Long Products Rolling


Schedule

19–22 February 2018 • Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Worth Downtown • Fort Worth, Texas, USA


Monday, 19 February 2018

4–6 p.m.

Registration

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

7 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8 a.m.

Introduction

8:05 a.m.

Welcome and Overview of Gerdau Long Steel North America Midlothian Mill

8:30 a.m.

Changing the Mindset for a Safer Environment
Joe Jacobin, Nucor Steel–Berkeley

9:30 a.m. 

Break

9:45 a.m.

Rolling Mill Metallurgy
Terry Rasmussen, Nucor Steel–Nebraska  
This presentation will discuss general metallurgy of steelmaking and rolling.

11 a.m. 

Break

11:15 a.m.

Environmental Management Program

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Pass Design and Rolling Theory
Joseph Kennedy, Quad Engineering Inc.

2:30 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m.

Descaling and Spray Issues in Hot Rolling
Lesli Peterson, Spraying Systems Co.

3:45 p.m. 

Break

4 p.m.

Rod/Bar Products and Applications
Bob Greuter, Danieli Corp.
This presentation will describe various customer applications for bar and rod.

5–6 p.m.

Reception

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

7 a.m.  

Breakfast

8 a.m. 

Plant Tour of Gerdau Long Steel North America Midlothian Mill

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Work Rolls
Bill Posey, SinterMet LLC
This presentation will focus on all rolls that come in contact with the wire rod or bar during hot rolling.

2:30 p.m. 

Break

2:45 p.m.

Nucor Steel–Texas — TXI Rolling Mill Revitalization
Kevin Barbee, Danieli Corp.

4 p.m.

Break

4:15 p.m.

Down-Cut Cold Product Shears

Thursday, 22 February 2018

7 a.m. 

Breakfast

8 a.m.

Torque and the Rolling Stand: Part 1
Kevin Barbee, Danieli Corp.
This segment provides a comprehensive description of the mechanical components of a rolling mill stand, how they function and how they handle the stress of rolling. An in-depth investigation of both the driveline and the mill stand will include how the components work together, common failure modes, preventive and predictive maintenance strategies, early indicators of functional failures, and product quality problems that can stem from driveline wear.

9 a.m.

Break

9:15 a.m. 

Torque and the Rolling Stand: Part 2
Kevin Barbee, Danieli Corp.​

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m. 

Nucor Steel–Auburn Finishing End Revamping
Jarrod Prill, Nucor Steel– Auburn
Nucor Steel–Auburn commissioned a new finishing end in November 2016. This was the facility’s largest capital project to date.

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

12:30 p.m. 

Motors, Drive and Speed Control

1:45 p.m.

Break

2 p.m.

Nucor Steel Kankakee Inc. Automation Upgrade

3 p.m.

Break

3:15 p.m. 

Commercial Metals Company – Texas Reheat Furnace Upgrade

4:30 p.m. 

Question and Answer Session

5 p.m.

Adjourn Conference