TCR Engineering Services, Material Testing, Laboratory, Outsource Analytical, India
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Engineering Consulting and Metallurgical Services
TCR's dedicated engineering and metallurgical consulting team in India is a perfect partner for solving manufacturing and product quality problems. Several senior consultants with many years´ experience are available to help and advise on corrosion or materials selection queries. The metallurgical consulting team also advise on welding engineering, heat treatment problems, verifying product integrity, measuring performance and determining end of life to enhance product performance and quality.

From initial product design, through final production, TCR in-depth engineering consulting services ensures that clients are producing the best possible product. The cost for engineering consulting service is billed on a per hour basis with a 4 hour minimum.

Areas of consulting assistance include:

Root Cause Failure Analysis
  • Investigation of a Mechanical or Product Failure
  • Assist in cost-benefit analysis post a failure analysis study
  • Estimate the remaining service life of a product or machine component
Sourcing from India
Product Quality
  • Determining the right material for a product
  • Assist to solve product quality problems
  • Compare vendor or competitive products
  • Advise on heat treatment for most grades of steel including case hardening, hardening and tempering, annealing and stress reliving
  • Ensure product compliance to RoHS and WEEE
  • Prepare material and process specifications for in-house quality control
  • Investigate the effect of environmental conditions on a product or material
  • Corrosion testing, welding evaluations, corrosion testing and corrosion related investigations
  • Expert witness and opinion assistance in case of trade conflicts, materials disputes, and litigation issues
NDT Project Management
  • Manage on-site Quality Control including Non Destructive Testing Projects
  • Develop Automated UT TOFD and Phased Array Scan Plan and Procedures
Contract Metallurgical Research Lab
  • Developing custom test setup as required by client-prepared specifications
  • Identify equivalents between Indian (IS) and foreign specifications
  • Research and assist in the purchase of metallurgical laboratory equipment
Metallography Study
  • Processing and microstructure-property relationships of both ferrous and non-ferrous alloys
  • Microstructural simulation by phase-field techniques
  • Inter-Metallic Phase Determination
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), EDAX, TEM*
  • Surface Analysis (XPS, ESCA, Auger), Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), Electrochemistry, Thermal Analysis (TGA, DSC, TMA, DMA), Mass Spectroscopy (RGA) and X-ray Diffraction (XRD)*
  • Create a custom Metallurgical Image Analysis Software
* Some tests are conducted in eductational institutions or at our associate lab in USA. The end goal continues to be in providing the best evaluation in a cost-effective manner.

Brief Case Study
View some case study examples of our noteworthy failure investigation projects:
Primary Super Heater R-4 Zone Tube of a 140 Mw Boiler
Radiant Coil of a Cracker Furnace H-130 Refinery
8th Stage Blade of a Steam Turbine
Sac Plant Piping Going to V-801
Integral Pinion Shaft of a Cement Mill

You can also download failure analysis case study examples.

Microstructure Articles
Unique and interesting cases as seen by our senior metallurgists. View the Microstructure of the Month.
Date: 2005-2007

Technical White Paper
Outsourcing Laboratory Practices
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A presentation designed to showcase India as a destination for contract research and material testing services.

Failure Analysis Study
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This technical white paper provides an extensive study into the different types of material and component failures observed in industrial enterprises. This white paper also provides solutions to manufacturing problems and advises towards selecting the appropriate materials to improve overall product quality, reduce costs, and enhance customer satisfaction. It also discusses welding problems and offers solutions to improve the weld process.

Failure and Root Cause Analysis in India and the Middle East
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Failures are costing Indian and Middle-East plants and manufacturing units billions of dollars a year and are draining the productivity potential of the respective nations. TCR presents their methodical approach to determine the mode and root cause of a failures.

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TCR Services:
Mechanical Testing
Chemical Analysis
Positive Material Id.
RoHS Compliance Testing
Non Destructive Testing
Corrosion Testing
Failure Analysis
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