ODonnell Consulting

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Explosion of a Pressure Vessel used in the Manufacturing of Cell Phones

The head of a pressure vessel used to manufacture crystals for use in devices including mobile phones, had exploded, causing serious damage to the plant. O’Donnell Consulting performed a forensic investigation on the accident, using metallurgical investigations, as well as performing extensive finite element analysis.

See also:
Failure Analysis on Cracks found in Pressure Swing Absorber Vessels
Fatigue Life Analysis of High Cycle Vessels used to Produce Hydrogen

Failure Analysis Services
Expert Witness Services
Publications – Heat Exchangers, Pressure Vessels, Welds and Other Applications, Fatigue, Elevated Temperature


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