Mi-Glow® 418 uses or latest generation Mi-Glow® 800 and Mi-Glow® 920 particles which have exceptional sensitivity, uniform size, and ideal magnetic characteristics for fluorescent magnetic particle inspection. The elite combination of Mi- Glow® 800 and Mi-Glow® 920 allows for a tremendous range of detection from small to large discontinuities typically found in the NDT of forgings, castings, welds, and high-volume NDT applications. Mi-Glow® 418 has excelled as an oil and gas tubular inspection product(OCTG). The high fluorescence, low foaming, minimal background, and consistent sized particles makes Mi-Glow® 418 ideal for inspecting pipes that may have become blemished from being in service. Mi-Glow® 418 can also be used in a mixed lighting environment where total darkness is not possible or a safety concern. Mi-Glow® 418 is a fluorescent yellow/green powder premixed with borate free Wetting Agent #34 for use in water media. Borate free Wetting Agent #34 helps to alleviate potential health and safety concerns associated with chemistries containing borates. Wetting Agent #34 contains excellent corrosion inhibitors and offers incomparable defoaming properties ensuring a reliable magnetic particle inspection.
Provides total particle encapsulation, eliminating free unbonded pigment, resulting in a low background, high performing magnetic particle inspection powder
Sensitivity – The superior Mi Glow 800 & Mi Glow 920 particles have larger surface areas which mean smaller sized particles with increased sensitivity and brightness
Green powder with a slight detergent odor.
Certifications are dependent on the lighting conditions used in the inspection area. For the specific inspection conditions described (see Technical Bulletin 284 for detailed description of different inspection conditions), the particles meet or exceed relevant industry specifications including but not limited to:
Darkened Inspection Area – ASTM E 709, ASTM E 1444, AMS 3044, MIL-STD-271, NAVSEA 250-1500-1, NTR-1E
Undarkened Dual Response Inspection Area – ASTM E 709, NAVSEA 250-1500-1
Certification is included with each shipment.
Particle Color: Fluorescent Yellow-Green
Average Particle Size: 7.5 µm
AMS Standard: 3044†
SAE Sensitivity*: 8
Temperature Range: 32-300°F (0-149°C)‡
*Representative of the number of lines shown on a tool steel ring as defined in SAE AS5282.
†When lighting conditions meet those identified in a darkened inspection area as outlined in Technical Bulletin 284.
‡Refer to special instructions in Technical Bulletin 284 when using in temperatures above 120°F.
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