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Best production conditions

Austria’s oldest traditional company for roll production has the most up-to-date production plants covering an area of 40,000 square metres and sets international standards.

Competence and research
ESW uses technological advances in production which guarantee stable and competent processes in order to produce long-lasting precision rolls.

  • 5 induction furnaces with a capacity ranging from 3, 8, 16 to 24 tonnes.
  • Cost-optimised load calculation programme based on a data bank
  • Thermo analysis plant for liquid and solid temperature and for recording the cooling down graph

  • Spin casting (horizontal): from 460 – 1.450 mm diameter maximum barrel length 4,420 mm, maximum finished weight 40 t.
  • Depth of foundry pit: 7.5 m

  • Rough grinding machines (CNC)
  • Turning machines
  • Milling machines (1CNC, 2NC)
  • Clean grinding machines (1CNC, 1NC)
  • Special machines

Heat treatment
  • Electrically heated bogie furnaces
  • Maximum capacity of 120 t per furnace

Laboratory and Testing Equipment
  • Emission spectrometer
  • Analysis instruments, C and S analysis
  • Scanning electron microscope with X-ray analysis (EDX)
  • Dilatometer for simulating structure transformation
  • 50 kg induction smelting furnace, experimental spin casting plant
  • Microscopes with quantitative scan analysis and micro hardness measurement
  • Thermal imaging camera
  • Fully automatic hardness testing plant EQUOTIP, hardness testing machines
  • Fully automatic 100% ultra-sonic testing plant
  • Residual stress measuring equipment