Magnetic Particle Process Improvement

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The magnetic particle testing process is performed to find linear, surface and near surface discontinuities in ferromagnetic test materials. A wet fluorescent method is used at Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T). This method employs a liquid carrier mixed with iron oxide particles in suspension, and the particles used in the method are coated with a fluorescent dye to make them visible under a black light. The process in its current state employs the use of a tank of liquid solution of a mineral oil carrier with iron oxide particles in suspension. The change to the use of an aerosol ... continued below

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Hubert, R.R. August 13, 2002.

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The magnetic particle testing process is performed to find linear, surface and near surface discontinuities in ferromagnetic test materials. A wet fluorescent method is used at Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T). This method employs a liquid carrier mixed with iron oxide particles in suspension, and the particles used in the method are coated with a fluorescent dye to make them visible under a black light. The process in its current state employs the use of a tank of liquid solution of a mineral oil carrier with iron oxide particles in suspension. The change to the use of an aerosol delivery system with the same material reduces the amount of waste involved in the process while preserving the sensitivity of the testing, shortens the flowtime for the test, and saves labor and material costs.

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OSTI as DE00798723

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  • Other Information: PBD: 13 Aug 2002

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  • Report No.: KCP-613-6565
  • Grant Number: ACO4-01AL66850
  • DOI: 10.2172/798723 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 798723
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc740033

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Hubert, R.R. Magnetic Particle Process Improvement, report, August 13, 2002; Kansas City, Missouri. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740033/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.