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 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.
For more information, please visit IMR's machining capabilities page at: www.imrtest.com/what_we_do/machine_shop_services/index.html
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.
For more information, visit www.imrportland.com.
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.
For more information, visit: www.imrtest.com