Modernization of roll shop machines

Highly customized project offering for machine tool reconditioning, retrofitting and mondernization

Existing roll shop machines can be modernized to meet with today’s operational and quality requirements. In this chanlleging environment, RollResearch has carried out a number of extensive modernization projects for roll grinding machines, lathes, multicore drilling machines, balancing machines and milling machines.

When customer wishes to restore its old in-use machine tools in the roll shop to their original or even better condition, or buys a second-hand machine tool for its roll shop, RollResearch is here to provide its custmers a cost effective solution for such demand.

The extent of a modernization project will be determined through an on-site inspection. Based on a thorough analysis of the condition and potential of the machine tool in question, for example,

The optimum scope will be put together and quote submitted accordingly. Elements of the RollResearch offering are listed in the chart A-E, below.


             Required before delivery of C or D

    1. CNC Sinumerik 840 D sl
    2. PLC Simatic S7-300
    3. Operator interface using Windows® software


    1. New axis servo motors and drives
    2. New spindle motors and drives
    3. Complete electrical modernization
    • 1, 2, all motors, new main electrical cabinet, new cabling and cable chains (sensors, limit switches and peripheral motors determined by case)
    • 1,2 and 3 carried out in existing main electrical cabinet

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    1. Fully automatic roll measuring device

    2. Manual roll measuring device

    • Paper industry: 4-point measurement


Need for attachment devices, e.g.

The requirements of phases A-D determined case by case.


Need determined case by case

    1. Re-scraping of guideways
    2. Replacement of worn parts
    3. Lubrication system modernization