Influence of Microstructure on the Premature Failure of a Second-Intermediate Sendzimir Mill Drive Roll
Although a precise understanding of roll failure genesis is complex, the microstructure of a broken roll can often unravel intrinsic deficiencies in material quality responsible for its failure. This is especially relevant in circumstances when, even under a similar mill-operating environment, the failure involves a particular roll or a specific batch of rolls. This paper provides a microstructural insight into the cause of premature breakage of a second-intermediate Sendzimir mill drive roll used at a stainless steel sheet rolling plant under the Steel Authority of India Limited. Microstructural issues influencing roll quality, such as characteristics of carbides, tempered martensite,...
A. Ray, D. Mukherjee, B. Sarkar, S. Mishra, Influence of Microstructure on the Premature Failure of a Second-Intermediate Sendzimir Mill Drive Roll, ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories: Steelmaking and Thermal Processing Equipment, ASM International, 2019, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.fach.steel.c9001535
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