If you have a cylinder that needs rechroming, our team at Cylinders, Inc. is happy to help!
At Cylinders, Inc., one area of expertise is cylinder chrome plating. Hard chrome plating is particularly ideal for hydraulic applications as it is slightly porous and offers lubrication value. If you’re exploring rechroming hydraulic cylinders, we’re here to help!Request Service
Our experienced team is happy to provide cylinder hard chrome plating for various components that are essential to your business. In addition to rechroming cylinders that are small, we also offer repair and remanufacturing for large hydraulic cylinders and pneumatic cylinders.
You can rely on our team to provide you with quality workmanship regardless of the chrome plating you need. We utilize engineered switch mode rectifiers to deliver chrome plating that’s designed to last.
Need for Rechroming
Rechroming hydraulic cylinder rods and other cylinder compartments is an alternative to machining new parts then they are no longer cost-effective.
Here are some parts that we commonly plate and repair:
Chromium plating for hydraulic cylinders comes with many benefits to consider. We’ve outlined only a few of them below.
Did you know that chrome plating hydraulic cylinder rods can be resurfaced in a day if needed? This means there’s minimal time and cost involved in shipping your parts to facilities that specialize in rechroming. You’ll have your equipment back in your hands in no time!
Hydraulic cylinder rod chrome plating only has 1 percent porosity. This means that it is highly resistant to both oxidation and corrosion. The rods are able to resist scratching or abuse that could occur in even the most extreme job environments.
The process for cylinder rod rechroming is simple and straightforward. We rebuild damaged journals to their original size through a process of grinding, chrome buildup, and grinding once more.
The cost of hydraulic cylinder chroming can be as low as $150 and can go up to a few hundred dollars depending on specifics. If you’re interested in hearing more specific quotes, please get in touch with our team directly!
There are many specifics that factor into how long a cylinder will last after it’s been chrome-plated. As a general rule of thumb, you can expect the reconditioned cylinder’s lifespace to be as long as a new cylinder. .
We work diligently to re-chrome your cylinder as quickly as possible. If you need to know a specific lead time, our team is happy to provide you with an accurate timeline.