Failure Analysts & Material Consultants

The principals and consultants at Invetech have over 50 years combined experience in the areas of engineering evaluations and failure analysis. As these activities frequently require the use of a “team” approach to problem solving, Invetech integrates associates from various disciplines together with its in-house capabilities to ensure that the appropriate resources are assembled to address the problem at hand. Alternatively, Invetech can blend its own expertise and facilities into a previously existing team to ensure that the available interactive and synergistic opportunities are maximized.

Failure Analysis

Services & Specialties

Failure Analysis

The process of collecting and analyzing data to determine the root cause of a failure, should a component or product break down or not perform as expected, and with the goal of determining corrective actions or liability for our clients.

Materials Consulting

We provide specialist advice on the use of materials in engineering, manufacturing, and construction.

Litigation Support

We serve as experts during litigation, relaying the results of our analysis and testing in a forthright and understandable manner to judges and juries in courtrooms throughout the United States and worldwide.

Specialized Testing

We have the experience, knowledge, and facilities to handle very specialized testing to suite your needs. Contact us to see what we can do for your project.

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Expertise & Facilities

To assure maximum capability, Invetech maintains a fully equipped failure analysis laboratory including a scanning electron microscope with energy dispersive X-ray analysis attachment and an FTIR micro-spectrometer.


We conceptualize, design and build equipment for specialized tests and evaluations, including corrosion studies, creep evaluations, strain gauged component assessments, and load-to-break tests. For routine chemical and mechanical testing, Invetech has long-standing arrangements with local certified laboratories to ensure accurate and fast turn-round.


We specialize in exceptional in-field documentation and evaluation methodologies. Finally, Invetech’s work products are tailored to the needs of the client, being as brief or comprehensive as required and requested.

We believe that Invetech’s success over the last 20 plus years is a direct result of our capabilities, responsiveness and professionalism.


We would welcome any inquiries as to how we may be able to help in the resolution of any engineering or materials issues you may have.

Industries Served

We have a broad range of clients. Our primary clients are Law Firms and Insurance Companies.

Here are some of the industries that we have worked with.

Oil & Gas




Specialized Equipment

Fully digital still and video cameras

Stereo microscopes with digital cameras

Metallographic preparation equipment and metallographic microscopes equipped with digital cameras

Macro- and micro-hardness testing machines

An AMRAY scanning electron microscope equipped with light element Energy Dispersive X-ray Analyzer

Bruker FTIR micro-spectrometer with ATR attachment

Dimensional analysis tools

Instrumentation for electrical, load, pressure and torque measurements

Gas sampling and flow rate equipment