Loeffler Engineering Group

Loeffler Engineering Group

Frank J. Loeffler

20511 Highland Lake Drive Lago Vista, TX 78645

About the Expert

Design and forensic engineering for belt conveyors and bulk materials handling systems including conveyor fires patent infringement machine guarding antitrust and product liability.

Areas of Expertise

  • Coal - Energy - Mining
  • Conveyors
  • Maritime and Admiralty
  • Materials Handling
  • Petroleum / Natural Gas / Petrochemicals

Expert's Profile

In addition to providing design and forensic engineering for conveyors and bulk materials handling systems our litigation experience includes: accident investigation and reconstruction, demonstrative evidence, expert testimony, litigation support, consultation, formal written reports (Rule 26), oral depositions, and trial testimony.

Our past case experience includes litigation for conveyor fires, machine guarding, guarding by location, confined space, personnel injury, product liability, restraint of trade, patent infringement, and real estate asset appraisal.

Some of the standards considered are: Belt Conveyor Manufacturers Association – CEMA, Safety Standard for Conveyors ASME B20.1, Safety Standard for Power Transmission ASME B15.1, OSHA, MSHA, & National Electric Code – NEC.

Our clients are both Plaintiffs and Defendants.

Personal Achievements


  • Certificate Machine Design, Newark College of Engineering
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Newark College of Engineering


  • Professional Engineer: Alabama, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas

Special Training

  • Engineering Management Courses, Newark College of Engineering
  • MBA Courses, Fairleigh Dickenson University


  • Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association
  • Member of the Conveyor Safety Committee
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc.


  • Bulk Sampling at Navajo Mine, Coal Age Magazine 1972
  • Automatic Sampling Systems, Catalog & Design Manual 1972
  • High Tonnage Blending of Raw Materials, SME #MS75-657 1975
  • Belt Conveyor Drives for the Cement Industry, IEEE 1977
  • Shiftable and Overland Conveyors, ASME
  • Shiftable & Overland Conveyors, Skillings Mining Review December 1980
  • Quality Improvements via Coal Blending, Coal Mining & Processing Magazine
  • Pipe Conveyor Systems, Houston Materials Handling Society ASME
  • The Advent & Advantages of Pipe Conveyor Systems, MOTEG – South
  • Stockpile Blending of Fossil Fuels, Houston Materials Handling Society ASME
  • Pipe/Tube Conveyors – A Modern Method of Coal & Ash Transportation, Power Gen 95 1995

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