roughing stand

roughing stand

[′rəf·iŋ ‚stand]
(metallurgy)
The first stand of rolls, or the last stand before the finishing rolls, through which a preheated billet is passed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For the medium section mill of IDEc, Siemens is supplying a reversing roughing stand, 4 stand intermediate mill and 6 stand finishing line.