Failure Analysis and Welding

The causes of unplanned releases must be investigated in order to determine whether a condition is unique or could exist elsewhere in the system.  The results of a failure analysis will inform further mitigative measures.

Kiefner performs failure analyses that also consider any operational and environmental factors in order to determine root cause of failure. In-the-field investigations can also be conducted on short-notice.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) are familiar with our work.  Should a company find themselves involved in an investigation, Kiefner can serve as a qualified independent examination and testing lab.

Some of the services that Kiefner can provide are: