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