Global Patent Index - EP 0893167 A3

EP 0893167 A3 2000-04-19 - Rolling mill

Title (en)

Rolling mill

Title (de)

Walzstrasse

Title (fr)

Train de laminage

Publication

EP 0893167 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 98112858 A

Priority

DE 19730599 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0893167A2] The rolling apparatus (1) has a hot rolling group (2) preceded by furnaces (3, 3') which in turn are preceded by at least two continuous casting machines (4, 4'). Shears (5, 5') are located before and, if required, after the furnaces. Each casting machine is provided with a long furnace and the furnaces are transversely movable from the casting lines (11, 11') into the rolling line (12). The furnaces are subdivided into segments (7-10; 7'-10') which are transversely movable individually and independently of one another. Also claimed is the operation of the above apparatus, utilising the individual transverse mobility of the furnace sections for nearly continuous rolling of long cast strip segments.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B21B 1/46

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B21B 1/46 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B21B 1/466 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49991 (2013.01); Y10T 29/5184 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

DE 19730599 A1 19990121; AT 232424 T 20030215; EP 0893167 A2 19990127; EP 0893167 A3 20000419; EP 0893167 B1 20030212; ES 2192720 T3 20031016; US 6209187 B1 20010403

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