MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 80, 2016NUMIFORM 2016: The 12th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Topic 3: Application to metal or multi-metal forming processes|
|Published online||24 October 2016|
Solutions for Safe Hot Coil Evacuation and Coil Handling in Case of Thick and High Strength Steel
Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH, Turmstraße 44, 4031 Linz, Austria
a Corresponding author: Lukas.Pichler@primetals.com
Currently hot rolling plants are entering the market segment for thick gauges and high strength steel grades where the elastic bending property of the strip leads to internal forces in the coil during coiling operation. The strip tends to open. Primetals is investigating several possibilities to facilitate safe coil evacuation and coil handling under spring-back conditions. The contribution includes finite element models of such mechanical solutions. Results of parameter variation and stability limits of case studies are presented in the paper.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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