Quanterion Solutions Incorporated

About John Reade

Quanterion Solutions Incorporated, was formed with the mission to provide high quality QUANTitative engineering services to be used as critERION for critical decision making, hence the name Quanterion. Since its beginning in 2000, the company has expanded its technical capabilities beyond the original reliability, maintainability and quality to now also include knowledge management, software development/engineering, materials engineering, information technology and document management services. These technical capabilities are currently being applied in the defense, commercial, health care, energy and homeland defense markets.

New DoDI 5000.02 Released

On 7 Jan 2015, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense published a MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACQUISITION WORKFORCE to issue the new Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02 “Operation of the Defense Acquisition System” and cancel the interim version that was released on 25 November 2013. According to the Memorandum, the just-released version…  Read More

January 13th, 2015|

Quanterion Launches New Website

Quanterion Solutions announces the launch of its newly designed website at quanterion.com to coincide with the company’s 15th year anniversary. We invite you to take a look and welcome your comments.

December 18th, 2014|

Quanterion Announces the Release of the 217PlusTM:2015 System Reliability Assessment Methodology!

This update to the popular 217Plus™ ‘Handbook of Reliability Prediction Models’ replaces the 2006 edition developed for the Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC). Available exclusively through Quanterion, 217Plus™:2015 contains new failure rate models covering photonics components and provides updates to the twelve original 217Plus™ component failure rate models based on new data. In addition to…  Read More

November 13th, 2014|

Quanterion Awarded $25.3M Contract for DTRIAC

Quanterion Solutions Incorporated has been awarded a $25,370,000 contract to provide services through August of 2019 for the operations of the Defense Threat Reduction Information Analysis Center (DTRIAC) located at Kirtland Air Force Base NM and Fort Belvoir VA, with support from the company’s Utica NY headquarters. Services include conducting analytical activities, preserving and expanding…  Read More

September 16th, 2014|Tags: , |

Interference Stress/Strength Analysis

In simplest terms, an item fails when a stress to which it is subjected exceeds the corresponding strength. In this sense, strength can be viewed as “resistance to failure”. Good design practice is such that the strength is always greater than the expected stress. The safety factor “η” can be defined in terms of strength…  Read More

August 26th, 2014|


The practice of limiting electrical, thermal and mechanical stresses on parts to levels below their specified ratings is called derating. MIL-STD-721C offers the following definitions of derating:

Using an item in such a way that applied stresses are below rated values
The lowering of the rating of an item in one stress field to allow an increase…  Read More

July 26th, 2014|

Quanterion Contracts Increase Personnel Needs

Quanterion Solutions Incorporated, a Utica/Rome–based small technology business headquartered at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly), is growing based on several recent contract awards:

Quanterion is a team member of two DoD Multiple Award Contracts (MACs), the Homeland Defense Technical Area Tasks (HD TATs) and the Defense Systems Technical Area Tasks (DS TATs). Under subcontract to MacAulay-Brown…  Read More

July 2nd, 2014|Tags: , , |

Quanterion Releases Stress-Derating Spreadsheet Calculator

Quanterion Solutions’ Stress-Derating Spreadsheet Calculator – SD-18 Derating Standard is an Excel-based software tool that allows the user to easily determine if a design is in compliance with the derating guidelines presented in NAVSEA SD-18 Part Requirement and Application Guide.  After selecting the application environment and entering the ambient baseline temperature, the user then enters…  Read More

July 1st, 2014|Tags: |

Quanterion Awarded Navy SBIR Phase I Project

Quanterion has been awarded a US Navy Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) project to develop its Automated Software Solution for Extraction and Transformation System Simplification (ASSETS2) concept.

The ASSETS2 concept will provide a means to construct and populate a user-definable database that can be tailored to extract data/information from a number of sources, automatically…  Read More

December 17th, 2013|Tags: , |

Quanterion Offers Volume II of Popular RELease Series

Quanterion is pleased to offer the second volume of guides in the popular RELease Series, with seven new titles covering additional topics in reliability engineering. The guides introduce readers to some of the most popular and effective reliability strategies and practices in an attempt to demystify the overall process of developing and producing reliable products and…  Read More

December 9th, 2013|Tags: |