Dye Penetration Testing Standards – ASTM, ASME, ISO, CEN

Dye Penetration Testing Standards:

ISO – International Organization for Standardization

● ISO 3452-1, Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing – Part 1. General principles

● ISO 3452-2, Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing – Part 2.. Testing of penetrant materials

● ISO 3452-3, Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing – Part 3.. Reference test blocks

● ISO 3452-4, Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing – Part 4.. Equipment

● ISO 3452-5, Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing – Part 5.. Penetrant testing at temperatures higher than 50°C

● ISO 3452-6, Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing – Part 6.. Penetrant testing at temperatures lower than 10°C

● ISO 3059, Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing and magnetic particle testing – Viewing conditions

● ISO 12706, Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing – Vocabulary

● ISO 23277, Non-destructive testing of welds – Penetrant testing of welds – Acceptance levels

European Committee for Standardization (CEN)

● EN 1371-1, Founding – Liquid penetrant inspection – Part 1.. Sand, gravity die, and low pressure die castings

● EN 1371-2, Founding – Liquid penetrant inspection – Part 2.. Investment castings

● EN 10228-2, Non-destructive testing of steel forgings – Part 2.. Penetrant testing

● EN 10246-11, Non-destructive testing of steel tubes – Part 11.. Liquid penetrant testing of seamless and welded steel tubes for the detection of surface imperfections

ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials

● ASTM E 165, Standard Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry

● ASTM E 1417, Standard Practice for Liquid Penetrant Testing

ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers

● ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section V, Art. 6, Liquid Penetrant Examination

● ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section V, Art. 24 Standard Test Method for Liquid Penetrant Examination SE-165 (identical with ASTM E-165)

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