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NEWS | Jan. 27, 2023

AGSE: Magnetic Particle Inspection Kit Added to NDI Shelter

BLUF:  Maintenance information message AGSE-23-MIM-01 adds a new tool, the magnetic particle inspection kit, to the NDI shelter.

Soldiers working on aviation ground power unit (AGPU).
Photo by Staff Sgt. George Prince
Mechanics, per maintenance information message (MIM) AGSE-23-MIM-01, the Aviation Ground Support Equipment (AGSE) Product Office is adding a new magnetic particle inspection kit to the non-destructive inspection (NDI) shelter LIN# S35435, NSN 4920-01-600-7368.
NDI shop set includes magnetic particle inspection kit
NDI shop set includes magnetic particle inspection kit

The new kit, which will be sent to units by the AGSE PO, allows NDI personnel to conduct the system effectiveness check of aerosol media with portable equipment and the dead weight check of the magnetic yoke kit, as detailed in TM 1-1500-366-23 (Dec 20). For the 10-lb test bar, future procurement after the initial fielding will have to be through local manufacturers.
The kit contains the following items:
Nomenclature NSN CAGE Part Number QTY
Quantitative quality indicator 635-01-367-2188 37676 KSCT234 1
Transparent film tape 7510-00-551-9821 0X796 TS-436-50 1
Test bar 10 LBs *       1
Case with foam ** 1TX96 T-1411-CV 1
*Have back shop locally make test bar
**NSN not assigned. Can be requisitioned by part number only.
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