Patent Number: 6,170,284

Title: Apparatus for the controlled cooling of hot-rolled sections, particularly beams, directly from the rolling heat

Abstract: An apparatus for the controlled cooling of hot-rolled sections, particularly beams, directly from rolling heat includes cooling sections or zones, wherein, seen with respect to the section to be cooled, a cooling section each is arranged above the section and on both sides of the section and below the section, and the cooling sections can be used individually or in combination, wherein each cooling section is composed of at least one nozzle or a group of interconnected nozzles, and wherein the nozzles can be controlled individually or together.

Inventors: Stodt; Rolf (Kaarst, DE), Drugh; Hans-Peter (Zulpich-Merz, DE), Behrens; Holger (Erkrath, DE), Bohmer; Bruno (Erkrath, DE)

Assignee: SMS Schloemann-Siemag Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: B21B 45/02 (20060101); C21D 1/667 (20060101); C21D 1/62 (20060101); C21D 1/02 (20060101); C21D 9/00 (20060101); F25D 017/02 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018