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IMR Test Labs - Lansing Acquires KEYENCE VHX-5000 Microscope

IMR Test Labs now offers metallurgical services using a KEYENCE VHX-5000 microscope at our Lansing, NY location. The VHX-5000 allows IMR to provide enhanced, 3D, free-angle imaging at magnifications previously not available, providing you with more accurate measurements and photomicrographs of your test samples. The advanced functions of the VHX-5000 increase the efficiency of basic analytical...

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IMR Test Labs - Louisville Earns Nadcap Approval
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IMR Test Labs - Louisville Earns Nadcap Approval

IMR Test Labs – Louisville has earned Nadcap approval after passing a recent initial audit. IMR's Kentucky laboratory can now offer accredited, high-quality analytical services to manufacturers in the aerospace defense industries.Â-  Nadcap accreditation is the latest to be added to Louisville's growing list.  Approvals include ISO 17025 (A2LA), GE S-400 and passing...

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IMR KHA - Portland Adds Nadcap Approved, Low-Stress Grinding
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IMR KHA - Portland Adds Nadcap Approved, Low-Stress Grinding

IMR KHA - Portland has added low stress grinding after the purchase of a new Supertec G25P-50CNC grinder. This new capability expands the lab's extensive machining capabilities and offers improved sample preparation techniques to support high-end services such as fatigue and creep/stress rupture testing. IMR KHA has also received Nadcap approval on this new service. This non-abusive type of...

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IMR Test Labs Receives Nadcap Accreditation for Adhesives Testing

Nadcap recognizes IMR Test Labs in Ithaca, NY for its commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality. IMR Test Labs in Ithaca, NY has earned Nadcap Approval to test adhesives and adhesive primers. The Ithaca laboratory was also reapproved for nonmetallic testing capabilities, including methods for chemical and mechanical testing of composites and polymers. IMR received Nadcap...

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Failure Analysis Service offers quick turnaround option.

Applicable to parts with simple geometries, such as shafts, fasteners, and springs, IMR Test Labs offers one week turnaround service for basic failure analysis. This enables material or production problems to be corrected on accelerated basis. Materials testing laboratory features approvals by Nadcap (NY, OR); A2LA (NY, KY, OR); SAC (SPR); Pratt and Whitney MCL (NY, OR, SPR); and GE S-400 (NY,...

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Slow Strain Rate Testing Service meets ASTM G 129 standard.
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Slow Strain Rate Testing Service meets ASTM G 129 standard.

Part of IMR Test Labs' Corrosion Testing services, Slow Strain Rate Testing evaluates susceptibility of metals to Stress Corrosion or Environmentally Assisted Cracking by simulating in-service conditions of mechanical stresses, aggressive environments, and elevated temperatures. Method is used for rapid screening and comparative evaluations of environmental, processing, or metallurgical...

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GC/MS Service is capable of extensive polymer analysis.

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) capabilities rely on Frontier PY-2020iD Multi-shot Pyrolyzer to analyze various materials, including plastics, elastomers, polymers, paints, coatings, oils, greases, and other organic substances. Additionally, machine adds inlet techniques such as thermal desorption, pyrolysis, and evolved gas analysis to existing GC/MS capabilities, expanding ability...

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IMR KHA - Portland Earns GE S-400 Accreditation for Creep Testing
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IMR KHA - Portland Earns GE S-400 Accreditation for Creep Testing

IMR KHA in Portland, OR is pleased to announce that they have earned GE S-400 accreditation for Creep Testing. Creep testing is useful in evaluating materials used in jet engines, gas turbines and other high temperature applications under load to prevent failure. It improves understanding of progressive temperature deformation under constant loads and stress rates. IMR KHA - Portland has over 50...

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Fracture Mechanics Testing Service helps prevent failure.

Featuring Nadcap and A2LA accreditation, Fracture Mechanics Testing calculates relationship between applied loading, environmental factors, presence of cracks and crack-like defects, and inherent properties of material used in components to prevent failure in-service. Testing is utilized in aerospace, construction, and power generation industries. Using MTS Fatigue Frames and Data Analysis...

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IMR Test Labs Announces New Fatigue Testing Equipment & Accreditations
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IMR Test Labs Announces New Fatigue Testing Equipment & Accreditations

IMR Test Labs is pleased to announce several major steps in the growth of our fatigue testing department. We've added an additional 22 kip MTS Fatigue Frame In October of 2010 we earned A2LA accreditation for ASTM F1440 and ASTM F1800 We are now Nadcap accredited for Low Cycle Fatigue and High Cycle Fatigue. We are now A2LA and Nadcap accredited for Fracture Mechanics Testing. IMR Test Labs...

