Bar & Wire Rod Mills

General roll recommendation for Bar and Wire Rod

PositionMaterialHardness
BreakdownAlloy Cast Steel35 ~ 45 HSC
Adamite40 ~ 50 HSC
Roughing StandsPearlitic Nodular Iron45 ~ 55 HSC
TR1*45 ~ 55 HSC
Adamite40 ~ 50 HSC
Graphitic Steel35 ~ 50 HSC
CPC**47 ~ 73 HSC
Intermediate StandsPearlitic Nodular Iron55 ~ 65 HSC
TR1*55 ~ 65 HSC
CPC**70 ~ 83 HSC

Prefinishing & Finishing Stand rolls also available, see Bar & Wire Rod page for details.

Structural Mills

General roll recommendation for Structural Mills

PositionMaterialHardness
BreakdownAlloy Cast Steel35 ~ 45 HSC
Adamite35 ~ 50 HSC
Roughing StandsAlloy Cast Steel35 ~ 45 HSC
Adamite35 ~ 50 HSC
Graphitic Steel35 ~ 50 HSC
Prefinishing
& Finishing Stands
Adamite45 ~ 60 HSC
Pearlitic Nodular Iron55 ~ 65 HSC
Steel Base Adamite55 ~ 65 HSC

Hot Strip Mills

General roll recommendation for Hot Strip Mills

PositionMaterialHardness
Roughing StandsAlloy Steel35 ~ 45 HSC
Adamite40 ~ 50 HSC
Graphitic Steel35 ~ 55 HSC
Pearlitic Nodular Iron45 ~ 60 HSC
Finishing StandsIndefinite and Alloy Chill Iron65 ~ 80 HSC
Hi-Chrome Steel60 ~ 70 HSC
High Speed Steel75 ~ 85 HSC
CPC *80 ~ 91 HSC

* Hardness determination based on mill application.

Cold Mills

General roll recommendation for Cold Mills

Mill TypeRoll FunctionMaterialHardness
Cold Rolling MillIntermediate Roll9Cr2M, MC3, MC570 ~ 85 HSD
Work Roll9Cr2MoR, 86CrMoV7, MC3, MC580 ~ 105 HSC
Back-Up Roll60Cr3Mo, 9Cr2Mo, 86CrMoV7, 70Cr3NiMo60 ~ 80 HSC
Sendzimir & Cluster MillIntermediate Roll5H1255 ~ 60 HSC
Work RollCr12Mo1V1, Cr12MoVCo60 ~ 65 HSC
Forged Shaft42CrMo, 36CrNiMo435 ~ 45 HSC

MBI Rolls, a division of M. Brashem, Inc., has provided the best value for quality, price and service to the steel industry for more than 30 years. We are a leading distributor of mill rolls to the north American steel mill industry, with significant share of the long bar market.

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We provide various grades of cast iron and steel rolls manufactured by means of both the static and centrifugal cast processes.

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Rob Kibler & Chris Hixon of MBI Rolls, LLC were the technical paper award winners at the Fall 2018 IRD (Institute of Roll Designers) Associations, Inc. Meetings held October 8-13, 2018 at the Water's Edge in Westbrook, Connecticut hosted by Nucor Steel. Their paper presentation was given to steel industry operators and showcased how different roll

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Steelmaking: Rolling - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xnKmt_gsLs Steel:  From Start to Finish - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l7JqonyoKA

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