Diehl Steel adds plate mill

April 18, 2013

Diehl Steel, Cincinnati, has installed a new plate mill that allows the company to custom-machine steel material up to 30 in. wide by 50 in. long by 12 in. high. The company now can machine larger sizes of tool steel, alloy steel, high-speed steel, carbon steel, powder-metal product, and stainless steel to customers' specifications and tolerances.

With a 20-in. cutting head, the plate mill eliminates the ridges that occur when cutting with smaller-diameter cutters. It can produce the company's Accu-Squareâ„¢ steel products, which are machined to toolmaker tolerances. The result is a flat, squared, and parallel final block.

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