Liquid Penetrant Testing Consumables

Penetrant inspection expertise requires process consistency and dependable products so the inspector, engineer or technician can have confidence that every defect, flaw or indication will be found. The more repeatable the inspection, the greater the level of confidence an inspector gains. Magnaflux provides NDT-pros, engineers, and technician inspectors with chemical consumable products developed and tested to maximize process reliability in flourescent penetrant inspection (FPI) and dye penetrant testing.

Click the buttons below or scroll down to find out more about the Magnaflux full range of penetrant testing products including penetrants, developers and emulsifiers, QPL SAE AMS 2644 Qualified Product List products, and ASTM E1417, ASTM E165, ISO 3452 and Pratt & Whitney certified products.


 

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AMS 2644 Revision G: Key Changes and Updates

AMS 2644 Revision G: Key Changes and Updates

On April 8, 2019 AMS 2644G1 was published, replacing the 2013 revision F. This revision was completed as part of a standard review cycle, and to address changes in the industry and shortcomings of the previous revision.

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Three steps to narrow down a penetrant method

Selecting A Dye Penetrant Method [Checklist]

Three steps to narrow down a penetrant method through governing specifications, part composition, and test parts

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Penetrant Testing Demo

How to Do Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant Testing [Video]

Watch a demonstration of the penetrant inspection method according to ASTM E1417, including basic steps for NDT with an AMS 2644 Type 1 penetrant.

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Magnaflux Dye Penetrant Testing

How to Do Visible Dye Penetrant Testing [Video]

Watch an overview of the dye penetrant testing method according to ASTM E1417, including basic steps for NDT with an AMS 2644 Type 2 penetrant.

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Liquid Penetrant Aerosol Coverage Test

NDT Visible Liquid Penetrant Aerosol Coverage Test [Video]

See how three popular visible liquid penetrants perform in a coverage test to learn how many square feet each can covered

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Exposing 10 Common Misunderstandings about Penetrant Testing

We reveal common misperceptions about liquid penetrant inspection we’ve seen in the field in recent years

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Understanding Emulsifiers and Knowing When to Use Them

Understanding Emulsifiers and Knowing When to Use Them

Why is an emulsifier required to remove excess post emulsifiable penetrant and what is the difference between hydrophilic and lipophilic emulsifier?

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Protective Armor Inspection with Zyglo Penetrant [Case Study]

Protective Armor Inspection with Zyglo Penetrant [Case Study]

In this case study, we show how an armor solutions provider increased quality control on a semi-porous surface with ZL-19

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Use of Method D Hydrophilic Emulsifier

Use of Method D Hydrophilic Emulsifier

Learn about the Method D liquid penetrant inspection nondestructive testing method

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How Water Content Effects Viscosity of Fluorescent Penetrant

How Water Content Affects Viscosity of Fluorescent Penetrant [Case Study]

We show how a customer worked with the quality experts at Magnaflux to analyze data trends in the fluorescent penetrant to stay compliant

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NADCAP and Known Defect Standards

Understanding Nadcap System Performance Check and Known Defect Standards

Properly demonstrating the system performance check was the #2 Nadcap audit finding for penetrant systems. What do you need to do to comply?

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Contaminated Powder Developer

9 Daily Performance Checks for Liquid Penetrant Inspection Systems

Learn more on why penetrant daily checks are important for the integrity of your LPI Systems

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In this blog we explore the various forms of developer and learn what makes them different

What are the Differences Between Developers, and Which Should I Use For Penetrant Inspections?

Developers enhance the visibility of penetrant indications, in this blog we explore the various forms and learn what makes them different.

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Learn about the available properties of developers

Does Developer Dry Time Impact Indication Strength?

Learn about the available properties of developers and the relationship between dwell time and inspection quality

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Benefits of Developer

Benefits of Using Developer During Liquid Penetrant Inspection [Case Study]

Learn how a automotive manufacturer increased indication detection in visible and UV light with developer.

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Visible Liquid Penetrant Inspection

Better Weld Inspections with Dye Penetrant [Case Study]

Learn how one engineering and fab company improved their NDT weld inspection quality with SKL-WP2 dye penetrant.

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Higher Sensitivity Penetrant Improves Inspection Quality [Case Study]

In this case study, we help an aerospace customer improve inspection quality and consistency with two Magnaflux penetrants

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How Brightness and Contrast Impact NDT Inspections

How perception and vision can have a significant impact on probability of detection in non-destructive testing inspections.

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Dye Penetrant Testing on Pipe

How Low Temperatures Impact Dye Penetrant Testing

Learn how lower inspection temperatures affect the performance of dye penetrant testing cleaners, penetrant and developers

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Liquid Penetrant in Dip Tank

How to Maintain Penetrant Testing System Performance

Learn how liquid penetrant testing products lose performance over time and what to do to ensure penetrant test reliability.

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Success with the Right Precleaning

Prepare for Penetrant Testing Success with the Right Precleaning

Learn why proper precleaning before liquid penetrant inspections can make or break your nondestructive testing results

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Dye Penetrant Infographic

The Ultimate Guide to Visible Dye Penetrant Testing [Infographic]

Some handy tips for beginners who are new to visible dye penetrant testing or NDT pros who want an easy reference guide.

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PeneCert Test Services

Understanding PeneCert Test Services [SlideShare]

Learn more about test services for in-use penetrant, emulsifiers and developers to comply with ASMT E1417 and AMS 2644.

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Magnaflux Penetrant Inspection

Understanding Type-, Batch- and In-Use-Testing for Liquid Penetrants [Case Study]

Learn the differences between type testing, batch testing and in-use testing for NDT liquid penetrants.

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Liquid penetrants for leak detection of ventilation systems

Using Fluorescent Penetrant for Ventilation System Leak Detention [Case Study]

Learn how to look at the recommended actions associated with the chemical risk assessment.

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AMS 2644 Penetrant Sensitivity Levels

A Guide to AMS 2644 Penetrant Sensitivity Levels

Understand fluorescent liquid penetrant sensitivity levels and how to find the right one for your application

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Leak-Detection-Penetrant-Testing

Leak Detection with Penetrant Testing Process

Read more about using penetrant testing products to inspect for leaks by using fluorescent or visible/colored penetrant to enhance visual detection of leaks.

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Magnaflux Water Washable Penetrant

Water Washable versus Post Emulsifiable Penetrant – Which is Right for You?

Learn the differences between water-removable and non-water-washable liquid penetrant to figure out which is right for you

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