Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
Machinery and equipment breakdowns cause costly disruptions to business operations. Intertek’s forensic engineering team investigates the causes of machinery and equipment breakdowns for all industry sectors.
Clients for our forensic engineering investigation services include equipment owners and operators, insurance claims professionals and attorneys (liability and subrogation). Not only can Intertek’s multidisciplinary team of forensic investigators and engineering experts determine root cause failure of machinery and equipment breakdown, but they can also provide litigation support, including technical consultation and expert witness testimony.
Our machinery and equipment breakdown services include:
The types of equipment we have worked on include, but are not limited to, the following:
|Electric utility boilers||Pumps|
|Package firetube and watertube boilers||Heat recovery steam generators|
|Fluidized bed boilers||Mechanical seals|
|Valves||Industrial water heaters|
|Petrochemical processes||Food process equipment|
|Circuit breakers||Atmospheric above-ground tanks|
|Steam and combustion turbines||Cables|
|Switches and relays||Generator rotors|
|Metal-clad switchgear||Fin-tube heat exchangers|
|Lighting equipment||Welded and bolted structures|
Coming Soon: Case study examples of types of machinery and equipment breakdown that we have analysed in our forensic engineering practice: