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ASTM E505

Standard Reference Radiographs for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Die Castings

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 10 June 2001
Status: inactive
Page Count: 3
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These reference radiographs illustrate the categories and severity levels of discontinuities that may occur in aluminumalloy and magnesium-alloy die castings. They are intended to provide:

A guide enabling recognition of discontinuities and their differentiation both as to type and severity level through radiographic examination.

Example radiographic illustrations of discontinuities and a nomenclature for reference in acceptance standards, specifications, and drawings.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

NOTE 1-The set of reference radiographs consists of five 812 by 11-in. cardboard frames containing radiographs covering discontinuities in aluminum and magnesium alloy die castings. The first four frames each contain two sets of four graded levels of increasing severity, while the last frame contains two ungraded radiographs. The 5 frames are contained in a 1012 by 1112-in. ring binder

NOTE 2-Reference radiographs applicable to aluminum and magnesium castings up to 2 in. (50 mm) in thickness are contained in ASTM Reference Radiographs E155, for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Castings, Volumes I and II.

Two kinds of illustration categories are covered as follows:

Graded-Three discontinuity categories for aluminum die castings and three discontinuity categories for magnesium die castings, each illustrated in four levels of progressively increasing severity. Category A discontinuities are illustrated for aluminum and magnesium die castings having thicknesses of 18 in. (3.2 mm) and 58 in. (15.9 mm); Category B discontinuities are illustrated for 18-in. thick aluminum and magnesium die castings; and Category C discontinuities are illustrated for 58-in. thick aluminum and magnesium die castings.

Ungraded-One illustration of one discontinuity for 0.20-in. (5.1-mm) thickness aluminum die casting; and one illustration of one discontinuity for 18-in. (3.2-mm) thickness magnesium die casting.

This document may be used for other materials, thicknesses, or with other energy levels for which it has been found to be applicable and agreement has been reached between the purchaser and manufacturer.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

 

Document History

September 1, 2015
Standard Reference Radiographs for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Die Castings
These reference radiographs illustrate the categories and severity levels of discontinuities that may occur in aluminumalloy and magnesium-alloy die castings. They are intended to provide: A guide...
ASTM E505
June 10, 2001
Standard Reference Radiographs for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Die Castings
These reference radiographs illustrate the categories and severity levels of discontinuities that may occur in aluminumalloy and magnesium-alloy die castings. They are intended to provide: A guide...
June 10, 2001
Standard Reference Radiographs for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Die Castings
1. Scope 1.1 These reference radiographs illustrate the categories and severity levels of discontinuities that may occur in aluminum-alloy and magnesium-alloy die castings. They are intended to...
June 10, 2001
Standard Reference Radiographs for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Die Castings
These reference radiographs illustrate the categories and severity levels of discontinuities that may occur in aluminum-alloy and magnesium-alloy die castings. They are intended to provide: A guide...
February 10, 1996
Standard Reference Radiographs for Inspection of Aluminum and Magnesium Die Castings
1. Scope 1.1 These reference radiographs illustrate the categories and severity levels of discontinuities that may occur in aluminum-alloy and magnesium-alloy die castings. They are intended to...
October 15, 1991
STANDARD REFERENCE RADIOGRAPHS FOR INSPECTION OF ALUMINUM AND MAGNESIUM DIE CASTINGS
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October 26, 1990
STANDARD REFERENCE RADIOGRAPHS FOR INSPECTION OF ALUMINUM AND MAGNESIUM DIE CASTINGS
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December 26, 1975
STANDARD REFERENCE RADIOGRAPHS FOR INSPECTION OF ALUMINUM AND MAGNESIUM DIE CASTINGS (R 1984)
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