BS EN ISO 12706:2009 - Non-destructive testing. Penetrant testing. Vocabulary – BSI British Standards

BS EN ISO 12706:2009

Non-destructive testing. Penetrant testing. Vocabulary

Status : Current, Confirmed   Published : January 2010



BS EN ISO 12706:2009 Non-destructive testing. Penetrant testing. Vocabulary

BS EN ISO 12706:2009 is an international standard which defines technical terms relating to penetrant testing.

Contents of BS EN ISO 12706:

  • Scope
  • Definition
  • Background
  • Bleedout
  • Coulor contrast penetrant
  • Developer
  • Development time
  • Dry developer
  • dual purpose penetrant
  • emulsifification of penetrant
  • emulsification time
  • Emulsifier
  • Excess penetrant removal
  • Flurescent brightness
  • Flourescent penetrant
  • hydrophillic emulsifier
  • Lipophillic emulsifier
  • peelable developer
  • penetrant
  • Penetrant system, test system, product familty
  • Penetrant resting materiels
  • Penetrant testing
  • Penetrant tolerances
  • Penetration time
  • post cleaning
  • post emulsifiable penetrant
  • pre-cleaning
  • re-dispersablility
  • sensitivity level
  • solvent based developer, no aquaous wet developer
  • Solvent removable penetrant
  • solvent remover
  • test panel
  • wahsability
  • water content
  • water suspendable developer
  • water tolerance
  • water washable penetrant


Standard NumberBS EN ISO 12706:2009
TitleNon-destructive testing. Penetrant testing. Vocabulary
StatusCurrent, Confirmed
Publication Date31 January 2010
Confirm Date29 June 2016
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 EN ISO 12706:2001
International RelationshipsEN ISO 12706:2009,ISO 12706:2009
Draft Superseded By08/30140122 DC
DescriptorsVocabulary, Non-destructive testing, Terminology, Flaw detection, Penetrant flaw detection
Title in FrenchEssais non destructifs. Contrôle par ressuage. Vocabulaire
Title in GermanZerstörungsfreie Prüfung. Terminologie. Begriffe der Eindringprüfung
ISBN978 0 580 55887 0
File Size326 KB

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