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Failure Analysis

Clark Testing provides Failure Analysis Services to determine the root cause of a product, component or system failure. We provide analysis of materials such as metals and polymers to assess strength, durability, production flaws and product quality. Our Failure Analysis Services are applicable on mechanical, structural and electrical materials utilizing non-destructive testing techniques and industrial forensics.

Clark’s engineers and technicians work with our customer’s requirements, whether a simple failure analysis or a comprehensive failure investigation that involves consultancy, investigation and intensive laboratory work. Expert witness services are provided in liability disputes, litigation issues and adversarial claims. Along with our Scanning Electron Microscope, we provide additional analytical services including:

Analysis Offered Includes:
  • Visual Examination
  • Optical Microscopy
  • Acoustic Microscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM/EDS)
  • Electrical Inspection
  • Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA)/ Cross-section Analysis
  • Contamination Analysis
  • Thermal Analysis

We work closely with you to validate engineering, ensure quality, analyze products and qualify equipment while supporting the time constraints and product cycles that are vital to your success.

Paul Heffernan, CEO of Clark Testing