| These rolls are for a coil processing customer.
These are precision ground and will not be chromed. Undergoing final inspection, they will see years of
|As with most of the chill rolls we fabricate, this is chrome plated. Smooth, low-Ra chrome plating is essential for extruding lines and laminating processes.|
Does Your Chrome Look Like This? We Can Help!
This chill roll’s chrome is badly chipped and worn.
To some customers, this looks like a major problem; but refurbishing surfaces like these is a standard operation at Menges Roller.
Cylindrical Grinding Did The Trick!
The customer was so satisfied with the results of our ultra-smooth-finish cylindrical grinding that they decided no chrome was needed; the roll was put back to work and is now generating outstanding smooth-finish results in a hot plastic application.
|We fabricated this hollow-shell process roller for an OEM. It will be used on an extruding machine. It is chrome plated and finished to a low Ra. The rollface is over 9 feet long.||This double-shelled spiral-baffle chill roll has been recently chromed and is being inspected by a Menges technician using a surface roughness gage.|
|This double-shelled heat-transfer roller is being precision ground to an exact diameter, in preparation for chrome plating. Our process allows very small tolerances to be achieved.||Highly-accurate calipers and micrometers are employed to ensure customer-specified diameters are achieved. With over 40 years in rollers, we understand the need for steadfast compliance to schematics and prints.|
|We know every roller is different, so we offer custom serration and stepped-face options. Contact your Menges Sales Enginner to discuss your project’s requirements||This finished deadshaft roller, here without its bearing assembly, was fabricated, serrated, chorme-plated and polished at our main facility in Wauconda, Illinois, near Chicago.|
Here a dial indicator is being used to reflect the “roundness” of a roll’s outer shell. Our technicians are supplied with the industry’s top devices as they pursue engineering perfection.
This heat-transfer roll has been chrome plated and is in the polishing stage. It will be polished to achieve the customer-specified Ra value.
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The Menges team of Sales Engineers and Technicians is available to discuss your unique process challenges. Our solutions in Cylindrical Grinding, Chrome Plating and Roller Balancing compliment our complete lineup of fabrication and repair offerings. Call or click to get started on roller solutions that will have you running faster and smoother.