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Metallurgy Failure Analysis

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Registered Metallurgical Engineer and Forensics Expert with over 35 years experience in failure analysis of engineered materials, including Construction Materials, Construction Defects (Structural Steel, Welding, Concrete and Cement, Soils, Coatings and Coating Adhesion, Flooring, Post Tension Steel, Construction Equipment, and other Civil Engineering Materials. Metallurgy/Metallurgical, Corrosion and/or Mechanical Failures, Corrosion of Plumbing and Steel Structures, Power Generation, Boilers, Heat Exchangers, Pumps, Valves, Actuators and Generators, Transportation Engineering, Welding, Brazing, and Soldering, Heat Treating, Dies and Tools; Polymers and Polymer Engineering Paints and Coatings, Adhesion failures, Injection Molding, Extrusions, Composites, and Structural Plastics, Ceramics, and Ceramic Engineering, Industrial Contamination and Particle Identification, Litigation Support, 3D Scanning, Printing, and Metal Casting/Prototyping. We maintain a large and fully equipped forensic materials laboratory dedicated to rapid turnaround and customer service. References provided on Request.

Education & Licenses

Materials Science and Engineering B.S., MIT
Materials Engineering M.S., MIT
Registered Metallurgical Engineer, California, MT 1948