Rolling aluminium bars

Discussion in 'Materials' started by Newhill, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. Newhill
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    Newhill Junior Member

    I have a lot of experience rolling stainless steel bars in a machine like this.
    Roundo ring roller.
    Is there anyone who has tried this with aluminium? Keel bars etc would be possible.

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  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Yes, you can roll aluminum tubing with the same equipment.
  3. SukiSolo
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    SukiSolo Senior Member

    Just don't forget to pack the sand when the tubes are 400mm (16") +.....;)
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