Failure Analysis

Expensive component failures or unusual breakages resulting in safety hazards warrant investigation and efforts to prevent repeat occurrence. Understanding the precise cause of failure is needed to develop a targeted, cost-effective solution.

Metallurgical failure analysis incorporates lab-based equipment to analyze and explain why a component failed. It provides evidence which can reveal to the cause of failure, investigating the possibility of improper usage, service factors, material issues or problems with manufacture. Ultimately, it provides information needed to make informed decisions towards (a) ensuring similar failures don’t happen again and (b) assessing the risk of other components still in service.

When time is critical, expedited services are available 24-7 to provide preliminary results within 24 hours and project completion within days.

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