Reliability & Failure Analysis

Pow Technologies focuses on the advanced analysis, simulation, and testing of dynamically and statically loaded structures and equipment. Over the past 30 years Pow Technologies have been providing engineering solutions in the Mining, Automotive, Entertainment, Defense, Infrastructure, and Construction Industries. The main focus of Pow Technologies has been improving fatigue life of our designs and others, in order to develop deliverables that are reliable, practical, and safe. 

Common Clients




407 ETR

CN Tower

Ministry of Transportation Ontario


Iron Ore Company of Canada

Typical Services

Focused Sectors

Applied Services

  • Design Optimization for Weight and Reliability
    • Steel, Aluminium, Composites
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Fatigue and Life Cycle Analysis
  • Static and Dynamic Analysis
  • Linear and Non-Linear Analysis
  • Thermal and CFD Analysis
  • Motion Simulation and Vibration
  • National and International Code Design/Certification
    • Wind/ Seismic/ Snow/ Ice/ Thermal/Wave
    • Live, Suspended, and Moving Profiles
  • Field and Lab Testing of Structures and Equipment
    • Acceleratons, Strains, Displacement, Pressures
    • Load Cycle Development From Field Testing for FEA
  • Ultrasonic Impact Treatment
  • Liquid, Magnetic Particle, and Visual Inspection
  • Welding Retainer Services
  • Welding Procedure Development


  • 3D Laser Scans, CMM and CADD/Laser Field Install

Project Examples

  • Amusement Ride Design/Analysis/Build
  • Bridge Inspection
  • Custom Equipment Design/Build
  • Specialty Structures Design
  • Drilling Rigs and Structures Design/Analysis
  • Highway Bridge Analysis
  • Mobile Aerial Devices & Crane Boom Analysis
  • Vehicle Carrier Design/Analysis
  • Design/Analysis of High Cyclical Equipment and Structures
  • ROPS & FOPS Analysis/Design
  • Large Overhead Sign Design/Analysis
  • Offshore Drilling Design
  • Welding Inspection
  • Weldment Certification and Training
  • Weldment and Frame Certification
  • Refurbish/Redesign of Failed Equipment
  • Large Overhead Dome Structure Design
  • Complex Connection Design
  • Tuned Mass Damper Structural Design/Analysis