A Few Words About CTL
Cable Technology Laboratories, an independent low/medium/high voltage testing laboratory was first established in 1978. We at CTL are dedicated to the evaluation of wires, power cables, overhead cables, accessories, and other electrical equipment and related materials.
Extruded dielectric cables of all designs
Laminar dielectric cables, including PILC, HPFF, HPGF, self-contained low and medium pressure cables, Teflon tapes, varnished cambric, etc.
High voltage equipment insulation
Research and development of power cables
Acceptance and claim testing
Support of customer quality assurance program, including plant and its production tests witnessing, testing of randomly selected samples, etc.
High Voltage Testing of Cables and Accessories
Exceptional Professional Service
Our facility is equipped to conduct low/medium/high voltage tests on electrical apparatus. We specialize in testing extruded and laminar power cables and accessories. Test equipment includes high voltage a.c., impulse and d.c. sets, high and low-frequency high voltage sets, Partial discharge, ionization factor, dissipation factor, impulse, a.c. and d.c. voltage breakdown and high-voltage time tests can be conducted on cables, joints, and terminations for all types of distribution and transmission cables. Experienced engineers are available to interpret test data of all types of oil-paper insulated and extruded cables, as well as joints and terminations. We want all of our customers to experience an impressive level of professionalism when working with CTL. Get in touch today to learn more!
Professional Consultancy Services
CTL engineers are available to give depositions pertaining to cable design, suitability, application, and performance of all types of cable and to serve as expert witnesses. Forensic investigations and cable testing services are provided to determine the cause of power cable failures. When required, engineers conduct field and laboratory tests and determine the adequacy and quality of cable installations. Staff members contributed to over 50 USA and foreign patents pertaining to the design, manufacture, and installation of underground and submarine power cables, joints, and terminations; and have authored over 100 technical publications on these subjects. This service has made a big difference for many of our customers, and is provided with the highest level of excellence. With this service, we ensure all details are complete, accurate, and handled in a timely manner. When you choose to work with CTL, you can trust that you’re in great hands.
Acceptance Test and Quality Assurance Services
CTL provides complete acceptance and quality assurance testing services to purchasers of power and control cables. Upon request, we can provide final expert in-progress inspection at domestic and foreign manufacturing plants. Each CTL supervisor has over 20 years of experience in the manufacture and testing of power and control cables.
To ensure that the delivery of power cables is in accordance with customer and industry requirements, CTL provides testing services to power utilities not conducting incoming tests of their own. When using this service, the utility may select samples from each reel of cable for testing at CTL. Depending on the outcome of independent evaluations, the utility will accept or reject the cable. Results of tests at CTL are communicated promptly so as not to delay the shipment of cable. Frequently utilized by most of our customers, this service has been essential to success on many occasions. When it comes to all of our services, you can count on us to take care of your every need. We pride ourselves on exceptional customer service and guarantee you’ll love working with our team. Let us know how we can assist you today.