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American Society for Nondestructive Testing

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. or ASNT is a technical society for nondestructive testing (NDT) professionals. ASNT evolved from The American Industrial Radium and X-Ray Society which was founded in 1941.[1] Its headquarters is located in Columbus, OH, and there are 70 local sections in the USA and 14 local sections in other countries.

Contents

  • The organization 1
  • Activities 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • Key ASNT publications 5
  • External links 6

The organization

ASNT is a


  • ASNT website

External links

  • Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A: Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing (2011)
  • ANSI/ASNT CP-189: ASNT Standard for Qualification and Certification of Nondestructive Testing Personnel (2006)
  • ANSI/ASNT CP-105: ASNT Standard Topical Outlines for Qualification of Nondestructive Testing Personnel (2006)

Key ASNT publications

  1. ^
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References

See also

The Conference Department of ASNT regularly organizes two major scientific and technical conferences around March and October each year.

ASNT manages a central certification scheme for Level III NDT professionals.

Activities

ASNT publishes and maintains an important standard, SNT-TC-1A, which, with the addition of Codes of Practice ANSI/ASNT CP-189 and ANSI/ASNT CP-105, covers all aspects of qualification and certification of NDT personnel. SNT-TC-1A specifies an employer based certification scheme for Level I and Level II NDT personnel, which is extensively used worldwide, in countries not enforcing ISO 9712 such as the European Union or Canada. The ASNT Central Certification Program (ACCP) is a fully accredited certification scheme that specifically complies with the ISO 9712 Standard.

  1. Technical and Education
  2. Research
  3. Section Operations
  4. Certification

There are four councils within ASNT: [2]

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