你的产品或组件失败了吗?你需要了解原因? Learn from the past and prevent future failures with im体育APP’s expert Failure Analysis services. Uncover root causes, 降低风险, 提高产品的整体质量和性能, 材料, or components to prevent future damage.  

 

什么是故障分析,为什么它很重要? 

Failure analysis is a multi-faceted, 全面的方法来理解为什么材料或产品失败. It is a critical aspect of 产品 development and system improvement which not only helps you learn from the past but helps prevent future failures.

While the root cause analysis and associated impacts of any failure are the primary goals, the results can also help you make changes in your processes or material selection to prevent future occurrences. Read our article to find out 执行故障分析的三个原因

im体育APP teams provide expert failure analysis and reporting through a range of technical services, 包括应力分析和材料表征, trace evidence analysis, forensic engineering, 和更多的. 

 

我们提供故障分析服务的主要好处

  • 通过我们精确的根本原因识别,深入了解故障我们的初步调查包括深入的发现阶段, 考虑环境因素导致失败, type of application, how long it’s been in service, and design  characteristics. im体育APP's analysts apply diverse methods and tools for detailed inspection leading to root case determination. 
  • 攻克复杂的非金属材料挑战非金属材料失效分析提出了一个独特的挑战. 而最初的分析过程是相同的, 我们的实验室使用专业的断口学解释和分析测试, tailored to these types of 材料. As there are so many different formulations and combinations of non-metallic 材料, we often use intensive material identification programs to help pinpoint the origin and degradation of non-metals.
  • Ensure safety and compliance我们知道可靠性和安全性在你们这个im体育平台app下载是至关重要的. Our failure analysis experts combine extensive global and 国家 standards knowledge with years of experience, 因此,您可以对其解决方案的准确性和遵从性感到自信, no matter the industry you’re in.
  • Mitigate risks and navigate litigation challenges with our expert witness services: Our wide-ranging expert witness services deliver critical testimony or expertise in legal and insurance cases involving material, 产品, or component failures. Whether it’s compliance cases, patent infringements, 或发现滥用或缺陷的证据, we provide comprehensive support. 
  • 先进有限元分析(FEA)的数字化解决方案我们的有限元分析专家使用计算机辅助设计(CAD), in-service data, and material data for in-depth analysis, efficiently examining multiple failure scenarios without full-scale testing expenses. We collaborate with physical testing experts to suggest solutions and validate simulations with physical testing.
  • Specialists in the 石油 & 天然气工业:为了石油 & 天然气im体育平台app下载, 我们的专家专门分析管道, drilling equipment, 泵, 阀门, 和海豹. 我们承认关键资产失效的严重性, providing detailed insights, 建议, and potential litigation support.

 

Your Failure Analysis Experts 

托德Menna

托德·门纳博士

im体育APP's Materials Failure Analysts 

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Vikram南达

im体育APP冶金和失效分析专家

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“每次我们都需要一个故障分析和快速周转, im体育APP has been there to fill that role with impeccable quality and turnaround time. ”

瑞安Camire

Leach Inter国家 Corporation

快速、可靠、全面的故障预防解决方案

基于失效分析过程的发现, im体育APP’s experts provide 建议 and work closely with you to find solutions for a wide range of 产品s and 材料. Our combination of 材料 expertise and understanding of environmental impacts  means we can swiftly deliver comprehensive results, 确保解决方案和防止未来的服务故障. 您可以信赖我们提供的确定性、速度和灵活性.

 

Multidisciplinary Failure Analysis Approach Across the Whole 产品 Life Cycle

Our approach to root cause analysis of failures stretches across your whole 产品 life cycle, from the design and selection of 材料 through the manufacturing process and how the 产品 is used in service. Since issues during any one (or combination) of these stages can cause failures, 我们知道彻底调查他们是很重要的.

Such a broad variety of circumstances requires an equally wide range of analysis methods; that’s why we offer services ranging from fractography, composition determination, mechanical property testing, microstructural analysis, 与材料的规格和期望比较. With insights into design influences, 处理, 组件使用, and future behavior, rest assured that we can help identify and troubleshoot your 产品’s failure, whenever it occurred.

 

您可以信赖的专家故障分析服务

Corrosion Analysis:

Access world-renowned corrosion expertise for a range of services, 包括故障根本原因的确定, residue identification, corrosion prevention consultancy, and legal case support. 

