Global Patent Index - EP 1058588 A1

EP 1058588 A1 2000-12-13 - INSTALLATION FOR MAKING COLD-ROLLED STAINLESS STEEL BANDS

Title (en)

INSTALLATION FOR MAKING COLD-ROLLED STAINLESS STEEL BANDS

Title (de)

ANLAGE ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON KALTGEWALZTEN BÄNDERN AUS ROSTFREIEM STAHL

Title (fr)

INSTALLATION DE FABRICATION DE BANDES D'ACIER INOXYDABLE LAMINEES A FROID

Publication

EP 1058588 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 99904921 A

Priority

  • FR 9900388 W
  • FR 9802264 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2775205A1] The method comprises the following successive steps: (a) continuous casting of a stainless steel strip; (b) descaling of the strip; (c) cold-rolling of the strip; (d) annealing and pickling, or bright-annealing; (e) rolling of the strip to give it a final form; and (f) coiling of the strip. An Independent claim is also included for an installation which includes a continuous casting section (8), a descaling and cleaning section (13-19), a cold-rolling section (21), a section (26-31) for annealing and pickling or bright-annealing, a finish rolling section (33, 34) and a coiling section (37). It also includes buffer storage sections (12, 20, 25, 32, 35).

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

B21B 3/02; B21B 1/28; C21D 8/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B21B 1/28 (2006.01); B21B 3/02 (2006.01); B21B 45/06 (2006.01); C21D 9/46 (2006.01); B21B 1/46 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B21B 3/02 (2013.01); B21B 1/28 (2013.01); B21B 1/463 (2013.01); B21B 45/06 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9943451A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

FR 2775205 A1 19990827; FR 2775205 B1 20000324; AT 224246 T 20021015; AU 2525899 A 19990915; BR 9908239 A 20001031; CA 2320942 A1 19990902; CN 1291922 A 20010418; DE 69903001 D1 20021024; EP 1058588 A1 20001213; EP 1058588 B1 20020918; ID 28239 A 20010510; JP 2002504434 A 20020212; TW 431916 B 20010501; US 6478899 B1 20021112; WO 9943451 A1 19990902; ZA 9901471 B 19990824

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