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Width gauge for hot steel plates by laser-scanning rangefinder
Author(s): Yuzi Adachi; Kenichi Matsui
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Paper Abstract

The authors developed a new advanced laser scanning range finder. The width gauge consists of a pair of these range finders. Conventional gauges cannot measure the effective width of complexly shaped plate edges. However, the gauge measures both side profiles of a plate and calculates the effective width with an accuracy of +/- 1.5 mm. This new type of width gauge has been developed and tested at the plate rolling mill at Kashima Steel Works of Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1527, Current Developments in Optical Design and Optical Engineering, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48653
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Yuzi Adachi, Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Kenichi Matsui, Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1527:
Current Developments in Optical Design and Optical Engineering
Robert E. Fischer; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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