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Metallurgical Investigation and Failure Analysis

Metallurgical Investigation and Failure Analysis

Course Fee

£240 (Sterling) plus 20% VAT - Payment is required 5 days before the Web-training event

Group Discounts may be available - enquire at the time of booking

Cancellation Terms

up to 4 days before the event - 25% refund

3 days before and on the day of the event - no refund

Course Duration

Course Delivery

Course Certificate


On-Line via Zoom

M&Cs CPD Certificate of Attendance

Key Learning Objectives

We will examine the 19 stages of metallurgical investigation and failure techniques and how each of these stages help to establish the defect in the metal.

Course Content

The webinar will assess these 19 stages:

1. Collection of background data

2. Selection of samples

3. Preliminary examination of the failed part(s)

4. Chemical composition

5. Non-destructive testing

6. Plan of action

7. Consolidation of Benchmarks Standards and Data

8. Visual examination

9. Fracture examination

10. SEM

11. Hardness tests

12. Macroscopic examination

13. Longitudinal or Transverse Macro sections/others

14. Microscopic examination

15. SEM

16. Stress analysis

17 Mechanical Testing

18. Chemical analyses

19. Testing under simulated service conditions

Who is the Course For?

Metallurgist technician, metallurgist engineers, design engineers, steel industry, heat treatment technicians


To have an understanding of metallurgy


27 June 2024 at 16:00:00

Your Tutor

Richard SA Brown BEd, CertEd, MIMMM, Fellow ICME

Richard is the Managing Director and Principal Academic of M&C Educational Training Services Ltd., which is an organisation providing opportunities for the Manufacturing Engineering Industry for the Metallurgy and Casting Sector to upskill their workforce through various learning programmes delivered via live online, workshops or hands-on lectures.

Richard is an innovative, experienced and versatile Metallurgist who gained his experience and practical knowledge within the industry sector working in various areas: quality, process control, and working with production departments. In his management roles he has been involved in liaising with production, inspection and quality control with the responsibility for production costs together with staff management of metallurgical technicians and metallurgists in the research and commercial environment.

Your Co-Tutor

Mario Galindo-Bulnes BEng, BA

Mario may co-host some of these training sessions.

Mario has 25 years' experience as an Industrial Engineer and over 10 years as a Metallurgist. His roles have covered quality technician, process engineer, quality assurance and control manager, process consultant, operations manager and operations director.

The roles involved several manufacturing and metallurgy processes such as casting, polymers, ceramics, forgings, machining and heat treatment for automotive, end customer, energy and aerospace companies.

In addition, he has provided consultant and training services to universities, energy generation and recycling companies.


When you click 'Register' you will be taken to the Registration Form. Please complete the required details and submit. We will then forward you an invoice to your company and payment is required at 5 days before the day of the event.

Once payment is received you will receive a Zoom Conference invite to the web-training.


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