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Volume 21, 20154th International Conference on New Forming Technology (ICNFT 2015)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Rolling and Roll Forming|
|Published online||10 August 2015|
Research on automatic loading & unloading technology for vertical hot ring rolling process
1 Hubei Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Automotive Components, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, China
2 Hubei Collaborative Innovation Center for Automotive Components Technology, Wuhan 430070, China
3 College of Mechanical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China
4 Zhangjiagang Hailu Annular Forgings Co., Ltd., Zhang Jiagang 215626, China
a Corresponding author: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The automatic loading & unloading technology is the key to the automatic ring production line. In this paper, the automatic vertical hot ring rolling (VHRR) process is taken as the target, the method of the loading & unloading for VHRR is proposed, and the mechanical structure of loading & unloading system is designed, The virtual prototype model of VHRR mill and loading & unloading mechanism is established, and the coordinated control method of VHRR mill and loading & unloading auxiliaries is studied, the movement trace and dynamic characteristic of the critical components are obtained. Finally, a series of hot ring rolling tests are conducted on the VHRR mill, and the production rhythm and the formed rings' geometric precision are analysed. The tests results show that the loading & unloading technology can meet the high quality and high efficiency ring production requirement. The research conclusions have practical significance for the large-scale automatic ring production.
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