Failure Analysis

Failure Analysis Testing

Fractography

Corrosion Analysis

Metallurgical Exam

Composition and Property Testing

Expert Research

METL provides comprehensive failure investigation utilizing a wide variety of metallurgical testing services to help you understand why and how components and systems fail. Our staff has over 45 years of experience identifying and quantifying the root cause of failure for the aerospace, power generation, transportation, and construction industries. METL’s services range from simple material or design evaluation to extensive analysis for liability purposes.

Our investigations typically focus on parameters such as system and component design, operating conditions, service history, age, usage patterns, and various other factors that often contribute to part failure. METL’s experts can provide in-depth written reports detailing our findings.

We also provide metallurgical consultation and expert witness testimony for court cases involving litigation, insurance issues, warranty issues, forensic investigations and failure analysis. Our expert metallurgists are backed by our full service, accredited laboratory to ensure accurate, thorough results.

Want to see what our experts can do? We provide examples of problems we have helped customers solve!

Standards & Specifications

And many more from aerospace primes and other organizations!