Advanced Gauging Technologies has been selected by Columbus Business First as a central Ohio area BEST PLACE TO WORK. A record 235 companies were nominated with selections based on the results of employee engagement surveys conducted by sponsor Quantum Workplace. The award, announced at a special presentation luncheon in Columbus on November 12th, was […]
A.G.T. has been awarded a U.S. Patent on 13 out of 14 key claims for our AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge after a year of review by the United States Patent Office. Patent No. 9151595 includes coverage of our revolutionary Passline Angle Compensation, C-frame Temperature correction (ISOtemp™), and methods of computing laser beam collinearity and beam […]
Nova Steel’s second AGT800 has been shipped to their Stoney Creek, Ontario plant. Nova placed their order for this new gauge earlier this year after their successful experience with their first AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge. This system will be located on a 72” Pickle Line and used to process various steel alloys with a thickness […]
Esmark Steel Group, Chicago Heights, IL, has taken advantage of our new Legacy / Obsolete Thickness Gauge Upgrade Program (https://www.advgauging.com//legacy-obsolete-gauge-upgrade-program/) by ordering an AGT400 upgrade for a 20 year old GR200. This limited time program offers customers the opportunity to upgrade their older obsolete gauges at significantly reduced prices. Esmark has advised that they plan […]
A.G.T. is offering a new, limited-time program for upgrading older legacy / obsolete thickness gauges, many of which were manufactured by companies that have been out of business for a decade or longer. We have always worked hard to keep these outdated gauges operational by providing specialized service and maintaining inventory on spare parts. However, […]
Did you know that A.G.T. can supply you with Silicone Optical Grease, a clear, colorless coupling compound that features excellent light transmission and low evaporation and bleed at 25° C. It is typically used when installing replacement Scintillation Crystals or Photomultiplier Tubes such as those found in certain brands/models of thickness gauge detector heads. Silicone […]
Advanced Gauging is pleased to announce a new TCP/IP HMI Communication option for our AGT400 and AGT800 thickness gauges. This new option enables both gauges to accept a single TCP/IP streaming socket connection on a user defined port for the purpose of requesting information from the gauge or commanding certain actions to the gauge. The […]
John Fearing, our Senior Field Technician, completed the startup this week of a new AGT400 at MISA – National Metal Processing, S.A. de C.V. in Guanajuato, Mexico. This gauge, located on a 72” Braner Slitter, is an upgrade to an obsolete Gamma Ray GR200. It is MISA’s second AGT400 at this location and their fifth […]
Feroleto Steel Co., Inc. recently placed an order for two AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauges. One gauge will be shipping to Feroleto’s Bridgeport, CT service center and the other is going to their Weirton, WV facility. Both gauges will be used on Loopco Slitters. Feroleto selected the AGT800 Laser gauge in lieu of x-ray gauges after […]
Braner USA’s recent order of a new AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge was shipped on June 2nd. This gauge is for use on a new 74” Braner slitting line that will be installed at Lane Steel in McKees Rocks, PA. The AGT800 will be used to measure Cold Rolled, Hot Rolled, HRP&O and Coated Steel with […]
We have five used Model 7000 Alnor Dew Pointers available. These units came into our possession as a result of the Sparrows Point Source Clean-up project and are being sold on an “as is” basis. Each Dew Pointer contains a 7 µCi Radium-226 (Ra226) source. Please note that the pressure regulator oil has dried up […]
Advanced Gauging currently has three “like new” Cesium (Cs-137) sources for sale. These sources, originally manufactured by Berthold Technologies, came into our possession as a result of our participation in the recent Sparrows Point source disposal project. All three sources are Berthold Model No. 7440-D-CR. They are only 7 years old and were originally purchased […]
A new AGT400 was recently shipped to MISA – National Metal Processing, S.A. de C.V. in San Jose Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico. This gauge will upgrade an obsolete GR200 located on a 72” Braner Slitter. It will be A.G.T.’s second thickness gauge at this location and the fifth gauge overall that we’ve sold to MISA.
We are pleased to announce Polynova Sdn. Bhd. as our new Sales Representative for Southeast Asia. Mr. Tan Ju Reen (J R), owner and Business Development Manager, will be the primary contact for all sales and marketing activities throughout Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Located in Penang, Malaysia, Polynova is well positioned […]
Advanced Gauging is pleased to introduce our new Isotope Source Recovery and Disposal Program. This service has been made possible by A.G.T.’s recent completion of the Sparrows Point, Maryland source cleanup project (see Sept. 11, 2014 blog post) and concurrent GTRI security upgrades. As a result of these projects, the Ohio Department of Health has […]
Canadian Line Builder Alcos Machinery, Inc. has placed an order for a new AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge. It will be installed on a new 84” Slitting Line being built for Samuel, Son & Company and will be Samuel’s sixth A.G.T. thickness gauge in North America. This gauge will be used to measure various steel and […]
Braner USA ordered an AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge for use on a new 74” Slitting Line that will be installed at Lane Steel in McKees Rock, PA. This gauge will be used to measure Cold Rolled, Hot Rolled, HRP&O and Coated Steel with a thickness range of 0.012” to 0.250”.
A new AGT800 went into operation today at Fulton County Processing in Delta, OH. This gauge was installed on their new Butech Bliss / Nelson Steel 72″ Pickle Line. FCP now has three total A.G.T. thickness gauges.
Nova Steel’s new AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge, Canada’s first, became operational this week. It has been installed on a refurbished 60” Pro-Eco Slitter at the company’s Stoney Creek, Ontario facility.
Those of you who have purchased an A.G.T. thickness gauge have probably noticed the Made In U.S.A. sticker on the inside of the gauge cabinet. Since our products are designed and manufactured right here in the heartland of America, we decided our building grounds should exhibit the same sense of patriotism. Last summer, we installed […]
Advanced Gauging has implemented a new Thickness Gauge Certification Program to assist in the ongoing training and development of our Field Technicians and other key A.G.T. personnel. The program includes comprehensive tests on the knowledge and ability to service various models of thickness gauges, including many obsolete gauges whose manufactures are no longer in business. […]
Advanced Gauging is pleased to announce that our first shipment of 2015 was a new AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge. The gauge was shipped on January 8th to Nova Steel in Stoney Creek, Ontario and will be installed on a refurbished 60” Pro Eco Slitter. Vince Gallo, General Manager at Nova Steel, is very familiar with […]
The A.G.T. mission statement says that we will provide “our customers with world class products and exceptional service.” In today’s modern world, flexibility is a key to providing such service. We recently purchased a third Chevy Cruze Eco for our newest field service technician, Jim Russell. Now each of our technicians has an assigned car […]
Metals Testing Transformed By 21st-Century Technology While larger companies dominate a significant portion of the testing equipment market, some breakthrough technologies still come out of tiny mom-and-pop companies, reminiscent of the computer technology that came out of California garages a half-century ago. For much of the past few decades, the thickness of coil, sheet or […]
Tiffany Rea is the newest addition to the Advanced Gauging Technologies family. A recent graduate of Wilmington College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing, she is responsible for advertising, organizing market research, along with responding to sales requests and inquiries. A former preschool teacher of two years, she is a big people […]