References

A selection from our customer base:

ATI, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, Pittsburgh USA

Buderus

Application: Annealing and pickling line
The Umlauf Bridle builds up the back-tension ahead of the recoiler and controls the centerline position of the strip upstream of a side trimming unit. 

Technical data:
Material: stainless steel
Strip tension: 380 kN
Strip thickness: 3 – 14 mm
Strip width:  1,000 – 2,600 mm
Line speed: 30 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1995

Bandstahl Schulte, Hagen DE

Buderus

Application: Slitting line
The Umlauf Bridle guides the strip into the slitting unit.

Technical data:
Material: strip steel
Strip tension: 40 kN
Strip thickness: 0.6 – 4 mm
Strip width:  100 – 150 mm
Line speed: 250 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 2007

Buderus Edelstahl GmbH, Wetzlar DE

Buderus

Application: Push-Pull pickling line
The Umlauf Bridle creates the back-tension ahead of the recoiler and contols the centerline position of the strip.

Technical data:
Material: stainless steel strip
Strip tension: 100 kN
Strip thickness: 0.8 – 14 mm
Strip width:  100 – 450 mm
Line speed: 150 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1990 

Federal Mogul – Glycodur

Buderus

Application: Braking unit in the exit section of a processing line ahead of the reccoiler
The Umlauf Bridle builds up the strip back-tension downstream of processing units and controls the centerline position of the strip.

Technical data:
Material: steel 
Strip tension: 400 kN max.
Strip thickness: 2.0 – 12.0 mm
Strip width:  500 mm
Line speed: 50 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 2017

Technical data:
Material: steel strip
Strip tension: 50 kN
Strip thickness: 2.0 – 6.0 mm
Strip width:  100 – 300 mm
Line speed: 20 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1995

Hühoco Metalloberflächenveredelung GmbH, Wuppertal DE

Application: Braking unit ahead of the recoiler in a coating line

Technical data:
Material: aluminum strip
Strip tension: 40 kN
Strip thickness: 0.6 – 3.0 mm
Strip width:  100 – 600 mm
Line speed: 50 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1990

Jansen AG Stahlröhrenwerke, Oberriet, Switzerland

Application: Braking unit between spiral pickling tank and recoiler

Technical data
Material: hot strip
Strip tension: 100 kN
Strip thickness: 3,0 – 8,0 mm
Strip width: 100 – 450 mm
Line speed: 50 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1993

Applications 2 + 3 : Braking unit in a recoiling plant ahead of the upcoiler

Technical data
Material: Cold strip
Strip tension: 50 kN
Strip thickness: 4.0 – 8.0 mm
Strip width: 50 – 450 mm
Line speed: 250 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1993

JFE Steel cooporation, Tokyo Japan

Application: Strip pulling unit downstream of an annealing furnace

Technical data
Material: electric strip
Strip tension: 0.02 – 1.0 kN
Strip thickness: 0.05 – 0.5 mm
Strip width: 100 – 600 mm
Line speed: 30 m/min max.

Application:

  • Speedmaster of the annealing line.
  • Strip tension measurement and control.
  • Centerline control of the strip.

Year of commissioning: 1995

Application 2 :  Braking unit ahead of recoiler

Technical data
Material: Elektric strip
Strip tension: 5.0 kN
Strip thickness: 0.05 – 0.5 mm
Strip width: 100 – 600 mm
Line speed: 100 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1995

Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter DE

Application:  In the exit section of a push-pull pickling line ahead of the side trimming unit and the recoiler

The Umlauf Bridle creates the back-tension ahead of the recoiler and controls the centreline position of the strip upstream of a side trimming unit.  

Technical data:
Material: Steel and stainless stell strip
Strip tension: 180 kN
Strip thickness: 2.0 – 12.7 mm
Strip width:  610 – 1,550 mm
Line speed: 100 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1992

Sandvik, Stockholm, Sweden

Application 1 : Three Umlauf Bridles in a processing line

Technical data:
Material: stainless steel strip
Strip tension: 1200 kN
Strip thickness: 0.5 – 3.0 mm
Strip width:  600 – 2,100 mm
Line speed: 120 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 2015 

Application 2: Two Umlauf Bridles as braking units in an annealing line

Technical data of Umlauf-Bridle no. 1:
Material: stainless steel strip
Strip tension: 200 kN
Strip thickness: 0.6 – 3.0 mm
Strip width:  200 – 700 mm
Line speed: 30 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 2003 

Technical data of Umlauf-Bridle no. 2:
Material: stainless steel strip
Strip tension: 200 kN
Strip thickness: 0.6 – 3.0 mm
Strip width:  200 – 1,500 mm
Line speed: 30 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 2003 

 

C.D. Waelzholz KG, Hagen DE

Application: Braking unit for slit strip
The Umlauf Bridle builds up the back-tension of slit strip ahead of the recoiler

Technical data:
Material: Electric strip
Strip tension: 30 kN
Strip thickness: 0.5 – 2.0 mm
Strip width:  20 – 1,250 mm
Line speed: 300 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1993 

Wuppermann Austria GmbH, Judenburg, Austria

Application: Hot-dip galvanized strip
The Umlauf Bridle builds up back-tension ahead of the recoiler and controls the centerline position of the strip.

Technical data:
Material: Hot-dip galvanized strip
Strip tension: 60 kN
Strip thickness: 0.8 – 5.0 mm
Strip width:  50 – 550 mm
Line speed: 280 m/min max.

Year of commissioning: 1994