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Mr. Sanders is a Senior Consultant with Engineering Systems Inc. (ESi) and has over thirteen years of experience in the design & failure analysis of HVAC, refrigeration, and building & industrial process piping systems & equipment. His expertise lies in assessing design & construction defects, evaluating compliance with building codes & industry standards, and addressing inspection, testing, and maintenance issues. He investigates claims involving hail damage, pipe freezes, water leaks, condensation, mold, and indoor air quality (IAQ). He has testified as a qualified professional engineering expert in both deposition and at trial.
With a background in both thermal-fluids and materials sciences, Mr. Sanders analyzes failures of entire systems, as well as individual components and pieces of equipment. He consults on issues involving corrosion and materials selection, investigating failures of system components such as: heat exchangers, piping, tubing, insulation systems, valves, fittings, and fasteners. He is experienced in materials testing and laboratory analysis methods, including mechanical testing, hardness testing, microscopy, metallography, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), and Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS/EDX).
In addition to his investigative projects, Mr. Sanders works directly with both product manufacturers and industrial clients to improve the performance and reliability of their products. From reviewing product design and manufacture, to analyzing failures and performing customized testing, he helps clients better understand the factors affecting their product's performance and implement cost-effective solutions to the problems they face.
ESi's expertise spans dozens of industries and specializations organized across several practice groups, each staffed by dozens of in-house experts with the technical knowledge, hands-on expertise, and courtroom experience required to execute projects for and with our clients from start to finish.Contact Us