IMR KHA – Portland Earns Nadcap Approval for Low Stress Grinding

IMR KHA purchases a new Supertec grinder and earns Nadcap accreditation for low-stress grinding.
Dec. 3, 2012 - PRLog -- IMR KHA – Portland has received Nadcap-accreditation to perform low-stress grinding. Earlier in 2012, IMR KHA purchased a new Supertec G25P-50CNC grinder to expand the lab’s extensive machining capabilities.  This non-abusive type of sample preparation reduces residual stress on materials and produces more accurate samples than conventional machining processes.  Cutting is performed with a small, accurately controlled depth of cut, and is preferable for materials being tested for fatigue or creep/stress rupture.
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About IMR KHA - Portland

IMR KHA – Portland is a full-service, high-volume metals testing lab offering a superior level of customer service to clients in aerospace, medical implants and other high technology industries.  Services offered include fatigue, mechanical, metallurgical and chemical analysis services.
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About IMR Test Labs

IMR is headquartered in Ithaca, NY and operates state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in NY, Louisville, KY, Portland, OR, Singapore and Suzhou, China.  IMR Test Labs is a Nadcap (NY & OR), A2LA (NY, KY, OR, SUZ), SAC (SPR), Pratt & Whitney MCL (NY, OR, SPR) and GE S-400 (NY, KY, OR, SPR) approved materials testing laboratory offering a complete scope of independent analytical services for metals, polymers, composites and ceramics.  IMR Test Labs is a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies.
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