The More General Term Is Breaking And Consists Of Deformation Of The Plant Structure By Flattening The Stem, Loosening The Bond Between The Fibre Bundles And The Wood, And Breaking The Woody Part Into Short Pieces, To Facilitate Their Removal From The Fibre By Scutching.
The reduction in diameter of semi-finished steel products such as billets, blooms and slabs by squeezing the products between horizontal or vertical pairs of rollers. The distinction between cold and hot rolling is the temperature at which rolling is carried out. Cold rolling often takes place at room temperature while the hot rolling temperature range varies from metal to metal. The two processes impart different properties to the products. NatSteel Asia uses cross-country, single- and two-strand tandem bar mills.
One of the final operations in the manufacture of sole leather, by which it is given a smooth surface and even thickness.