The strip mill was a major innovation in steelmaking, with the first being erected at Ashland, Kentucky in This provided a continuous process, cutting out.
Hot strip mills have evolved in various steps from original tinplate and sheet rolling mills. The development of semi-continuous and continuous multi-stand mills.
The production of hot strip is a key element of steel production. Since close to half of all steel produced is hot-rolled to strip, mills require maximum throughput.
In the hot strip mill, slabs coming from the continuous caster are rolled out to steel plates with a thickness of around to 13mm.
You'll appreciate X-Roll® hot strip mills from SMS group as all-round plants for high-quality hot strip. They are designed to produce flat steel from thin strip with a .