Penetrant Testing Information

We offer penetrants, developers, emulsifiers, equipment, black lights, kits and accessories. This nondestructive inspection method reveals cracks and other surface discontinuities in ferrous & non-ferrous test materials.

Measures or detects defects open to the surface of parts such as cracks, porosity, seams, laps and through wall leaks.

  • Low cost
  • Portable
  • Indications may be further examined
  • Defect must be open to the surface
  • Parts must be cleaned before and after testing
  • Surface films, such as coatings, scale, and smeared metal may visually mask defects