Industrial Chrome Plating

Swanson’s industrial chrome plating provides corrosion resistance and increased surface hardness for hydraulic cylinder components.

Swanson employees, engineers and management have extensive experience in the design, manufacture and utilization of industrial hard chrome for your cylinders, rods, seal fits and other components. Our ability to repair very large pieces with precision hard chrome makes us unique in the industry. Swanson’s industrial chrome plating has the highest quality in the region.
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Swanson Industries Chrome Plating

CATHODE:
The metal to be plated by another metal
ANODE:
The metal to be plated onto the cathode
ELECTROLYTE:
Conducting solution containing metal ions in which the anode and cathode are placed
POWER SOURCE:
Supplies a direct current to the anode and oxidizes the metal atoms which dissolve in the solution

Whether you require precise chrome plating and polishing or heavy chrome plating of several thousands of an inch, meeting a project’s specialized needs is a hallmark of Swanson Industries.

Swanson Industries implements Industrial Chrome Plating as part of its OEM and Re-Manufacturing process. The hard chrome plating process enhances the mechanical and physical properties of cylinder components such as:

Rods | Internal Tube Diameters
Rolls and Pins

As a single-source custom manufacturing service for all types and sizes of hydraulic cylinders, Swanson designs, builds, and tests all hydraulic components to meet or exceed industry standards and exact OEM specifications. Every Swanson cylinder is backed by the best warranty support in the industry.

8 meters long, 900 milliemeters in diameter, 5,000 kilograms. Exact dimensions available upon consultation. Swanson’s maximum component size for industrial chrome plating: 900 mmin diameter 5,000 kgweight 8 mlong • Exact dimensions available upon consultation
 

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Cylinders from 50mm to 250mm bore diameters are produced at one of our production facilities. After the initial order is placed, Swanson will maintain stock for immediate delivery or scheduled releases.