Wall Thickness Measurement of Seamless Steel Tubes


Typical Conditions

Measurement spacing :20 cm
Pipe temperature:Up to 1250°C
Wall thickness :3 mm to 34 mm
Pipe diameter :4 cm to 15 cm
Pipe velocity :Up to 5 m/s
Measurement positionAt exit of forming mill

Factory Demonstration

Photo of pipe exiting mill during measurement

Photo of pipe exiting mill during measurement

Schematic drawing of measurement configuration

Schematic drawing of measurement configuration

Measurement Data

Red dots: laser-based measurement at exit from mill
Triangles: transducer-based hand measurement after cooling

Measurements agree after correction for thermal expansion

Measurements agree after correction for thermal expansion