imat USA extends OEM-specific test portfolio


imat USA rounds off the entire range of emission tests for OEMs with re-accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 (A2LA). The company is thus one of the few service providers in the USA to cover this portfolio completely. In addition to this area, further tests such as climate tests/ageing, colour measurements and surface resistance are included in the certificate:


  • Color fastness according to DIN EN ISO 105-A02, DIN EN ISO 105-A05; STD 1026, 8432, VCS 1026 84329
  • Wear test, staining according to PV 3906, SAE J861
  • Chemical resistance according to PV 3922
  • Determination of the fogging properties of trim materials in automotive interiors according to DIN 75201, SAE J1756, GMW 3235, D45 1725, TSM 0503 G, PV 3015, VCS 1027,2719, ISO 6452, DIN EN ISO 17071
  • Ball drop according to DBL 5306 7.3, VW PV 3905, MBN 55555-6 §5.17, MBN 15306-3 §5.19; PV 3966, PV 3989. PV 3971
  • Stress cracking according to DIN EN ISO 22088-3, DBL 5416 8.2, DBL 5404 7.13, DBL 9202 9.19, VW PV 3983
  • Amine staining according to PV 3937; PSA D10 5496; PV 3944;
  • Static elongation according to PV 3909


Read more: Accreditation according to DIN 17025 Atlanta, GA

Next year, imat's presence in North America will be further enhanced by the expansion of the branch in Mexico. This follows the company's strategy of being a reliable global partner with high quality standards for its customers in the automotive industry.

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