Thin Strip Mills
Achenbach thin strip rolling mills reliably produce best thin-strip qualities even at maximum rolling speeds, maximum rolling widths and highest coil weights. Designed either as 6-high or 4-high rolling mill they are always tailored to the specific operation purpose.
For each new strip rolling mill or those to be modernized, a holistic approach to perfectly synchronize mechanics, hydraulics, automation and drive technology in their complex interaction is applied.
Thin Strip Rolling Mill
Achenbach offers the following types of thin strip rolling mills:
- Six-high rolling mills
- Four-high rolling mills
- Strip widths: upto 2,300 mm
- Final rolled thicknesses: down to 0.05 mm
- Rolling speeds: upto 1,800 m/min
- Coil weights: upto 32,000 kg
- Integrated, modular automation system - Achenbach OPTIROLL®
- Adaptive nozzle valve header with Achenbach nozzle valves and hoseless rolling oil supply - Achenbach UniSpray®
- Roll gap control system - SGC
- Flatness measuring system with flatness measuring roll - Achenbach UniFlat®
- Back-up roll system with dynamically variable adaption of the crown - Achenbach DVC
- Ironing roller system for highest rewinding speeds
- Strip inspection devices
Achenbach Thin Strip Rolling Mills roll aluminium as the starting material for foil rolling processes respectively for end products such as:
- Semi-rigid food container stock
- Fin stock
- Closure stock
- Litho sheet
OPTIROLL ® System
The integrated, modulary built rolling mill automation system Achenbach OPTIROLL® i3 is used in all Achenbach OPTIMILL® rolling mills and plays a key role in modernization of existing rolling mills of all brands. OPTIROLL convinces in its integrated approach especially with efficient model-based control functions and open interfaces, comprising the following six control modules.
SUPERSTACK ® Filter
Achenbach filtration systems tailored to the specific operation purpose serve for micro-filtration of the cooling lubricants, such as especially of rolling oil, in a continuous process with customized filter aids.
Together with the Achenbach AIRPURE® exhaust air purification systems and the Achenbach ROILPURE®rectification systems, they handle the entire exhaust air and coolant flow in the rolling process.
Following the closed-loop principle, they operate ecologically as well as economically highly efficient.
OPTIPURE ROILPURE ® System
Achenbach rectification systems thermally separate tramp oils from the rolling oil and redirect the rolling oil into the production cycle in as-good-as-new quality. They are always tailored to the specific operation purpose.
Together with the Achenbach SUPERSTACK® filtration systems and the Achenbach AIRPURE® exhaust air purification systems, they handle the entire exhaust air and coolant flow in the rolling process.
OPTIPURE AIRPURE ® System
Achenbach exhaust air purification systems serve for the energy-optimized separation and recovery of rolling oil from the rolling mill exhaust air. They are always tailored to the specific operation purpose. Together with the Achenbach ROILPURE® rectification systems and the Achenbach SUPERSTACK® filtration systems, they handle the entire exhaust air and coolant flow in the rolling process. Following the closed-loop priciple, they operate ecologically as well as economically highly efficient.
The cloud-based platform Achenbach OPTILINK® opens the way to the overall system networking of the various value creation stages and therefore to the optimization of the entire production process.
As a system provider, Achenbach follows an integrative approach by offering installation-wide solutions that incorporate multiple individual components. This single source concept lets us design a production process that is optimally tailored to your needs, from rolling to slitting to further processing.