Cromax® is a line of chrome plated and nickel-chrome plated bars and tubes, primarily used as piston rod material in hydraulic cylinders. Ovako’s development of steel grades specifically suited for piston rod applications and the plating process puts us in a unique position to control the quality and consistency of the end-product. With Ovako as your partner, you can rely on more than 40 years of experience from working closely with hydraulic cylinder manufacturers to refine the product.

Ovako is one of the largest producers on the market. Our four production units in Sweden, The Netherlands, France and Italy are the foundation for our unmatched redundancy and logistics in delivery. Our offering extends to professional technical support and customer unique solutions in cut-lengths, packing and inventory management.

Digital support tool - Steel Navigator

With Ovako’s Steel Navigator, finding the right clean steel has never been easier. Search by material properties, applications or end products. Compare with standard steels. And calculate machine settings to save time and increase tool life. Our digital Heat Treatment guide even helps you save time and money by predicting how a specific steel grade composition will perform after heat treatment. Whatever your application, our web-based steel selection tools let you explore hundreds of high quality steel products to find the right match for your specific needs.

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