Penetrant system monitoring panel
- Provides a quick means of determining the continued serviceability of liquid penetrant inspection system.
- The panels are 0.090 inches thick and measures 4×6 inches.
- Looking for an ultra-sensitivity penetrant RC-77 Fluorescent Penetrant – should show all five cracks if all system components are functioning properly & HM-604 Fluorescent Penetrant, should reveal four cracks, and, often, the fifth. Similarly, a medium sensitivity penetrant. Sherwin HM-3A should show the three largest crack centres.
The “Penetrant System Monitoring Panel” provides a quick means of determining the continued serviceability of liquid penetrant inspection system: fluorescent or visible; water-washable; post emulsifiable, or pre-wash.
• ASTM E-1417
Sherwin incorporated manufactures each PSM-5 panel to P&WA specifications from stainless steel.
The panels are 0.090 inches thick and measures 4×6 inches.
A chrome plated strip runs the length of one side of the panel.
Five crack centres are evenly spaced in the chrome strip. The crack centres are raised circular patterns forming a star or sunburst.
The smallest crack may appear as a single or dual line instead of a star.
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