SPECIALISTS IN STEAM, INDUSTRIAL UTILITIES, FORENSIC ENGINEERING & TRAINING FOR OVER 32 YEARS

FORENSIC ENGINEERING AND EXPERT WITNESS

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Applied Thermal Engineering, Inc. (ATE) excels in the Forensic Engineering & Expert Witness disciplines. We are trained problem solvers and have years of experience, not just theoretical knowledge. Smith maintains a Stationary Engineer license (Boiler Operator) and uses that knowledge to the advantage of the clients he is retained to represent.

We objectively determine probable cause and effect and assist attorneys in cases – and have been doing this since 1988.

FORENSIC ENGINEERING

STEAM & CONDENSATE SURVEY

STEAM
  • Do your employees and operators complain of “wet” steam or “cold” steam?
  • Does your steam piping experience the loud clanging and banging of steam / water hammer?
  • Are your steam line hangers, supports, anchors, and insulation continually experiencing damage?
  • Is your steam using equipment experiencing lackluster performance and decreased production?
  • If the answer to any of these questions is “YES”, please “Read More”.

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EDUCATION & TRAINING

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  • Help prevent / avoid future boiler / HVAC accidents.
  • Help operators, technicians, engineers, management, and / or school administrators better understand and become more comfortable with equipment, processes, and operations
  • Help to maintain continuous, dependable utility plant operations and minimize unplanned downtime and expense
  • Aid organizations / businesses to be better stewards of our natural resources by increasing efficiency and potentially lowering operational costs.

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ASME/USCG THERMAL
FLUID HEATER CERTIFICATIONS

ASME

Need a boiler safety survey?
A competent and thorough boiler house / room safety audit will:

  • Help prevent / avoid future boiler accidents, injuries and subsequent litigation.
  • Help operators, technicians, engineers, management, and / or school administrators better understand and become more comfortable with equipment, processes, and operations.
  • Help to maintain continuous, dependable utility plant operations and minimize unplanned downtime and expense.

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QUALIFICATIONS

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RICK A.SMITH, P.E., PRESIDENT
Applied Thermal Engineering, Inc.

Smith has both practical and theoretical knowledge of mechanical engineering, boiler operations and most ancillary utility operations.

His 35 plus years of service in the field have provided excellent practical experience which has only solidified the theoretical knowledge he obtained in the classroom AND on the job.

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BOILER HOUSE – SAFETY AUDITS

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  • ATE provides certifications of thermal fluid heaters for on-shore and marine barge service using our unique computer modeling program
  • Our program is designed to determine temperatures for virtually all the thermal fluids in use today.
  • If you manufacture or use thermal fluid heaters, please read more.

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OUR ADDRESS
7400 Brown Road
Suite 200
Ostrander Ohio 43061

CONTACT PHONE
OFFICE: 740.666.4872
CELL: 740.815.2340
FAX: 740.666.1145
EMAIL: rick.smith@ate-inc.com