On a Roll with Cold and Hot Rolling Day 2019

From 25 – 26 September 2019, leaders in the field of steel rolling from across Europe and North America met in Memphis, Tennessee to unveil the most innovative technology in hot and cold steel rolling available on the market today.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Oct. 16, 2019 - PRLog -- Hosting companies – Atlantic, Fraunhofer IZFP, Gontermann-Peipers, Herkules, IMS Messsysteme, Lechler, Lismar, Quaker Chemical, REBS, Schaeffler, and Steinhoff – spearheaded the event with numerous lectures detailing their newest developments for critical applications in metal production. Smart industrial engineering ecosystems, inspection technology, coatings and energy-efficient heat treatments were just a few of the topics covered by experts over the course of the two-day conference.

Representatives from Atlantic Grinding Wheels and Honing Stones, Alexander Arnold and Christian Mohr, presented their latest advancements in hot and cold steel and aluminum rolling to an audience of roll mill operators, surface inspectors, process engineers from more than 20 of the region's biggest players in metal production.

"Cold and Hot Rolling Day was a perfect opportunity to present Atlantic's cutting-edge Krypton wheel grinding technology that has proven capacity to increase the lifetime of a standard wheel 2.5 fold, while preventing feed lines and chatter marks in the surface of the processed material – we were thrilled to have this platform to share our innovative products with both existing and potential partners," explained Arnold, Product Engineer at Atlantic.

Gontermann-Peipers, a seventh generation family-owned foundry and machining company dating back to 1825, enthralled roll shop owners and operators in Memphis with Senior R&D Manager, Peter Heisterkamp's introduction of the company's state-of-the-art backup rolls, like its compound cast and forged rolls, as well as its newly developed compound, iron-core, spun-cast backup roll.

Lismar, a Dutch company specialized in advanced manufacturing technologies, emphasized the importance of regular roll inspections to prevent in-service related wear or accidents. Ruud van Kollenburg and Sander Mul, Managing Director and Manager Development at Lismar respectively, introduced their solutions based on LRI and eddy current technology. Van Kollenburg concluded that early detection of wear-and-tear was the key to minimizing down time and maximizing mill productivity.

To round off the comprehensive speaker program of Cold and Hot Rolling Day 2019, guests of the event were invited to learn more about Steinhoff's latest developments of roll grades for cold rolling processes from Dr. Hartmut Bruns, PhD in Materials Science and Sales Engineer at Steinhoff.

Cold and Hot Rolling Day is annual event that takes place across the globe, including Germany, Russia, China, Turkey, India, and now the USA. It is a unique opportunity for stakeholders in the field to gather, network, exchange industry know-how and best practices.

For more information consult the event's official webpage: www.rolling-day.com .
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