Automated Ultrasonic Inspection Systems

Excellence in ultrasonic NDT

6 axis fan blade

Robotic system for complex curved composites

3 axis flatbed system

Robotic system for complex curved composites

10 axis complex curved composite

Our Systems

USL offers a wide range of automated NDT inspection systems to satisfy all your inspection requirements. Ranging from small desk-top systems to large multi-axis machines in excess of 40 metres long, USL can design, manufacture and install the right machine for your application.

Our Services
Component Surface Geometry

Not sure which system would be most suitable for your components? Use the USL Surface Geometry Cross-Reference Chart to compare surface geometry against our systems. Click on the + symbol to see which systems are most suitable.

  • Flat

    Best options:
    Flatbed

    Capable:
    Immersion
    Complex Geometry
    Twin Tower
    Gantry
    Robotic
    Custom

  • Single Curvature

    Best options:
    Complex Geometry

    Good options:
    Twin Tower

    Capable:
    Immersion
    Gantry
    Robotic
    Custom

  • Double Curvature

    Best option:
    Twin Tower

    Good option:
    Complex Geometry

    Capable:
    Immersion
    Gantry
    Robotic
    Custom

  • Double Curvature

    Best option:
    Twin Tower

    Good option:
    Complex Geometry

    Capable:
    Immersion
    Gantry
    Robotic
    Custom

  • Freeform

    Best options:
    Combination

    Good options:
    Twin Tower

    Capable:
    Complex Geometry
    Gantry
    Robotic
    Custom

  • Cylindrical/Tubular

    Best options:
    Turntable

    Capable:
    Custom

    Possible with turntable:
    Immersion
    Twin Tower
    Gantry
    Robotic
    Combination

  • Conical

    Best options:
    Turntable

    Capable:
    Custom

    Possible with turntable:
    Twin Tower
    Robotic
    Combination
     

  • Radome

    Best options:
    Turntable

    Capable:
    Custom

    Possible with turntable:
    Robotic
    Combination

  • Engine Cowl

    Best options:
    Combination

    Good options:
    Twin Tower
    Turntable

    Capable:
    Complex Geometry
    Gantry
    Robotic
    Custom

  • J-Nose/Leading edge

    Best options:
    Complex Geometry

    Capable:
    Twin Tower
    Robotic
    Combination
    Custom

  • Fan Blade

    Best options:
    Immersion

    Capable:
    Custom

    Possible with turntable:
    Combination
     

  • Custom

    Best options:
    Custom

    Capable:
    Immersion
    Flatbed
    Complex Geometry
    Twin Tower
    Gantry
    Robotic
    Combination
    Turntable

We handle the full process

USL are a turnkey supplier and as such are able to take care of the full system from design, manufacture, shipment, installation and on site training as well as calibration and on-going system maintenance and support

Our bespoke software for each system

All in one software package, configurable for your specific application requirements. This software is easy for operators to navigate and field proven – being currently installed on hundreds of different systems.

Configurations for your needs

Specific configurations are based upon the customers requirements and can be based on linear (cartesian) or robotic mechanisms. USL designers take control of the full design, manufacture of sub-components and system build