A wheel with a circumference of 12 inches mounted on a tube mill. The number of revolutions the wheel makes during the tube forming process is electronically compared to the time elapsed and therefore calculates the speed of the mill in feet per minute. This information is used at the end of the welded tube mill to generate cut-to-length signals for the cutoff.
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Still Building America: Trenton’s story—24 years old and a lead fabricator - by Josh Welton
Bitten by the welding bug as a child, Trenton Bennett progressed in his craft and mastered TIG welding to become the lead fabricator at a large dairy plant in Ohio. As skilled as he is, he wants to be better. And he wants the older welders to cut the young guys some slack. “Everyone starts somewhere.”
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