This SAE Aerospace Standard (AS) establishes requirements for the manufacture of ship-type reference standards containing artificial flaws (notches) for use in the magnetic particle inspection process.
RATIONALE AS5371A has been stabilized because it represents mature technology that is not likely to change. NOTICE AS5371A has been declared “STABILIZED” by AMS Committee K, Non Destructive Methods and Processes. This document will no longer be updated and may no longer represent standard industry practice. This document was stabilized because it represents mature technology that is not likely to change. Previously this document was reaffirmed. This document has never been technically updated since it was issued in March, 1998. Users of this document should refer to the cognizant engineering organization for disposition of any issues with reports/certifications to this specification, including exceptions listed on the certification. NOTE: In many cases, the purchaser may represent a sub-tier supplier and not the cognizant engineering organization.