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Materials Engineer
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Josh Brinkmann performs metallurgical failure analyses for a broad range of clients and industries including defense contractors, product manufacturing, and electric power production.



B.S., Materials Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo


Project Experience

Recent projects in which Josh has been involved include: 

  • Materialographic analysis of specialty components such as electronic sensors, metallized ceramics, and thin platinum wire
  • Field metallographic replication (FMR) of carbon steel and stainless steel vessels in oil refineries and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities
  • Metallurgical evaluation of brazed aluminum plate-fin heat exchangers for product qualification
  • Metallurgical evaluation of intermetallic compound formation and stress corrosion cracking in super duplex stainless steel





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