Particle Testing Standards – Magnetic Particles

On the ANSI webstore, there are hundreds of standards for particle testing. Many of these standards deal with paints and powders as one would expect. But a large group of standards pertain to magnetic particles often for characterizing steel tubes, welds or surface imperfections. The table below shows the standards for magnetic particle testing. This list is current as of November 3, 2015 and if some standards are revised or new ones created, you can find them on the ANSI webstore.

Document NumberTitle
BS 5138:1974Specification for magnetic particle flaw inspection of finished machined solid forged and drop stamped crankshafts (British Standard)
BS EN 10228-1:2016Non-destructive testing of steel forgings. Magnetic particle inspection (British Standard)
BS EN 1369:2012Founding. Magnetic particle testing (British Standard)
BS EN ISO 10893-5:2011Non-destructive testing of steel tubes. Magnetic particle inspection of seamless and welded ferromagnetic steel tubes for the detection of surface imperfections (British Standard)
BS EN ISO 17638:2016Non-destructive testing of welds. Magnetic particle testing (British Standard)
BS EN ISO 23278:2015Non-destructive testing of welds. Magnetic particle testing of welds. Acceptance levels (British Standard)
BS EN ISO 3059:2012Non-destructive testing. Penetrant testing and magnetic particle testing. Viewing conditions (British Standard)
BS EN ISO 9934-1:2016Non-destructive testing. Magnetic particle testing. General principles (British Standard)
BS EN ISO 9934-2:2015Non-destructive testing. Magnetic particle testing. Detection media (British Standard)
BS EN ISO 9934-3:2015Non-destructive testing. Magnetic particle testing. Equipment (British Standard)
BS ISO 4986:2010Steel castings. Magnetic particle inspection (British Standard)
DIN EN 10228-1:2016Non-destructive testing of steel forgings – Part 1: Magnetic particle inspection (FOREIGN STANDARD)
DIN EN 1369:2013Founding – Magnetic particle testing; German version EN 1369:2012 (Foreign Standard)
ONORM EN 10228-1:2016Non-destructive testing of steel forgings – Part 1: Magnetic particle inspection (Austrian Standard)
ONORM EN 1369:2013Founding – Magnetic particle testing (Austrian Standard)
ONORM EN ISO 10893-5:2011Non-destructive testing of steel tubes – Part 5: Magnetic particle inspection of seamless and welded ferromagnetic steel tubes for the detection of surface imperfections (ISO 10893-5:2011) (Austrian Standard)
ONORM EN ISO 17638:2017Non-destructive testing of welds – Magnetic particle testing (ISO 17638:2003) (Austrian Standard)
ONORM EN ISO 23278:2015Non-destructive testing of welds – Magnetic particle testing of welds – Acceptance levels (ISO 23278:2006) (Austrian Standard)
ONORM EN ISO 3059:2013Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing and magnetic particle testing – Viewing conditions (ISO 3059:2012) (Austrian Standard)
ONORM EN ISO 9934-1:2017Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 1: General principles (EN ISO 9934-1:2016) (Austrian Standard)
ONORM EN ISO 9934-2:2016Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 2: Detection media (ISO 9934-2:2016) (Austrian Standard)
AS 1171-1998Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing of ferromagnetic products, components and structures (FOREIGN STANDARD)
SIS-CEN/TR 16638:2014Non-destructive testing – Penetrant and magnetic particle testing using blue light (Swedish Standard)
SS-EN 1369:2012Founding – Magnetic particle testing (Swedish Standard)
SS-EN ISO 10893-5:2011Non-destructive testing of steel tubes – Part 5: Magnetic particle inspection of seamless and welded ferromagnetic steel tubes for the detection of surface imperfections (ISO 10893-5:2011) (Swedish Standard)
SS-EN ISO 17638:2016Non-destructive testing of welds – Magnetic particle testing (ISO 17638:2003) (Swedish Standard)
SS-EN ISO 23278:2015Non-destructive testing of welds – Magnetic particle testing of welds – Acceptance levels (ISO 23278:2006) (Swedish Standard)
SS-EN ISO 3059:2012Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing and magnetic particle testing – Viewing conditions (ISO 3059:2012) (Swedish Standard)
SS-EN ISO 9934-1:2017Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 1: General principles (ISO 9934-1:2015) (Swedish Standard)
SS-EN ISO 9934-2:2015Non destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 2: Detection media (ISO 9934-2:2015) (Swedish Standard)
SS-EN ISO 9934-3:2015Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 3: Equipment (ISO 9934-3:2015) (Swedish Standard)
ASTM A275/A275M-18Standard Practice for  Magnetic Particle Examination of Steel Forgings
ASTM A456/A456M-08(2018)Standard Specification for  Magnetic Particle Examination of Large Crankshaft<brk/> Forgings
ASTM A903/A903M-99(2017)Standard Specification for  Steel Castings, Surface Acceptance Standards, Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant Inspection
ASTM A966/A966M-15Standard Practice for  Magnetic Particle Examination of Steel Forgings Using Alternating Current
ASTM A986/A986M-01(2016)Standard Specification for Magnetic Particle Examination of Continuous Grain Flow Crankshaft Forgings
