BS EN 10160:1999 - Ultrasonic testing of steel flat product of thickness equal or greater than 6 mm (reflection method) – BSI British Standards

BS EN 10160:1999

Ultrasonic testing of steel flat product of thickness equal or greater than 6 mm (reflection method)

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : November 1999



This European Standard describes a method for the ultrasonic testing of uncoated flat steel product for internal discontinuities. It is applicable to flat product in nominal thicknesses range of 6 mm to 200 mm of non-alloyed or alloyed steel, excluding austenitic or austenoferritic steels. This standard may be applied to the latter types of steels provided that the difference between the amplitude of the noise signal and that of the echo detection threshold is sufficient for the limit fixed.

This standard also defines 4 quality classes for the flat product body and 5 classes for the edges.

Other methods if testing (e.g. by transmission) or other test equipment may be used at the manufacturer’s discretion provided that they give identical results to those obtained under the conditions of this standard. In the event of dispute, only the method defined in this standard shall prevail.

Standard NumberBS EN 10160:1999
TitleUltrasonic testing of steel flat product of thickness equal or greater than 6 mm (reflection method)
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 November 1999
Confirm Date06 April 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS 5996:1993
International RelationshipsEN 10160:1999
DescriptorsSpecimen preparation, Internal, Non-destructive testing, Dimensions, Test specimens, Frequencies, Defects, Strips, Testing conditions, Surface treatment, Ultrasonic testing, Sheet materials, Reflection, Density measurement, Steels, Thickness, Test equipment, Grades (quality), Alloy steels, Edge, Acceptance (approval), Inspection, Classification systems, Area, Calibration, Unalloyed steels, Adjustment
Title in FrenchControle ultrasonore des produits plats en acier d'epaisseur egale ou superieure a 6 mm (methode par reflexion)
Title in GermanUltraschallpruefung von Flacherzeugnissen aus Stahl mit einer Dicke groesser oder gleich 6 mm (Reflexionsverfahren)
ISBN0 580 32370 6
File Size212 KB

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