 

Fracture Analysis/ Fractography:  

Should your 产品 or material fail, im体育APP的科学家利用尖端的表面分析技术, 如 Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) 迅速找出故障的根本原因.
 

Chemical analysis: 

Leverage im体育APP’s 化学实验室 to unravel the chemical material composition and the manufacturing processes, 提供故障发生的关键洞察.  
 

Residue analysis:

Utilizing SEM and EDAX analysis, im体育APP可以识别材料上的残留沉积物, distinguishing between surface stains and signs of corrosion or material failure.

 

On-site failure analysis:

For components too large or critical to transport off-site or in challenging environments, 例如海上石油和天然气装置或发电厂, im体育APP offers expertise and portable chemical equipment for in-situ examinations.

 

金属失效分析/冶金失效分析  

我们的冶金分析揭示了金属部件失效的原因, preventing future occurrences. 相信我们的专家,我们会为您的组件提供信心的根本原因.
 

Additional services:

  • Failure analysis investigations
  • 冶金咨询和专家见证
  • Failure analysis of non-metals 
  • 裂缝分析
  • Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
  • 能源 dispersive spectroscopy (EDS)
  • Optical microscopy
  • Optical stereo microscopy
  • Hardness testing
  • Metallographic preparation
  • Microhardness testing
  • Inclusion analysis
  • Tensile testing
  • 原告-被告联合调查诉讼
  • Weld failure analysis
  • 印刷电路板(PCB)故障分析
  • Fatigue failure 

 

Why Choose im体育APP? 

im体育APP’s labs in the US, UK, 欧洲, 中东, 在进行故障分析方面有几十年的实践经验. Our global network of experts is recognized as some of the most trusted in their field for providing reliable failure analysis to diverse clients across many industries, 包括 航空航天能源运输建设医疗设备, and Consumer 产品s.

我们的测试符合当地制定的一系列标准, 国家, and global regulatory bodies so you can be confident that 建议 from im体育APP will be compliant. We collaborate with organizations like the American Society for 测试 and Materials (ASTM), 国际标准化组织(ISO), the 食物 and Drug Administration (FDA), 还有很多其他的, 确保严格监管您的材料和产品. 

要了解更多关于im体育APP的信息,请访问我们的 关于我们 page. 为了讨论我们如何支持您的故障分析需求, contact an expert today.

We test on both metals and non-metals, 跨越广泛的材料,包括但不限于:

金属:

  • Aluminum and aluminum alloys
  • 铸铁
  • Cobalt and cobalt alloys
  • Copper and copper alloys
  • Magnesium and magnesium alloys
  • Nickel and nickel alloys
  • 粉末金属
  • Titanium and titanium alloys
  • 焊接

非金属:

  • Alloy and stainless steel springs
  • Aluminum and steel car and truck wheels
  • Aluminum and steel pistons
  • 轴承
  • Bolt, washer, rivets, and nut fasteners
  • Brass plumbing fixtures
  • Brazed joints in radiators
  • 渗碳、渗氮和感应淬火齿轮和轴
  • 铸铁和铸铝缸体和缸盖
  • Cast iron brake rotors
  • Chips and particles in engines
  • 钴,不锈钢,钛合金身体关节植入物
  • Control arms and knuckles
  • 球墨铸铁和锻钢曲轴
  • 金属电镀、热喷涂等涂料
  • Occupant seating
  • Painted trim and body panels
  • 钢 airbag inflators
  • 钢 and cast iron pipe
  • 钢 hooks and chains
  • 钢 trailer hitches
  • 钢 wheel spindles
  • Tool steel dies
 

失效分析测试的重要性

A guide to understanding how engineering failure analysis is used to prevent failures and improve your 产品’s design, 材料, fabrication techniques, and inspection methods.

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机械故障分析

当我们收到故障分析的初始RFQ时, we have basic questions that will help us determine how complex the story is. To learn more about mechanical failure analysis, or if you have any questions, contact our team today. 了解更多

进行故障分析的三个原因

Failure analysis is a process by which a failed 产品 is inspected to determine what caused it to fail. Methods vary in approach, but all seek to determine the root cause of the failure by looking at the characteristics and clues left behind.

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我们的服务

Our teams provide expert failure analysis and reporting through a range of technical services, 包括应力分析和材料表征, 痕量证据分析和法医工程. 

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