Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

Esmark Installs Third Gauge Of The Year

A third AGT400 has been installed at Chicago Heights’ Esmark. The AGT400 thickness measuring system will replace an outdated GR200 for use on a 60” Stamco slitter to measure the thickness of various steel alloys with a thickness of <.135”.  This service center will install two more gauges this year.

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A.G.T. and Concord Steel Address Canadian Weston 5310 Sources

A.G.T. has been awarded three new purchase orders from Concord Steel Centre Ltd. (Woodbridge, ON) to address the upcoming decertification of Weston 5310 isotope sources in Canada.  The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has advised that certification of these sources, used on non-contact thickness gauges, will expire January 31, 2017.  The  purchase orders cover the following actions:  1) Removal, packing, …

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Five Minute Catch Up With John Fearing

John Fearing recently completed his annual week long motor cycle trip. This year he chose to ride solo and didn’t make any pre-planned stops. He rode where the wind blew him. He ran down to southern Ohio for a day of riding in his old stomping grounds of Lawrence County and dinner with his parents. Then he dropped down into …

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AGT400 Goes To Metals U.S.A.

An AGT400 has been shipped to Metals USA in Madison, Illinois. The AGT400 will upgrade their obsolete 1996 model GR200, and be used to measure the thickness on various steel alloys on their 72” Alcos slitter. This is the third Metals USA facility to switch over to Advanced Gauging for their thickness gauging requirements.

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Two AGT400 Isotope Thickness Gauges Installed

Advanced Gauging Technologies has successfully completed the commissioning of two more AGT400s at USS-Posco Industries (Pittsburg, California). Both gauges were installed on a pickle line tandem cold mill (PLTCM) and are measuring steel with a thickness range of .030 to .200”. These gauges replaced obsolete Weston 3000 thickness measurement systems.

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