Failure analysis and engineering work utilizing:

  • Visual observation
  • Photos
  • Stereo microscopy
  • Measurements
  • Water & gas pressure testing
  • Lab work performed by associates including:
    • SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy)
    • EDS (Energy Dispersive x-ray Spectroscopy)
    • WDS (Wavelength Dispersive x-ray Spectroscopy)
    • FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy)
    • Metallography
    • Tensile testing
    • Impact testing
    • Corrosion testing
    • Etc.


Fluid Flow

Stress Calculations

On-Site Field Inspections

Materials Selection

Materials Failure Analysis of metal and plastic components using specialized lab equipment

Testing of exemplar products and materials involved in accidents will be utilized as much as possible to validate conclusions.