Active Standard ASTM F601 | Developed by Subcommittee: F04.12
Book of Standards Volume: 13.01
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Significance and Use
3.1 This practice is intended to confirm the method of obtaining and evaluating the fluorescent penetrant indications on metallic surgical implants.
3.2 The product acceptance and rejection criteria will be as agreed upon between the purchaser and the supplier.
1.1 This practice is intended as a guide for fluorescent penetrant inspection of metallic surgical implants.
1.2 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D95 Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation
E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry
E433 Reference Photographs for Liquid Penetrant Inspection
ASNT Recommended PracticeRecommendedPracticeN
SAE StandardAMS2644 Inspection Material, Penetrant
UNSPSC Code 42295500(Surgical implants and expanders and extenders and surgical wires and related products)