Inspection Procedure. A magnetic field shall be applied to the part perpendicular to the orientation of
possible cracks. Positions required for this inspection are illustrated in Figure 3-14.
Select AC on the AC/DC power switch.
Place probe/yoke on part at Position 1 as shown.
Press the test switch and apply a light coat of magnetic particle media at the same time. Remove the
media momentarily before removing the current. Current should be applied for no more than five seconds.
Inspect for cracks using the black light.
Repeat steps a. through e. for Positions 2, 3, and 4.
Rotate shaft 90 degrees and repeat steps a. through e. for Positions 1 and 2.
Rotate shaft 90 degrees and repeat steps a. through e. for Positions 3 and 4.
Marking and Recording of Inspection Results. Mark and record the inspection results as required by