Curtiss-Wright Surface Tech Division Obtains A2LA Accreditation of Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA) Testing Services

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PARAMUS, N.J. - February 28, 2017 - Curtiss-Wright’s Surface Technologies (CWST) division announced today that its IMR Ithaca facility has added Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA) accreditation to their A2LA certification. IMR purchased the Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer in 2016, allowing IMR to measure the mechanical properties of non-metallic materials as a function of time, temperature, and frequency.

"We are excited to add DMA accreditation to our A2LA scope, increasing the range of testing services we offer to the non-metallic testing marketplace,” said Don Shuman, Vice President, Sales and Marketing of IMR Test Labs. “Our Ithaca location is the center of our non-metallic materials testing growth, driven by the many new and exciting developments occurring with polymer, ceramic and composite materials used in high performance Aerospace and Medical applications.”

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About Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies

The CWST worldwide network of 72 facilities provides highly engineered surface treatments and technical services for components in Aerospace, Defense, Power Generation, and other demanding Industrial markets. These services include thermal spray, solid film lubricant, corrosion resistant and parylene coatings, shot and laser peening, and analytical testing services. For more information about Curtiss-Wright’s Surface Technologies division, visit:

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,400 people worldwide. For more information, visit


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