Dr Wall in ABINGDON
Metallurgist, materials scientist, inspection and failure expert • 40 years+ experience • Experienced expert witness • Non-destructive testing and evaluation (NDT, NDE) • Failure analysis • Metallurgical analysis • Fracture mechanisms • Inspection performance & reliability • Probability of detection (POD) • Human reliability • Digitalisation • Corrosion • Cracking • Hydrogen embrittlement (HIC) • Welding defects • Steam turbine failures • Hospital pipework • Storage tanks & facilities • Pipelines • Composite materials (GRP,...
Professor Korsunsky in OXFORD
Failure: fracture, fatigue, creep, impact, crack, stress • Manufacturing: casting, HIP, rolling, drawing, forging, welding, joining • Structures: engine, turbine, pressure vessel, power, gears, wheels, oil & gas • Civil: cement, concrete, mineral, rock • Materials: alloys, nickel, steel, titanium, aluminium, shape memory • Ceramics: alumina, zirconia, glass • Polymer: composite, fibre, NDT • Dental: dentine, enamel, cement, bonding, porcelain, resin • Coatings:...
Dr Pitman in LEATHERHEAD
Materials analysis • Microanalysis using energy & wavelength dispersive X-ray analysis & interpretation of analysis results in engineering failures or materials characterisation • Scanning electron microscopy • Fractography • Hydrogen embrittlement of fasteners • Copper pipe failures • Fastener failures • Fuse failures • Metallic packaging failures (including beverage cans) • Pitting corrosion & preferential corrosion in water supply systems • Particle analysis & wear debris analysis • Electrical equipment failures...
Mr Lovis in SANDBACH
Consultant Forensic Engineer & expert witness undertaking the investigation of engineering incidents & personal injury accidents for commercial, legal & insurance clients • Provision of independent & impartial expert witness evidence • Mechanical, metallurgical & non-metallic materials (i.e. polymer, composite, rubber, glass & ceramic materials) based investigations • Forensic investigations both on-site & laboratory based • Component failure analysis, including expertise in fractography & electron microscopy...
Dr Hayley Ash BSc MSc PhD MITAI LCGI MIET CEng in DURHAM
Hayley Ash leads the forensic engineering team at Keith Borer Consultants. She specialises in both civil and criminal cases involving road accident investigation and reconstruction, vehicle examination, personal injury and collisions involving cars, motorcycles, public service vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians. Her reports deal with human factors, driver reaction times, vehicle factors, road safety audits, speed assessment/analysis and image analysis....
Mr Broadhurst in MANCHESTER
Engineering failure investigations ranging from small personal injury claims to large multinational company losses • Forensic metallurgical investigations both on site & laboratory based • All aspects of metallurgical engineering, including materials selection, design evaluation, manufacturing & fabrication techniques, quality assurance • Industries previously serviced include rotating equipment, power generation, pressure vessels, quarrying, oil & gas, petrochemical, rail, automotive, aerospace
Mr Baker in STOKE-ON-TRENT
Glass analysis • Paint analysis • Fibre analysis • Footwear mark & toolmark comparisons • Forensic evidence, general • Analytical chemistry • Drink drive calculations • Drug analysis, valuation & packaging • MDT analysis • Drug driving • Electronic tags
Dr Renondeau in WARRINGTON
Tribology (dry and lubricated) and associated testing • Lubricants technology • Lubricant assessment - knowledge of a range of lubricants, their use, formulation and application • Failure analysis - materials aspects of the failure of equipment, root cause failure investigation and mitigation • Mechanical testing • Metrology
Mr Hammersley in CHEADLE HULME
Consultant Forensic Mechanical & Materials Engineer & expert witness (practising since 1997, 18 years with Dr J H Burgoyne & Partners LLP (Burgoynes), 9 of which as a partner) • Forensic mechanical engineering-based investigations • Forensic metallurgical based investigations • Forensic polymer/non-metallic materials based investigations • Forensic component failure analysis, including expertise in fractography & electron microscopy • Forensic investigations into the cause of damage to equipment...
Professor Powell in NOTTINGHAM
I have over 25 years' experience as the technical director of two engineering firms (one in general engineering and one in laser cutting) and as a Professor of Engineering at two universities (Nottingham and Lulea, Sweden). I hold all four of these posts at the moment and they form the foundation of my expert witness work. My particular areas of expertise are: • General engineering, welding & fabrication • Laser cutting & welding • Water jet cutting • Profiling • Materials engineering • Health & safety