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Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies Announces IMR Test Labs Louisville, KY Lab Has Earned Boeing D1-4426 Approved Processor Status

PARAMUS, N.J. – September 26, 2019 Curtiss-Wright’s Surface Technologies (CWST) division announced today that its IMR Test Labs - Louisville facility has earned D1-4426 Approved Processor status from Boeing for conducting metallurgical, mechanical and corrosion testing of aerospace materials and components. The approval of IMR’s Louisville lab by Boeing means that IMR has proven that their...

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IMR Test Labs - Lansing Acquires a Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA)

IMR Test Labs is proud to announce the purchase of a Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA). The DMA allows IMR to measure the mechanical properties of non-metallic materials as a function of time, temperature, and frequency. Â- Some common tests the DMA allows IMR to perform for you are glass transition temperature and secondary transition measurements (Tg), orientation determinations...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

IMR Test Labs - Lansing Acquires KEYENCE VHX-5000 Microscope

IMR Test Labs now offers metallurgical services using a KEYENCE VHX-5000 microscope at our Lansing, NY location. The VHX-5000 allows IMR to provide enhanced, 3D, free-angle imaging at magnifications previously not available, providing you with more accurate measurements and photomicrographs of your test samples. The advanced functions of the VHX-5000 increase the efficiency of basic analytical...

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IMR Test Labs - Louisville Earns Nadcap Approval
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IMR Test Labs - Louisville Earns Nadcap Approval

IMR Test Labs – Louisville has earned Nadcap approval after passing a recent initial audit. IMR's Kentucky laboratory can now offer accredited, high-quality analytical services to manufacturers in the aerospace defense industries.Â-  Nadcap accreditation is the latest to be added to Louisville's growing list.  Approvals include ISO 17025 (A2LA), GE S-400 and passing...

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IMR Test Labs Earns GulfStream Approval for Materials Testing

IMR Test Labs’ New York facility recently passed a GulfStream audit for materials testing. This approval includes mechanical, chemical, metallurgical and corrosion evaluation services. IMR’s New York laboratory also carries approvals from major OEM’s including GE, Pratt Whitney, Sikorsky, Boeing, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin and Rolls Royce, as well as Nadcap and ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation....

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IMR KHA - Portland Adds Nadcap Approved, Low-Stress Grinding
Machinery & Machining Tools

IMR KHA - Portland Adds Nadcap Approved, Low-Stress Grinding

IMR KHA - Portland has added low stress grinding after the purchase of a new Supertec G25P-50CNC grinder. This new capability expands the lab's extensive machining capabilities and offers improved sample preparation techniques to support high-end services such as fatigue and creep/stress rupture testing. IMR KHA has also received Nadcap approval on this new service. This non-abusive type of...

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IMR Test Labs Receives Nadcap Accreditation for Adhesives Testing

Nadcap recognizes IMR Test Labs in Ithaca, NY for its commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality. IMR Test Labs in Ithaca, NY has earned Nadcap Approval to test adhesives and adhesive primers. The Ithaca laboratory was also reapproved for nonmetallic testing capabilities, including methods for chemical and mechanical testing of composites and polymers. IMR received Nadcap...

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IMR Metallurgical Services - Louisville Services Earns GE S-400 Approval

IMR Metallurgical Services in Louisville, KY has earned GE S-400 approval (Approval Code T9334). GE S-400 approval allows IMR's Louisville facility to serve a wider range of clients with high-quality chemical, metallurgical, mechanical and failure analysis services. IMR Louisville currently carries ISO 17025, A2LA and GE S-400 approvals, and has successfully passed audits by many major...

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Failure Analysis Service offers quick turnaround option.

Applicable to parts with simple geometries, such as shafts, fasteners, and springs, IMR Test Labs offers one week turnaround service for basic failure analysis. This enables material or production problems to be corrected on accelerated basis. Materials testing laboratory features approvals by Nadcap (NY, OR); A2LA (NY, KY, OR); SAC (SPR); Pratt and Whitney MCL (NY, OR, SPR); and GE S-400 (NY,...

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IMR Test Labs Announces New Facility in Suzhou, China

In order to better service its Far East customer base, IMR Test Labs will be installing high quality laboratory testing services in the Suzhou Industrial Park in Suzhou, China. Services offered will include a variety of physical and chemical analyses, including failure analysis, tensile testing, creep/stress rupture, scanning electron microscopy, alloy verification and metallurgical analyses....

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