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    Lubricants and Coolants & Modifying Metals

    Lubricants and Coolants & Modifying Metals

    Reducing can be done with extreme pressure lubricants at speeds over 7,000 FPM.  There are many mills that run at very low speeds when reducing expensive alloys such as beryllium, copper, tantalum, and gold and use little or no lubricant or coolant.  Many lubricants are good for extreme pressure, but they can also act as

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    Tapered Rolling

    Tapered Rolling

    Another purpose of reducing is to make tapered material.  As an example, knives are made from high carbon steel that is heated up red hot and reduced from a thickness of approximately 3/16” to 1/16” by 10” to 48” long. Why is your golf club shaft tapered?  Why is a knife thick at the handle

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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

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