Primetals Technologies ships highest capacity roll unit for Chinese wire rod mill


Highest capacity available for high speed finishing stands
New roll unit has 40-long ton (394 kN) separating force
Rolls at low temperatures and high speeds

Primetals Technologies has produced the market’s highest capacity 250 mm ultra heavy-duty (UHD) roll unit for high speed wire rod mills in the first phase of a high speed wire rod mill upgrade for a major Chinese steel producer. The new roll unit, shipped in May from the company’s manufacturing center in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, will be used as a finishing block in its mill.