In steel mills, the typical applications for gear spindles are as follows:
• Hot strip
• Bar & rod
• Skin pass
Kop-Flex® gear spindles are available in the widest range of materials and heat treatments available in the industry. We offer a wide range of choices for your unique applications. This allows us to offer unbiased opinions on the best material and heat treatment for your requirements.
In the mid-1990s, Kop-Flex introduced patented carburized and ground gearing (CGG) that has revolutionized the compact strip mill. It has also affected applications with high loads (torque as well as misalignment).