2016-1-28-fueling-suspicion

Fueling Suspicion: Manufacturer defects in gas appliance fires

DonanEngineering Appliance, Product & Component Failures, Forensic Engineering, Residential & Commercial Structure Fires, Vehicle & Equipment Fires

Fires can be caused by devices that fail due to a manufacturer’s defect.  Quality assurance procedures have gone a long way to eliminate out-of-box failures but manufacturers sometimes bypass quality checks on consumer products for competitive reasons.  Even the most ethical companies are susceptible to human error that can cause an almost imperceptible change in an otherwise flawless manufacturing procedure. …