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Cold Rolled Steel Reduction

Cold Reducing

Cold Rolled Steel Reduction is the process of reducing thickness of hot roll pickled strip to lower target gauge points.

Steel Warehouse uses a reversing mill and a complex automation system to target precision gauge points. Our cold reduction mill services make steel harder and stronger. 

This process is called work hardening.  Subsequent heat treatment is necessary if the application requires formability.

Cold reduction improves gauge inconsistencies in hot roll and allows precision gauge tolerances as tight as +-.0005”. Cold reduction imparts surface texture giving the steel sheet a specific roughness and luster depending on the application. Shape can also be corrected or induced during this process 

Cold Rolled Steel Reduction

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