Forged Intermediate Rolls


Forged intermediate rolls

FORGED Intermediate

Forged steel intermediate roll applies to high precision 6-Hi(as well as a few 8 Hi) mills. its name is from the working location between working roll and back-up roll. The intermediate rolls are mainly used to control the shape of strip. The different Materials of 2%Cr,3%Cr,5%Cr and semi-high speed steel (SSH) can be used according to different requirements of hardness depth.

Harndess Curve of Intermediate Roll

Harndess Curve of Intermediate Roll

Physical properties

Symbol Hardness Hardness Uniformity Depth of hardness Size
9Cr2Mo 85-102 HSD 3HSD 8~15mm ¢200-600mm
MC3 85-102HSD 3HSD 15-30mm ¢200-1000mm
MC5 85-102HSD 3HSD 20-40mm ¢300-1000mm


Symbol Type of material Application for cold mills
9Cr2Mo 2%Cr Work rolls for general 4 HI mill
MC3 3% Cr Work rolls and intermediate rolls for reverse cold mills.
MC5 5% Cr Work rolls for tandem mill and skin pass mill

Other dimensions or materials requirements can be produced under customers requirements.