ASTM E1254 - 13

    Standard Guide for Storage of Radiographs and Unexposed Industrial Radiographic Films

    Active Standard ASTM E1254 | Developed by Subcommittee: E07.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 03.03

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    Significance and Use

    3.1 The provisions of this guide are intended to control the quality of industrial radiographs and unexposed films only and are not intended for controlling the acceptability of the materials or products radiographed. It is further intended that this guide be used as an adjunct to Guide E94.

    3.2 The necessity for applying specific control procedures such as those described in this guide is dependent to a certain extent, on the degree to which a user adheres to good processing and storage practices as a matter of routine procedure.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide may be used for the control and maintenance of industrial radiographs and unexposed films used for industrial radiography.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    Note 1For information purposes, refer to Terminology E1316. The terms stated therein, however, are not specifically referenced in the text of this document.

    1.3 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.

    ASTM Standards

    E94 Guide for Radiographic Examination

    E746 Practice for Determining Relative Image Quality Response of Industrial Radiographic Imaging Systems

    E1316 Terminology for Nondestructive Examinations

    ISO Standards

    ISO 18901 Imaging Materials--Processed silver-gelatin type black-and-white films - Specifications for stability

    ISO 18902 Imaging Materials--Processed photographic films, plates, and papers - Filing enclosures and storage containers

    ISO 18916 Processed Photographic Materials--Photographic activity test for enclosure materials

    ISO 18917 Photography--Determination of residual thiosulfate and other related chemicals in processed photographic materials - Methods using iodine-amylose, methylene blue and silver sulfide

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 19.100 (Non-destructive testing)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code

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    DOI: 10.1520/E1254-13

    Citation Format

    ASTM E1254-13, Standard Guide for Storage of Radiographs and Unexposed Industrial Radiographic Films, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013,

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