Hardness Testing & Grinding Machine
Union Electric Steel UK Limited. Tyne and Wear, UK
The design supply and installation of a hardness testing solution for their large machine rolls in the pre-machined state.
The machine was designed to grind a test surface on rolling mill back up rolls to a specified surface roughness and depth ready for hardness testing. The testing position could be at any point offer the length of the machine specified by the size of the roll being tested.
The Product Size Ranges from 2 meters - 5 meters length, Ø500mm - Ø1500mm and 20T - 80T
The machine is semi automated where the operator would adjust the unit to the correct position. The operator would then set the machine to traverse and machine the surface.
The cutting head is a diamond wheel cutting system which can be cut dry or with coolant as per the specification required for the product.