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    American Steel Products Rolling Mills

    American Steel Products Rolling Mills

    For information about our products and services that extend beyond rolling mills, please visit our cut to length lines, and slitting lines and levelers web pages. We also offer pipe and tube equipment and service engineering on our equipment or yours. Experienced in the field of heavy-duty machinery design and building – more than 50

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    Built-To-Order Metal Processing Machinery

    Built-To-Order Metal Processing Machinery

    At American Steel we offer you both used and built-to-order metal processing machinery. Our equipment is designed to meet your manufacturing needs of High Quality Stainless Steel Tubes, Strips & Coils. We are instrumental in offering a quality-assured range carbon-steel tube mill equipment. Our Stainless Steel Tube equipment is manufactured using high quality steel procured from

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    What Is Cladding?

    What Is Cladding?

    Cladding is a method of fusing different metals into a strip. Thermostats are made with a cladded material of different coefficient of expansion. By cladding copper and steel together, the changing temperature makes the product bend to operate electrical contacts. The temperature range can be adjusted such as a thermostat. Certain vessels require food to

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    Automatic Gauge Control (AGC) and Direct Gap Control (DGC)

    Automatic Gauge Control (AGC) and Direct Gap Control (DGC)

    In older rolling mills, a flying micrometer was used for gauge control.  A flying micrometer is rollers in a C-frame.  The rollers operate an encoder, which tells the position of the gap between two rollers.  The micrometer is held perpendicular to the surface of the moving strip.  This is called a mechanical gauge.  Advancements have

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