WESTMINSTER, Md. - CTRL Systems, Inc. received
notification today that the
U.S. Navy placed the CTRL UL101
Ultrasound Detector on the Test Design
Engineer Allowance Equipment
List. The UL101 was also added to the
Maintenance Requirement Cards
of 6 different applications, indicating it
required for use on all class subs.
Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) 07T organized and oversaw testing for the
Many of the applications identified by the Submarine Fleet overlap
established by the Navy Surface Fleet. Some of NAVSEA's tests
side-by-side inspections with another ultrasonic detector. The
were conducted to investigate abilities and limitations of ultrasonic
The results indicated several areas where the UL101 would be
to significantly decrease man-hour labor.
implementation of the technology has already helped the U.S. Navy save
of dollars annually. Some of the applications include: pressure &
leak detection, by-pass leaks in critical valves, inspection of
and seals in hatches, early signs of wear of critical equipment,
of electrical arcing, and as a general trouble-shooting tool.
"The U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Military
in general, continues to explore
integration of CTRL technology to
marine, aviation, and wheel/track
applications. This is another big
step towards fielding and integration to
specific programs and tasks
for fleet readiness," said Robert Roche,
president of CTRL Systems,
CTRL Systems, Inc., headquartered in Westminster, Maryland, specializes in designing ultrasound technology and implementation programs for energy savings and condition-based monitoring applications. The company's programs are supported by comprehensive training, analysis software, data capture and ultrasound sensors. CTRL Systems is firmly dedicated to providing the most innovative sound solutions to its customers. For more information about CTRL Systems, Inc. please visit us at www.ctrlsys.com or call 877-287-5797.
Source: CTRL Press Release