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Published on January 1, 2007

Cost Savings by Optimization of Material Consumption Using X-ray Technology

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Date Published January 1, 2007
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This Report has been authored by:Sue Lynch at Sikora International

Optimization of material consumption through the use of X-ray technology to measure and control wall thickness continues to be a high priority in the list of cost control issues in hose and tube manufacturing. With the ever increasing cost of raw materials, savings in both scrap at line start up and during process can contibute to the bottom line.