Battery failures are often the culprit in a large variety of fire investigations. We are uniquely positioned to determine the origin and cause of almost any battery fire. In recent years, lithium-ion batteries have become the dominant rechargeable battery chemistry for consumer electronics due to their higher energy densities. We help you to understand why lithium batteries fail and conduct analyses of battery remains to identify whether the battery was the origin of the fire and the mechanism of failure for the battery.
Fires in commercial cooking equipment occur frequently and lead to business interruption, 损失的收入和巨大的维修成本. Our team of experts 确定火灾是否由缺乏维护引起, operating procedure, 抑制系统的制造缺陷或故障. This information can be critical in receiving insurance payments or pursuing litigation.
We provide electrical forensic analysis of utility power, 电子分布, appliances, 电子和电池系统，以确定故障发生的原因. 建筑物内的任何火灾, vehicle, system or device will usually have an electrical system that powered or controlled its performance. We conduct testing and develop the forensic science used to evaluate electrical devices, 包括插座, 低压设备和电池着火.
While the principles of fire dynamics are the same in vehicle fires as in structure fires, there are various other factors that make vehicle fire investigations unique and complex. Our research has been invaluable in determining the origin and cause of vehicle fires. We’re certified vehicle fire investigators (CVFI) through the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI) and can deploy anywhere in North America.
Wildland fires are extremely complex phenomena that can happen at large scale, 在不同的大气条件下, 有很多根本原因. We can help you to identify the underlying contributors to wildland fires on your property and find the best solution to mitigate risks such as the impact on business operations and day-to-day activities. 威廉希尔下载的团队也会帮助你了解火灾是如何发生的. 使用威廉希尔下载的高科技无人机, we can investigate small and large-scale fires from both the ground and aerial perspectives.
火灾对混凝土及其性能有着独特的影响. 使用威廉希尔下载的内部混凝土实验室, we can provide you with insight into how a fire has impacted the performance of your concrete structure. Through our work in advising our clients on concrete behavior through all phases of the construction cycle, 威廉希尔下载能够快速识别裂缝的原因, explosive spalling and other key failure mechanisms that can affect your structure, 设定对未来安全的期望, 并帮助你有效地补救.
Fire protection 设备和材料必须合理设计, supplied, installed and maintained to prevent wear and tear or they run the risk of not performing with high efficacy in the event of a fire. We conduct various fire forensic investigations on protection materials to determine omissions, flaws, 可能导致或增加损失的分离或恶化.
When there is a fire, it is critical that your fire alarm system works as it was designed. Improperly functioning life safety systems can significantly impact safe egress time and even increase the extent of property loss. Our team of engineers and technicians actively participate in fire alarm system codes and standards development and chair numerous National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) technical committees, providing research for the code development process and publishing industry commentary. We apply this vast experience in helping you determining whether a fire alarm system failure was a contributing factor to amplifying any loss.