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Failure Analysis and Metallurgical Testing

Thielsch Engineering has a multi-disciplined team of knowledgeable forensic engineers, who are experienced in performing on-site investigations into the root cause of failures as well as any possible contributing factors to industrial accidents, complex failures, and catastrophic explosions. The failure modes we investigate often include fatigue, fracture, creep, corrosion, erosion, low-quality welds, wear, improper material

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Seam Welded Piping: Failures Causes and Considerations

There have been several catastrophic failures in the United States involving seam welded piping. Each of these failures involved pipe ruptures and resulted in significant damage to the utilities involved. These failures also have resulted in deaths and personal injuries. Seam welded piping for installation in critical power plant piping systems has been produced since

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