Red penetrant

red penetrant bycotest

Red penetrant

BYCOTEST RP20 red penetrant is a high sensitivity penetrant, level 2 according to EN ISO 3452-2.  The penetrant is water washable and solvent removable. Non-corrosive according to ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and to EN ISO 3452-2.

For low temperature penetrant testing (below +5ºC) RP20LT is recommended.

Clean the surface from contamination with the cleaner. Apply penetrant RP20 or RP20LT  on the investigated surface. Keep 5 – 60 minutes. Remove excess penetrant from the surface with water or a clean, lint-free cloth moistened with a prenetrant cleaner (penetrant remover). Drying. Recommended dry product natural evaporation or forced – warm air up to 50 ° C; do not use compressed air. Spray a developer D30А or D30plus by thin even layer from a distance of about 20 cm on a dry surface.pt_skruv1Preliminary examination of the product can be started immediately after the application developer to better interpret the shape and size of the defect. Basic survey carried out after the complete drying of the developer. Inspection area should have adequate lighting (not less than 50 lux ). Discontinuity surface will appear as a red indication on a white background. Note: If the developer layer will be very thick, indicating the penetrant can be low visibility.
Packaging: 400 ml aerosol cans (12 cans per box)
Shelf life: 48 months from date of manufacture when stored under proper conditions.
Storage: store in a dry place with a temperature range of +5 … + 25 ° C and away from direct sunlight.

BYCOTEST RP20 Product sheet

BYCOTEST RP20LT Product sheet

EN ISO 3452-2    Product sheet