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The purpose of this military standard is to provide uniform
methods for the ultrasonic inspection of wrought metals and wrought
The methods for ultrasonic inspection in this standard are
applicable in the detection of flaws in wrought metals and wrought
metal products having a cross section thickness equal to 0.250 inch
or greater. Wrought metals include forging stock, forgings, rolled
billet or plate, extruded or rolled bars, extruded or rolled shapes
and parts made from them. Application of the methods in this
standard is not intended for non-metals, welds, castings or
Wrought aluminum alloy products
Requirements for ultrasonic inspection of aluminum alloy wrought
products, except as noted below, shall be in accordance with ASTM B
a. When ultrasonic quality level class AA is required, the
discontinuity acceptance criteria shall be as defined.
b. Ultrasonic inspection of machined aluminum alloy parts shall
be in accordance with this standard.
The ultrasonic inspection methods in this standard shall be
classified as follows:
I Immersion method.
II Contact method.
Five ultrasonic acceptance classes shall be as defined.
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