ROLLING MILLS: Flat Product Mills – Hot Strip Mills
ASKO manufactures knives for all types of hot strip mills including:
- Conventional, multi-stand
ASKO manufactures straight, curved and vector knives for continuous, tandem, pendulum, rotary drum, and crank shears used in:
- Dross (Beard) Removal
- Emergency Shears
- Entry Shears
- Exit Shears
- Pendulum Shears
Our knives are available in hot work tool steel and in high temperature super alloys to deliver maximum performance in the most demanding applications.
Additionally, we regrind and refurbish every type of hot strip mill knife. Knives and/or knife cassettes are processed at our facilities for expert reconditioning to original specifications. Our reconditioning programs are designed to support every mill operator’s demands.
For roughing and finishing stands, ASKO manufactures housing and chock liners and wear plates including:
- Bed Plates
- Chock Liners
- Housing Liners
- Mae West Liners
- Pressure Blocks
- Rocker Plates
- Sled Plates
- Stacker Plates
To match every technical requirement and budget, liners and wear plates are available in compound (clad) steel, solid alloy tool steel, and solid surface hardened steel.