Steckel looper

Boost of productivity

The Steckel looper enables higher rolling speeds so that hot strip production can be boosted by up to 20 %. The Steckel looper is located between the pinch roll unit and the coiling furnace to eliminate tension fluctuations produced by the furnace drum.

Benefits 

  • Improved process stability
  • Increase of rolling speed by up to 20 %
  • Increase of productivity by up to 20 %
  • Improved quality (thickness performance)
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