Cross Rolling: A Metal Forming Process

  • Matruprasad Rout
  • Surjya K. PalEmail author
  • Shiv B. Singh
Part of the Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology book series (MFMT)


The chapter deals with cross rolling where the workpiece is rotated by 90° in the rolling plane after each rolling pass. The chapter begins with basics of metal rolling, and later on focuses on cross rolling. A short introduction to texture and its representation is presented followed by an overview of the formation of deformation texture in various materials after cross rolling. Review of some of the research works on cross rolling in last few decades has also been included. A case study has been provided at the end of this chapter.


Texture Component Strain Path Texture Development Orientation Distribution Function Critical Resolve Shear Stress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matruprasad Rout
    • 1
  • Surjya K. Pal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shiv B. Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of TechnologyKharagpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringIndian Institute of TechnologyKharagpurIndia

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