Tube Sizing

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tube Sizing


(in Russian, raskatka). (1) An operation in pipe and tube rolling performed on rolling mills to increase the diameter of pipes and to equalize and reduce the wall thickness.

(2) An operation in pipe production performed on various types of special rolling mills in order to lengthen thin-wall tubing at the expense of a reduction in the cross section.


The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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