Metals Industry

The key to working in the metal industry is simple – yet complicated: Produce more quality, finished stock from less raw metal. Progressive steel and aluminum mills are discovering the roll-refinishing benefits of PRG. Our roll care services are second to none in the industry.

PRG meets the tightest optical and geometric specs, as well as the ultra-tight delivery cycles that you require. We will service your rolls beyond even OEM capabilities – at tolerances of up to +/- 20 millionths of an inch. We guarantee it – with our 24-point Spec Check™.


Areas Of Expertise

  • Work Rolls
  • Backup Rolls
  • Bridle Rolls
  • Squeegee Rolls
  • Hot Milled Rolls
  • Cold Milled Rolls
  • Reversing Rolls
  • Turning Rolls
  • Tower Rolls
  • Applicator Rolls
  • Temper Mill Rolls


PRG vs. In-House Grinding Operations

Unlike most in-house grinding operations, PRG has the technology to grind both the entire journal area as well as the barrel surface of each roll – all in a temperature controlled facility. Both our specialized grinding equipment and personnel know metal. They consistently achieve 0.000040 TIR on roll bearing seats and setup spots.


Roll Grinding Services Include

  • CNC Grinding on Rolls as Large as 240,000 Lbs.
  • Comprehensive Shaft and Journal Repair
  • Computer-Controlled Profiles
  • Special Profiles
  • Barrel Surface Finishes and Repairs
  • Brush Plating
  • Mirror Polishing
  • New Chrome Plating
  • Tungsten Carbide Coating
  • Turning
  • Seal Fit Repairs


Results Worth Their Weight In Steel, Aluminum And Specialty Metal

  • Longer life and productivity between grind intervals
  • Uniform surface finish within specified range
  • Tighter tolerances (up to +/-20 millionths of an inch) and uniform finish
  • Less vibration to affect other machine areas
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Less downtime
  • More finished stock from less raw material


PRG Helps Solve Common Manufacturing Issues

If your facility has experienced any of the following manufacturing issues, PRG can help improve not only your product, but also your bottom line!

  • Can I improve the results to my tapered neck grinds?
  • How can I get fillet ring repairs done?
  • Will journal grinding improve my product?
  • I need help with inner race grinds.
  • How do I improve the optical finish requirements on my product?
  • I am having issues with diameter match.


Protect your machinery, your business and your bottom line with PRG. Call today for a consultation.

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