Back-up Rolls

A global supplier of cast and forged steel Back-up Rolls

No matter where you are located, we can supply you with a comprehensive range of forged and cast monobloc steel Back-up Rolls. 

Our long experience, coupled with state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and processes, makes our Back-up Rolls a consistent top performer, and Union Electric Åkers considered a truly global supplier. 

We focus on producing back up rolls made from both cast and forged steel to meet all of the various applications and demands in the market place. Our Back-up Rolls are manufactured at our facilities in the US and the UK.  Rolls for select and specialized applications may also be produced in Sweden. 

Our Back-up Rolls can be supplied in various grades to meet different hardness and wear resistance requirements.  

Main Roll Grades

The following table gives a general overview of our main grades in this product segment. Further information about each grade is available in our Product Data Sheets. 

 Roll Grade Application
3 Chrome Cast Steel with 3%Cr Hot/Cold Rolling
5 Chrome Cast Steel with 5%Cr Hot/Cold Rolling
3CR50C(UEHM) Forged Steel with 3%Cr Hot/Cold Rolling
DH3CR Forged Steel with 3%Cr Hot/Cold Rolling
5CRMO Forged Steel with 5%Cr Hot/Cold Rolling