This SAE Standards specifies the processes and type of impregnant which can be used when impregnating castings for the following purposes:
a. For the recovery of ferrous and non-ferrous castings containing micro porosity, where pressure tightness is mandatory.
b. for sealing castings/sinter metal components to improve corrosion resistance and/or to render the surface suitable for subsequent surface treatment.
This Standard is a direct replacement for DEF STAN 03-1 and has been reproduced by SAE International under the Open Government Licensing Agreement. The technical content remains unchanged from Issue 5 of the Defence Standard it supersedes. Any queries should be referred via the link shown in the feedback box at the bottom of this page.