Constant Section Rings (Snap Rings) are often specified for heavy duty or impact loading applications.
Produced by edgewinding, with no custom tooling charges, snap rings have been specified for many years in the automotive and heavy equipment industries as a standard choice of engineers.
Smalley offers eight series of snap rings from stock:
Eaton Style Snap Rings
- Over 1,000 stock sizes
- Inch and Metric series rings available
- Stocked from .375” to 10” diameters, 13 mm to 300 mm
- Customs available from .200” to 120”
- New series, interchangeable with Eaton® rings
Smalley offers 4 series of Eaton style snap rings from stock.
Smalley's XAH, XAS, XDH and XDS series contain over 300 rings that are interchangeable with Eaton Rings.
.375” – 10” Diameters
Carbon and Stainless Steel
The application below features an XAH series snap ring installed in an internal groove. The heavy-duty ring retains the bearing in the housing.