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Valley Roller engineering rolls


Engineering Rolls

The technical expertise and the extensive understanding of roll engineering remains one the distinguishing characteristics of Valley Roller Company. We offer a wide array of roll engineering capabilities for numerous industries and applications. These capabilities create a one stop shopping approach, and a turn-key support for metal and elastomer covered rolls.

Proven Experience

Improving the performance of end-use roll applications is essential in most industries today. Our team of specialists offer an extensive background in engineering and the capability to design rolls to meet the most demanding applications. We can insure that our customers get the most suitable design for the specified application by asking the right questions and contributing our experience throughout the design process. We guide our customers through all of the elements of the roll design process; from assessing the correct safety factors to the evaluation of machine design including any and all steps in between. This technical expertise and the extensive understanding of roll engineering and application requirements remains the most important distinguishing characteristic of our company. Over the years we have designed rolls for a variety of industries and applications. An extensive listing of applications where Valley Roller has designed and fabricated rolls can be found on the following page. We are adding to the list every day.

Engineering Focus

Utilizing modern engineering and CAD software, we are able to verify designs for mechanical stress, vibration, and thermal loads. We offer on-site technical support, including field measurement of rolls, roll application assistance, and process troubleshooting. Our engineer capabilities are broad as we have designed and fabricated rolls for a variety of industries and applications.

Engineering Rolls

There are fundamental roll design considerations for each and every roll application. These design considerations cannot be left to chance since the performance of the steel or covered roll is usually a critical component of the end-use process. When we design a roll for a customer's specific application we take into account all of relevant engineering design factors that are listed in the next section.

Essential Engineering Information

  • Safety Factors

  • Speed Expressed in RPM or FPM

  • Machine Design

  • Substrate

  • Core Material-Steel, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Composite

  • Cool or Heating Requirements

  • Header Design

  • Diametral Geometry

  • Axial Geometry

  • Speed

  • Pressure

  • Deflection

  • Balance

  • Co-Efficient of Friction

 

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WISCONSIN
N257 Stoney Brook Road, Appleton, WI 54915-9444
Phone: (920) 733-1991 | Fax: (920) 733-3722

TEXAS
101 Sentry Drive, Mansfield, TX 76063
Phone: (817) 453-8950 | Fax: (817) 453-1501