Patent Number: 6,293,132

Title: Carousel winding reel

Abstract: Carousel winding reel (10) for thin or very thin strip/sheet, up to 0.5 mm, hot rolled and leaving in a continuous strip from a rolling train at speeds of 20 meters per second and more, the reel (10) comprising a pair of mandrels (11a, 11b) arranged with their respective axes parallel to each other (12a, 12b) and associated with a structure (13) able to rotate around a longitudinal axis (14) substantially between the axes (12a, 12b), the rotatable structure (13) including a front body side (28a) and a rear body side (28b), the mandrels (11a, 11b) including alternatively a position of winding and a stand by position, the drive means of the mandrels are motors (15a, 15b), the motors including a rotor (115) and stator (215), the body sides (28a, 28b) including the seatings (29) of the main bearings (18) of the rotor (115), the stator (215) being connected to at least one body side by anti-torsion means (27).

Inventors: Drigani; Fausto (Pozzuolo del Friuli, IT), Galletti; Cesare (Segrate S. Felice, IT)

Assignee: Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche SpA

International Classification: B21C 47/24 (20060101); B65H 19/22 (20060101); B21C 047/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018