With more than twenty years of combined, industry-tested experience, ETC provides the trusted expertise you need. We offer an array of services that include origin and cause investigations, product failure analysis and litigation support.
Please review the following information to learn a bit more about the services that we can provide.
Product Failure Analysis
Use expertise on behalf of manufacturers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies to determine if the failure of a specific product caused a fire or personal injury.
Origin and Cause Investigation
Use expertise and NFPA 921 guidelines to attempt to systematically determine where and how a fire started.
Vehicle Fire Investigation
Offering specific expertise in the investigation of fire related issues involving autos, trucks, farm equipment, heavy equipment and recreational vehicles.
Offering expert opinions on electrical fire issues based on a combination of education, training, experience, and testing.
Offering litigation support based on experience derived from testimony given in over 200 depositions and trials.
Review of specific case documentation to form expert opinions for manufacturers, insurance companies and governmental agencies. This can include review of expert reports and depositions, photographs, technical research and product testing.
Technical analysis of fire damaged products including on-site x-ray capabilities and facilities for destructive examinations; also offering further testing of exemplar units.
Using state of the art photographic equipment to document scenes, evidence and products. Offering in-house capabilities for microscopic photographs.
Simulated Burn Tests
Capability and experience to develop and build actual burn scenarios for testing products and theories.
Equipment and experience to develop tests to measure temperature of electrical components under various conditions.
Evidence Retrieval and Storage
Collect evidence following NFPA 921 guidelines to avoid spoliation and provide secure storage facilities.
Ability to utilize on-site library as well as internet capabilities to research technical data.