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NEN EN 1371-1 : 2011

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The latest, up-to-date edition.

FOUNDING - LIQUID PENETRANT TESTING - PART 1: SAND, GRAVITY DIE AND LOW PRESSURE DIE CASTINGS
Published date

01-12-2013

Foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Conditions for liquid penetrant inspection
4 Method of inspection
    4.1 Operating mode
    4.2 Qualification of the operators
    4.3 Surface preparation
    4.4 Conditions of inspection
5 Acceptance criteria
    5.1 Indications of discontinuities
    5.2 Definitions of liquid penetrant inspection
          indications
    5.3 Severity levels
6 Classification of the indications and interpretation
    of results
7 Ordering
8 Retesting
9 Post-examination cleaning procedures
10 Inspection documentation
Tables
1 Nature of discontinuities and types of corresponding
    liquid penetrant inspection indications
2 Severity levels for liquid penetrant inspection -
    Non-linear indications isolated (SP) or clustered (CP)
3 Severity levels for liquid penetrant inspection -
    Linear (LP) and aligned (AP) indications
4 Recommended surface finish for liquid penetrant
    inspection
Annexes
A (informative) Bibliography
B (informative) Reference figures - non-linear isolated
    indications designated SP
C (informative) Reference figures - Non-linear
    indications designated SP and CP
D (informative) Reference figures - linear and aligned
    indications designated LP and AP
E (informative) Model of a liquid penetrant inspection
    document

Applicable to the liquid penetrant testing of all castings (not including copper-tin and/or copper-tin-lead alloy castings, where copper is the main constituent) made in conventional sand moulds by gravity and low-pressure die casting. Not applicable to investment and pressure die casting.

DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
Netherlands Standards
Status
Current

Standards Relationship
UNI EN 1371-1 : 2012 Identical
UNE-EN 1371-1:2012 Identical
DIN EN 1371-1:2012-02 Identical
EN 1371-1:2011 Identical
BS EN 1371-1:2011 Identical
I.S. EN 1371-1:2011 Identical

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