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ASNT Publications

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing publishes the top resources and peer-reviewed materials for the NDT industry. ASNT publications include handbooks, standards, training materials, periodicals, and more.

Featured Publications

ASNT Pulse

ASNT Pulse

Discover our blog, ASNT Pulse! ASNT Pulse is your go-to resource for the latest in industry news, career tips, and more.


Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A

The 2020 edition of Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A: Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing provides guidelines for employers to establish in-house certification programs.

ASNT Store

ASNT Store

Purchase NDT publications, educational resources, and more in the official ASNT Store. ASNT members get exclusive discounts.

ASNT Periodicals

Stay Current with NDT Periodicals from ASNT

Materials Evaluation

Materials Evaluation is ASNT’s flagship monthly journal, featuring articles, news, and features intended to increase the NDT practitioner’s knowledge of the science and technology involved in the field. ME delivers peer-reviewed technical content to 14,000 ASNT members around the globe.

Research in Nondestructive Evaluation

RNDE covers experimental and theoretical investigations dealing with the scientific and engineering bases of NDE, its measurement methodology, and a wide range of applications of materials and structures. RNDE is published six times a year.

The NDT Technician

The NDT Technician provides information valuable to NDT practitioners and a platform for discussion of issues relevant to their profession. Information includes write-ups on NDT practice, advertising, employment and relevant ASNT activities. TNT is the perfect companion for practitioner-level NDT professionals.

NDT Marketplace

The NDT Marketplace

Published twice a year, NDTMarketplace showcases a variety of equipment, instrumentation, and supplies for the NDT technician, including products for the many different NDT methods and techniques. Each issue includes a Product Spotlight.

ASNT Publications

ASNT offers invaluable resources for scientific, engineering and technical knowledge to keep you up to date with the latest developments and trends in the field.


Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A

Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A provides the guidelines that allow employers to target and refine their workforce credentials to the level required for the task to be performed.

NDT Handbooks

With thousands of copies in print, ASNT's NDT Handbook series serves as the definitive treatment of NDT technology. The NDT Handbook covers all major methods of nondestructive testing, each major method in its own volume.

PTP Series

The Personnel Training Publications Series is created from the tradition of excellence in NDT publications and evolved from the original sources including the NDT Handbook and the General Dynamics series.

ASNT creates the top NDT publications, including NDT handbooks, guided instruction, references, and more. Our NDT publications are the perfect companion for professionals studying for NDT certification exams, including NDT technicians studying for ASNT NDT Level III and ASNT NDT Level II exams. ASNT also publishes periodical journals, including our popular monthly publication, Materials Evaluation. Purchase NDT publications today in the ASNT Store.