Carl Fleck is a seasoned metallurgical engineer with over 30 years experience in industrial, automotive, power generation and aerospace failure analysis. His specialties include manufacturing processes, field investigation, in-situ metallography, scanning electron microscopy, and image analysis program design.
Carl is the manager of the metallurgical department at Element where he established many of the formal procedures related to failure investigations and metallurgical analysis. His failure investigations range from simple spring evaluations to comprehensive field investigations associated with refinery explosions. He has issued over 1000 metallurgical failure evaluation reports.
Additionally, Carl has served as the qualified expert witness for the Supreme Court of Ontario and Federal Court of Canada.
Carl is a Member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists No. 052970, and ASM International® (American Society for Metals) where he serves under The Heat Treating Society, and International Metallographic Society.