ASTM E125-63(2013)Standard Reference Photographs for Magnetic Particle Indications on Ferrous Castings
ASTM E1444/E1444M-16E1Standard Practice for  Magnetic Particle Testing
ASTM E2297-15Standard Guide for Use of UV-A and Visible Light Sources and Meters used in the Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Methods
ASTM E709-15Standard Guide for  Magnetic Particle Testing
DIN EN ISO 10893-1:2011Non-destructive testing of steel tubes – Part 1: Automated electromagnetic testing of seamless and welded (except submerged arc-welded) steel tubes for the verification of hydraulic leaktightness (ISO 10893-1:2011); German version EN ISO 10893-1:2011 (Foreign Standard)
DIN EN ISO 10893-3:2011Non-destructive testing of steel tubes – Part 3: Automated full peripheral flux leakage testing of seamless and welded (except submerged arc-welded) ferromagnetic steel tubes for the detection of longitudinal and/or transverse imperfections (ISO 10893-3:2011); German version EN ISO 10893-3:2011 (Foreign Standard)
DIN EN ISO 10893-5:2011Non-destructive testing of steel tubes – Part 5: Magnetic particle inspection of seamless and welded ferromagnetic steel tubes for the detection of surface imperfections (ISO 10893-5:2011); German version EN ISO 10893-5:2011 (Foreign Standard)
DIN EN ISO 17638:2017Non-destructive testing of welds – Magnetic particle testing (ISO 17638:2003); German version EN ISO 17638:2009 (Foreign Standard)
DIN EN ISO 23278:2015Non-destructive testing of welds – Magnetic particle testing of welds – Acceptance levels (ISO 23278:2006); German version EN ISO 23278:2009 (Foreign Standard)
DIN EN ISO 3059:2013Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing and magnetic particle testing – Viewing conditions (ISO 3059:2012); German version EN ISO 3059:2012 (Foreign Standard)
DIN EN ISO 9934-2:2015Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 2: Detection media (ISO 9934-2:2015); German version EN ISO 9934-2:2015 (Foreign Standard)
DIN EN ISO 9934-3:2015Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 3: Equipment (ISO 9934-3:2015); German version EN ISO 9934-3:2015 (Foreign Standard)
ISO 10893-5:2011Non-destructive testing of steel tubes – Part 5: Magnetic particle inspection of seamless and welded ferromagnetic steel tubes for the detection of surface imperfections
ISO 17638:2016Non-destructive testing of welds – Magnetic particle testing
ISO 3059:2012Non-destructive testing – Penetrant testing and magnetic particle testing – Viewing conditions
ISO 4986:2010Steel castings – Magnetic particle inspection
ISO 6933:1986Railway rolling stock material – Magnetic particle acceptance testing
ISO 9934-1:2016Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 1: General principles
ISO 9934-2:2015Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 2: Detection media
ISO 9934-3:2015Non-destructive testing – Magnetic particle testing – Part 3: Equipment
ISO 23278:2015Non-destructive testing of welds – Magnetic particle testing – Acceptance levels
SAE AMS 2300L-2010 (SAE AMS2300L-2010)Steel Cleanliness, Premium Aircraft-Quality Magnetic Particle  Inspection Procedure
SAE AMS 2301K-2010 (SAE AMS2301K-2010)Steel Cleanliness, Aircraft Quality Magnetic Particle Inspection  Procedure
SAE AMS 2303F-2010 (SAE AMS2303F-2010)Steel Cleanliness, Aircraft Quality Martensitic Corrosion-Resistant  Steels, Magnetic Particle Inspection Procedure
SAE AMS 2304B-2010 (SAE AMS2304B-2010)Steel Cleanliness, Special Aircraft-Quality Magnetic Particle  Inspection Procedure
SAE AMS 2442A-2007 (SAE AMS2442A-2007)Magnetic Particle Acceptance Criteria for Parts
SAE AMS 2641C-2015 (SAE AMS2641C-2015)Vehicle, Magnetic Particle Inspection, Petroleum Base
SAE AMS 3040D-2008 (SAE AMS3040D-2008)Magnetic Particles, Nonfluorescent, Dry Method
SAE AMS 3041F-2018Magnetic Particles, Nonfluorescent, Wet Method, Oil Vehicle,  Ready-to-Use
SAE AMS 3042F-2018Magnetic Particles, Nonfluorescent, Wet Method, Dry Powder
SAE AMS 3043E-2018Magnetic Particles, Nonfluorescent, Wet Method, Oil Vehicle, Aerosol  Packaged
SAE AMS 3044F-2008 (SAE AMS3044F-2008)Magnetic Particles, Fluorescent, Wet Method, Dry Powder
SAE AMS 3045E-2008 (SAE AMS3045E-2008)Magnetic Particles, Fluorescent, Wet Method, Oil Vehicle Ready-to-Use
SAE AMS 3046F-2009 (SAE AMS3046F-2009)Magnetic Particles, Fluorescent, Wet Method, Oil Vehicle, Aerosol  Packaged
SAE AMS-I-83387B-2016 (SAE AMS-I-83387B-2016)Inspection Process, Magnetic Rubber
SAE AS 3071B-2000 (SAE AS3071B-2000)Acceptance Criteria – Magnetic Particle, Fluorescent Penetrant, and  Contrast Dye Penetrant Inspection ( Reaffirmed: Jul 2004 )
SAE AS 4792A-2013 (SAE AS4792A-2013)Water Conditioning Agents for Aqueous Magnetic Particle Inspection
SAE AS 5282A-2015 (SAE AS5282A-2015)Tool Steel Ring for Magnetic Particle Inspection ( Reaffirmed: Feb  2007 )
SAE AS 5371A-2017Reference Standards Notched Shims for Magnetic Particle Inspection
SAE AS 5447-2000 (SAE AS5447-2000)Acceptance Criteria for Nuts – Magnetic Particle, Fluorescent  Penetrant, and Visible Penetrant Examination ( Reaffirmed: Jul 2004 )
SAE J 420-2018Magnetic Particle Inspection

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