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...
Professor Robery in SOLIHULL
Materials specialist, investigating matters involving: • Concrete technology • Warehouse floors & hardstandings • Failure of concrete repair works • Concrete durability & specification • Concrete placing, bleed & shrinkage cracking • Paints & coatings for concrete • Air entrainment of concrete & performance in freezing conditions • Construction in hot climates • Underground concrete construction • Concrete test methods & data interpretation • General forensic examination of construction failures
Mr Andrew Stephens in SPENNYMOOR
Formedecon Ltd has a team of experts, including ex-Home Office scientists, former senior police officers and internationally recognised academics, who undertake both prosecution and defence cases worldwide providing the best information in an impartial manner. Areas of expertise include: • Alcohol BAC calculations • Drink drive procedures • Failure to provide cases • Drug drive cases • Drug identification and valuation • Toxicology • DNA analysis • Blood pattern analysis • Body fluids • Road traffic...
Dr Lewis in TOWCESTER
Product liability: fracture & failure of plastic products such as vehicle components, ladder parts, extruded pipe & plumbing fittings, battery cases, lamps, hand tools, storage tanks; failure of rubber products such as boots & gloves • Medical & ethical products: catheters, implants • Contract: plastic product design & injection moulding • Trade secrets • Patents: plastic product design & manufacture • Design right • Analysis of polymers, including thermoplastics, thermosets, paints, adhesives & composites...
Dr Chatfield in SOUTH GODSTONE
Adhesives • Body fluids, alcohol in • Bitumens & asphalts • Corrosion & metal treatment • Detergents & wetting agents • Surfactants • Forensic science • Paints • Sealants • Printing inks • Packaging materials • Plastics • Rubbers • Colour measurement • Skid resistance & slip testing • Double-glazing failures • Patent infringements • Road markings
Mr Ashworth in BACUP
Packaging & packaging materials • Paints, lacquers, inks & varnishes • Polymer analysis • Building materials • Corrosion & coatings • On-site investigations • Chemical analysis • Forensic science
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 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 Dowrick in NORWICH
Forensic reports • Microscopic investigation • Technical photography • Scientific photography • Biological photography • Light microscopy • Phase contrast microscopy • DIC microscopy • Macro photography • Micro photography • Micro videography • Timelapse capture - macro and micro • Flow cytometry • Cell biology • Microbiology • Entomology • Food science
Professor Grantham in LONDON
Concrete use, specification & failure investigation • Mortar • Render • Screed flooring • Plastics • Polymers • Sealants • Paint • Chemical analysis • Ceramic tiling, internal & external • Corrosion • Reinforcement corrosion • Petrographic analysis • Alkali-silica reaction (ASR) • UKAS accredited for selected tests
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...