BS EN ISO 5577:2017 Non-destructive testing. Ultrasonic testing. Vocabulary

BS EN ISO 5577:2017

Non-destructive testing. Ultrasonic testing. Vocabulary

Status : Current   Published : February 2017



What is this standard about?

It describes in simple language the terms used internationally in ultrasonic, non-destructive testing.

Who is this standard for?

It will be of value to anyone conducting ultrasonic non-destructive testing, which typically takes place in the following industries:

  • Oil and gas
  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Offshore
  • Heavy engineering
  • Shipbuilding and repair
  • Railways

Why should you use this standard?

The standard contains the latest technological information; it also normalizes the terms for users worldwide. This should minimize confusion across languages or caused by the use of local terms.

What’s changed since the last update?

This standard is a revision of BS EN 1330-4:2010. It brings the technological information up-to-date but more importantly, as an ISO document, it takes an international view, so these terms are for global use.

Standard NumberBS EN ISO 5577:2017
TitleNon-destructive testing. Ultrasonic testing. Vocabulary
Publication Date28 February 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 7963, ISO 16946, EN 16018, ISO 23279, ISO 2400, ISO 16828
ReplacesBS EN 1330-4:2010
International RelationshipsEN ISO 5577:2017,ISO 5577:2017
Draft Superseded By15/30285175 DC
DescriptorsTerminology, Ultrasonics, Vocabulary, Non-destructive testing, Ultrasonic testing
Title in FrenchEssais non destructif. Contrôle par ultrasons. Vocabulaire
Title in GermanZerstörungsfreie Prüfung. Ultraschallprüfung. Terminologie
ISBN978 0 580 83384 7
File Size1.396 MB

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