Acoustic Ultrasound in Power Generation and Transmission
While helium leak testing is the most common leak detection method in the industry, it has many disadvantages, such as having operator-dependent results and the frequent need to calibrate equipment. CTRL Systems is heavily involved with the implementation of acoustic ultrasound technology for leak detection and condition-based monitoring in the power generation and transmission industry.
Acoustic ultrasound detection has become a strong alternative approach for vacuum leak detection. As tested and used by NASA on the International SpaceStation2, acoustic ultrasound leak detection technology is now capable of detecting all turbulent flow gas and vacuum leaks and is used by many power plants for condenser leak detection.
The UL101 Difference
Easy to use
Allow for detection at a high distance when you combine the UL101 with the PowerBeam 300
Competitively priced UL101 products let you lower costs by 3-5 times compared to methods like vibration reliability testing
UL101 products are ruggedized for use in caustic environments, including power plants
Simple to learn
Reduce time in training with our modules that teach you to successfully operate the UL101 within an hour to a few days
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A power plant in China
Power generation plants with improved efficiency, lowered emissions and fuel waste
reduction in expenses by eliminating failure