Table 1: Comparison of horizontal twin-roll strip caster and vertical twin-roll strip caster.

TypeHorizontal twin-roll strip casterVertical twin-roll strip caster

LubricantUseNo-use
Casting speed1–15 m/min30–150 m/min
Roll force>1 KN/mm (width)<0.5 KN/mm (width)
Strip thickness4–7 mm2–4 mm
Cooling rateLowHigh