This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2017. Therefore this version remains current.
Macroscopic methods deal with non-metallic inclusions visible to the naked eye or with the aid of a magnifying glass with a magnification of not more than X 10. Only inclusions equal to or greater than 1 mm long are taken into consideration. Covers the blue fracture test method, the step machined test method, the magnetic particle inspection method.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 1976-08
Edition : 1Number of pages : 6
Technical Committee:Methods of testing (other than mechanical tests and chemical analysis)