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KnightHawk Engineering

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KnightHawk Engineering's depth of experience and expertise has allowed it to establish itself as a preeminent leader in design, failure analysis, rotordynamics, and trouble-shooting of static and rotating equipment around the world. This allows KnightHawk to offer the following specialty services:
  • Pressure Vessel Design
  • ASME Code Compliance
  • Boilers
  • Compressors
  • Critical Piping Systems
  • Fit For Service Analysis
  • Heat Transfer Driven FEA
  • Engines
  • Flow Induced Vibration
  • Furnaces
  • Reciprocating Pumps & Compressors
  • Gas & Steam Turbines
  • High Pressure Reactors
  • Pelletizing Dies
  • Selective Linear Exchangers
  • Specialty Equipment Design
  • Equipment
  • Structural Analysis
  • Transfer Line Exchangers
  • Vessel Alterations & Repairs
  • Process Performance Analysis of Static and Rotating Equipment
  • Linear and Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis - Elastic/Plastic FEA
  • Steady State / Transient Computational Fluid Dynamics CFD Analysis of Static and Rotating

A Solution TOO LATE is NO SOLUTION at all

Contact  KnightHawk Engineering today for your toughest projects!

General Info: hawkwork@knighthawk.com
Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Conferences: nknight@knighthawk.com

17625 El Camino Real Suite 412
Houston, TX 77058
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Knighthawk Engneering is Avaialable 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.


A Worldwide Reputation For Solving The Most Difficult Problems In Industry.
Cliff Knight
Cliff KnightPresident, Chief Engineer
Cliff Knight
Cliff KnightPresident, Chief Engineer
Cliff Knight is President of KnightHawk Engineering and a Professional Engineer with 34 years of experience.

Chris Creech
Chris CreechChief Operating Officer
Chris Creech
Chris CreechChief Operating Officer
Chris is Chief Operating Officer.

Jim Salter
Jim SalterDirector of Business Development
Jim Salter
Jim SalterDirector of Business Development
Jim has represented and sold products and services in the Petrochemical and Refining industries for over 20 years.

Michael Hoerner, Ph.D., P.E.
Michael Hoerner, Ph.D., P.E.Laboratory Director for the KnightHawk Engineering Materials Lab
Michael Hoerner, Ph.D., P.E.
Michael Hoerner, Ph.D., P.E.Laboratory Director for the KnightHawk Engineering Materials Lab
Michael uses his extensive knowledge as a metallurgist to solve puzzles in a wide range of tasks, CV Download Here

Integrated Systems Approach

We are frequently called upon to solve the most difficult and challenging problems in the industry under aggressive time constraints, and do so without sacrificing safety, quality, or performance. Not only do we provide unparalleled expertise, but our engineers are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. In a crisis or emergency, KnightHawk’s Engineering Response Team can provide immediate assistance anywhere in the world.

KHE Is THE EngineeringTrauma Center for Industry

A Solution too late, is no solution at all.

KnightHawk Materials Lab

The KnightHawk Materials Lab has a highly talented team of metallurgists, engineers, and technicians. Our staff has in-plant experience and come from diverse technical fields and backgrounds to give your problem a multi-disciplined analysis.

The facility is located on Hobbs Rd in League City, Texas and is an extension of our technology-based specialty engineering office located in Houston, Texas. Our services include metallurgical, metrology, and materials analysis and testing, field services, and reverse engineering.

Chemical Analysis

Defect Detection

Mechanical Testing

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KnightHawk Engineering, Inc. is a specialty engineering company that performs consulting, field services, and testing. At KnightHawk, your problems are our priority. 

KnightHawk Engineering is a dedicated group of engineers and professionals that are specialists in Design, Failure Analysis & Troubleshooting of Static and Rotating Equipment. Using an integrated systems approach, KnightHawk starts with the physics of a problem to develop a unique solution in a short amount of time. Call an experienced team of engineers for your toughest engineering challenges

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