Karl Buch Walzengiesserei GmbH & Co. KG

Postfach 210164, 57025 Siegen
Auf den Hütten 7, 57076 Siegen
Telephone +49 271 7003130
Fax +49 271 7003100

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Jürgen Lüders

Marketing, Vertrieb, Werbung, PR

Auf den Hütten 7
57076 Siegen, Germany



Our range of products

Product categories

  • 07  Plant and equipment for shaping of steel
  • 07.19  Rolls for hot rolling mills

Rolls for hot rolling mills

  • 07  Plant and equipment for shaping of steel
  • 07.20  Rolls for cold rolling mills

Rolls for cold rolling mills

Our products

Product category: Rolls for cold rolling mills


In our high-tech foundry we produce work and back-up rolls for the steel industry with finished weights up to 85 tons. Starting from a diameter of approx. 300 mm, we cast high grade cast iron and steel rolls and rings for all applications in Plate Mills, Hot and Cold Strip and Section Rolling Mills.




All our rolls imply the following properties:


  • excellent wear resistance

  • very food and constant surface qualities

  • long campaigns

  • high operational reliability

  • a very good cost-benefit ratio

  • analyses adapted to each application




    For the use in the heavy clay industry, Karl Buch supplies roller shells and rings to customers all over the world.



    Apart from re-machining the repair of rolls is also part of our business activities. This includes among others:


  • neck repairs by welding, metallizing and re-casting

  • modification of rolls

  • grinding, surface roughness up to Ra=0,02 µm

  • surface treatment


    With our state-of-the-art installations we can grind rolls with a diameter of up to 1,600 mm and a total length of 11,000 mm.


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About us

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The Karl Buch Walzengiesserei GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1855 and is still owned by the Buch family, today in the 5th generation. Ever since, KB-rolls have been a standard for quality and reliability among specialists. Our work is dedicated to the technical progress in roll production and our more than 150 years’ experience is completed by continuous scientific research and development. We apply state-of-the-art metallurgical procedures for casting, heat treatment and machining as well as for inspection and measuring. Thus, we are in a position to meet the highest demands and to provide solutions for special requirements. With an export rate of about 80% Customers all over the world rely on our quality.

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Company data

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> 75%

Number of employees