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CMEC Client Services

The Composite Materials and Engineering Center (CMEC) at the Washington State University provides services for client directed work, research and development. CMEC has the resources to help clients from product development, to process improvement, to product testing and approval as per building code regulations. CMEC is an IAS accredited testing laboratory that meets the highest international quality standards, and applicants for an evaluation report may use our reports and services as evidence of code compliance. Studies are conducted in a timely fashion and confidentiality agreements are ahdered to strictly.

CMEC can assist its clients with product development, process improvement, and product testing as outlined below.

Product Development & Improvement

  • Resource Availability
  • Material Characterization
  • Design Specification
  • Product Engineering & Design
  • Market Analysis

Manufacturing Process & Improvement

  • Evaluation of Processing Parameters
  • Formulation
  • Polymer Chemistry & Processing
  • Adhesived Technology
  • Performance Improvement
  • Extrusion, Injection & Compression Molding, Hot-pressing

Product Testing & Approval

  • Component & Fastener Evaluation
  • Structural Testing
  • Building Codes & Standards
  • ICC-ES Code Approval Testing
  • Nondestructive Evaluation

Initiating a Project

To initiate a project, please contact us at:
Composite Materials & Engineering Center
PO Box 641806
Pullman, WA 99164-1806