Cold Mills: Profile Gauges

Taking Thickness Profile Measuring Systems to New Heights

Innovative development in the field of profile measurement technology has enabled IMS to ensure compliance to industry quality standards. These multi-channel x-ray measuring systems are customized for use on a wide range of production lines. Types of measurements IMS thickness profile gauges are able to record include:

  • Strip Center
  • Cross-Profile
  • Edge Drop

Profile gauges may be complemented by other IMS gauges that measure:

  • Flatness
  • Width
  • Temperature
  • Speed
  • Length

Depending upon a customer’s particular needs, IMS has multiple solutions to obtain the most precise measurements of a material’s dimensions or characteristics. This chart provides an overview of the company’s ability to help customers obtain key readings at every stage of production.

Twinset Three-Head Multichannel Edge Drop
Type of Measurement 1-point fixed
1-point scanning
3-point DS, CL, OS Scanning, fixed Traversing
Parameter
Thickness
x
x
x
x
Centre Thickness
x
x
x
x
Edge Thickness
x
x
x
Thickness Profile
x
x
x
x
Wedge and Crown
x
x
x
x
Width
x
x
x
Speed (opt.)
x
x
x
x
Length (opt.)
x
x
x
x
Material Position
x
x
x
Material Contour
x
x
x

Additional information about IMS multi-channel gauging systems in cold mills may be useful in determining the best solutions for specific applications.

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