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SAINT is the South African Institute for Non-destructive Testing formed in 1968 and made up of persons involved in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) in South Africa and neighbouring countries. It is governed by its constitution and an annually elected COUNCIL where "all member" are volunteers. SAINT is registered with SARS as a Non Profit Organisation.

SAINT Your Partner in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

SAINT welcomes any announcements, press releases, letters, articles and photographs relating to our Non-Desctructive Testing (NDT) field. Your submittals will be considered and if acceptable, published on the SAINT Website.


Please visit the UPDATED Diary page for your meetings and technical evenings dates. SAINT members please join Council meetings being held in your areas, you are most welcome. Council welcomes your attendance and suggestions.

Download a copy of our constitution

Non-Destructive Testing Equipment & Services Market worth $6.88 Billion by 2020, read more

COMING SOON!... SAINT Yearbook 2016/2017 CLICK HERE for more information

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Standards for Non-Destructive testing (NDT) in South Africa are issued as South African National Standards (SANS). When a need for a Standard is identified, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) Technical Committee 135 decides whether the standard is unique to the South African environment or whether there are internationally, readily available standards that could apply. Click here to view a list of Non destructive testing (NDT) standards.

19th WCNDT 2016 - Information

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The conference's focus is primarily practical.

The papers will communicate recent developments within individual NDT sectors in a wide range of industries and contribute to enhanced development of further applications.


Topic-specific subcommittees will aid them by ranking and classifying each abstract in an online review process.

Call for Papers

You are invited to submit abstract on various topics of NDT. Present your latest developments, applications and research results - reach experts from all over the world and make NDT history.

Find the best way to present your world - oral, poster or interactive presentation - everything is possible

  • Global Attention
  • 8 Parallel sessions - topics for each concern!
  • Poster show - centrally located
  • Scientific recognition through online publishing and in the proceedings


The worlds largest NDT show - secure your exhibition space NOW!