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Roll eccentricity compensation based on anti-aliasing wavelet analysis method

  • Zhi-ming Chen
  • Fei Luo
  • Yu-ge Xu
  • Wei Yu
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Abstract

Roll eccentricity is an important factor causing thickness variations during hot strip rolling and might define the limit of strip thickness control accuracy. An improved multi-resolution wavelet transform algorithm was proposed to compensate for the roll eccentricity. The wavelet transform method had good localization characteristics in both the time and frequency domains for signal analysis; however, the wavelet method had a frequency-aliasing problem owing to the less than ideal cut-off frequency characteristics of wavelets. This made its component reconstruction of an inaccurate signal. To eliminate inherent frequency aliases in the wavelet transform, fast Fourier transform (FFT) and inverse fast Fourier transform (IFFT) were combined with the Mallat algorithm. This synthesis was described in detail. Then, the roll eccentricity component was extracted from rolling force signal. An automatic gauge control (AGC) system added with a multi-resolution wavelet analyzer was designed. Experimental results showed that the anti-aliasing method could greatly restrain the inverse effect of eccentricity and the thickness control accuracy was improved from ±40 μm to ±15 μm.

Key words

hot strip rolling roll eccentricity compensation wavelet analysis frequency alias 

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© China Iron and Steel Research Institute Group 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Automation Science and EngineeringSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhou, GuangdongChina

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