National Technical Systems
NTS Huntsville (formerly Wyle Laboratories) reputation as a nuclear testing laboratory is unparalleled. NTS Huntsville has been in business for over 50 years. Our technical staff provides a broad base of expertise that is available to the nuclear utilities in snubber inspections, valve testing and certification as well as environmental qualification and third party qualification activities.
NTS Huntsville offers a complete line of snubber inspection capabilities including both on the customer’s plant site as well as in our Huntsville test facility. There are presently 10 snubber test trailers available to be sent to various plant sites to support snubber testing during plant outages. Each trailer contains all tools necessary to remove and reinstall or repair snubbers and is designed in a manner to be easily decontaminated when the program is completed.
Personnel assigned to NTS Snubber programs are certified in accordance with ASME Section XI and ANSI/ASME O&M requirements. Field crews are prequalified and properly documented using “good guy” letters, radiation exposure records, security clearances, pulmonary tests, and other applicable information.