• Explosions

    GexCon has extensive experience in dust explosions, aerosol explosions, vapor cloud and gas explosions. GexCon has licensed Certified Fire and Explosions Investigators (CFEI) and Professional Engineers (PE) that have investigated numerous explosions ranging from small vessel explosions to large explosions at chemical processing and petrochemical facilities. Many of these incidents involve propane,…

  • Fires

    Employing scientific and engineering principles, GexCon provides a wide array of services for the investigation and analysis of fires and explosions.  These include site inspections, cause & origin determination, testing, analysis and modeling using the industry accepted CFD software FLACS. GexCon has licensed Certified Fire and Explosions Investigators (CFEI) and…

  • Carbon Monoxide

    Engineers at GexCon have investigated the cause of carbon monoxide (CO) exposures that allegedly resulted from poor combustion in furnaces, boilers, portable space heaters, portable generators and motor vehicles. They have experience in the formation, migration, detection, exposure and mitigation of carbon monoxide. GexCon staff have identified the source of…

  • Vehicle & Heavy Machinery

    GexCon US can perform investigations of motor vehicle fires, including passenger cars and trucks, motorcycles, ATVs, tractor trailers, heavy equipment, buses and motor homes.  GexCon engineers are well-versed in current automotive technology, including hybrids, clean diesel, fuel cells, and LPG, LNG and CNG fueled vehicles.  Engineers at GexCon have performed…

  • Chemical Releases & Exposure

    The hazards associated with chemical releases are of concern for both indoor and outdoor environments.  Using FLACS, GexCon has experience characterizing various chemical emissions, modeling the resulting dispersion, and evaluating exposures at various locations from the source. GexCon has experience investigating chemical releases and evaluating the associated exposure. Outdoor chemical releases can…

  • Combustion Equipment

    GexCon engineers have experience with a wide variety of commercial combustion equipment.  Our staff have consulted on equipment failures, combustion control systems, process fires, explosions and emissions.  GexCon can also help clients identify the consequences and necessary explosion safety measures for systems with identified hazards. GexCon engineers have experience with…

  • HVAC and Appliance Failures

    GexCon has certified Professional Engineers on staff with extensive HVAC experience.  GexCon can help with the determination of fire origin & cause, failure analysis, mechanical system design and carbon monoxide issues relating to these systems. GexCon staff has investigated numerous accidents involving heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and…

  • Reactive Chemicals

    Thermal runaway is a process by which an exothermic reaction becomes uncontrolled and can result in an explosion or significant damage to the containment vessel or the surroundings.  Engineers at GexCon have the experience to help determine the cause of such runaway reactions and the tools to help evaluate appropriate…

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4833 Rugby Ave, Suite 100 | Bethesda, MD 20814
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11757 Katy Freeway, Suite 1300 | Houston, TX 77079
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