The Siemens measuring device: ‘The operators love it’
Apr 30, 2011 | 07:00 PM
| Bill Beck
The customer that first approached Siemens Corp. about designing a reliable and inexpensive way to measure the thickness of aluminum plate was concerned that requiring operators to use hand micrometers on aluminum plate on the hot-mill roller constituted first and foremost a safety issue. But manual measurement also was causing the mill to question the accuracy of those measurements.
Because of the proprietary nature of the aluminum plate businessand because Siemens has yet to commercially license its pneumatic device for measuring the thickness of platethe mill cannot be identified.....
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