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Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2014’

Mexico Adds New Plant And An AGT400

In coordination with Kentucky Steel Center, Aguascalientes Steel Coil Center in Mexico has opened its doors for hot rolled, cold rolled, galvanized and pickled steel on a 72” Sonada Slitter. Today, an AGT400 Isotope Thickness Gauge was shipped to complement this line. This will be the company’s fourth AGT400 system.

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Ferrous Metal Processing Company Upgrades

An AGT400 was shipped to Ferrous Metal Processing in Brooklyn, Ohio to upgrade a 1994 Gamma Ray 200 located on their 72” Stamco Slitter.

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Startup For The First AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge

We started up our first AGT800 at Jemison Metals located in Trinity, Alabama. This gauge was sold to Butech Bliss and included as part of a 96” Stretch Leveler/Cut-To-Length line installed at their new facility. The AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge will measure steel with a thickness range of  .060” to .750” on this line.

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Chicago Says Hello To New AGT400

Heidtman Steel has purchased an AGT400 Isotope Thickness Gauge for the 78” Alcos slitter at their East Chicago location. This is in addition to the AGT400 in use at their plants in Butler, Indiana; Cleveland, Ohio; Erie, Michigan and Granite City, Illinois.

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Our First Laser Gauge Of 2014 Goes To Romulus

Lee Steel is staying up to date with modern technology, purchasing our state-of-the-art AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge, which nicely compliments their two AGT400 Isotope Thickness Gauges at this facility. The newest gauge will measure .055”- .375” steel on their 74” Red Bud EPS pickle line.

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Starting 2014 In Canada

Our Senior Field Engineer, John Fearing, traveled to Canada over The New Year’s Holiday at the customer’s request to start up a brand new AGT400 Isotope Thickness Gauge at Taylor Steel in Ontario. This system replaced an obsolete Harshaw brand thickness gauge from the eighties. It was installed on their 72” Herr-Voss slitter and it’s Taylor’s third AGT400 purchase.

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