Metallurgy Lab

Failure analysis requires a complex combination of skills, experience and equipment. At ATS, we have the necessary resources to efficiently complete any project. Our chemists, metallurgists and professional engineers work to solve problems and determine causes of failure. ATS has a full complement of failure analysts who can conduct lab testing, metallurgical analysis and provide expert testimony. ATS' Metallurgy and Failure Analysis Group maintains a full service metallurgical laboratory for your quality assurance and research testing needs.

failure analysis

Failure Analysis

  • SEM
  • EDS
  • Hardness Testing
  • Chemical Analysis
litigation support

Litigation Support

  • Expert Witness
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Product Liability
  • Accident Reconstruction
first article testing

First Article Testing

  • Coating/Plating Type
  • Paint/Coating Analysis
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Surface Treatments
reverse engineering

Reverse Engineering

  • Mechanical Testing/Properties
  • Base Metal Identification
  • Heat Treat Condition
  • Dimensional Inspection
material identification

Material Identification

  • EDS
  • X-ray Diffraction
  • Contaminant Particles
  • Corrosion Products
scanning electron microscopy

Scanning Electron Microscopy

  • Surface Examination
  • Particle Morphology
  • Fatigue
  • Stress Corrosion
metallurgical services

Metallurgical Services

  • Grain Size Measurement
  • Graphite Evaluation
  • Case Depth Measurement
  • Plating Hardness
failure analysis lab

Failure Analysis Lab

  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Fractures
  • Formability Issues
  • Corrosion and Wear