Thank you to all our members and sponsors.

The Chicago Section of ASNT has again reached GOLD status in the ASNT President's Award Program.

ASNT Chicago Section March meeting

Greetings to all!

We will be honored to have Dr. Claudia Kropas-Hughes,

recently retired from the US Air Force, speaking to us.

Title: Air Force and Wright Patterson: A Perspective

2107 was an incredible milestone for the Air Force and Wright Patterson.  The Air Force celebrated its 70th Anniversary and Wright Patterson, the largest Air Force Base in the system, celebrated its Centnnial!  Dr. Kropas-Hughes will talk about these milestones, along with her perspective on her career in the Air Force at Wright Patterson.

This meeting is being sponsored by Olympus

Make your plans to join us!

Crazy Pour - 105 E. North Ave. - Villa Park
6:00pm Social Hour - 7:00pm Dinner - 8:00 Presentatio
$25.00 registration / dinner fee

For meal planning purposes, we ask that you RSVP to or 630-740-6645 by March 8th.

 Thank you very much and we look forward to seeing you there!

​We will again be having a 50/50 raffle to support the Section's scholarship fund.

Check the "Meeting Schedule" page for Speaker presentations, times and dates.



We are here to serve our membership and if there is anything we can do to make your experience better please let us know. Also if you have ideas or interests in topics that could serve our community please feel free to contact our board members.


American Society for Non-Destructive Testing


Chicago Section

Alloyweld is proud to offer a

CR/DDA Training Class

April 2nd – 6th, 2018

40 hour course compliant to NAS410 and SNT-TC-1A

 Intended for:
• Level 2 Film RT transitioning to Level 2 Non-Film RT
• Level 3 Film RT transitioning to Level 3 Non-Film RT
• Auditors of Digital Radiography and Computed Radiography Processes

Demonstrations will be made for process control tests.

The maximum class size is 10 students.

Please email all inquiries or reservation requests to

Jennifer Anaya at

Cost:  $1800.00.  Includes 40 hour course presentation,

course materials, coffee breaks and lunches.


Instructor:  The instructor will be John Ellegood, former level 3 from Lockheed Martin.  John is the main lead for digital documents on the ASTM E07 Subcommittee on digital radiography and recently was awarded the prestigious Charles Briggs award by ASTM for his dedication to the development of digital radiographic standards.  John has worked on many special projects that have been sent to different planets and deep space.  He has over 36 years of experience as an industrial radiographer.

Alloyweld is located at 796 Maple Ln. - Bensenville, IL 60106They are just west of O’Hare Airport, with numerous hotels in the area.

Alloyweld Inspection is proud to offer a

CR/DDA Training Class

See the bottom of this page for more information

Mission Statement:


The Chicago Section of ASNT is committed to providing our members with high quality relevant information relating to non-destructive testing. 

With our sections experience and dedication, we strive to provide education, training and exposure to new technologies to help keep the NDT community well versed in emerging trends in the NDT marketplace.

2017-2018 Board Members:

Chairman: Chuck Johnson- Karden Sales & Consulting, Inc.

Vice Chairman: Sal Razi - Moraine Valley Community College

Secretary/Membership: Stuart Kleven - Alloyweld Inspection

Treasurer: Jennifer Anaya - Alloyweld Inspection

Communications Chair: Mike Chopik - Chemring Energetic Devices

Membership Chair - Growth and Retention: Jared Sawyer - Circle Systems

Student Outreach Chair: Steve Kupitz – Karden Sales & Consulting

Yearbook Chair: Chuck Johnson – Karden Sales & Consulting