Straightening rolls often have to be changed in many straightening processes. Frequent changes may be required, for example, if the straightening rolls wear quickly or process materials in small batch sizes have to be processed, for which straightening rolls with special groove geometry are essential.
In the past, it was only possible to change straightening rolls using a tool like a wrench; and, the whole process demanded a great deal of time and effort. The WR FT roll changing system was developed to reduce the time and effort required to replace straightening rolls and thus to optimize the operational procedures related to this process. By simply pressing on a tactile element integrated into the roll axis it is possible to remove a straightening roll and fit a different one very quickly and without using any tools.
The WR FT roll changing system can be retrofitted and is suitable for straightening rolls that have an external diameter of between 23.0mm and 80.0mm