Publications

COILERS and COILING

Design, Operation and Maintenance of Hot Strip Mill Coilers – (AISE) Published 1981
Hot Strip Mill Coiling, The Inside Story – Mill to Mandrel Copyright 1982 *
Setting and Controlling the Pinch Roll Gap – Hot Strip Coilers Copyright 1983 *
Hot Strip Mill Coiling – Amps is Not Tension Copyright 1984 *
The Critical Clearance – Hot Strip Mill Coiling Copyright 1985 *
Hot Strip Mill Coiling – A Practical Guide Copyright 1987 *
Double Expand Mandrel – Why Did It Fail? Copyright 1989 *
Bright Streaks, Chatter, and Pinch Roll Crowns – Copyright 1990 *
Hot Strip Mill Operations, Vol. I – Coiling – Copyright & Published 1992
Coiling and Sliding Friction –  Copyright 1998 *
Computer Programs for Runout Table and Lead and Lag Speeds –  (Developed 2000)
AIST Training Conference, Coiling – Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 2004 Unpublished
AIST Training Conference, Coiling – Orlando, Florida, February 2006
AIST Training Conference, Coiling – Orlando, Florida, February 2008
AIST Training Conference, Coiling – Ypsilanti, Michigan, March 2009
Hot Strip Mill Operations, Vol. I – Coiling – (revised 2008) Copyright & Published 2009

ROLLED in SCALE and DESCALING

Part I – Scale Formation and Rolling Characteristics Copyright 1983 *
Part II – Rolled in Scale – Descriptions, Causes and Cures Copyright 1983 *
Part III – Descaling Practices Copyright 1983 *
Part IV – Red Oxide Scale Copyright 1985 *
Part V – Scale and Oxide Formation Copyright 1986 *
Part VI – Design and Operation of Descaling Systems Copyright 1986 *
Part VII – Addendum to Red Oxide Scale Copyright 1990 *
Part VIII- Steckel Mill Variations (International Association of Steckel Mills) 1992 Unpublished*
Part IX – 2nd Addendum to Red Oxide Scale & Edger Collar Scale Copyright 2003*
Rolled in Scale – The Continual Problem (4th International Rolling Conference IRSID) Published 1987
Mechanics of Descaling (AISE Conference – Nashville, Tennessee) 1993 Unpublished
Descaling Headers and Hood Designs (AISE Conference – Memphis, Tennessee) 1994 Unpublished
Rough Surface – The Major Problem on Thin Cast Hot Strip Mills (AISE Conference – Salt Lake City) 1995 Unpublished
Descaling and Interstand Cooling for Tertiary Scale Growth Control on Generation II and Thin Cast Hot Strip Mills (AISE – Pittsburgh) 1995 Unpublished
Tertiary Rolled in Scale – The Hot Strip Mill Surface Problem of the 1990’s (ISS 37th Mech. & Processing Conference – Hamilton, Canada) Published 1995
Descaling Requirements for Higher Quality Medium and Thin Cast Slabs for Hot Strip Mills (ISS Conference – Monterrey, Mexico) Published 1996
Descaling and Surface Quality 2nd Hydraulic International Descaling Conference, London, England Published 1997
Newton and Descaling I 2nd European Rolling Conference, Vasteras, Sweden CD Disk Published 2000
Newton and Descaling II 3rd Hydraulic International Descaling Conference, London, England Published 2000
Newton and Descaling III AISE Convention – Cleveland, Ohio September 2000 Unpublished
Scale Growth, A New Look 4th International Hydraulic Descaling Conference, London, England Published 2003
Rolled in Scale Presentations – American Iron & Steel Institute Seminars Detroit, Michigan 1998 & Merriville, Indiana 2000 – Unpublished
AIST Training Conference, Descaling Ypsilanti, Michigan May 2004
AIST Training Conference, Descaling Orlando, Florida, February 2006
Hot Strip Mill Operations, Vol.V – Scale (Book copyright and published 2006)*
When to Change Descaling Nozzles and How to Interpret Board Tests – AIST Convention, May 2006 and Instituto Argentino de Siderúrgia in San Nicolas, Argentina, November 2006
Scale Topics – Instituto Argentino de Siderúrgia in San Nicolas, Argentina, November 2006
Descaling Tests and Reports in 2006 and 2007 Five (5) Confidential Reports – Unpublished
AIST Seminar on Hot Rolling – Scale, Descaling and Rolled in Scale Orlando, Florida February 2008
Hot Strip Mill Operations, Vol. VI – Descaling – (Book copyright and published October 2008)*
Excerpts on Descaling and Descaling Tests – Instituto Argentino de Siderúrgia in Rosario, Argentina, November 2008
AIST Seminar on Hot Rolling – Scale, Descaling, and Rolled in Scale Ypsilanti, Michigan March 2009

AUTOMATIC GAGE and WIDTH CONTROL

Automatic Gage Control (AISE Conference – Buffalo, New York) Published 1967
Automatic Gage Control, A New Analysis for Hot Strip Mills (AISE – Chicago) 1986 Unpublished
Gage and Width Control with Tension and Automatic Gage Control (International Conference on Steel Rolling – Beijing, China) 1989 Unpublished
High Tension Rolling for Superior Gage and Width Control 1992 – Confidential and Unpublished *

ROLL COOLING, ROLL WEAR, SURFACE and SHAPE

Build Up (Ridges) on Tin Plate 1963 Unpublished
Mechanical Surface Defects on Hot Rolled Strip Copyright 1983 *
Hot Strip Mill Shape – Wedge Shape Strip Copyright 1986 *
Coil Breaks Copyright 1987 *
Roll Wear, Roll Cooling & Oxide Formations (ILAFA – Monterrey, Mexico) Published 1988 *
Roll Cooling Principles and Designs 1989 Unpublished *
Roll Cooling, Rolling Problems and Shape Hot Strip Mill Operations, Volume II (Book) Copyright & Published 1995 *
Hot Strip Mill Operations, Volume III – Roll Wear (Book) Published 2002
Strip Tracking or Steering, Torn Tail Ends and Camber Copyright 1997 Unpublished
Horns of Heat – Work Roll Cooling Distortions AISE Convention Pittsburg, PA Unpublished 1999
Descaling and Roll Cooling Seminar Washington, D.C. 2001 Unpublished
Roll Wear, Broken Rolls, and Roll Life Hot Strip Mill Operations, Vol. III – (Book) Copyright & Published 2002
Build up. Quarter Line Buckles, Narrow Choppy Edge Waves, and Featheredges – Hot Strip Mill Operations Vol. IV (Book) Copyright & Published 2003
Build -up (Ridges) AIST, 2003 Convention, Pittsburg, PA Published 2003
Build -up (Ridges) Instituto Argentino de Siderúrgia and San Nicolas, Argentina, 2004
Strip Shape and The Unknown Devils
Horns of Heat – Work Roll Cooling Distortions – 44th Seminario de Laminacao, Associacao de Metalurgia and Materials – Campos do Jordao, Brazil – October 2007