Materials Engineering

Test. Validate. Verify.

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Insights for

Safe Decision-Making

At ADV Integrity, we guide you through our unique approach to metallurgical assessment and failure analysis.

Our experts have unique perspectives and experiences with PHMSA regulatory compliance and operator-specific objectives and concerns — we understand that no two failures are exactly alike.

Your custom failure analysis program and testing will be customized to the demands of your specific situations, so you can walk away knowing the key insights pertinent to safe, reliable, and efficient decision-making.

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Met Lab Services

Metallurgical Assessment

We utilize metallurgy and our expertise to characterize features identified on pipelines.

Repair Selection

We provide subject matter expertise to determine appropriate pipeline repair methods that reduce risk and increase safety.

Materials Testing

We test sub-scale material properties specimens to control the quality and lead time. We can do same-day and overnight turnaround.

Failure Analysis

Through years of experience developing customized testing protocols, we assist operators in accurately documenting failure cases.

Welding Engineering

Our experts help you reduce risk and increase efficiency through welding process consultations, consumable selections, and procedure qualifications


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Materials Engineering Resources

The ACER Approach to Failure Analysis

Failure Analysis Collection Guide

Pipeline Materials and Welding Lifestyle

Welding Optimization Guide

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Understand the potential of materials with ADV's engineering and analysis.