What is Failure Analysis?
Failure Analysis is performed when there is a desire or regulatory requirement to initiate an investigation into the root cause of failure for critical components that unexpectedly fail while in service.
Understanding the characteristics that caused an unplanned failure is critical to determining which corrective actions will prevent future re-occurrence and potential catastrophic damages in the future.
Types of Critical Component Failures That Exelon PowerLabs
Supports Through Failure Analysis
The Benefits of Failure Analysis
Finding out why something failed can lead to positive changes in your operations, from supporting daily production to the overall safety. Here are a few of the benefits your company can experience when you find the root of the cause from a failure analysis:
Correcting the Action
In order to prevent this failure from re-occurring, it’s encouraged to develop a corrective action plan. Whether it’s training employees on how to handle the equipment correctly or contacting the manufacturer to make sure they are meeting the design requirements, taking the extra steps necessary to create preventable measures is only for your benefit.