- 09 octobre 2019
- By BEP
At BEP, we do everything we can to receive, inspect, repair and return damaged rolls as effectively and efficiently as possible. We understand the costs of downtime, which is why we advise our customers to keep spare rolls.
Unfortunately, there are many unforeseen complications when repairing rolls, which can only be addressed on inspection. The initial repair procedure is to remove the damaged material by turning and grinding, so that we are down to a clean shaft. It then needs plating with nickel to build back up the diameter, followed by chrome plating to provide the hard-wearing longevity for future use.
The surface finish is then put on the roll, which can range from superfinish, gloss to matt finish. Surface coverage varies