Failure Investigation

Failure Investigation

Companies from a variety of industries rely on Applied Technical Services investigators, engineers, and scientists to perform forensic failure investigations. 

ATS' Forensic Failure Investigation Services

Our failure investigation experts offer a wide range of services that include single component investigations to uncovering the root cause of complete system failures. Our forensic failure analysis group serves a large clientele ranging from individuals from the legal and insurance sectors seeking expert testimony to large corporations in the aerospace, automotive, commercial, chemical, consumer goods, energy, legal, military, manufacturing, nuclear, pipeline, polymer, petrochemical, pulp and paper, and welding fabrication industries.

As a leader in the failure analysis field, our experts assist in setting industry benchmarks and specifications. Our failure investigation labs have the capabilities to perform the most essential tests needed to reveal the deficiencies or defects that initiate failures. Our company has decades of experience in performing mechanical testing, materials testing, metallurgical analysis, chemical analysis, environmental simulation testing, and nondestructive evaluations. Whether our experts are performing analysis in our facilities or traveling nationally, we adhere to industry standards like the ASTM E2332, Standard Practice for Investigation and Analysis of Physical Component Failures, and applicable specialized procedures.

Common Inspections and Investigations:

  • Consumer Products
  • Fasteners
  • Structures
  • Automotive Parts
  • Piping and Tubing
  • Material ID and Contamination
  • Boiler Components
  • Aircraft Parts

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