Failure Analysis & Corrosion Engineering Experts
Matco Services, Incorporated, is an independent materials testing, consulting and engineering firm. We offer a broad range of services including failure analysis; corrosion investigations; corrosion testing; materials testing; materials selection and analysis according to ASTM and other standards; cathodic protection trouble shooting, design and installation; petrographic (concrete) analysis; finite element analysis and engineering calculations; and testing and analysis of paint and protective coatings. We also offer training seminars in coatings, corrosion, cathodic protection, materials engineering and failure analysis. For more information or a price quote, please send inquiries to
Industries & Clients
Our clients represent many different industries including the electric power, commercial aircraft, telecommunication, medical, manufacturing, construction and transportation industries. While testing varies from product to product and industry to industry, the commonality between our clients is the need to stay ahead of the competition and to distinguish their product as superior. Matco Services' unique blend of sophisticated materials testing capabilities, combined with the brain trust of our experienced scientists and engineers, provides the factual, scientific data and analyses for future decisions to be made.
Some of the nation’s most technically sophisticated companies rely on Matco Services for their corrosion engineering, materials testing, failure analysis, inspection and repair needs. To date, Matco Services has assisted over 15,000+ clients to improve their product's performance, develop new and better products, determine why performance expectations were not met, or to identify why a product may have failed. These efforts have enabled those who have had the advantage of working with Matco Services to better perform and to meet the needs of their clients as well.
Our valued clients include:
- US Airways
- Allegheny Energy Inc
- GE Transportation: Aviation and Locomotives
- Cutler Hammer/Eaton Corporation
- Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation
- Murphy Oil Corporation
- Valmont Industries Inc
- Michael Baker Corporation/Baker Environmental Consulting Inc.
- 3M Touch Systems
- Sony Electronics Inc.
- Honda USA… and dozens more. .......
We value the relationships that we have established with these large corporations and we are delighted that we can meet their technical needs. We also place great value on the work we do to help our smaller clients grow and establish footholds in their respective markets. Matco Services is committed to helping you regardless of your company's size. Please click on the "Client Comments" button below to read what some of our clients have to say about us:
Our diverse staff includes professionals who have been recognized by the International American Society of Materials (ASM) and the National Association for Corrosion Engineers (NACE) for outstanding contributions to the field of materials science. Our team also includes:
These professionals have broad experience in identification of the mode and root cause of failure. They can also spot potential problem areas, improve existing products and develop new products and materials designed to meet specific requirements.
Detailed descriptions of our many services can be accessed by clicking on the major headings in the category bar above the photos and then clicking on the subject of interest in the drop-down menus. Our website includes descriptions for many of the complex projects and investigations we have performed in the recent past. You will enjoy browsing through both the exciting photographs and the interesting stories on many of the pages in the site.
Matco Services, Inc., is conveniently located halfway between the Pittsburgh International Airport and downtown Pittsburgh, and only a few yards from the Campbells Run Road exit on the Parkway West (I-279/US22-30), so reaching our laboratories and offices is quick and easy. Please feel free to call to discuss your problems and arrange a visit. Matco Services also has a satellite office in Davie, Florida; Omaha, Nebraska, and a representative in Oahu, Hawaii. If you have an emergency rush project, please call our toll free number at 1-800-221-9090 or 412-715-8167 for immediate assistance. We look forward to hearing from you and assisting you with your technical needs.