WHAT IS A PLATE ROLL? | Engineering Machinery | #knowledgelab

A plate roll is a bending machine that transforms a flat sheet of steel in a circular cross section, typically named shell or can. The shell can be used to build tanks; boilers and a huge number of different others circular containers. The plate roll can be made with two, three or four rolls and the bending process is performed by inserting the sheet inside the rolls. After having pinched the sheet with the rolls, rotating the rolls, to feed the sheet, the circular can is made. The position assumed by the side rolls estabilish the diameter of the shell.