Parts of metal rolling mill


The process involved in the construction of a rolling mill and various types of rolls used in the metalworking process of rolling, such as work rolls, backup rolls, roll changing devices, roll cooling and lubrication systems, pinions, rolling balance system, and others.

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metal rolling mill units
metal rolling mill components
sheet metal fabrication plant items
metal rolling mill elements
sheet metal fabrication plant elements
metal rolling mill items
sheet metal fabrication plant units
sheet metal fabrication plant components

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Metal rolling mill operator: Metal rolling mill operators set up and tend metal rolling mills designed to form metal workpieces into their desired shape by passing them through one or several pairs of rolls in order to decrease the metal’s thickness and to make it homogeneous. They also take into account the proper temperature for this rolling process.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022