Materials Evaluation

Materials Evaluation (ME) is ASNT's flagship journal with news and features covering all aspects of NDT and the NDT industry. The technical content in ME is peer-reviewed by qualified technicians and researchers, ensuring quality details and discussion. The journal’s history and archive reaches back to the earliest formative days of the Society.

Current Issue: June 2024 - Volume 82, Issue 6


The June issue of Materials Evaluation features the 2024 Buyers Guide, listing 270 key manufacturers, distributors, and service providers in the NDT industry. The NDT Tutorial explores the benefits of wireless ultrasonic sensors for asset integrity monitoring, highlighting cost and safety advantages. An ASNT Fellowship Paper reports on improved formulae for low-frequency ultrasonic attenuation in metals, emphasizing the role of higher-order scattering effects. Finally, a Technical Paper introduces a novel method for evaluating subsurface defects in lead seals using pulsed eddy current signals, crucial for enhancing power transmission reliability. Also in this issue: a look at the new ISO/TS 22499 standard and AI-assisted thermographic and visual classification of wind turbine blades. 

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ME Metrics

Authors published in Materials Evaluation reach a large and engaged audience of NDT professionals and are eligible for that year’s Outstanding Paper Award.


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monthly circulation

annual DOI resolutions

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Citation Metrics

2.18 (2021)
3-year Impact Factor (SJR) 

1.0 (2022) 
Impact Score
(based on Scopus) 

1.18 (2020)
2-year Impact Factor (SJR)

1.0 (2019)

0.921 (2021)
4-year impact factor (SJR)

34 (2023)
Google h-index

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34 Days
average from submission to first decision

3 Months
average from acceptance to publication

58 Days
average from submission to final decision

acceptance rate

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