Materials Analysis & Lab Testing

Equipment Failure Analysis & Testing

Our in-house laboratory supports investigations into the cause of failure and assessment of damage to equipment and components from a wide variety of industries and applications.

Our laboratory is designed to handle the analysis of large components and includes a spacious warehouse area where samples can be arranged for examination and documentation and stored in a secure environment. We routinely host multi-party inspections as part of our investigations.

Our Services
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Crack Surface Analysis
  • Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy, Including Elemental Mapping
  • Fractography
  • Macro & Micro Hardness Testing
  • Mechanical Testing (Tensile, Charpy V-Notch, Fracture Toughness, etc.)
  • Metallographic Examination
  • Nondestructive Examinations – Dye Penetrant
  • Nondestructive Examinations - Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Nondestructive Examinations – Radiography
  • Nondestructive Examinations – Ultrasonic Testing
  • Optical, Stereo & Scanning Electron Microscopy
Our Team is Engaged in Matters Involving
  • Contamination & Corrosion
  • Manufacturing & Design Defects
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Rotating Equipment
Large Component Handling, Layout & Storage

Our spacious, high-bay area is designed to receive and layout large components and systems.

Below is an example of our laboratory accepting delivery of several large piping components (bottom right corner) from a flatbed tractor trailer.

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