Hard Chrome Plated Rod

Our Hard Chrome Plated Rods are able to withstand the harshest of applications. Available in both standard and metric specifications, our expansive inventory allows us to ship our stock items the same day. We pride ourselves in making sure you can get the replacements you need when you need them.

Alloys & Components, SW specializes in working with companies around the world to meet your hydraulic hardware needs.

Common materials include:
Hard Chrome Plated Rod – Imperial Sizes (inches)
Hard Chrome Plated Rod – Metric Sizes (millimeters)
High Yield Chrome Bars
Induction Hardened Chrome Plated Bars
DOM ID Chrome Plated OD Honed & Chromed ID Tubes

Hard Chrome Plated Rod – Imperial Sizes (inches)
Used in all kinds of Hydraulic Cylinder manufacture and repair. Base material is C-1045-1050. Chrome plating is .0005″ thick.
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Hard Chrome Plated Rod – Imperial Sizes (Inches)

SIZEWt/Ft.SIZEWt/Ft.
3/8″0.37612 1/4″13.39
1/2″0.6722 3/8″15.06
9/16″0.8302 1/2″16.72
5/8″1.052 5/8″18.43
11/16″1.282 3/4″20.18
3/4″1.503″24.07
13/16″1.763 1/4″28.20
7/8″2.043 1/2″32.82
15/16″2.363 5/8″35.12
1″2.683 3/4″37.56
1 1/8″3.384″42.72
1 1/4″4.164 1/4″48.24
1 3/8″5.054 1/2″54.08
1 1/2″6.025″66.75
1 5/8″7.065 1/2″80.76
1 3/4″8.206″96.12
1 7/8″9.386 1/2″112.7
2″10.706″113.08
2 1/8″12.047 1/2″150.24
  8″171.08
  8 ½” x 9″193.288
  8 ½” x 9″216.28
  9″216.28
Hard Chrome Plated Rod – Metric Sizes (millimeters)
Used in all kinds of Hydraulic Cylinder manufacture and repair. Base material is C-1045-1050. Chrome plating is .0005″ thick.
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Hard Chrome Plated Rod – Metric Sizes (Millimeters)

SIZEWt/Ft.SIZEWt/Ft.
10 mm0.4166663 mm16.45
12 mm0.597965 mm17.48
14 mm0.8137970 mm20.29
15 mm0.95575 mm23.29
16 mm1.0680 mm26.50
17 mm1.2085 mm29.92
18 mm1.3590 mm33.48
20 mm1.6695 mm37.42
22 mm2.00100 mm41.40
25 mm2.58105 mm45.72
28 mm3.25110 mm50.08
30 mm3.71115 mm54.85
32 mm4.25120 mm59.58
35 mm5.05125 mm64.696
36 mm5.36130 mm70.07
40 mm6.63140 mm81.126
45 mm8.38150 mm93.178
50 mm10.35160 mm105.92
55 mm12.54170 mm119.624
56 mm12.98180 mm134.080
60 mm14.88200 mm165.554
  250 mm259.090
High Yield Chrome Bars
100,000 Minimum Yield Guaranteed. Base Material is 4140, Quenched & Tempered. This is a step between standard 1045 and Introduction Hardened. Plating thickness is .0005″ thick.
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High Yield Chrome Bar Sizes

MILLIMETER BAR SIZES
17 mm70 mm
25 mm75 mm
32 mm80 mm
35 mm85 mm
36 mm90 mm
40 mm95 mm
45 mm100 mm
50 mm110 mm
56 mm115 mm
60 mm120 mm
63 mm125 mm
65 mm 
INCH SIZES
1″1 1/4″
1 3/8″1 1/2″
1 3/4″2″
2 1/4″2 1/2″
3″3 1/2″
3 3/4″4″
4 1/2″5″
Induction Hardened Chrome Plated Bars
Base Material is C1045. Hardened to 50-60 on the Rockwall “C” Scale. Hardness Depth: 0.045″ up to 1.999″ dia. 0.060″ min on 2″ dia. and above.
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Induction Hard Chrome Plated Bars – Sizes

Initial Sizes are
1″2″3″
1 1/4″2 1/4″3 1/4″
1 1/2″2 1/2″3 1/2″
1 3/4″2 3/4″4″
DOM ID Chrome Plated OD and Honed & Chromed ID
Base Material is C-1026.
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DOM ID Chrome Plated OD

Base Material is C-1026 INCH SIZES AVAILABLE
1 x 1 1/43 1/4 x 3 3/4 
1 x 23 1/4 x 4 
1 1/4 x 23 1/2 x 4 
1 3/4 x 2 3/44 x 4 1/2 
2 x 34 1/4 x 4 3/4 
2 1/2 x 34 1/2 x 5 
3 x 3 1/24 3/4 x 5 1/2 
3 x 3 3/45 x 5 1/2 

Honed & Chrome ID

Base Material is C-1026
1 1/2 x 1 3/43 1/2 x 4 
2 x 2 1/44 x 4 1/4 
2 1/4 x 2 1/24 x 4 1/2 
2 1/2 x 2 3/45 x 5 1/4 
2 1/2 x 36 x 6 1/4 
3 1/4 x 3 1/28 x 8.475