Presence of Mercury Indicates Potentially Counterfeit Version of Medication

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  • 4:55PM Jun 21, 2016

A client recently approached RJ Lee Group with a suspected counterfeit version of their patented injectable medication. Unlike the cloudy solution the company produces, the two samples provided were more translucent, almost clear. The client was concerned that the samples were either a counterfeit or contaminated version of their product, and asked our laboratory to […]

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Micro/Nano-Scale Investigation Addresses Polystyrene Manufacturing Challenges

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  • 10:26AM Dec 01, 2014

Challenge: A manufacturer was experiencing production issues associated with polystyrene vessels in a life science application. Our challenge was to investigate the problem, which was impacting multiple product lines, to determine the root cause of failure and provide a means of resolution. Material: Polystyrene is critical to biomedical research and science. Its optical clarity and ability […]

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Multi-Faceted Support for International Liquefied Natural Gas Production

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  • 4:07PM May 15, 2014

RJ Lee Group provides significant technical support to Fortune 500 companies for international liquefied natural gas production, including those involved in energy production. Technical challenges that are already significant become magnified when working across continents, cultures, and environments – e.g., the middle east is particularly harsh from a corrosion standpoint. In this example, RJ Lee […]

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Enterprise-Wide Data Integration Solution

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  • 3:47PM May 15, 2013

Where They Were Leaders in the U.S. Air Force needed to be able to access the entirety of the health conditions of each of their weapon systems. The problem was that the required data was scattered among isolated systems each holding only a fraction of the information needed. Leaders identified the following needs: Assess readiness […]

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Collected Intelligence Promotes Safety and Readiness

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  • 3:43PM May 15, 2013

Automate, Consolidate, Forecast The U.S. Air Force fleet team for jet engine propulsion systems was charged with improving the safety and operational use of jet engines. During that process, they were able to generate fleet data from engine sensors, maintenance systems and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) models from numerous airbases. However, they did not have […]

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Extending the Safe, Healthy Life of Jet Engines While Improving the Readiness and Availability of the Fleet

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  • 3:38PM May 15, 2013

Personnel safety is of prime importance to all our armed services and so the aircraft that the U.S. Air Force flies must be in A-1 condition at all times. The complex systems and sub-systems of a jet engine require individual attention including varying degrees of maintenance required to remain in top condition. And so, decision […]

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Delamination Problem Requires Multi-Layered Approach

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  • 3:09PM May 15, 2013

RJ Lee Group was retained to investigate the cause of the delamination of acoustic fireproofing applied to steel beams of a number of large public facilities. To examine the materials in-situ, we worked in collaboration with a well-known fire protection expert already retained by the client to assess the situation. During inspection we investigated several […]

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Product Failure Analysis: Consumer Product Affected by Inappropriate Raw Material

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  • 2:58PM May 15, 2013

Soon after roofing shingles were installed, the shingle manufacturer received complaints from numerous homeowners who observed rust-colored staining discharging from the shingles. The manufacturer replaced the shingles and began an investigation into the cause of the discoloration. Their in-house testing using an industry-standard method revealed the presence of corrosion-susceptible particles that were thought to be […]

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Industrial Plants Can Face Costly Nuisance Dust Claims

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  • 2:46PM May 15, 2013

Industries whose production or manufacturing facilities emit particulate are subject to EPA and other regulatory standards. To meet these standards, industry carefully regularly monitors the amount of particulate produced and is concerned with any residue generated by their facilities. A citizens group (plaintiff) filed a lawsuit against an industry defendant claiming that nuisance particulate from […]

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