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ASTM E1220

Standard Test Method for Visible Penetrant Examination Using Solvent-Removable Process

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 January 2005
Status: inactive
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Non-destructive testing): 19.100
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This test method(Footnote 2) covers procedures for visible penetrant examination utilizing the solvent-removable process. It is a nondestructive testing method for detecting discontinuities that are open to the surface such as cracks, seams, laps, cold shuts, laminations, isolated porosity, through leaks, or lack of fusion and is applicable to in-process, final, and maintenance examination. It can be effectively used in the examination of nonporous, metallic materials, both ferrous and nonferrous, and of nonmetallic materials such as glazed or fully densified ceramics and certain nonporous plastics and glass.

This test method also provides a reference:

By which a visible penetrant examination method using the solvent-removable process recommended or required by individual organizations can be reviewed to ascertain its applicability and completeness.

For use in the preparation of process specifications dealing with the visible, solvent-removable liquid penetrant examination of materials and parts. Agreement by the purchaser and the manufacturer regarding specific techniques is strongly recommended.

For use in the organization of the facilities and personnel concerned with the liquid penetrant examination.

This test method does not indicate or suggest standards for evaluation of the indications obtained. It should be noted, however, that after indications have been produced, they must be interpreted or classified and then evaluated. For this purpose there must be a separate code, specification, or a specific agreement to define the type, size, location, and direction of indications considered acceptable, and those considered unacceptable.

All areas of this test method may be open to agreement between the cognizant engineering organization and the supplier, or specific direction from the cognizant engineering organization.

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.

Footnote 2 - For ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code applications see related Test Method SE-1220 in Section II of that Code.

Document History

July 1, 2016
Standard Practice for Visible Penetrant Testing Using Solvent-Removable Process
This practice2 covers procedures for visible penetrant examination utilizing the solvent-removable process. It is a nondestructive testing method for detecting discontinuities that are open to the...
February 15, 2010
Standard Practice for Visible Penetrant Testing Using Solvent-Removable Process
This practice2 covers procedures for visible penetrant examination utilizing the solvent-removable process. It is a nondestructive testing method for detecting discontinuities that are open to the...
ASTM E1220
January 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Visible Penetrant Examination Using Solvent-Removable Process
This test method(Footnote 2) covers procedures for visible penetrant examination utilizing the solvent-removable process. It is a nondestructive testing method for detecting discontinuities that are...
June 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Visible Penetrant Examination Using Solvent-Removable Process
1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers procedures for visible penetrant examination utilizing the solvent-removable process. It is a nondestructive testing method for detecting discontinuities that are...
January 1, 1992
Standard Test Method for Visible Liquid Penetrant Examination Using the Solvent-Removable Process
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May 15, 1991
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR VISIBLE LIQUID PENETRANT EXAMINATION USING THE SOLVENT-REMOVABLE PROCESS
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November 27, 1987
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR VISIBLE PENETRANT EXAMINATION USING THE SOLVENT-REMOVABLE PROCESS
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