Penetrant Inspection Definitions for AMS-2644E and ASTM E-1417-05

TYPE 1 – Fluorescent Dye Sensitivity levels 1/2 – 4.

TYPE 2 – Visible Dye, no sensitivity levels.

  • Method A – Water washable.
  • Method B – Post-emulsifiable, lipophilic.
  • Method C – Solvent-removable

class 1 – Halogenated.

class 2 – Non-halogenated.

class 3 – Special application.

  • Method D – Post-emulsifiable, hydrophilic

Penetrant Inspection Definitions for ISO-3452-2:2005(E)

TYPE I – Fluorescent Penetrant: Sensitivity levels 1/2 – 4.

TYPE II- Color Contrast Penetrant, sensitivity levels 1-2.

TYPE III – Dual fluorescent & visible Sensitivity per visible levels

  • Method A – Water washable.
  • Method B – Lipophilic emulsifier.
  • Method C – Solvent.

class 1 – Halogenated

class 2 – Non-halogenated.

class 3 – Special application

  • Method D – Hydrophilic emulsifier.
  • Method E – Water and solvent