Continuous Hot Strip Rolling

  • John Jewkes
  • David Sawers
  • Richard Stillerman


Hot continuous wide strip1 rolling is recognised as one of the most important twentieth-century innovations in the steel industry. Its introduction greatly improved the quality of steel sheets and substantially reduced costs.


Steel Sheet Continuous Casting Wide Strip Roller Bearing Strip Rolling 
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    Badlam, S., ‘The Evolution of the Wide Strip Mill’, Yearbook of American Iron and Steel Institute, 1927.Google Scholar
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© John Jewkes, David Sawers and Richard Stillerman 1969

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  • John Jewkes
  • David Sawers
  • Richard Stillerman

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