For 35 years, clients have counted on Crane Engineering to provide expert forensic engineering services for industrial applications, insurance subrogation and product liability litigation.
Our team of experts can address all facets of failure analysis. We not only identify what happened, but why and how it happened.
Crane Engineering offers forensic investigation and consulting engineering services in the following areas, pooling talent to provide clients with a multidisciplinary look at multidimensional challenges:
Extensive investigation of the cause or causes of complex incidents, including site documentation, artifact collection and storage, inspection protocols, joint inspections, in-house and outside lab testing and coordination.
Crane’s engineers are experienced experts in the forensic investigation of a wide range of industrial accidents. Our team provides in depth analysis, recreation, and, if needed, expert witness testimony that’s backed up by rock solid technical data.
Post-failure investigations of mechanisms and energy systems for industrial and consumer products.
Nationally recognized expertise in automotive technology with participation in virtually every facet of automotive and related transportation science.
System safety, emissions and failure analysis.
In depth failure analysis of electrical systems, equipment and design.
Characteristics and properties of metals and materials.
Materials and process characterization and application, contaminant analysis, coatings/finishes, polymers, chemical mapping, elemental and organic analysis, microbiological analysis.
Our team can save our clients money in downtime, lost yield, product liability, and even design time by surveying applicable codes, interpreting what impact they have on a program, and how those “standard” issues relate to the I.P. potential in the patent arena.
Testing of appliances, materials, equipment, machinery, vehicles and liquids. Electrical and gas systems and components, fire safety and protective systems.
Forensic investigations, deposition, technical standards research, expert witness testimony, artifact storage, and simulation for trials.
Forensic analysis of building design and construction issues; including review and assessment of codes, building envelope, products and materials, contract and construction defects and claims.
Crane Data Forensics team of experts is trained in the latest investigative techniques for the recovery of critical data in physical, mobile and virtual environments.