ASKO - Slab, Blooming, and Billet Mill Knives
- Slab shear knives
- Bloom shear knives
- Billet shear knives
- Knife seats
- Knife shims
- Knife bolts
ASKO Slab, Blooming, and Billet Knives crop the head and tail ends of slabs, blooms, or billets. They are used between the caster delivery section and the first rolling mill stand, tunnel, or re-heat furnace or between the furnace and the rolling mill. They typically operate at temperatures above 1500ºF/800ºF and may be used with or without coolant.
ASKO Slab, Bloom, and Billet Knives are custom manufactured and specially engineered for high temperature environments. They are available in a range of hot work tool steel grades and super alloy grades matched to the requirements of each application. Composite designs using superalloys are also available.
ASKO Slab, Bloom, and Billet Knives are available in a range of designs. ASKO produces knives to mill builder designs, user modified designs, and in special situations can offer design advice for improved performance.
Delivery and Ordering Information
ASKO Slab, Bloom, and Billet Knives and accessories are produced to order. To receive a quotation of price and delivery, please complete the information form or contact ASKO by phone, fax, or
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