Materials Evaluation


Materials Evaluation (M.E.) is ASNT's flagship journal with news and features covering all aspects of NDT and the NDT industry. The technical content in M.E. is peer-reviewed by qualified technicians and researchers, ensuring quality details and discussion. The journal’s history and archive reaches back to the earliest formative days of the Society.

Current Issue: March 2018 - Volume 76, Issue 3


The March issue features two technical papers: the first focuses on AE source localization in a steel plate, and the second explores sizing discontinuities using a new time of flight diffraction technique. The phased array UT time reversal technique is discussed in Back to Basics. This issue also contains a discussion of the challenges faced and triumphs earned by women in the NDT industry, as well as a preview of the upcoming ASNT Research Symposium, 26–29 March, in Orlando, Florida.

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