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AS 3978-2003 non-destructive testing - visual inspection of metal products and components

Standard Number:  AS 3978-2003
Title:  non-destructive testing - visual inspection of metal products and components
Language:  English
Publication Date:  2003/11/24
Execute Date:  2003/9/29
Status:  Current
International Classification for Standards (ICS)METALLURGY>>Testing of metals>>Non-destructive testing of metals
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
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Number of Pages:28P.;A4  

Description:this standard specifies procedures for visual inspection of metal products and components, with specific reference to welded components, steel castings, and corroded metal surfaces. procedures for conducting visual inspection under water may also be developed from this standard. this standard specifies requirements for the qualification of inspectors, for the viewing and illumination of items being inspected, and makes recommendations for the use of approved visual aids to optimize recognition of surface features. the qualifications for personnel to perform visual examinations are specified in as 3998. requirements on information to be supplied by the purchaser at the time of inquiry or order are contained in appendix a.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 3978-2003 NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING-VISUAL INSPECTION OF METAL PRODUCTS AND COMPONENTS
PREFACE
CONTENTS
1 SCOPE
2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
3 DEFINITIONS
4 INSPECTOR REQUIREMENTS
5 EQUIPMENT
5.1 General requirements
5.2 Low-power magnifying equipment
5.2.1 Classification
5.2.2 Description
5.2.3 Magnification
5.2.4 Factors affecting the choice of magnifier
5.3 Surface feature modelling equipment and materials
5.4 Remote viewing equipment
5.5 Photographic equipment
6 ILLUMINATION
6.1 General
6.2 Location of the work-piece
7 INSPECTION SCOPE AND CRITERIA
7.1 General requirements
7.2 The terminology, identification and evaluation of discontinuities
8 PREPARATION OF SURFACES PRIOR TO INSPECTION
9 REQUIREMENTS OF A PROCEDURE FOR VISUAL INSPECTION
9.1 Pre-inspection requirements
9.2 Inspection procedure requirements
9.3 Identification, recording and evaluation of discontinuities and corrosion
9.3.1 General
9.3.2 Weld discontinuities
9.3.3 Casting discontinues
9.3.4 Corroded metal surfaces
9.4 Marking of inspected products and components
9.5 Inspection record sheet
10 INSPECTION REPORT
APPENDIX A - PURCHASING REQUIREMENTS
A1 GENERAL
A2 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PURCHASER
APPENDIX B - NOTES ON VISUAL ACUITY
B1 GENERAL
B2 MEASUREMENT OF VISUAL ACUITY
APPENDIX C - INSPECTION AIDS AND MEASURING DEVICES
APPENDIX D - CHECKLIST OF ITEMS TO CONSIDER WHEN BRIEFING INSPECTION PERSONNEL
APPENDIX E - VISUAL INSPECTION GUIDELINE FOR WELDS
E1 SCOPE
E2 PROCEDURE
E3 INSPECTION OF COMPLETED FABRICATION
E4 MACRO-EXAMINATION
APPENDIX F - CASTINGS-DESCRIPTIONS OF TERMS FOR SURFACE TEXTURE AND DISCONTINUITIES
F1 SCOPE
F2 DESCRIPTION OF TERMS
  
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