We have a wide variety of techniques in our tool box, including:

  • 3D digital assembly by laser scanning parts
  • Review of scientific papers, patents, standards and references
  • On-site and laboratory examinations of physical evidence
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Material characterization
  • In situ load testing                  



Applications for services span a broad array of industries including construction, energy, healthcare, infrastructure, manufacturing, and transportation.  Some specific topics include:

  • Consumer, industrial and defense products
  • Drilling equipment and well blowout preventers

  • ​Industrial and construction equipment: piping, pressure vessels, pumps and valves

  • Plumbing:  fire sprinklers, HVAC, and potable water

  • Structures:  bridges, buildings, cranes and tunnels

  • Vehicles:  aircraft, cars, helicopters and off-road units

  • Aircraft: helicopters and airplanes​


​We offer a unique combination of expertise and a broad range of services.  Our knowledge of science, chemistry, metallurgy, materials, mechanics and electrical engineering is a foundation for our specific expertise which includes:

  • Engineering design and materials selection
  • Material forming: casting, extrusion, forging, heat treatment, machining, molding, rolling, stamping
  • Material joining: adhesives, bolting, welding
  • Life assessment: structure, loads, fatigue, reliability
  • Failure analysis and incident reconstruction
  • Fire / Explosion investigation