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Distributor / authorized representative that deals with supply & delivery of roll stands and stand replacement parts to industrial enterprises of Russia

Engineering company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), Russia, has been successfully working with a number of Russian industrial enterprises at the local market for more than 20 years. Since the company’s founding, it has acquired immense engineering experience, market reputation, and has realized more than a hundred large-scale projects at the industrial plants in Russia. Our company is continuously in search of new business partners, who consider Russian market investment-attractive and want to boost their sales in the region, as well as expand their field of activities and enter a new international level.

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We are interested in cooperation with the manufacturers of roll stands and stand replacement parts, who are looking for an official and reliable distributor to supply their equipment to the industrial plants in Russia.

The company’s top management and sales team are well acquainted with the Russian market, its mentality and laws; they also understand industrial specifics of the financial and economic activities of the Russian customers. All our sales managers have a large customer database, extensive experience of successful sales and well-established connections with the potential buyers of your roll stands and stand replacement parts. This allows our managers to promptly set out the most promising directions for promotion and to ensure a rapid entry of the products into the promising Russian market. Our employees, who are fluent in English and German, are focused on working at the international market with the supplies of foreign equipment.

Our team of experienced engineers, who can handle the most serious technical problems, constantly keeps in touch with the Russian customers, holds meetings and delivers presentations regarding the latest achievements of our manufacturing partners. They point out the engineering challenges and actively communicate with all the departments at Russian plants. That is why the specifics of doing a business in the Russian Federation are well-known to us, and we also know the equipment of the local industrial plants and their up-to-date modernization needs.

Once we become your authorized representative in Russia, our marketing staff will carry out a market research in order to check the demand for roll stands and stand replacement parts, will submit a market overview for roll stands and stand replacement parts that you offer and evaluate the needs for this type of equipment at local plants. Our specialists will also estimate the potential and capacity of this market at local industrial plants. Our IT-team will start developing a website for your products in Russian. Our experts will assess the conformity between your roll stands and stand replacement parts and customer needs as well as analyze the common reaction to the new goods in general. We will look into the categories of potential customers, and pick out the largest and the most promising plants.

Upon becoming your authorized agent on the territory of Russia, ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), will obtain certificates, if required, for a batch of the goods, for various types of roll stands and stand replacement parts in compliance with Russian standards. We can also arrange the inspection in order to obtain TR TS 010 and TR TS 012 Certificates. These certificates provides permission to operate your equipment at all industrial plants of the EAEU countries (Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan), including the hazardous industrial facilities. Our company is eager to assist in issuing Technical Passports for roll stands and stand replacement parts as per Russian and other EAEU countries’ requirements.

Our engineering company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), collaborates with several Russian design institutes in various industrial segments, which allows us to conduct preliminary design as well as subsequent design works according to the standards, construction rules and regulations that are applicable in Russia and other CIS countries. It also enables us to include your roll stands and stand replacement parts into the future projects.

The Company has its own logistics department that can provide packing service, handling as well as the most efficient and cost effective mode of transportation of the goods (incl. over dimensional and overweight goods). The goods can be delivered on DAP or DDP-customer’s warehouse basis in full compliance with all the relevant regulations and requirements that are applicable on the Russian market.

Our company has its own certified specialists who will carry out installation supervision and commissioning of the delivered equipment, as well as further guarantee and post-guarantee maintenance of roll stands and stand replacement parts. They will also provide necessary training and guidance for the customer’s personnel.

A brief overview

There are following types of rolling stands: cartridge stands, 3-hi stands, horizontal stands, vertical stands, prestressed stands, housingless stands, etc.

Section rolling mills are featured with a wide number of versions of rolling stands due to a wide range of produced geometrical, dimensional and grade schedule as well as the further purpose of the products.

The following reasons are taken into account when selecting a stand type: rolling force intensity in each stand, speed mode, temperature mode, and stand performance. Stand metal consumption is significantly taken into account. In stand design for steel small-section rolled product production one could observe a steady tendency to use prestressed and housingless stands occurred in last decades. Stands with housings are rarely used now, only in special cases.

Prestressed stands (PSS) have quite high radial rigidity, compactness and relatively small metal consumption.

In these stands, upper and lower cushions at each roll side are attached with clamping bolts with the force exceeding significantly the maximum metal pressure on rolls during rolling. This preliminary load removes gaps between cushions and connection parts.

Rolling pressure is transferred directly to cushions and clamping bolts while omitting multiple gaskets, pressure screws, cartridges, etc.

Roll opening in prestressed stands can be adjusted in two ways: rough adjustment (when assembling stands) is performed by means of thickness alteration of the gaskets installed between lower and upper cushions; fine adjustment is performed by means of rotation of eccentric bushings that are installed in the borings of upper cushions.

The most commonly used reinforcement steel for reinforced concrete structures is a type of a rolled product. Its production volume and consumption is increased, along with quality requirements.

