ALUMINIUM THIN STRIP ROLLING MILLS

Achenbach OPTIMILL® thin strip rolling mills are recognized worldwide for producing top quality strips even at maximum rolling speeds, strip widths and coil weights. Achenbach's ongoing development work has resulted in an integrated technology approach that ensures the highest quality and productivity in implementing an optimal rolling process.

TYPICAL PERFORMANCES

  • Strip width: 2,300 mm
  • Final rolled thickness: 0.05 mm
  • Rolling speed: 1,800 m/min
  • Coil weight: 32,000 kg

CONCEPTS

Achenbach offers the following types of thin strip rolling mills:

  • Six-high rolling mills
  • Four-high rolling mills

Thin strip rolling mills are generally available in the following varieties based on the intended use of the product:

  • Lithographic sheet rolling mills
  • Food container mills
  • Fin stock mills

Each Achenbach OPTIMILL® thin strip rolling mill follows an integrative approach in which mechanical, automation and drive technology are optimally aligned. Achenbach thin strip rolling mills are thus capable of producing top-quality strips with a high degree of efficiency and flexibility.

SPECIAL ADVANTAGES AT A GLANCE

  • Highly dynamic, energy-saving AC drive technology for main and coiler motors
  • Achenbach OPTIROLL® rolling mill automation with model-based process optimization
  • Variable crown (VC) backup rolls
  • Achenbach WIN-SprayS® cooling systems with precise zone division and hot edge sprays
  • Rapid coil changes with automatic strip threading systems
  • Automatic coil preparation and strip inspection stations
  • Achenbach OPTIPURE® rolling oil management
  • Fully automatic work roll changes
  • User- and maintenance-friendly modular design

TYPICAL PRODUCTS

Achenbach Thin Strip Rolling Mills roll aluminium as the starting material for foil rolling processes respectively for end products such as:

  • Lithographic sheets
  • Food containers
  • Cable shielding foils
  • Shading and cooler fins
  • Closures