3 June 2021
by IOM3 Training Academy

Practical Roll Pass Design 3

The Rolling of Beam Blanks - view on demand


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3.  The rolling of beam blanks
This session explains the rolling of beam blanks or dog bones and will enable the roll designer to choose the optimum beam blank feedstock for a product range.

  • What is a Beam Blank
  • Aspects of the Beam Blank important to the Roll Designer
  • The Break-Down Mill (BDM)
  • Beam Blank limitations
  • Introducing the Leader Pass

 

Your tutor - Simon Wright, SJW Mill Consulting

Simon has spent 25 years working in the field of hot rolling of sections, rails and sheet piles. In 2006 he was central to the Scunthorpe long rail rolling project with the development of the new Roll Pass Design for a seven stand continuous finishing mill. From 2009 to 2012 he was the Heavy Section Mill Process Director at Danieli and in 2012 became Manager Product & Process Development at Emirates Steel in Abu Dhabi. This included responsibility for the Heavy Section Mill rolls procurement and performance and development of the mill’s product range, including of particular note the Roll Pass Design and commissioning of 700 wide Zed Sheet Piles rolled from beam blank in the tandem mill configuration.
In 2018 on returning to the UK he set up as an independent consultant offering expert services to businesses with Section Mills in the areas of Roll Pass Design, Roll Performance, Product Quality and new Product development. He is currently active mainly in the Middle East.

 

 


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This course is approved for Professional Development by the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining.

 

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