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1. (WO2014191671) METHOD FOR CHANGING THE CONFIGURATION OF A ROLLING MILL AND ROLLING MILL FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAID METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/191671    International Application No.:    PCT/FR2014/051232
Publication Date: Fri Dec 05 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Wed May 28 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: B21B 29/00
Applicants: FIVES DMS
Inventors: CALCOEN, Olivier
ERNST DE LA GRAETE, Conrad
VINCENDEAU, Mikael
Title: METHOD FOR CHANGING THE CONFIGURATION OF A ROLLING MILL AND ROLLING MILL FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAID METHOD
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for changing the configuration of a sexto-type rolling mill, wherein the rolling mill is changed from a first configuration (C1) with a range of diameters of working cylinders (3',4'), keeping the chocks (E1, E2) by returning the chocks (E2) of the intermediate cylinders (5, 6) and by returning the chocks (E1) of the working cylinders. The invention also relates to a rolling mill suitable for the implementation of said method.