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Failure Analysis

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HAS A FAILURE STOPPED PRODUCTION OR IMPEDED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT?

Our expertise has been honed through extensive experience in materials, manufacturing and industry.  This expertise is combined with thorough root cause analysis to resolve product and material failures quickly. Through visual examination, scanning electron microscopy and metallography we detail and document failure mechanisms. We work closely with the client throughout all stages of the analysis in order to reach failure conclusions and provide recommendations to get you back in business.

Industry expertise includes the following areas:

  • Corrosion
  • Welding and brazing
  • Ceramics
  • Stainless steels and high nickel alloys
  • Anodized and electroplated coatings