Measurement Technology by SIKORA

Plastic Pipe Measurement & Control Technology

Due to varied fields, the requirements of the hose and tube market differ strongly depending on the application. With SIKORA you have a competent partner at your side that supports you to run your production line more efficient with new technologies and a strong market understanding – for medical tubes, multi-layer composite pipes, small or large tubes and many other applications.

The CENTERWAVE 6000 is a groundbreaking innovative key technology during the extrusion of big tubes.
Several transceivers, arranged around the circumference of a tube, for continuously sending and receiving frequency modulated millimeter waves measure online contactless and µm-precisely the diameter, ovality and wall thickness of big plastic tubes during the extrusion process – without knowledge of material properties and without coupling mediums.

  • Wave technology

    Non-contact innovative millimeter wave technology – similar to radar

  • Maintenance free

    The CENTERWAVE 6000 system doesn’t require any maintenance

  • Calibration free

    The CENTERWAVE 6000 system doesn’t require any calibration

  • Pipe Size

    For all types of plastic pipes from 90mm to 3,200mm | 3.5” to 125.9”

  • Wall Size

    Wall thickness: ≥8mm | ≥0.15” (smaller wall thicknesses on request)

  • Applications

    Smooth pipes, Foam core pipes, Multi-layer and Corrugated pipes

  • Real-time

    Measurement of OD, ID, Wall Thickness, Ovality, Eccentricity and Sagging in real-time

  • Independency

    Measurements independent from material & temperature

  • Temperature

    Hot & Cold measurements

  • Design

    Slim design fits easily into the extrusion line

Consultant Service

We offer efficient management and competent extrusion manufacturing consulting for the Canadian and US Plastics Industry.

Contact Details

RS9 Consulting

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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