Christensen Materials

Engineering and Testing Services

About Us

Christensen Materials Engineering, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, has extensive experience in solving technical materials related problems across a wide range of industries. Understanding the science, knowing the analytical tools and test methods, combined with over 25 years of experience provides our clients with a valuable resource for assessing materials compatibility and performance problems.

Failure analysis has always been the major component of our work. The knowledge and insight learned from the analysis of materials failures over many years allows us to quickly focus on the root cause of materials problems. Areas of expertise include metals, welding, corrosion, plastics, composites, concrete, coatings and more. We have investigated materials failures in building structures, bridges, water treatment plants, refineries, piers/wharfs, pipelines, industrial equipment, automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft, consumer products, electronic components and medical devices. We strive to understand the needs of our clients and provide the services necessary for answers and solutions to their specific problems.