Innovative steel
for a better engineered future

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Our steel can take the pressure

Every year, Ovako delivers over 40 000 tonnes of steel to customers in the hydraulic industry. Over many years of experience we have developed comprehensive application know-how in this demanding field.

  • With Cromax® and Nikrom™ hard chrome plated bars and tubes, Ovako is the technology leader in piston rod applications. They are available in different steel grades, heat-treated conditions and a broad range of sizes. Further reading: Cromax® and Nikrom™

  • Our M-Steel® is ideally suited for cylinder heads/end-caps, pistons, rod eyes and flanges/trunnion mounts as well as valve spools and poppets.
    Further reading: M-Steel®

  • Ovako BQ-Steel® and IQ-Steel® offer superior fatigue resistance and are an excellent choice for pistons, shafts, valve drives and rotors.
    Further reading: BQ-Steel® and IQ-Steel®


Ovako's Cromax and Nikrom are used for the manufacture of piston rods, pistons and eyes for hydraulic cylinders. The quality of the coating is essential for long service life.