penetrant


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penetrant

[′pen·ə·trənt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large barbed nematocyst that pierces the body of the prey and injects a paralyzing agent.
(materials)
A liquid with low surface tension, usually containing a dye or fluorescent chemical; when flowed over a metal surface, it is used to determine the existence and extent of cracks and other discontinuities.
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19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemetall, a Global Business Unit of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), has introduced a new water-based penetrant for eco-friendly and process efficient fluorescent penetrant inspection.
Lab Testing performs numerous nondestructive test services, including ultrasonic, hydrostatic pressure, magnetic particle and liquid penetrant tests.
Thus, as main novelty of the research, the data obtained from the simulation of the LPI system functioning with the optimal configuration is used for generating commands for different equipment such as buffers and nozzles for spraying penetrant liquid, water and developer, as it will be presented at the end of section 4 of the present study.
It was realized during the sorption experiments that the diffusion of the low-molecular penetrant in the investigated polymer systems with a low PVC content (below 20 wt.
Under the Consent Order AAR will perform liquid penetrant inspections for Boeing aircraft landing gear on an on-going basis, as well as the magnetic particle inspections that it already performs.
In the interest of efficiency, our hero decided he'd skip the general-purpose cleaner and use a much more effective penetrant cleaner and developer.
Research shows that proprietary non-brain penetrant cannabinoid subtype 1 (CB1) receptor antagonists developed by Jenrin Discovery are able to produce metabolically favorable effects in peripheral tissues, including fat and liver.
The company offers NDT including dye penetrant, ferroxyl and surface Ra, together with full certification for citric or nitric acid passivation, pressure testing, materials and conformity.
The crystalline regions and relatively close packed structure of EVA put up stiffer resistance to the vapor penetrant molecules leading to lower permeation characteristics for the blends.
Miraclean[R] supplies high performance ultrasonic cleaners, ultrasonic cleaning equipment for parts cleaning and mold cleaning, parts washers with agitation and ultrasonics, passivation lines (nitric or citric), and liquid penetrant inspection lines.
The 178 standards in this reference provide guidelines and practices for testing metals by acoustic emission, electromagnetic, mass spectrometer, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, radiographic, and ultrasonic methods.