If you could wrap a pipe diameter measuring tape around the earth, you would get 7,917.5 mi diameter. That’s if the tape were calibrated in miles. But most diameter tapes are marked in inches or centimeters. Who in the world needs a pipe diameter measuring tape? These people do….
How do you measure the diameter of a pipe without the end of it exposed? That’s not a Dumb Question. It’s a real every day problem for those who need to work on a pipeline. You can’t cut into the pipe to measure it. Who needs the solution?
Oil & gas pipeline workers
HVAC engineers and installers
Electricians using metal and plastic conduit.
Foresters and arborists
The answer, short and sweet: All you do is wrap a pipe diameter tape around the pipeline and read the diameter on the tape.