Standards

Compliance with international standards forms an important part of professional quality assurance and ensures the high quality of the end product. Units and systems by FOERSTER perform testing in accordance with these international standards to ensure that your materials and components meet the tough requirements.

Below is a selection of standards covered by FOERSTER test systems. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you wish to perform testing in accordance with any standards that are not listed.

Specifies the technical delivery conditions for steel tubes (housing, tubes, mechanical seals, and joint heads), coupling materials, and accessories. The requirements are also defined on three product specification levels (PSL-1, PSL-2, PSL-3). Test systems CIRCOSON, ROTOMAT and TRANSOMAT meet the requirements of this standard.

Comprises specifications for seamless and welded steel tubes for pipelines in the crude oil and natural gas sector. The specifications of API 5L correspond to ISO 3183. Test systems CIRCOSON, ROTOMAT and TRANSOMAT meet the requirements of this standard.

Specifies the technical delivery conditions for steel bore hole tubes with inverted tube ends and welded tool connections for drilling and production companies in the crude oil and natural gas sector. Test systems ROTOMAT and TRANSOMAT meet the requirements of this standard.

Describes the testing of oil drilling rigs for the detection of non-magnetic properties. The test method is based on the measurement of the magnetic residual field and relative permeability µr. MAGNETOSCOP and MAGNETOMAT with differential probe and permeability probe meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the ultrasound test method used for testing carbon and low-alloyed sheet steel and universal profiles and defines a quality classification. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Specifies the ultrasound testing of steel plates with a vertical test head. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Specifies the ultrasound testing of rolled steel plates for special applications with a vertical test head. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the method for testing ferromagnetic tube-shaped products using leakage flux. Test systems ROTOMAT and TRANSOMAT meet the requirements of this standard.

Comprise the standard and acceptance standards for ultrasound testing of rolled, fully deoxidized carbon steel plates and alloyed steel plates using the pulse-echo method with a vertical test head. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Comprise the standard and acceptance standards for ultrasound testing of rolled and alloyed steel plates using the pulse-echo method with a vertical test head. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the determination of the relative permeability µr in the range from 1.0 to 2.0 using the probe measuring method. MAGNETOSCOP and MAGNETOMAT meet the requirements of this standard. The method described above is advantageous as it provides the option to perform measurements of materials and finished components directly on site. It is not required to manufacture special measuring samples.

Describes the method for determining the saturation magnetism of sintered hard metals. Measuring system KOERZIMAT MS meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the method for determining the coercitivity of sintered hard metals. Measuring system KOERZIMAT HCJ meets the requirements of this standard.

Defines the acceptance threshold for discontinuities in sheet steel, strip, and universal plate, based on ultrasound testing. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the electromagnetic detection method using passive magnetics. Test instruments FEREX 4.32 API and FEREX 4.032 DLG meet this standard.

Describes the technical delivery conditions for hot-rolled steel bars and wire rod. The magnetic leakage flux method with probes is recommended. The CIRCOFLUX DS meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the automatic ultrasound wall thickness testing of seamless and welded steel tubes (except submerged arc welded tubes) across the entire tube circumference. Test system CIRCOSON meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the determination of the Coercitivity in the open magnetic circuit. Measuring system KOERZIMAT HCJ meets the requirements of this standard. Method B described above is advantageous as it provides the option to perform measurements regardless of the geometry of the sample. It is not required to manufacture special measuring samples.

Describes the method of the automated leakage flux testing of seamless and welded ferromagnetic steel tubes (except submerged arc welded tubes) across the entire tube circumference for detecting longitudinal and/or transverse imperfections. Test systems ROTOMAT and TRANSOMAT meet the requirements of this standard.

Describes the general bases of eddy current testing. Measuring systems CIRCOGRAPH, DEFECTOMAT and STATOGRAPH meet the requirements of this standard.

Contains criteria and guidelines for manufacturing, assembling, testing, commissioning, and maintaining tubing systems. A full ultrasound test of plates, strips, and tubes for laminar discontinuities is recommended and its requirements defined. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the ultrasound testing of flat steel products with a thickness of 6 mm or above (reflection method). Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the ultrasound testing of sheet steel with a thickness of 6 mm or above (reflection method). Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the ultrasound testing method for thick steel plate. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes ultrasound testing methods for rolled plate. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the determination of the magnetic saturation dipole moment jS using moment coils in open magnetic circuits. Measuring system KOERZIMAT MS meets the requirements of this standard. The method described above is advantageous as it provides the option to perform measurements regardless of the geometry of the sample. It is not required to manufacture special measuring samples.

Describes the determination of the relative permeability µr in the range from 1.0 to 2.0 using the probe measuring method. MAGNETOSCOP and MAGNETOMAT meet the requirements of this standard. The method described above is advantageous as it provides the option to perform measurements of materials and finished components directly on site. It is not required to manufacture special measuring samples.

Describes the automatic ultrasound testing of strip and plate used for the production of welded steel tubes for detecting lamination. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the ultrasound testing of flat steel products with a thickness of 6 mm or above. The test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Specifies the requirements and test methods for steel tubes used for tuning system transport systems in the crude oil and natural gas sector. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Specifies five non-destructive test and defect classification methods, such as the ultrasound testing of raw materials, replacement parts, and weld seams of metallic pressure tanks. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the ultrasound testing of steel plates for pressure tanks. Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Describes the ultrasound testing of flat steel products with a thickness of 6 mm or above (reflection method). Test system DEFECTOPLATE meets the requirements of this standard.

Specifies the requirements for hot-molded seamless steel tubes. Test systems ROTOMAT and TRANSOMAT meet the requirements of this standard.

Specify the framework for the testing of non-magnetic tools for use in explosive ordnance disposal (EOD). The test method is based on the measurement of the magnetic residual field of the components to be tested using an absolute or gradient magnetometer. MAGNETOSCOP and MAGNETOMAT meet the requirements of this standard.

Describes the determination of the relative permeability µr in the range from 1.0 to 2.0 using the probe measuring method. MAGNETOSCOP and MAGNETOMAT meet the requirements of this standard. The method described above is advantageous as it provides the option to perform measurements of materials and finished components directly on site. It is not required to manufacture special measuring samples.