Machinery encompasses a wide range of mechanical equipment utilized throughout many industries. Mechanical engineers are responsible for the design, manufacturing, and overall creation of the machines and mechanical equipment used in most industries. It is important to find the right expert witness in the event of lawsuit or claim involving machinery.
The research and development of machinery depends on how it will be utilized and the industry for which it is being designed. The build of a machine may incorporate several different parts, such as gearboxes, motors, fasteners, generators, fans, and other mechanisms. Because of the amount of equipment involved, these machines can be potentially dangerous and in need of safety precautions, the failure of which can lead to accidents and result in possible lawsuits. Machine guarding, proper ventilation, guardrails, and shields are just a few examples of safety gear and equipment often used with machinery to prevent accidents and product failure.
In the event that a machine does malfunction, a failure analysis should take place to discover the source of the issue. Quality control and product liability are integral to preventing product defects or failures in machinery that may cause potential accidents and any violations of safety regulations.
With so many different components found in machinery, it is important to retain the proper expert based on the particular details of your case. Contact ForensisGroup today or submit an expert request form to find the best mechanical engineer or machinery expert witness for your case.