Failure Analysis & Material Testing Experts

At Metallurgical Associates we work closely with our clients to provide practical cost effective solutions to their unique failure analysis and manufacturing process challenges. Our engineers provide a practical roadmap to resolve and prevent failures and manufacturing problems.

We understand manufacturing processes and the factors that can affect products in service applications. MAI has completed over 15,000 analyses. We leverage that experience to provide our clients with the knowledge they need to turn a failure into an opportunity to showcase their ability to provide solutions and not just products.

We serve the full spectrum of industrial, commercial, and consumer manufacturing including:

Agriculture Machinery
Automotive and Trucking
Commercial Refrigeration
Construction Machinery
Electric Power Utilities
Engineering Consultants
Food Processing
Food Service Equipment
Gas and Oil Extraction
Insurance Investigations
Litigation Support
Marine and Shipping
Material Handling
Medical and Dental
Metal Fabricating
Mining Machinery
Municipal Government
National Defense
Natural Gas Utilities
Personal Defense
Petro-Chemical Processing
Public Transportation
Pulp and Paper Processing
Rail Transportation
Research and Development
Sporting Goods
State Government
Storage Tank Facilities
Structural Architecture
Water Management

MAI engineers are experts in the analysis of products and components manufactured from carbon and alloy steels, stainless steels, aluminum, copper alloys, titanium and all other industrial metals.

Our expertise in materials, manufacturing processes, fracture mechanics, and the effects of service environment combine to give MAI clients rapid comprehensive answers to services failures and manufacturing challenges.

We develop comprehensive recommendations from these answers to produce practical cost effective recommendations that prevent failures, reduce processing costs and increase profits.

MAI also provides routine material testing including chemical analysis, hardness testing and mechanical property testing. We provided added value to routine tests by evaluating the results relative to the manufacturing processes and service requirements of the finished product, upon client request.


Don’t take our word for it. The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation recognizes that our testing and analyses results meet international ISO 17025 standards. Contact us to discover more and begin gaining the knowledge, expertise and experience that you need or view our A2LA Scope & Certificate of Accreditation