No 3 Breakdown Mill, British Aluminium

Maker
Miller, W B
Production date
1970s
Description
No 3 Break Down Mill on right and the Tail shear on the left . A block can be seen just prior to the start of the reduction process.

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Department
Maker
Production date
1970s
Subject notes
The block from the reheat furnaces is passed through the break down mill as many as 20 times to reduce the thickness to approximately 25 mm. The tail shear then crops the tail end of the strip to make it even. The strip then goes on to the Hot Strip mill for further processing
Accession number
P44681

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