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Primary Area of Expertise

Metallurgy Failure Analysis

Expert Witness Profile

Bradley N. Plank, PE uses his combination of mechanical and materials (metals and plastics) experience and education to provide forensic and consulting engineering services to attorneys, insurance professionals, and industrial clients. His experience includes more than 30 years in manufacturing in the metals processing industries, over 25 years performing failure analyses, and over 25 years investigating claims for insurance firms and attorneys. Mr. Plank has worked on assignments involving mechanical equipment, appliances, oil and gas transmission, plumbing, HVAC, heavy equipment, machine tools, crane and wire cables, manufacturing processes, boilers and water heaters, and thermal processes, among many others. Mr. Plank has testified in a wide variety of matters including personal injury and property damage, in both state and federal court and his testimony has never been excluded.

Education & Licenses

Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Texas and 23 other states; Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI); MBA