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Ardrox 996PB Red Solvent Removable Dye Penetrant

Silmid P/N: VAR0001525
From £12.84 (excl VAT) £15.41 (Inc VAT)

The ARDROX 996PB aerosol process provides an effective, portable method of flaw detection.

Product Properties

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Product Information

Ardrox 996PB is a visible light inspection penetrant as per the AMS 2644 Type 2 and EN ISO 3452 Part 2, Type II, which can be removed by solvents. It is used in non-destructive testing for the detection of defects such as cracks, laps, cold shuts, porosity, bursts, casting and welding discontinuities.

Ardrox 996PB is a blend of biodegradable surfactants and high flash point distillates with a low sulfur and halogen content. Ardrox 996PB is a low viscosity liquid penetrant with optimized wetting properties to ensure optimum coverage of the part. Its dark red color allows easy control and monitoring of the washing process. The product offers the highest sensitivity level according to EN ISO 3452.Ardrox 996PB is available as bulk material and as aerosol cans. It is used together with the Ardrox range of cleaners and developers.


  • ASME Boiler Vessel Code Section V, Article 6
  • EN ISO 3452-2 Type II, Method C, Level 2
  • SAE AMS 2644 Type II, Method B C

Physical Chemical Properties:

  • Appearance Dark red, mobile liquid
  • Density Approx. 0,90 @ 20 °C / 68 °F g/ml
  • Flash point > 93 °C / 201°F

Method of use:

Ardrox 996PB may be applied by aerosol, brushing, flow-on, immersion, spray or by swab.

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