Mechanical Testing Laboratory

Casework involving product liability issues may require the storage, inspection, and testing of incident and exemplar items. Robson Forensic provides you with a Storage Contract ensuring safe and secure short or long term storage of the evidence related to your case.

Mechanical Testing Laboratory Services

Backed by decades of experience, our fabrication technicians understand the unique challenges that may present themselves in your casework. We work alongside our experts and clients to find the specific solutions tailored to your case. We view each case as a partnership with our clients and are committed to providing outstanding service and quality.

The Robson Forensic Testing and Fabrication Laboratory has secured thousands of evidence and exemplar items. We perform a variety of non-destructive and destructive tests, inspections, as well as fabrication of court demonstratives and exhibits. Our in-house inspections and testing conform to industry standards, client specifications, and agreed upon protocols. Robson Forensic Laboratory professionals provide a wide range of services including:

  • Photo documented visual inspections
  • Videography
  • 3D Laser Scanning for measurement and imaging
  • Failure mode & defect analysis
  • Court demonstratives, exhibits, and aids
  • Alternative design development
  • Retrieval of vehicle control module data
  • Combustion Analysis

Laboratory Facilities

Our evidence management and storage procedures ensure that the evidence in your case is collected, thoroughly documented, and stored systematically to preserve its condition from engagement to disposition. All of our policies and procedures are in accordance with strict NFPA and ASTM standards.


Contact our Evidence & Laboratory Services Manager, Bret W. Johnson, for information on our testing and fabrication services. He will work to find solutions specific to your case needs.

Bret is the head of our Evidence and Laboratory Services at Robson Forensic Inc. He is a member of the International Association of Property and Evidence (IAPE) and a Certified Property and Evidence Specialist (CPES). He has over 35 years of industrial maintenance, fabrication, and development experience.