Ferrousity’s CEO, Bill Penn has worked on over 40 insurance claims, mainly identifying cause of failure. Most of this expert forensic work has been conducted in the metals sector, including iron and steel plants, coke direct reduction (DRI), ferroalloys such as copper nickel, ferro nickel and ilmenite smelting. We have particular expertise in refractories and smelter and furnace failure investigations.

The following case studies show typical examples of the assignments undertaken.

Blast Furnace Failures

Failure of Ferro-Alloy Smelters

Failure of DRI Plants

Failure of Intergrated Steel Plant Equipment

Coke Oven Plant Damage

Failure of Material Handling Equipment