count particles and help keep the air and environment safe.

RJ Lee Group is a materials analysis laboratory and consulting company which serves many different industries. We offer scientific solutions such as industrial forensics services, laboratory and testing services, litigation support, and laboratory software to many industries:

New Staff Contribute to Expanded Analytical and Research Capabilities

RJ Lee Group News

July 20, 2015

RJ Lee Group welcomes two new senior staff members whose expertise will expand the company’s analytical and research capabilities in the identification and characterization of mineral and asbestos particles and in the fields of physical and powder metallurgy.

Bryan Bandli, Ph.D. (Geology)

Dr. Bandli, Principal Investigator, is an expert in the characterization of asbestos and mineral fibers using scanning electron microscopy (SEM). At the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where he was a laboratory manager and graduate faculty member in the Department of Geological Sciences, his work involved day-to-day management of a research instrumentation laboratory with light and electron microscopes, x-ray diffraction, and x-ray fluorescence instruments. As part of this work, he provided technical assistance to faculty, students, and staff to help achieve a wide variety of research goals.

Dr. Bandli also facilitated use of the laboratory by outside commercial interests. His research includes developing electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) techniques that are useful for the identification of mineral particulates and fibers. At RJ Lee Group, Dr. Bandli will continue to work on expanding the capabilities of the SEM for asbestos and other mineral analysis using EBSD and to serve as a subject matter expert in the fields of mineralogy, asbestos, and scanning electron microscopy.

To learn more about Dr. Bandli, please click here.

Jerry LaSalle, Ph.D. (Materials Science)

Dr. LaSalle, Principal Investigator, is an expert in XPS surface analysis and physical and powder metallurgy. His experience ranges from the development of high-volume component production of stainless steel and alloy components to powder metallurgy with extensive experience in metal injection molding. As Director of Metal Injection Molding at Polymer Technologies, he was responsible for the facilitation of the powder injection molding (PIM) production factory and developed PIM metallurgical components for diverse applications. At Alcoa Technology Center, as Materials Science Lead, his expertise included mechanical and process metallurgy for a wide variety of alloy systems, process technologies and materials markets.

At RJ Lee Group, Dr. LaSalle will be closely involved in projects such as XPS surface analysis studies, stainless steel passivation qualification, metallurgical failure analysis, additive manufacturing, and powder metallurgy consultation.

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