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General description

RED WW is a water-washable visible dye penetrant with excellent resolution in detecting indications of surface discontinuities. It generates high red color contrast with good penetration characteristics. The penetrant is characterized by excellent washability, which minimizes background marks and false indications; this results in savings in time and water consumption. The penetrant is designed to guarantee Level 1 performance, in compliance with applicable regulations.


10 l cans
Part Number: 02011203
400 ml spray
Part Number: 03011110
200 l metal drums

In Compliance with

  • ASME Sect. V – Art. 6
  • ASTM E165
  • EN ISO 3452-2
  • AMS 2644 (Complies with the standard, but not included in the QPL list)
  • PMUC (certificate of compliance upon request)


  • Good penetration characteristics.
  • Intense and contrasting color.
  • High discontinuity resolution.
  • Wide range of applications.
  • Excellent washability in a wide range of temperatures and penetration times.

Product Properties

Type / Method
Type 2 / Method A
Level 1

User Recommendations

NDT Method
Water washable dye liquid penetrant inspection
Shelf life

3 years at T between 5°C and 45°C, in a dry place safe from direct sunlight

Usage temperature
From 4°C to 52°C
ASTM E165/UNI EN ISO 3452-1
Preliminary cleaning
Recommended penetration time*

From 5 to 10 min.

Rotrivel U
Final cleaning

Water – Velnet/Solnet – Detergent H2O

Accessories EN ISO 3452
Reference block type 1
Reference block type 2

* The times indicated refer to working temperatures between 10 and 52°C, for temperatures between 4 and 10°C the times indicated must be doubled.

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    CGM CIGIEMME S.p.A. designs and manufactures a complete range of Magnetic Testing (MT) and Penetrant Testing (PT) systems, from simple equipment to highly customized systems, also offering a complete range of consumables, tools, accessories and instruments used in the MT and PT fields.
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