The Kilpatrick Group, PA

Forensic Engineering | Accident Reconstruction | Product Liability Analysis


Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE is one of the leading forklift experts in the United States. During his pre-college years, Gary worked for the inventor of the forklift and frontend loader namely “The Clark Equipment Company” from 1978 through 1983. Clark Equipment was the main competitor to Caterpillar and designed and manufactured other machines such […]

Mobile Elevating Work Platform

Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE is a certified operator and trainer for operating and inspecting Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). These machines use to be referred to as Aerial Work Platforms. The OSHA safety regulations and the ANSI/SAIA standards have changed drastically. These new OSHA regulations and standards went into effect on March 1st 2020. […]

Belt Conveyor Design

During 1999-2001 while working as a senior manufacturing and process engineer, Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE designed a special belt conveyor for an existing industrial pre-notch roll forming process. Gary’s new belt conveyor would replace an existing belt conveyor that was problematic. The pre-notch roll forming process produced a slotted “U” shaped channel called “Strut’ […]