Materials and failure analysis, stress analysis, product liability and patent infringement. Metals, composites, plastics, polymers, thin films. Experienced staff with extensive background in aircrafts, automobiles, helicopters, motorcycles, consumer products, medical devices, prosthetics and implants and electronic components. State of the art instrumentation including electron microscopes, surface analysis (Auger & ESCA), organic analysis (FTIR, DSC & TGA), and metallurgical laboratory. Modern 20,000 square foot facility for group inspections, meetings and depositions. Located one mile from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).