Materials Evaluation

Materials Evaluation publishes articles, news and features intended to increase the NDT practitioner’s knowledge of the science and technology involved in the field, bringing informative articles to the NDT public while highlighting the ongoing efforts of ASNT to fulfill its mission. M.E. is a peer-reviewed journal, relying on technicians and researchers to help grow and educate its members by providing relevant, cutting-edge and exclusive content containing technical details and discussions. The only periodical of its kind, M.E. is circulated to members and nonmember paid subscribers. The magazine is truly international in scope, with readers in over 90 nations. The journal’s history and archive reaches back to the earliest formative days of the Society.

Current Issue: April 2015, Vol. 73 - No. 4

The April issue of Materials Evaluation contains papers on crack detection: a feature on using magnetic particle and liquid penetrant testing in steel, and a technical paper on a noncontact displacement current sensor. A second technical paper presents a technique using optical testing on mechanical gyroscopes. Additional content includes information on upcoming ASNT topical meetings, a Product Gallery Spotlight on Laser Methods, and letters from ASNT President Terry Clausing and Executive Director Arny Bereson.

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