New steel

Ovako 225A from Ovako is a new steel that speeds up the nitriding process. It also has better cutting characteristics and is easier to weld than other comparable steels. Because the nitriding process is faster, parts can be nitrided in a shorter time, thus saving costs. The steel is also reputedly very easy to machine and weld, thus further reducing time and cost. Ovako also claims that the steel is suitable for parts that are subject to wear or where precision requirements are high like gears, guides and pin bolts.

Ovako Steel Tel: 0121 502 1010; Fax: 0121 505 0019; Email: graham.butler@skf.com