BS EN 1593:1999 - Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Bubble emission techniques
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BS EN 1593:1999

Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Bubble emission techniques

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : December 1999



This European Standard describes procedures for the detection and location of leaks by the bubble emission techniques. The sensitivity depends on techniques and materials used. Two techniques are described: a) immersion technique: quantitative measurements can be made using this procedure with particular devices (see informative annex A); b) liquid application technique. This standard can be used for equipment which can be evacuated or pressurised.

Standard NumberBS EN 1593:1999
TitleNon-destructive testing. Leak testing. Bubble emission techniques
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 December 1999
Confirm Date17 October 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1330-8, EN 473, EN 1779:1999
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
International RelationshipsEN 1593:1999
Amended ByAMD 14967
Amendment, March 2004
Draft Superseded By94/711142 DC
DescriptorsLeak tests, Personnel, Valves, Liquids, Contaminants, Leak detectors, Vacuum devices, Gas-resistance tests, Bubbles, Test equipment, Sensitivity, Visual inspection (testing), Seatings, Non-destructive testing, Pressure equipment, Testing conditions, Test specimens, Specimen preparation
Title in FrenchEssais non destructifs. Controle d'etancheite. Controle a la bulle
Title in GermanZerstoerungsfreie Pruefung. Dichtheitspruefung. Blasenpruefverfahren
ISBN0 580 35166 1
File Size303 KB

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