Physico-chemical analyses

Physico-chemical analyses, qualification of dye penetrant and magnetic particle inspection consumables

Are you seeking a partner to perform analyses on post-emulsion and pre-emulsion penetrants, emulsifiers, magnetic inks and ultrasonic couplers? 

The BABBCO team performs analyses according to industrial standards, requirements and specifications: 

  • AITM 6-1001
  • AMS 2644 
  • DMC 0010
  • ISO 3452 
  • NADCAP AC7114/1 
  • etc.

Our process

In order to perform the analyses that will ensure your compliance with the various standards and requirements, all you have to do is send us a sample of your penetrant. We will return the certificate of analysis as quickly as possible. We can provide pre-labeled cases on request.

Analyses offered

  • Water content: pre-emulsified penetrant
  • Water tolerance
  • Fluorescence control: relative or initial
  • Washability: pre-emulsified penetrant and emulsifier
  • Sensitivity
  • Density
  • Contamination (by visual inspection) according to ASTM E1417
  • Color intensity according to ISO 3452-1
  • Emulsifier effectiveness according to DMC 0010 and ASTM E1417
  • Flash point
  • Fluorescence stability according to AMS 2644
  • Thermal stability according to AMS 2644
  • Chlorine, fluorine, sulfur, bromine and sodium content
  • Refractometer waveforms 
  • Corrosion on alloys

Non-exhaustive list. Please contact us for the full list of analyses offered.