Ring Laser Technology

  • Continuing on from its previous listing as one of MTR’s Top 100 CDL has launched a number of ground breaking systems in 2013. To name one - INSCAN - the world’s first 3D scanning subsea laser designed for use in the oil and gas industry; a technology presenting endless capabilities. Additionally, CDL is the winner of the 2013 Subsea Industry Innovation and Technical Award presented by the Subsea UK Business Awards.
    10661 Shadow Wood Drive
    Houston, Texas, U.S. 77043
    Tel: 281-710-7276
    Fax: 281-712-1757
    Email: kayla.franey@cdltd.net
    Website: www.cdltd.net

    CEO/President: Colin Crichton
    Number of Employees:    60

    The Company:

    CDL is a global engineering company that is dedicated to becoming the world’s leading provider of innovative engineered solutions supporting the dynamic challenges of the oil and gas, commercial marine, yachting and defense industries. CDL offers a wide variety of market ready products and systems that feature superior technical capabilities for an unbeatable value. Pioneers of the Tiny Optic Gyro System (TOGS), CDL also provides products that satisfy the markets inertial positioning, sensor, telemetry and navigation requirements through their Fiber Optic Gyro (FOG), Ring Laser Gyro (RLG), Doppler Velocity Log (DVL), and Acoustic technologies.

    The Tech:

    CDL offers a wide variety of market ready products and systems. Pioneers of the Tiny Optic Gyro System (TOGS), CDL also provides products that satisfy the markets inertial positioning, sensor, telemetry and navigation requirements through their Fiber Optic Gyro (FOG), Ring Laser Gyro (RLG), Doppler Velocity Log (DVL), and Acoustic technologies. CDL also offers a variety of market ready systems for use in BOP operations, Acoustic Controls, Motion Sensing, etc.
     


    (As published in the July/August 2013 edition of Marine Technologies - www.seadiscovery.com)

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  • Kongsberg Maritime introduced a new member in its family of Motion Monitoring Units at Ocean Business 2015. As the new flagship unit, the MRU 5+ MK-II is part of a range of MRUs that offers reliable performance in attitude determination for diverse marine applications including motion compensation of

  • advancement of plasma cutting technology for over 35 years. FAST Laser technology broadens the company's technology leadership position and product offering into the field of plate- laser cutting with a new line of laser cutting heads and controllers. FAST Laser uses a patent-pending design to create a

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  • the 3D laser data with precise underwater acoustic and inertial navigation information, it is now possible to generate centimeter resolution engineering models from which accurate measurements can be instantaneously and repeatably captured.   Shared Knowledge & Communication In conventional marine

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  • Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Avondale Shipyard. The goal of the pilot program was to determine the potential for 3D laser scanning to minimize rework during ship production by checking accuracy early in construction. The 3D laser scanner proved to be up for the job, as it is a high-accuracy, highdefinition su

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