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Founded in 1941 under the name of “The American Industrial Radium and X-Ray Society,” the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) is the world’s largest organization for nondestructive testing professionals across various industries. ASNT is accredited as a third-party certification body by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and provides various certifications related to nondestructive examination.

ASNT provides membership that allows individuals to network with like-minded professionals and keep up with rapidly evolving NDT technology. Over 15,000 people are members of ASNT, along with over 600 corporation members, and 90 local branches in 10 countries. The organization is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

It is a non-profit organization that is organized into several councils, each of which meets regularly and governs a different area. These areas are: Technical and Education, Research, Section Operations, and Certification. Among the services provided by the ASNT, aside from their various certifications and standards, including sponsored meetings and conferences, a monthly and quarterly journal, and several NDT related books.

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