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  • ASTM E 1158 : 2014

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    Standard Guide for Material Selection and Fabrication of Reference Blocks for the Pulsed Longitudinal Wave Ultrasonic Testing of Metal and Metal Alloy Production Material (Withdrawn 2019)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  10-12-2019

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  19-06-2014

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    This guide covers general procedures for the material selection and fabrication of reference blocks made of metal or metal alloys and intended to be used for the examination of the same or similar production materials by pulsed longitudinal ultrasonic waves applied perpendicular to the beam entry surface.

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    1.1This guide covers general procedures for the material selection and fabrication of reference blocks made of metal or metal alloys and intended to be used for the examination of the same or similar production materials by pulsed longitudinal ultrasonic waves applied perpendicular to the beam entry surface. Primary emphasis is on solid materials but some of the techniques described may be used for midwall examination of pipes and tubes of heavy wall thickness. Near-surface resolution in any material depends upon the characteristics of the instrument and search unit employed.

    1.2This guide covers the fabrication of reference blocks for use with either the immersion or the contact method of ultrasonic examination.

    1.3Reference blocks fabricated in accordance with this guide can be used to determine proper ultrasonic system operation. Area-amplitude and distance-amplitude curves can also be determined with these reference blocks.

    1.4This guide does not specify reference reflector sizes or product rejection limits. It does describe typical industry fabrication practices and commonly applied tolerances where they lend clarity to the guide. In all cases of conflict between this guide and customer specifications, the customer specification shall prevail.

    1.5The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.6This standard does not purport to address the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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    Committee E 07
    Document Type Guide
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Withdrawn
    Supersedes

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    ASTM E 127 : 2015 Standard Practice for Fabrication and Control of Aluminum Alloy Ultrasonic Standard Reference Blocks
    ASTM E 1901 : 2018 Standard Guide for Detection and Evaluation of Discontinuities by Contact Pulse-Echo Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Methods
    ASTM E 1001 : 2016 Standard Practice for Detection and Evaluation of Discontinuities by the Immersed Pulse-Echo Ultrasonic Method Using Longitudinal Waves
    ASTM E 2375 : 2016 Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Testing of Wrought Products
    ASTM E 428 : 2008 : R2013 Standard Practice for Fabrication and Control of Metal, Other than Aluminum, Reference Blocks Used in Ultrasonic Testing (Withdrawn 2019)

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