Metallurgical Testing & Failure Analysis

Our expert failure analysis team stands ready to help if you have issues with your machine components or products. We understand that time is of the essence.  Our experts can quickly help you determine why your machine or product isn’t functioning as intended and recommend solutions.

Providing Solutions for your Problems

  • Why is a material not behaving as expected?
  • What are the physical and chemical characteristics of the part/product?
  • What is the root cause of assembly failure?
  • Which element (service condition, manufacturing or material) needs modification to prevent recurrence?
  • Proper material selection for a particular service

Services provided

  • Determine the root cause of machine/product failure
  • Environmentally assisted failure
  • Fractography investigation
  • Chemical attack failure
  • Corrosion failure
  • Fatigue failure
  • Ductile/brittle failure
  • Metallography
  • Corrosion Testing
  • Chemical Testing/Analysis
  • Remaining life assessment calculation
  • Recommendations to avoid failure in future
failure-analysis-examples
microscopy

Contact Us!

PSI – Portland Mechanical
6032 North Cutter Circle
Suite 480
Portland, OR 97211
503-289-1778
mechanicaltesting@psiusa.com