Fourth Edition, Volume 1: Liquid Penetrant Testing

Product Number 142

This fifteen-chapter Handbook features full color throughout with bright, clear figures and more than 200 new photographs that clearly illustrate important principles. An updated glossary and index make accurate searches fast and easy.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1.  Introduction to Liquid Penetrant Testing

  • Part 1:  Nondestructive Testing
  • Part 2:  Management of Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 3:  History of Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 4:  Measurement Units for Liquid Penetrant Testing

Chapter 2.  Principles of Liquid Penetrant Testing

  • Part 1:  Elements of Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 2:  Liquid Penetrant Testing Processes
  • Part 3:  Emulsification and Removal of Excess Surface Liquid Penetrant
  • Part 4:  Principles of Application and Operation of Developers
  • Part 5:  Inspection and Interpretation of Liquid Penetrant Indications
  • Part 6:  Field Techniques for Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 7:  Maintenance of Liquid Penetrant Test Systems
  • Part 8:  Health and Safety

Chapter 3.  Characteristics of Liquid Penetrant Materials

  • Part 1.  Fluid Mechanics of Liquid Penetrant
  • Part 2.  Liquid Penetrant Removal
  • Part 3.  Color of Liquid Penetrants
  • Part 4.  Action of Developers
  • Part 5.  Dye Penetrant Color

Chapter 4.  Care and Maintenance of Liquid Penetrant Test Materials

  • Part 1.  Care of Liquid Penetrant Testing Materials
  • Part 2.  Care of Liquid Penetrants in Use
  • Part 3.  Care of Emulsifiers and Removers
  • Part 4.  Care of Developers
  • Part 5.  Quality Control Tests for Liquid Penetrant Materials
  • Part 6.  Quality Control Tests of Test Systems and Procedures

Chapter 5.  Interpretation of Liquid Penetrant Indications

  • Part 1.  Terminology for Interpretation of Liquid Penetrant Indications
  • Part 2.  General Interpretation of Liquid Penetrant Indications
  • Part 3.  Processing Effects Influencing Liquid Penetrant Indications
  • Part 4.  Establishing Acceptance Standards for Liquid Penetrant Indications
  • Part 5.  Interpretation of Liquid Penetrant Indications of Cracks
  • Part 6.  Interpretation of Liquid Penetrant Indications of Laminar Discontinuities
  • Part 7.  Interpretation of Liquid Penetrant Indications of Porosity and Leaks
  • Part 8.  Nonrelevant and False Liquid Penetrant Indications
  • Part 9.  Recognition Training of Liquid Penetrant Inspectors
  • Part 10.  Specifications and Guides for Evaluation of Liquid Penetrant Indications

Chapter 6.  Surface Preparation and Cleaning

  • Part 1.  Effects of Test Object Surface Contamination or Irregularities
  • Part 2.  Cleaning Surfaces before Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 3.  Cleaning Test Objects after Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 4.  Cleaning Requirements for Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant Testing in Aircraft Overhaul
  • Part 5.  Influence of Mechanical Processing on Liquid Penetrant Testing

Chapter 7.  Liquid Penetrant Test Equipment

  • Part 1.  Processing Equipment for Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Part 2.  Automated Liquid Penetrant Testing of Large Aerospace Parts

Chapter 8. Irradiation of Liquid Penetrant Tests

  • Part 1.  Irradiation and Vision
  • Part 2.  Liquid Penetrant Testing under Visible Light
  • Part 3.  Fluorescent Penetrant Testing
  • Part 4.  Radiation Sources for Fluorescent Penetrant Testing
  • Part 5.  Radiation Measurement

Chapter 9.  Comparators and Reference Panels

  • Part 1.  Cracked Metal Comparator Blocks
  • Part 2.  Surface Cracked Nickel-Chrome Liquid Penetrant Test Panels
  • Part 3.  Penetrant Comparators with Indentations Simulating Discontinuities
  • Part 4.  Test Panels for Measurement of Background

Chapter 10.  Liquid Penetrant Testing Crack Detection Capabilities and Reliability

  • Part 1.  Human Factors
  • Part 2.  Probability of Detection (PoD)

Chapter 11.  Liquid Penetrant System Chemistry and Effluent Waste

  • Part 1.  Effects of Sulfur and Chlorine Impurities in Liquid Penetrant Test Materials
  • Part 2.  Sulfur and Halogen Analysis of Liquid Penetrant Test Materials
  • Part 3.  Control of Pollution from Liquid Penetrant Waste
  • Part 4.  Recycling of Water Effluent and Postemulsifiable Liquid Penetrant
  • Part 5.  Clarification and Distillation Recovery of Wastewater

Chapter 12.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Metals

  • Part 1.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Forgings
  • Part 2.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Ferrous Metals
  • Part 3.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Light Alloys
  • Part 4.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Welds
  • Part 5.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Metal Cutting Tools

Chapter 13.  Electric Power Applications of Liquid Penetrant Testing

  • Part 1.  Applications of Liquid Penetrant Testing in Electric Power Plants
  • Part 2.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Pressure Components of Nuclear Power Plants
  • Part 3.  Examples of Liquid Penetrant Indications in Reactor Piping
  • Part 4.  Personnel Performing Liquid Penetrant Testing in Power Plants

Chapter 14. Aerospace Applications of Liquid Penetrant Testing

  • Part 1.  Liquid Penetrant Testing Process Specifications in Aerospace Manufacturing
  • Part 2.  Liquid Penetrant Performance without Developer
  • Part 3.  Liquid Penetrant Testing for Liquid Oxygen Systems
  • Part 4.  Fluorescent Penetrants with Depth Sensing
  • Part 5.  Low Viscosity Liquid Penetrant Testing of Brazed Honeycomb Seals
  • Part 6.  Ultrasonic Enhancement of Liquid Penetrant Indications in Welds
  • Part 7.  Liquid Penetrant Testing in Aircraft Fleet Maintenance
  • Part 8.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Radioisotope Capsules for Deep Space Missions

Chapter 15. Various Applications of Liquid Penetrant Testing

  • Part 1.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Petroleum Down Hole Components
  • Part 2.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Automotive Parts
  • Part 3.  Liquid Penetrant Testing of Plastic Materials
  • Part 4.  Filtered Particle Testing

Glossary

References

Index

Figure Credits