Rolls. The effect of a good roll in a flourmill

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2016 April

    Medium Digital

    Energy & power > Development of technology


    Scope & contentBy Mehmet Uğur Gürkaynak International Marketing Strategist, Entil A.Ş

    Quality, yield and capacity in a flourmill are directly related with the crushing and milling operations of the rolls.

    The main point of a good roll production is the casting. It is very important to put the right elements with the correct ratios to obtain the right hardness of a roll. We at Entil have formulas to produce rolls to reach the hardness we are targeting, we believe leaving this to chance could have an adverse effect on our quality control and subsequently our customers – ‘it is a power which cannot be controlled and power without control is not power.’

    The cracking rolls have to be durable, abrasion resistant and easy to be fluted with the hardness of 500 – 550 Brinell and the smooth rolls must have a balanced crown cambering with a good sand blasting with a proper hardness - which is a necessity.

    The life or longevity of a roll, or when a cracking roll will need to be refluted, all depends on a good casting and good corrugation, which has a knock on effect on the costs of the flourmill as well, as stopping the production to send the rolls for refluting means costs in finance, production and workmanship and customer dissatisfaction because of late delivery of the product…Read more.


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