Rolling Mill

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The Rolling Mill is a tool that jewelery-makers use to work soft metals into various shapes. It can flatten wire or shape it to be square, it can take thick stock and flatten it out, and it can be used to make impressions on soft metals using patterns.

Currently located on the Metal Shop# Metal Shop Tool Cart in the storage area.

Guide[edit]

PLEASE READ BEFORE USING

This machine can take bars, wires, and ingots of metal and gradually roll and compress them to turn into Sheets, Bars, or Square Wire.

Use the following materials with this:

  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Aluminum
  • Other soft metals

NO STEEL OR OTHER HARD METALS. IT WILL DAMAGE THE ROLLERS.

Tips:

  • Work slowly. Trying to compress the metal too fast will stress the machine.
  • Some metals may work-harden and need to be annealed. Pay attention to this to avoid fracturing your metal, or the machine.

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