Heavy Side Guides

Customer: voestalpine Stahl GmbH

The side guides are situated at the exit side of the roughing mill stand. They have the task to guide and center the slab during the pass. For a fast adjustment of the side guide and a low energy consumption a new electric drive was developed. The side guides are water cooled.

Technical Data:
Length of side guide: ca. 10 m
Slab weight: max 35 to