American Society for Non-Destructive Testing


Chicago Section

​ASNT Chicago Section participates in the 2018 DuPage Area STEM Expo

ASNT Chicago Section participated in the DuPage Area STEM Expo, on Saturday, February 24, 2018.  The Expo is geared toward children in K-8th grade, however, all ages attended.  All types of scientific disciplines, areas of study and professions were represented.

Among others, displays and presentations included a Cryogenics Show, Architectural design, Solar Power, a Drone demonstration, a Lego Robotics display. 

ASNT Chicago displayed, demonstrated and provided hands-on opportunities in the Magnetic Particle, Fluorescent, Eddy Current and Ultrasound methods; CR / CT slides and animations were shown on a laptop.  An insight into our profession was shared with as many as 200 to 250 children.

Chicago Section members at the 2018 DuPage Area STEM Expo:
Chuck Johnson, Karden Sales & Consulting; Ray Momsen, Bureau Veritas; Julie Russell, Guest;
Jean Bridge, Caterpillar; Dave Doyle, Pipefitters Local 597; Mike Kelley, Olympus
and Sal Razi, Moraine Valley Community College



Ray Momsen of Bureau Veritas and Dave Doyle of Pipefitters local 597
demonstrate Magnetic Particle Inspection using a yoke.








Jean Bridge of Caterpillar discusses Ultrasonic Inspection.



Mike Kelley of Olympus demonstrates Eddy Current to the kids.