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.
ASNT Recommended PracticeRecommendedPracticeN
SAE StandardAMS2644 Inspection Material, Penetrant
D95 Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation
E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry
E1135 Test Method for Comparing the Brightness of Fluorescent Penetrants
E1417 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Testing
UNSPSC Code 42295500(Surgical implants and expanders and extenders and surgical wires and related products)