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Background of a Fastener Failure - Expert Investigation

By Dawn DiMarco
Expert Article

Materials science experts are often called upon to investigate fastener failures across a multitude of applications, from everyday consumer products to highly sophisticated industrial machinery. In…

Metallurgical Failure Analysis 101

By Dawn DiMarco
Expert Article

In this article, metallurgist, Dawn DiMarco provides an overview of the processes involved in a typical metallurgical failure analysis. Her discussion describes various properties of metals that can…

Forensic Metallurgy: Fracture Surface Examination

By Dawn DiMarco
Expert Overview

In this article, career Metallurgist, Dawn DiMarco provides an overview of fracture surface examination by revisiting various analyses involving failed fasteners. As a materials scientist at Robson…