New Zealand

Malabou Limited Registered Office

4/13, Gumfield Drive, Warkworth

Auckland 0910, New Zealand

Email:admin.NZ@malabou.com


Australia

Malabou Limited Registered Office

Level 11, 1 York Street Sydney

NSW 2001 Australia

Email:admin.AU@malabou.com


India

Malabou Testing & Services India Pvt Ltd

738/2C, A P Ind Park,

Goldwins, Avinashi Road

Coimbatore, 641014

Email:admin.IN@malabou.com

Request a Quote

For Enquiry

+64 09 2710038

New Zealand

Malabou Limited Registered Office

4/13, Gumfield Drive, Warkworth

Auckland 0910, New Zealand

Email:admin.NZ@malabou.com


Australia

Malabou Limited Registered Office

Level 11, 1 York Street Sydney

NSW 2001 Australia

Email:admin.AU@malabou.com


India

Malabou Testing & Services India Pvt Ltd

738/2C, A P Ind Park,

Goldwins, Avinashi Road

Coimbatore, 641014

Email:admin.IN@malabou.com

Request a Quote

For Enquiry

+64 09 2710038

Working Hours

We are happy to meet you during our working hours. Please make an appointment.

  • Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 3pm
  • Sunday: Closed

OUR QUALITY POLICY

Malabou thrives to supply globally competitive metal component solutions to keep OEM’s competitive enough to provide customer satisfaction. We adhere to quality process and supply metal-components through continual improvement there by achieving the Commitment to satisfy applicable requirements. Our Quality Management System driven by passionate engineers strives to meet customer expectations.

HARD CHROME BAR




HARD CHROME BAR

Malabou supply ready to use Hard Chrome Bar Components to OEM’s and Industrial clients. Bar components supplied ready for use including any required welding or machining. Supplied in protective cardboard tubes. Sizes both metric and Imperial, and non-standard diameters.

Hard chrome bar is a chromium-plated steel product used primarily as piston rod material in all standard applications in hydraulics and pneumatics.


Material Options

Base Material Bar made to AS1444 and AS1443 or equivalent.


Chrome Plated Bar AISI 1045

AISI 1045 Medium Carbon Steel, with a typical tensile strength range of 600 to 800MPa, and a hard chrome plated surface of over 900HV, offering medium strength, excellent wear and corrosion resistance

Chrome Plated Bar AISI 1045 – Induction Hardened

AISI medium carbon steel with a UTS of 600 to 800MPa and an induction hardened case of 55-60 HRC, plus a hard chrome plated surface of over 900HV, giving excellent wear corrosion resistance


Chrome Plated Bar AISI 4140 – Hardened and Tempered

AISI 4140 high tensile steel hardened and tempered with a UTS of 800 to 1200 MPa, and a hard chrome plated surface of over 900HV, giving excellent high tensile strength, excellent wear corrosion resistance.


Chrome Plated Bar AISI 4140 – Hardened and Tempered and Induction Hardened

AISI 4140 high tensile steel hardened and tempered with a UTS of 800 to 1200 MPa and an induction hardened case of HRC55 +/- 2, plus a hard chrome plated surface of over 900HV, giving excellent high tensile strength, excellent wear corrosion resistance.


Typical Hard Chrome plating
Roughness 0.10 – to 0.30 Ra microns
Hardness HV900-1100 (HRC 65-69)
Thickness 15-30 microns
Typical Case Hardness and Depth
Hardness
AISI 1045 AISI 4140
HRC 55-60 HRC 53-57

Depth
Ø 10 to 40mm 1.00 to 2.00mm
Ø 40 to 80mm 1.25 to 2.50mm
Ø 80 to 125mm 2.00 to 3.00mm
Typical Dimensional Tolerance
Diameter Straightness
ISO f7 0.2mm / 1000mms

Applications

Typical Applications include; Agricultural Equipment, Hydraulic Cylinders, Hoists, Jacks and other Lifting equipment, Machine Tools, Mining and Earth Moving Equipment, Pumps, Valves, Waste Disposal Transport and Equipment etc.