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Chrome Plated Shafts

SHEFFIELD™ REDI-CHROME – Chrome Plated Shafting

Sheffield Redi-Chrome is a precision finished chrome plated shaft, minus the induction hardened surface of the shaft substrate. The outer surface of the shaft has high hardness chrome, the sub-surface of the shaft, (under the chrome), is not hardened. It is an excellent extended service chromed shaft material for hydraulic and pneumatic applications when a conventional approach to machining is available.

SHEFFIELD™ REDI-CHROME
"Our most machinable hard chrome plated shaft."

General machining data and other cutting information is available. Please contact our offices for further details.

Typical Mechanical Properties*

Chrome Hardness Rc 58
Depth of Plating Per Side .001"
Yield Strength Approx. 100,000 P.S.I.
Elongation 11%
Reduction of Area 37%
Surface Finish 12/15 RMS
(Based on 1/2" diameter specimen.)

Available English Sizes*

1/2" 1-1/8" 2" 3-1/4"
5/8" 1-1/4" 2-1/4" 3-1/2"
3/4" 1-3/8" 2-1/2" 4"
7/8" 1-1/2" 2-3/4"  
1" 1-3/4" 3"

Available Metric Sizes*

10MM 20MM 30MM 40MM 70MM
12MM 25MM 35MM 50MM  

Available Lengths

10/13 Ft Random Lengths
20/26 Ft Random Lengths
Custom Cut Lengths

Typical Size Tolerances

Up to 3" Round (+.000"/-.002")
Over 3" Round to 4" Round (+.000"/-.003")
Over 4" Round (+.000"/-.004")
Up to 38MM Round (+.000"/-.001")
Over 38MM Round to 70MM (+.000"/-.002")

* Certain size shafts may have modified analysis and chrome thickness per side of (.0005").

Tube and/or boxing is recommended to protect material during shipment.

Associated Steel Corporation is the sole licensed agent for all tradename products that were formerly sold by North American Steel Company. For all inquiries and order placements, please contact Associated Steel Corp.

Phone: 1.800.321.9300
Email: mail@associatedsteel.com
Web: www.associatedsteel.com


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