Xtek has developed a special hot working die steel grade specifically for use for the hot strip mill edger rolls. This material, with its high thermal fatigue strength and its excellent resistance to firecracking, has proven to improve campaign life and reduce required stock removal during refurbishing.
Reversing rougher applications can particularly benefit from the use of Xtek edgers. Improved hot wear resistance over standard edger grades allows the roll face to maintain shape longer, leading to improved edge shape, ultimately leading to better hot band quality.
Our sleeve on arbor design can save money when compared to a high alloy monoblock design. Send us your edger roll blueprint to see if your roll can be converted to the Xtek HWDS edger roll.
Contact us today to discuss your specific application and problem solving needs.