LPI Penetrants – Visible

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You can rely on our colour-contrast penetrants to find surface-open flaws and defects in virtually any non-porous material.

They have outstanding penetrating characteristics, producing vivid red indications of faults which can easily be seen with the naked eye.

Benefits

  • The industry standard
  • Daylight inspection
  • Consistent high performance
  • Available in aerosol or bulk liquid form
  • Water-washable and solvent-removable
  • Low temperature option
Crack in bolt revealed by red penetrant

Applications

Our penetrants are used throughout industry wherever a visible penetrant inspection system is suitable for detecting surface defects. Typical applications include castings, forgings, leak testing, welds and general metal work, but they can also be used on non-porous ceramics and similar materials.

You can use our visible penetrants in a broad range of industrial operations. Here are a few examples:

Automotive components: Other examples:
  • Brakes
  • Steering components
  • Connecting rods
  • Wheels
  • Engine mounts
  • Pistons
  • Cylinder blocks
  • Foundry castings and forgings
  • Critical military components
  • Rail components
  • Offshore oil and gas
  • Weld inspections
  • Pipelines

Cleaners/Removers:

BYCOTEST® C5
BYCOTEST® C10
SPOTCHECK® SKC-S

Developers:

BYCOTEST® D30A
BYCOTEST® D30plus
SPOTCHECK® SKD-S2
ZYGLO® ZP-4B
ZYGLO® ZP-5B
ZYGLO® ZP-9F
ZYGLO® ZP-14A

Penetrants

BYCOTEST® RP20
SPOTCHECK® SKL-SP2
SPOTCHECK® SKL-WP2

Inspection Kit

SPOTCHECK® SK-3 Kit – contains penetrant, cleaner and developer