How to Repair Circularity Issues on a Rod, Actuator or Cylinder
Circularity issues are commonly referred to as “eggs”. If a rod is has variations in diameter at the same point in length, that is an issue with circularity. To fix this, we have to grind the larger area down. This performs to functions: 1) ensures proper adhesion of chrome during the electroplating process, and 2) ensures that the rod will be at specification and function properly. Whether or not circularity issues can be repaired depends on the finish tolerance allowed for the rod, and the extent of the size disparities on the rod. Our technicians are always available to provide expert opinions on your situation.