cross-rolling

cross-rolling

[′krȯs ‚rōl·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Straightening metal sheets by passing them through rolls at right angles to the principal direction of rolling.
Straightening round bars or tubes by passing the work through parallel to the axes of rolls.
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Otherwise we are looking at a caster capable of producing 120-inch finished plate from slabs without cross-rolling, a Steckel mill, in-line plate finishing, and the option of producing hot rolled coil up to 96-inch finished widths.
It is the only facility in the world capable of casting large slabs from 96 to 120 inches wide for immediate in-line rolling into discrete plate, avoiding cross-rolling and off-line finishing operations.