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Engel Metallurgical, LTD
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
P.O. Box 6100, 56302


Contact:  Lester Engel
www.engelmet.com
320-253-7968 Or Toll Free 800-258-7968
les@engelmet.com
P.O. Box 6100
Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56302

Contact:  Lester Engel
www.engelmet.com
320-253-7968 Or Toll Free 800-258-7968
les@engelmet.com
Engel Metallurgical clients include attorneys, insurance company representatives and members of a broad range of industries, including chemical, agricultural, aviation, power generation, construction, transportation and manufacturing. Our services are provided by engineers and technicians with specialized expertise, using updated laboratory equipment to analyze and test materials of all sizes, purposes and conditions - from tiny, nearly unrecognizable bolts involved in accidents to aviation components under consideration for use. We analyze a wide variety of materials, from steel alloys to iron, aluminum and copper-based castings and super alloys, plus plastics, cermets and others.
Information:  
Energy,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Power Generation,  Product Failure,  Product Failure Determination, 


Engel Metallurgical clients include attorneys, insurance company representatives and members of a broad range of industries, including chemical, agricultural, aviation, power generation, construction, transportation and manufacturing. Our services are provided by engineers and technicians with specialized expertise, using updated laboratory equipment to analyze and test materials of all sizes, purposes and conditions - from tiny, nearly unrecognizable bolts involved in accidents to aviation components under consideration for use. We analyze a wide variety of materials, from steel alloys to iron, aluminum and copper-based castings and super alloys, plus plastics, cermets and others.

E4 Consulting, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida
4600 Touchton Road
Building 100, Suite 150, 32246


Contact:  Dr. Paul Eason
www.e4consulting.com
904-279-9300 Or Toll Free 888-504-5454
paul.eason@e4consulting.com
4600 Touchton Road
Building 100, Suite 150
Jacksonville, Florida 32246

Contact:  Dr. Paul Eason
www.e4consulting.com
904-279-9300 Or Toll Free 888-504-5454
paul.eason@e4consulting.com
Dr. Paul Eason at E4 Consulting provides engineering solutions for industry and the legal community. Our Expertise comes from years of combined training and experience in academia, industry and ccnsulting. We assist clients in issues of property loss, litigation, project risk assessment and process safety. Our approach to investigation, analysis, and research follows all applicable codes and standards, to provide the most reliable and reproducible results and opinions. We are availableto immediatley serve clients throughout the nation and abroad.
Information:  
Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Industrial Accidents,  Metallurgy,  OSHA,  Product Liability, 


Dr. Paul Eason at E4 Consulting provides engineering solutions for industry and the legal community. Our Expertise comes from years of combined training and experience in academia, industry and ccnsulting. We assist clients in issues of property loss, litigation, project risk assessment and process safety. Our approach to investigation, analysis, and research follows all applicable codes and standards, to provide the most reliable and reproducible results and opinions. We are availableto immediatley serve clients throughout the nation and abroad.

Lynch & Associates, Inc.
Wyckoff, New Jersey
377 Sicomac Ave., 07481


Contact:  Richard F. Lynch
Lynch & Associates, Inc. WEBSITE
201-891-8399 Or Toll Free
richardflynch@aol.com
377 Sicomac Ave.
Wyckoff, New Jersey 07481

Contact:  Richard F. Lynch
Lynch & Associates, Inc. WEBSITE
201-891-8399
richardflynch@aol.com
Materials\Metallurgical forensic investigations and failure analysis for fracture, corrosion analysis, test interpretation, and patent/trademark technical evaluation for the legal profession. Expert witness/consultant on all materials including metallic and non-metallic materials such as steel, stainless steel, alloy steel, aluminum, brass, titanium, other nonferrous metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Effective court testimony. Experienced in use and interpretation of results from standard and advanced materials laboratory methods. Publications. ASTM Fellow. ASM Fellow.
Information:  
Corrosion Engineering,  Engineering,  Materials Science,  Metallurgy, 


Materials\Metallurgical forensic investigations and failure analysis for fracture, corrosion analysis, test interpretation, and patent/trademark technical evaluation for the legal profession. Expert witness/consultant on all materials including metallic and non-metallic materials such as steel, stainless steel, alloy steel, aluminum, brass, titanium, other nonferrous metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Effective court testimony. Experienced in use and interpretation of results from standard and advanced materials laboratory methods. Publications. ASTM Fellow. ASM Fellow.

