Rich Green Consultancy (1996 to date)
Many projects requiring knowledge of roll qualities and performance:
hot rolling mills and casters for bloom, billet and slab
hot rolling mills for bloom, billet, bar, rod, section and tube
cold flat rolling mills for plate, strip and foil
Davy / Kvaerner Mill Builders (1980 - 1996)
Engineering of mills for stainless steel cold rolling, aluminium hot rolling and cold rolling, non-ferrous rolling:
development of the Dynamic Shape Roll for aluminium and steel strip and foil rolling
development of roll cooling sprays
development of algorithms for roll deflection and flattening under load
WS Atkins & Partners, Epsom (1973 – 1980)
Many projects including concept design, project engineering, roll pass scheduling:
Steel primary mills and continuous casters - ingot, blooming, slabbing, billet,
Steel secondary mills - bar, rod, section, tool steel and special alloys steel
Re-building of rolls by submerged arc welding
Projects and techno-economic studies on steel rolling mills in many countries.
British Steel, Swinden Laboratories, Rotherham (1962 – 1973)
Theoretical and experimental studies on most of the British Steel blooming, billet, section, rail, merchant, bar and rod mills (in carbon steels, stainless, engineering and alloy steels).
Completely revised roll pass design and supervised long term productivity and quality developments for Scunthorpe No.1 rod and bar mill.
Concepts and specifications for new long products mills, including computerised pass design, roll design, roll wear.