Technical Service and Support

The performance characteristics of rolls in service are critical to mill productivity and to the quality and acceptance of the rolled products. Rolls also represent a significant investment and input to a value analysis of cost per ton rolled. The purpose of the forged and cast manuals is to provide a summary of service problems encountered and the following analysis:

Manual

  • Type of Service Problem
  • Characteristics
  • Examples (photographs, illustrations)
  • Mechanism
  • Prevention

Technical Service Manuals

Forged

I. Introduction

II. Roll Surface Indications

III. Spalling

IV. Neck Breakage

V. Body Breakage

VI. Roll Inspection

VII. Roll Handling and Storage

VIII. Roll Nomenclature

IX. References

Cast

I. Introduction

II. Roll Surface Indications

III. Spalling

IV. Journal Breakage

V. Barrel Breakage

VI. Roll Inspection

VII. Roll Stress Analysis