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ASTM E650/E650M-12

Standard Guide for Mounting Piezoelectric Acoustic Emission Sensors

Standard Guide for Mounting Piezoelectric Acoustic Emission Sensors
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Significance and Use

The methods and procedures used in mounting AE sensors can have significant effects upon the performance of those sensors. Optimum and reproducible detection of AE requires both appropriate sensor-mounting fixtures and consistent sensor-mounting procedures.


1.1 This document provides guidelines for mounting piezoelectric acoustic emission (AE) sensors.

1.2 UnitsThe values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 03.03
Developed by Subcommittee: E07.04
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/E0650_E0650M-12
ICS Code: 17.140.01