Titanium tubes and machined components supplier
Hengze Industry Co., Ltd.

Dye penetrant test for titanium pipe fittings surface

Dye penetrant test is an effective way to test the titanium michined parts, titanium pipe fittings or welded piece surface.
The dye penetrant test, also known as liquid penetrant inspection or dye penetrant inspection, is a non-destructive testing method used to detect surface-breaking defects in materials. It is commonly used in industries such as aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing.
During the dye penetrant test, a liquid dye penetrant is applied to the surface of the material being tested. The dye is allowed to seep into any surface cracks, pores, or other defects through capillary action. After a specified dwell time, excess dye is removed from the surface, and a developer is applied.
The developer helps draw out the trapped dye from the defects, making them visible to the inspector. The dye can be visible (colored) or fluorescent, depending on the type of penetrant used. In the case of fluorescent penetrants, an ultraviolet (UV) light is typically used to make the defects glow and enhance their visibility.
The inspector then examines the surface under appropriate lighting conditions to identify any indications of defects. This method is effective for detecting defects such as cracks, laps, porosity, and other surface discontinuities. It is relatively simple and cost-effective compared to other inspection methods.
It's worth noting that the dye penetrant test is only suitable for detecting surface defects and may not be able to detect subsurface defects. If subsurface defects are suspected, other non-destructive testing methods like ultrasonic testing or radiographic testing may be required.

Contact Us

    Name: Mr. Ren

    Tel: +86-18292471213

    E-mail: info(at)intemetal.com

    Add: Middle Section Baotai Road, Weibin District, 721013, Baoji, Shaanxi Province, China

    facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100094263827920 facebook: https://twitter.com/intemetal facebook: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIGarK7wwqSWeZMLXsYekpQ info(at)intemetal.com