QC Metallurgical, Inc.
Hollywood, Florida
2870 Stirling Road, 33020


Contact:  Frank Grate
www.qcmetallurgical.com
954-889-0089 Or Toll Free
fgrate@qcmet.com
2870 Stirling Road
Hollywood, Florida 33020

Contact:  Frank Grate
www.qcmetallurgical.com
954-889-0089
fgrate@qcmet.com
Incorporated in 1967, Q.C. Metallurgical Inc is a small, family owned material engineering and testing laboratory serving the marine, aerospace, manufacturing and construction industries. Owned and operated by Frank Grate – a highly respected professional engineer who is registered in the states of Florida and Ohio, we provide service for our local customers in Florida as well as throughout the US and even overseas. Q.C. Metallurgical Inc is an approved testing laboratory accredited by Lloyds of London, Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Coast Guard, Lockheed Martin, Miami-Dade County, Bombardier, Aero Thrust Holdings and more. We are approved by Miami-Dade County Building code 7AS301-94 and are certified to perform a variety of tests.
Information:  
Corrosion Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Materials Science,  Metallurgy, 


Incorporated in 1967, Q.C. Metallurgical Inc is a small, family owned material engineering and testing laboratory serving the marine, aerospace, manufacturing and construction industries. Owned and operated by Frank Grate – a highly respected professional engineer who is registered in the states of Florida and Ohio, we provide service for our local customers in Florida as well as throughout the US and even overseas. Q.C. Metallurgical Inc is an approved testing laboratory accredited by Lloyds of London, Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Coast Guard, Lockheed Martin, Miami-Dade County, Bombardier, Aero Thrust Holdings and more. We are approved by Miami-Dade County Building code 7AS301-94 and are certified to perform a variety of tests.

E & S Consulting, Inc.
Saint Augustine, Florida
124 Calle de Leon, 32086


Contact:  Edward George
www.eandsconsulting.com
904-826-1431 Or Toll Free 800-259-7464
esconsulting@bellsouth.net
124 Calle de Leon
Saint Augustine, Florida 32086

Contact:  Edward George
www.eandsconsulting.com
904-826-1431 Or Toll Free 800-259-7464
esconsulting@bellsouth.net
Court-Qualified Professional Engineering Experts, Forensic Science and Engineering, Products Liability, Metallurgical/Material Failure Analysis, Certified Welding Inspection, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, 25+ Yrs Experience
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Materials Science,  Metallurgy,  Product Liability, 


Court-Qualified Professional Engineering Experts, Forensic Science and Engineering, Products Liability, Metallurgical/Material Failure Analysis, Certified Welding Inspection, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, 25+ Yrs Experience

Marc H. Richman, Inc.
Providence, Rhode Island
One Richmond Square, Ste. 105C, 02906


Contact:  Marc H. Richman, ScD, PE
Marc H. Richman, Inc. WEBSITE
401-751-9656 Or Toll Free
mhrichman@aol.com
One Richmond Square, Ste. 105C
Providence, Rhode Island 02906

Contact:  Marc H. Richman, ScD, PE
Marc H. Richman, Inc. WEBSITE
401-751-9656
mhrichman@aol.com
Marc H. Richman, Inc. has been providing expert testimony and forensic engineering services for over 58 years. You can rely on Marc H. Richman, Inc. for accident reconstruction, fire cause and origin, gas explosions, structural failures, product liability, machine guarding, metallurgy, failure analysis, premises liability, instructions and warnings, metal orthopedic device failures, and more. We've been locally owned and operated in Providence, RI since 1957. Call Marc H. Richman, Inc. today!
Information:  
Failure Analysis,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Forensic Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Product Liability, 


Marc H. Richman, Inc. has been providing expert testimony and forensic engineering services for over 58 years. You can rely on Marc H. Richman, Inc. for accident reconstruction, fire cause and origin, gas explosions, structural failures, product liability, machine guarding, metallurgy, failure analysis, premises liability, instructions and warnings, metal orthopedic device failures, and more. We've been locally owned and operated in Providence, RI since 1957. Call Marc H. Richman, Inc. today!

PEG, Inc. Experts Professional Engineering Group
Birmingham, Alabama
950 22nd Street North, Suite 632, 35203


Contact:  Lamar T. Hawkins, J.D., P.E.
peginc.biz
205-458-8516 Or Toll Free
lthpc@aol.com
Experts Professional Engineering Group
950 22nd Street North, Suite 632
Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Contact:  Lamar T. Hawkins, J.D., P.E.
peginc.biz
205-458-8516
lthpc@aol.com
"Free telephone conference call about your case." ---------- Serving the Southeast Region.
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Building Code Compliance,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Civil Engineering,  Concrete and Masonry,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Safety,  Cooling Towers,  Electrical Engineering,  Fall Protection,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Motor Vehicles,  OSHA,  Paint and Coatings,  Premises Liability,  Safety,  Safety Engineering,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Trucking, 


"Free telephone conference call about your case." ---------- Serving the Southeast Region.