Usage of housingless stands ensures production of a wide range of assortment with tighter tolerances. The product net cost of 1 ton is approximately 1.15 times cheaper in comparison with analogous production amount manufactured in a traditional way. In this case, the net cost is decreased not only because of low capital costs, but because of low processing costs. Horizontal and vertical stands with cantilever rolls, cartridge stands and 3-hi stands are also used in plants.

Compactness, durability and easy maintenance are features of housingless stressed cartridge stands. These stands can be assembled in different configurations.

Bases and reducers can be rotated by 90°, this way you can turn a horizontal stand in a vertical stand or vice versa in a couple of minutes.

Two-roll reverse movable stands are used in roughing and intermediate rolling. These stands are fully automated and allow manufacturing product schedules with no limits using the same stand set.

In some cases, when it is required to manufacture products of small standard size, stands with cantilever attached rolls in various configurations are used such as horizontal, vertical convertible (transformable), universal, and etc. Cantilever stands have a number of advantages, such as compactness, easy and quick roll transfer. However, due to cantilever load application transferred rolling forces are lower than in the stands with a two-sided roll support.

Main directions of section rolling production improvement

Switching to 100% rolling in single-strand mills without tilting ensures manufacturing of products with higher precision profile and higher stability of mechanical properties.

  1. A decrease of billet heating temperature in continuous small section and wire mills from 1100-1150°C to 900°C reduces metal heat losses in roughing stands and almost fully exclude decarbonizing of high carbon steels under high temperatures.
  2. An increase in weight of the billet made of high alloy steels from 1-1.5 tons to 2-4.5 tons for small and medium section mills allows to extend an outcome of valid products, especially when manufacturing rolled products in coils.
  3. An increase of the billet length and rolling speed, decrease of time required for change and setting ensure higher performance of rolling mills.

Replacement and quick-wear parts for rolling mills

Replacement and quick-wear parts for rolling mills are:

  • pendulum, drum and crank shears;
  • operating and support roll cushions;
  • spindles, couplings;
  • pressure screws and nuts;
  • gear boxes and their parts;
  • straightening, pressure, and pinch rollers;
  • bearings;
  • eccentric bushings;
  • recoiler drums;
  • pipe fittings, pumps, valves, filters;

Rolling mill drive spindles

Rolling mill drive spindles (cardan, roller, ball, gear, rolling bearing):

  • ensure increased hinge tilt angle;
  • enhance dynamic drive characteristics ;
  • extend drive lifetime;

Cooling racks

These units are designed for single-piece receipt of hot rolled products fed from flying shears (or from the mill directly), their transportation and natural cooling on rails, piling and further transfer of the pile by the run-out roller table to cold cut shears.

Cooling racks operate as a part of mechanical equipment of section and pipe mills. They may be supplied as accessories for milling complexes and as single items for modernization of metallurgical shops.

The cooling racks consist of approach, run-out and alignment roller tables, movable and immovable racks, piler and tilting devices, lubrication system.

Design features of cooling racks are as follows:

  1. the dump valve drive is connected from the longitudinal shaft, which contributes to the reliability of rolled products receipt;
  2. if necessary, an alignment roller table can be provided for single-piece position alignment of rolled product ends during cooling;
  3. a device ensuring full protection of friction units from dirt and slag is used in gear rack drive, the device allows to go without annual repair of friction units;
  4. all cooling rack transmissions are installed on the antifriction bearings which ensure maintenance-free operation for the whole cooling rack lifetime;
  5. approach roller table and dump valve design allows to dump of rolled products feeding continuously;
  6. special high-precision gear couplings are used for transmission shaft connection, they ensure easy mounting and decrease commissioning and repair time;
  7. all plates with leveling grooves are cast of cast-iron into a metallic casting mold which ensures high precision of the groove position towards mounting bases and, therefore, straightness of cooled rolled products.
Cooling racks
Length m 30 60 72 60
Cooler width over roller table axles m 6660 7540 10 040 6660

Cooling rack main characteristics:
1. Range of cooled rolled products circle, square, strip
2. Rolled product length (max), m below 72
3. Rolled product feed cycle, s 4 – 8
4. Rolling speed, m/s 3 – 12
5. Cooler width over roller table axles, mm 6,660 – 10,060
6. Cooling rack length, mm 30,000 – 72,000
7. Cooling rack weight, m 200 – 500

Equipment for metallurgy

Upon becoming the official distributer of roll stands and stand replacement parts, our company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), carries out the following: finds the buyers of your products on the market, conducts technical and commercial negotiations with the customers regarding the supplies of your equipment, concludes contracts. Should a bidding take place, we will collect and prepare all the documents required for the participation, conclude all the necessary contracts for the supply of your equipment, as well as register the goods (roll stands and stand replacement parts) and conduct customs clearance procedures. We will also register a certificate of transaction (Passport of Deal) required for all foreign trade contracts in the foreign currency control department of the authorized Russian bank so that currency transaction could be effected. If required, our company will implement an equipment spacing project in order to integrate your equipment into the existing or newly built production plant.

We are convinced that our company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), will become your reliable, qualified and efficient partner & distributor in Russia.

We are always open for cooperation, so let’s move forward together!

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