Liquid Penetrant Testing

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Consumables

Fluorescent penetrants, visible / color-contrast dye penetrants, developers, emulsifiers and removers

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Liquid Penetrant Equipment

Equipment

Penetrant testing equipment systems for water washable Method A and post emulsifiable Method B/D inspections

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Liquid Penetrant Accessories

Accessories

Penetrant testing applications, test pieces and UV lamps for LPI inspection

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Liquid Penetrant Testing Testing Services

Test Services

For in-use penetrant, emulsifiers and developers to ensure compliance to ASMT E1417 and AMS 2644

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Enhance your penetrant inspections with Magnaflux’s full range of penetrant testing products for fluorescent or dye penetrant testing to find cracks, laps, seams, cold shuts, delamination, porosity and other types of defects.

Learn more about why Magnaflux customers trust our liquid penetrant inspection solutions to provide superior results in detecting fine defects and cracks in ferrous and non-ferrous materials.

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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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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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More Than Just Test Results, PeneCert™ Test Services is a Partnership

More Than Just Test Results, PeneCert™ Test Services is a Partnership

Liquid penetrant testing services help verify that your systems are compliant and act as a partner in your NDT process

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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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Understanding Safety Data Sheets

Understanding Safety Data Sheets: Do You Know What’s in the Chemicals You Handle?

We highlight the 5 major sections to understand on a Safety Data Sheets (SDS) in accordance with US OHSHA Hazcom 2012 GHS regulations

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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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UV-A Intensity: What’s Special About 5,000 µW?

UV-A Intensity: What’s Special About 5,000 µW?

Most UV-A lamps on the market are set to provide 5,000 µW/cm2 at a distance of 15 in / 38 cm. What’s so special about those numbers?

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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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Overview of Liquid Penetrant Inspection and Magnetic Particle Inspection Specifications

Overview of Liquid Penetrant Inspection and Magnetic Particle Inspection Specifications

Understanding ASTM and SAE/AMS specifications to select the corresponding Magnaflux product for Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Inspections

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NDT UV LED Lamps

Frequently Asked Questions About NDT UV LED Lamps

Frequently Asked Questions About NDT UV LED Lamps

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This technical paper shows examples of how Magnaflux can customize liquid penetrant equipment to me

Liquid Penetrant Equipment – Customized Solutions for Unique Needs

This technical paper shows examples of how Magnaflux can customize liquid penetrant equipment to meet part size and floor space requirements

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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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Magnaflux Penetrant Testing

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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Magnaflux Penetrant Inspection

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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Magnetic Particle Crack Comparison

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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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 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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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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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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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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