Steven B. Kushnick, P.E., Inc.
Marietta, Georgia
P.O. Box 670084, 30066


Contact:  Steve Kushnick
www.sbkushnick.com
770-591-1720 Or Toll Free
sbk@sbkushnick.com
P.O. Box 670084
Marietta, Georgia 30066

Contact:  Steve Kushnick
www.sbkushnick.com
770-591-1720
sbk@sbkushnick.com
Skilled and experienced in the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis of turbomachinery and ancillary equipment. Design turbine hardware, compressor hardware, combustors, fuel nozzles, fluid film bearings, rolling element bearings, oil-film dampers, lube systems, plumbing, heat transfer equipment, and test equipment. Analyze internal flow, heat transfer, structures and strength, dynamics and vibration, fatigue and fracture, equipment failures and test results. Use ANSYS finite element analysis code, CAD software, and develop specialized computer utility programs for design, analysis, and problem solving. Procure hardware. Provide economic and engineering analyses of proposed equipment modifications. Provide inspection procedures, repair procedures, and process specifications. Provide independent third-party consultation and litigation support. Access to metallurgical laboratory. Two patents in the field of jet engines. Expert witness.
Information:  
Aviation,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Power Generation,  Turbomachinery, 


Skilled and experienced in the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis of turbomachinery and ancillary equipment. Design turbine hardware, compressor hardware, combustors, fuel nozzles, fluid film bearings, rolling element bearings, oil-film dampers, lube systems, plumbing, heat transfer equipment, and test equipment. Analyze internal flow, heat transfer, structures and strength, dynamics and vibration, fatigue and fracture, equipment failures and test results. Use ANSYS finite element analysis code, CAD software, and develop specialized computer utility programs for design, analysis, and problem solving. Procure hardware. Provide economic and engineering analyses of proposed equipment modifications. Provide inspection procedures, repair procedures, and process specifications. Provide independent third-party consultation and litigation support. Access to metallurgical laboratory. Two patents in the field of jet engines. Expert witness.

Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation
Hampton, Virginia
2503 58th Street Suite A, 23661


Contact:  Robert Kochan, ME, CMI, DABFET, FACFEI, CXLT
www.forensic-analysis.com
757-265-9333 Or Toll Free 800-224-3595
corporate@4n6engr.com
2503 58th Street Suite A
Hampton, Virginia 23661

Contact:  Robert Kochan, ME, CMI, DABFET, FACFEI, CXLT
www.forensic-analysis.com
757-265-9333 Or Toll Free 800-224-3595
corporate@4n6engr.com
Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation (FAEC) is more than an engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, qualified scientists and specialized experts will work with you to resolve your case quickly, accurately and objectively. We have been providing a broad range of forensic investigations for a diverse worldwide client base for more than 50 years, by solving thousands of puzzling questions and helping settle billions of dollars in claims and personal losses spanning the gamut from fire & explosions, accident reconstructions, storm & catastrophic events, product defects to a wide array of marine losses. FAEC has a well-founded reputation for providing defendable, court-approved analyses which convincingly define why an event occurred. Our rapid response team is ready 24/7 to support your file effort by getting the answers you need, when you need them!
Information:  
Accident Injury,  Accident Reconstruction,  Admiralty,  Amusement Parks,  Automobile Accidents,  Aviation,  Biomechanics,  Biomedical and Biomechanical Injury Analysis,  Biomedical Engineering,  Boating,  Building Code Compliance,  Carbon Monoxide,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Code Compliance,  Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction,  Computer Data Recovery,  Computer Forensics,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Document Alterations,  Document Analysis,  Document Examiner,  Document Management,  Earthquake Damage,  Electrical Engineering,  Elevators and Escalators,  Equipment and Machinery,  Failure Analysis,  Farms and Farm Safety,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Food Safety,  Forensic Engineering,  Forklifts,  Geotechnical Engineering,  Groundwater Resources and Contamination,  Hail Damages,  Handwriting Experts,  Human Factors,  Hurricane Damage,  HVAC Investigations,  Indoor Air Quality,  Industrial Accidents,  Job Safety Analysis,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Litigation Support,  Machine Safety,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Maritime,  Materials Science,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Mold and Moisture,  Motor Vehicles,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  Noise Measurement and Control,  Occupational Injury,  Office Buildings,  Oil and Gas,  OSHA,  Paint and Coatings,  Park and Playground Accidents,  Patents,  Personal Injury,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Plumbing,  Process Safety Chemicals and Oil Refining,  Product Failure,  Product Failure Determination,  Product Liability,  Reconstruction,  Reinforced Concrete and Masonry,  Roofing and Waterproofing,  Safety Engineering,  Shooting Incident Reconstruction,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Solar Energy,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Toxic Exposures,  Trial Consultants,  Water and Flood Damage, 


Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation (FAEC) is more than an engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, qualified scientists and specialized experts will work with you to resolve your case quickly, accurately and objectively. We have been providing a broad range of forensic investigations for a diverse worldwide client base for more than 50 years, by solving thousands of puzzling questions and helping settle billions of dollars in claims and personal losses spanning the gamut from fire & explosions, accident reconstructions, storm & catastrophic events, product defects to a wide array of marine losses. FAEC has a well-founded reputation for providing defendable, court-approved analyses which convincingly define why an event occurred. Our rapid response team is ready 24/7 to support your file effort by getting the answers you need, when you need them!

