PRODUCTS LIABILITY AND PRODUCTS TESTING
We at ATA do much more than investigate vehicular accidents.
Over the years, there has been a natural evolution to become
involved in the investigation and analysis of product or systems
component related incidents, as well as developing a focus in
the study of product safety.
Check out these Products & Products Testing Case Studies to get an appreciation for ATA's background in this forensic discipline.
Check out this VIDEO PLAYLIST, for a more comprehensive sampling of ATA's product testing capabilities:
You will not find a better test, inspection and reconstruction support facility. The 15,000 square foot ATA Technology Center is equipped with an overhead crane and vehicle lift, electrical, shop air, exceptional lighting and a full array of tools and equipment, including a fully appointed fabrication shop. This facility provides a clean, safe, secure, environmentally controlled work space.
The engineering and analysis lab is equipped to perform computer analyses, electrical component testing, limited
small-scale flammability and fluids testing and instrumentation procedures. A sampling of resources includes:
In the course of performing advanced testing over the last forty years, ATA has developed an ongoing relationship with the Houston Stuntmen’s Association, a local resource that boasts a highly skilled group of professional stunt persons that have extensive experience in a variety of venues.
Recent tests include minivan rear door structural loading, failure testing of glass containers, spring rate measurement and testing, hydraulic pump relief valve performance, SUV rollover tests, fuel pump failure mode tests and analysis, air bladder failure testing,stick-steer boat rate-of-turn tests and characterization of water heater thermostat operating parameters in optimal and sub-optimal conditions.