EN 1971-1:2019

Copper and copper alloys - Eddy current test for measuring defects on seamless round copper and copper alloy tubes - Part 1: Test with an encircling test coil on the outer surface

Publication date:   Mar 16, 2020

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60.60 Standard published   Nov 20, 2019

CEN

CEN/TC 133 Copper and copper alloys

European Norm

23.040.15   Non-ferrous metal pipes | 77.150.30   Copper products

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This document specifies a procedure for the eddy current test with an encircling test coil for measuring defects on the outer surface of seamless round copper and copper alloy tubes.
NOTE The eddy current test method(s) required, together with the size range and acceptance level, are defined in the relevant product standard.
The choice of the method for eddy current test:
- with an encircling test coil on the outer surface according to prEN 1971-1;
or
- with an internal probe on the inner surface according to prEN 1971-2;
is at the discretion of the manufacturer if there are no other agreements between the purchaser and the supplier.

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Replaces
EN 1971-1:2011

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PUBLISHED
EN 1971-1:2019
60.60 Standard published
Nov 20, 2019