Hot Strip Mill Work Rolls

A core product of Union Electric Åkers

Thousands of Hot Strip Mill Work Rolls come off of our production lines each year, making Union Electric Åkers one of the world’s largest roll manufacturers of Hot Strip Mill Work Rolls. 

All our Hot Strip Mill Work Rolls are made using the vertical centrifugal casting method, ensuring high in-service integrity and premium performance results. For roughing mill work rolls, we can also offer the forged grade SDSII with proven excellent performances. 

Hot Strip Mill Work Rolls account for a substantial part of our global output. We provide high quality products from our facilities in Europe, North America, and Asia, when and where they are required, anywhere in the world. 

An extensive range of roll dimensions and materials

Our plants can manufacture almost any size or grade of Hot Strip Mill Work Rolls for all applications ranging from Roughing Mill Work Rolls, including Vertical Edgers, to Finishing Stand Work Rolls. Our products are used in conventional Hot Strip Mills, Thin Slab Compact Strip Mills, and Steckel Mills.

Main Roll Grades

The following list presents the different grades that Åkers can provide. Further information is available in our Product Data Sheets. 

Roll Grade 
Application
URMA/AHCS High Chrome Steel Roughing stands
IRMA Semi High Speed Steel Roughing stands
SDSII Forged High Alloy Steel Roughing stands
SPECRA R High Speed Steel Roughing stands
ICRA / AIC Indefinite Chill Finishing stands F4-6(7)
MICRA / APEX Enhanched Indefinite Chill Finishing stands F4-6(7)
CRONA High Chrome Iron Finishing stands F1-3(4)
CICRA Enhanced High Chrome Iron Finishing stands F1-3(4)
SPECRA F / HSS #3, #6 High Speed Steel  Finishing stands F1-3(4)