LGI Forensic Engineering, P.C.
North White Plains, New York
7 Reservoir Road, 10603


Contact:  Steven Pietropaolo President & CEO P.E., CFEI, CFII
www.lgiforensic.com
914-670-0208 Or Toll Free
getinfo@lgiforensic.com
7 Reservoir Road
North White Plains, New York 10603

Contact:  Steven Pietropaolo President & CEO P.E., CFEI, CFII
www.lgiforensic.com
914-670-0208
getinfo@lgiforensic.com
Certified Fire and Explosive Investigator (CFEI); Certified Fire Investigator Instructor (CFII). Over 25 years engineering experience including electrical, mechanical materials, safety, fire protection and construction. Extensive knowledge of codes and standards. Expertise in forensic investigations of: Product defects, fires/explosions, accidents/injuries, building failures, electro/mechanical system failures, and utility company procedures/equipment. He has been retained on numerous large multimillion-dollar property damage cases as well as fatal accidents, fires/explosions and other grave injury matters.
Information:  
Fire and Explosions,  Forensic Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Product Liability,  Scientific and Engineering, 


Certified Fire and Explosive Investigator (CFEI); Certified Fire Investigator Instructor (CFII). Over 25 years engineering experience including electrical, mechanical materials, safety, fire protection and construction. Extensive knowledge of codes and standards. Expertise in forensic investigations of: Product defects, fires/explosions, accidents/injuries, building failures, electro/mechanical system failures, and utility company procedures/equipment. He has been retained on numerous large multimillion-dollar property damage cases as well as fatal accidents, fires/explosions and other grave injury matters.

4x Forensic Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Huntington Beach, California
5262 Oceanus Drive, 92649


Contact:  Phil Van Herle, P.E.
www.4xforensic.com
714-450-8500 Or Toll Free
phil@4xforensic.com
5262 Oceanus Drive
Huntington Beach, California 92649

Contact:  Phil Van Herle, P.E.
www.4xforensic.com
714-450-8500
phil@4xforensic.com
Mr. Van Herle is a registered professional engineer. He has a wide array of experience in fire & explosion, product defect, accident investigation and failure analysis. His engineering career started in 1992 within the automotive industry conducting power supply and charging component thermal analysis, temperature, environmental & mechanical wear testing for the General Motors EV-1 electric car project. His career design and testing experience includes the areas of electromagnetic, electrical power systems, control systems and machine design of products. Mr. Van Herle has a wide range of computer simulation expertise in the areas of thermal heat transfer analysis, fire modeling, accident reconstruction and multi-physics Finite Element Analysis for stress, fluid flow and heat transfer. Since the year 2000 while working as a forensic engineering expert witness he has conducted several thousand fire & explosion, product defect and accident related case investigations. He has testified over 30 times in deposition and trial and has drafted several Federal trial reports. He has been involved with several Consumer Product Safety Commission product recall investigations. He holds two U.S. patents for products which he designed, prototyped and personally prepared and filed the patent documents.
Information:  
Corrosion Engineering,  Electrical Engineering,  Fire and Explosions,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy, 


Mr. Van Herle is a registered professional engineer. He has a wide array of experience in fire & explosion, product defect, accident investigation and failure analysis. His engineering career started in 1992 within the automotive industry conducting power supply and charging component thermal analysis, temperature, environmental & mechanical wear testing for the General Motors EV-1 electric car project. His career design and testing experience includes the areas of electromagnetic, electrical power systems, control systems and machine design of products. Mr. Van Herle has a wide range of computer simulation expertise in the areas of thermal heat transfer analysis, fire modeling, accident reconstruction and multi-physics Finite Element Analysis for stress, fluid flow and heat transfer. Since the year 2000 while working as a forensic engineering expert witness he has conducted several thousand fire & explosion, product defect and accident related case investigations. He has testified over 30 times in deposition and trial and has drafted several Federal trial reports. He has been involved with several Consumer Product Safety Commission product recall investigations. He holds two U.S. patents for products which he designed, prototyped and personally prepared and filed the patent documents.