Archive for the “Manufacturing- Construction” Category


Failure Analysis of Corrosion on Stainless Steel Fasteners

Posted on August 1st, 2017 by Met-Tech

Share This Case Study:

  Analysis of CORRODED STAINLESS STEEL BOLTS Summary: Metallurgical Technologies, Inc. (MTi) received five stainless steel bolts from a marine environment. The bolts exhibited corrosion predominantly on the head of the bolt around the set screw, underneath the head of the bolt, and in the threads. MTi was requested to determine the cause of the […]


Fractured Crane Frame Weldment

Posted on April 6th, 2016 by Met-Tech

Share This Case Study:

Analysis Of A Fractured Crane Frame Weldment Summary: A fractured pipe/flange weldment from a crane frame assembly was received for analysis to determine the cause of fracturing along the circumferential fillet weld. Results indicate the fracture occurred by cyclic fatigue crack growth that initiated at the root of the fillet weld due to incomplete penetration […]

img23

Failure Analysis Services

Determine cause of failure & recommend ways to prevent future recurrence.

View more
img23

Corrosion Investigation

Determine cause of material degradation that reduces life expectancy.

View more
img23

SEM/EDS
Micro-Analysis

Verify fracture mechanism & initiation. Microstructure composition and imaging.

View more
img23

Metallography Services

Reveals grain structure, thermo mechanical processing & flaw and defect characteristics.

View more