ASTM E587 - 15(2020) - Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Angle-Beam Contact Testing

ASTM E587 - 15(2020)

Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Angle-Beam Contact Testing

Status : Current   Published : June 2020



1.1 This practice covers ultrasonic examination of materials by the pulse-echo technique, using continuous coupling of angular incident ultrasonic vibrations.

1.2 This practice shall be applicable to development of an examination procedure agreed upon by the users of the practice.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are 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.

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

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM E587 - 15(2020)
TitleStandard Practice for Ultrasonic Angle-Beam Contact Testing
Publication Date01 June 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
Descriptors angle beam, contact ultrasonic method, Lamb waves, longitudinal waves, nondestructive examination, Rayleigh waves, shear waves, ultrasonic examination
File Size276 KB

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