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What are Large Diameter Steel Rings Formally Called?

Large diameter steel ringsĀ are formally known in various industries as rolled rings or seamless forged rings. What are rolled rings, you ask? They are donut-shaped rings forged into shape by forming, machining, and grinding to acquire the finished product. The initial material is blank, net-shaped, or a solid wrought block. The end product, or rather […]

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3 Ways Rolled Rings are Used in the Oil and Gas Industry

Seamless rolled rings can be used for lots of things, which makes them a critical part of so many industries. The oil and gas industry is one that uses rolled rings for several things. Not only are rolled rings used for the harvesting and storage of oil and gas, but they’re also used in the […]

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Vertical Turning Lathes (VTL) Machined Parts

Vertical turning lathes are commonly referred to as vertical turret lathes or VTLs. With VTLs, gravity assists with removing chips and keeping the workpiece clean. The benefits of using a vertical lathe over a horizontal lathe include the ability to work large, heavy pieces. Vertical turning lathes (VTL) come in several different designs. High-performance options […]

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