1.1 These reference photographs are supplied as a means of establishing types and characteristics of surface discontinuities detectable by the penetrant examination methods. They may be used as a reference for acceptance standards, specifications and drawings.
1.2 Actual dimensions including maximum length of indications and number of indications per unit area must be specified by the users of this document. No attempt has been made to establish limits of acceptability or the metallurgical cause of a discontinuity.
Note 1—Examples of these reference photographs are shown in Figs. 1-8.
FIG. 1 Example of Type I, Class A, Indication
FIG. 2 Example of Type I, Class B, Indication
FIG. 3 Example of Type I, Class C, Indication
FIG. 4 Example of Type I, Class D, Indication
FIG. 5 Example of Type II, Class A, Indication
FIG. 6 Example of Type II, Class B, Indication
FIG. 7 Example of Type II, Class C, Indication
FIG. 8 Example of Type II, Class D, Indication
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry
discontinuities; liquid penetrant indications; liquid penetrant inspection; penetrant inspection; penetrant examination; photographs; reference photographs; Liquid penetration; Penetrant inspection; Reference radiographs;
ICS Number Code 77.040.99 (Other methods of testing metals)
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