Common penetrant inspection misunderstandings

In this video we reveal common penetrant inspection misunderstandings we’ve seen in the field.

We kick-off with the following questions:

  • Is the highest sensitivity penetrant the best penetrant for my application?
  • Is an indication always a discontinuity?
  • Are water washable penetrants water based?

5 minutes a week to stay ‘current’ Magnaflux

You can expect to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest NDT knowledge and tips with our weekly blog article.

We will also occasionally send you new product and happenings information to keep you in the loop about what we are up to at Magnaflux.

Reading or skimming through our weekly emails and articles will only take you about 5 minutes each week (we know how busy you are!). Below are two of our most popular articles to get you started.

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Microfocus X-Ray Tubes

  1. Paramount tube power 500 Watt also at maximum voltage of 300 kV
  2. Internal cooling of the tube head and turbo pump for highest stability of focal spot position increases accuracy of CT scans.
  3. Reduced heel effect and round focal spot by redesigned reflection target.
  4. Automatic Intensity Control (AIC) for continuous intensity of radiation
  5. Unlimited lifetime

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X-News TCNF Plus

The product line TCNF Plus addresses scientific and industrial applications with demand for highest resolution down to 0.5 microns. X-RAY WorX extended
its TCNF Plus product line with two models of 225 kV and 240 kV maximum voltage – XWT-225-TCNF Plus and XWT-240-TCNF Plus.


“Global Security” – YXLON


In an era of increased security activities globally, safety professionals need fast and reliable high-tech systems and efficient measures to address this new global environment. One of these systems is the OCV car scanning portal.

In the case story “Global Security” – with Swiss-based manufacturer Mircea Tudor, you can read how integration of the EVO 300D into their OCV systems, improves the system productivity and global security.

How to Calibrate Your MPI Equipment in 5 Steps

In this article, we will go over the five key factors to successfully calibrate your Magnetic Particle Equipment in reference to ASTM E1444, ASTM E3024, ISO 9934, or Nadcap AC7114/2

by David Geis, Product Manager, and Brian Batteiger, NDT Services Manager

There are many different types of magnetic particle equipment, ranging from small portable power packs to wet bench units, all the way to high-amperage stationary power packs for large structures.

If you are following ASTM E1444, ASTM E3024, ISO 9934, or Nadcap AC7114/2, your equipment must be calibrated on a semi-annual basis. No matter what type of magnetic particle equipment you have, and no matter which specification you follow, the same five steps are used to perform equipment calibration.

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