The Kilpatrick Group, PA

Forensic Engineering | Accident Reconstruction | Product Liability Analysis

Product Defect and Failure Analysis

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The Kilpatrick Group, PA provides a detailed and thorough engineering investigation for product defects and failures that either causes serious accidents resulting in injury or does not perform to manufacturers’ specifications.

Our services include:

  • Accident Scene Documentation Videography and Photography
  • Evidence Chain of Custody
  • Design Defect and Failure Analyses
  • Product Testing and Failure Analyses
  • Digital Microscope Imaging
  • Root Cause Analyses
  • Laboratory Support For:
  • Materials and Metallurgical Investigation and Testing
  • Material Damage Mechanism Determination
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • X-Ray Microanalyses
  • Electron Microscope Examination and Imaging
  • Fatigue Failure Fractography Investigation and Imaging

Examples of Prior Product Failures Analyses Cases:

  • Scaffold Failure Analysis
  • Automotive Coil Spring Compression Tool Failure Analyses
  • Exercise Machine Drive Train Failure Analyses
  • ATV Recoil Starter Accident Analyses
  • ROHV Suspension System Failure Analyses
  • Poultry Halfing Machine Guarding Analyses
  • Motorcycle Engine Valve Train Failure Analyses
  • Motorcycle Primary Chain Failure Analyses
  • Motorcycle Voltage Regulator Failure Analyses
  • Crane Below-The-Hook Lifting Device Test Failure Analyses
  • Powerline Tower Arm Failure Analyses