Cross-Roll Piercer

The piercing mill is used to subject the solid round cut-to-length billets to a rolling process, with an output speed of 1 meter per second. They are held against an inner tool and shaped to form shells with a specific wall thickness and diameter.

Technical data

manufacturer: SMS MEER
output speed 1 m/s (3.3 ft/sec)
diameter of working rolls: 950 mm (3.1 ft)
drive power of working roll: 2 AC motors à 4,479 h.p.
maximum processable billet weight: 950 kg