Robert Stroud

Contributing Writer

Tube and Pipe Production | Articles | The Tube & Pipe Journal

Tooling, the key for mill production

November 29, 2001 | By Robert Stroud

This article discusses three main criteria that govern tube mill tooling—design, materials used in their construction, and alignment of tooling on the mill. Discusses advancements in design due to CAD technology; experimental use of ceramic and plastic materials for making tooling; and the use of subplates and interchangeable components to ease tube mill alignment.

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