Cold Rolling Fundamentals


Schedule

20–23 February 2023 • Hilton Palacio del Rio • San Antonio, Texas, USA

Tour of Steel Dynamics Inc. – Flat Roll Group Southwest-Sinton Division


Sunday, 19 February 2023

4–6 p.m.

Registration

Monday, 20 February 2023

7 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast 

8 a.m. 

Introductions and Opening Remarks

8:10 a.m.

Overview 

9 a.m. 

Break

9:20 a.m. 

Cold Rolling Fundamentals

10:10 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Rolling Mill Designs

11:15 a.m.

Line Arrangements

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Mill Terminal Equipment

1:50 p.m.

Break

2:05 p.m.

Mill Measurement and Instrumentation Equipment

2:50 p.m.

Motor and Drive Upgrades

3:35 p.m. 

Break

3:50 p.m. 

Hot Band Characteristics That Influence Cold Rolling

4:40 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion

5 p.m.

Adjourn

5–6 p.m.

Reception

Tuesday, 21 February 2023

7 a.m. 

Breakfast 

8 a.m.

Rolls Manufacturing and Materials Requirements

8:50 a.m. 

Break

9:10 a.m.

Roll Shop Practices: What Do Roll Shops Do for Your Mill?

10 a.m. 

Cold Mill Defects and Quality

10:50 a.m.

Break

11:10 a.m.

Cold Mill Safety

Noon 

Lunch

1 p.m.

Cold Rolling Theory Basics 

2 p.m.

Break

2:20 p.m. 

Cold Rolling Lubrication Fundamentals

3:20 p.m.

Break

3:40 p.m. 

Hydraulic System Basics

5–6 p.m.

Reception

Wednesday, 22 February 2023

7 a.m. 

Breakfast 

8 a.m.

Automatic Gauge Control (AGC) Basics

9 a.m. 

Break

9:20 a.m.

Automatic Flatness Control (AFC) Shape/Flatness Basics

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:50 a.m.

TBD

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m. 

Rolling Solution System and Maintenance

1:30 p.m. 

Air Blow-Off Systems 

2 p.m.

Break

2:15 p.m. 

Mill Chatter and Vibration 

3:15 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m.

Cold Mill Safety

4:15 p.m.

The Importance of Mill Alignment

4:45 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion

5 p.m.

Conference Adjourn

Thursday, 23 February 2023

7 a.m.

Breakfast

8 a.m

Plant Tour of Steel Dynamics Inc. – Flat Roll Group Southwest-Sinton Division 

2 p.m.

Return From Plant Tour and Conference Adjourn