TFC Ltd. Datasheets for Retaining Rings and Snap Rings

Retaining rings and snap rings are fasteners used to axially position a component on a shaft or in a bore.
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Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil H: Max rigid endplay take-up Dimensions: Inches
Standard Materials: Carbon Steel / 302 Stainless Steel. Add suffix “-S02” for stainless steel. Dimensions: Inches Thrust Capacity: Pounds (1) Based on groove material yield strength of 45,000 psi and...
Standard Materials: Carbon Steel / 302 Stainless Steel. Add suffix “-S02” for stainless steel. Dimensions: mm Thrust Capacity: Newtons (1) Based on groove material yield strength of 310 N/mm2...
Standard Materials: Carbon Steel and 302 Stainless Steel. Add suffix “-S02” for stainless steel. Dimensions: Inches Thrust Capacity: Pounds (1) Based on groove material yield strength of 45,000 psi and...
Standard Materials: Carbon Steel and 302 Stainless Steel. Add suffix “-S02” for stainless steel. Dimensions: Inches Thrust Capacity: Pounds Based on groove material yield strength of 45,000 psi and safety...
Standard Materials: Carbon Steel and 302 Stainless Steel. Add suffix “-S02” for stainless steel. Dimensions: mm Thrust Capacity: Newtons (1) Based on groove material yield strength of 310 N/mm2...
Bevelled feature permits rigid take-up of end play. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil H: Max rigid endplay take-up Tc: Allowable thrust load of circlip Dimensions:...
Bowed construction permits resilient take-up of end play. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil H: Max resilient endplay take-up F: Force required to flatten ring Dimensions:...
Bowed construction permits resilient take-up of end play. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil H: Max rigid endplay take-up F: Force required to flatten ring...
Designed specifically to give low clearance for use with needle roller bearings. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Specification: Incorporating DIN 5417 Dimensions in Millimeters
Designed specifically to give low shoulder for use with needle roller bearing. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Millimeters
Designed specifically to give low shoulder for use with needle roller bearings. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Millimeters
External, Shaft Rings available from .375" to 3"in carbon and 302 stainless steel. Standard Materials: Carbon Steel and 302 Stainless Steel. Add suffix “-S02” for stainless steel. Dimensions: Inches Thrust...
External, Shaft Rings available from 10 - 76mm in carbon and 302 stainless steel. Standard Materials: Carbon Steel and 302 Stainless Steel. Add suffix “-S02” for stainless steel. Dimensions: mm...
Internal Housing Rings available from .375" to 3" in carbon and 302 stainless steel. Internal Hoopster Retaining Rings can be difficult to remove from the groove without a removal provision.
Internal Housing Rings available from 10 - 76mm in carbon and 302 stainless steel. Internal Hoopster Retaining Rings can be difficult to remove from the groove without a removal provision.
Inverted construction provides a smaller external clearance diameter than basic type Beam Configuration: On some larger sizes Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions: mm
Inverted construction provides a smaller external clearance than basic type Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions: Inches
Inverted construction provides greater fitted internal clearance than basic type. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Inches
Inverted construction provides greater fitted internal clearance than basic type. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Millimeters
Smalley Retaining Rings are interchangeable with both imperial and metric retaining ring grooves. We offer free samples of stock retaining rings to test in your application. Cross reference a standard...
Spirals are manufactured by coiling the ring from flat wire. This unique process produces a retaining ring that has no protruding lugs or burrs that would interfere in your assembly.
Tapered design principle permits rings to maintain constant circularity and pressure against the bottom of the groove. DIN: 471 Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions:...
Tapered design principle permits rings to maintain constant circularity and pressure against the bottom of the groove. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions: Inches
Tapered design principle permits rings to maintain constant circularity and pressure against the bottom of the groove. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Inches...
Tapered design principle permits rings to maintain constant circularity and pressure against the bottom of the groove DIN: 472 Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions:...
The DNH Series Spirolox Retaining Ring is Smalley's equivalent to the European or "Hard" metric retaining ring series. With their 2-turn offset configuration, these spiral rings will fit into the...
The DNS Series Spirolox Retaining Ring is Smalley's equivalent to the European or "Hard" metric retaining ring series. With their 2-turn offset configuration, these spiral rings will fit into the...
The EH Series metric retaining rings are Smalley's standard Spiral Retaining Rings produced to Metric Aerospace specifications (MA 4017). They fit grooves specifically designed for 2-turn spiral retaining rings and...
The ES Series metric retaining rings are Smalley's standard Spiral Retaining Rings produced to Metric Aerospace specifications. They fit grooves specifically designed for 2-turn spiral retaining rings and accommodate light...
The WaveRing is a spiral retaining ring with an axial wave form. It acts like a standard retaining ring with the additional feature of compressibility. It compensates for the overall...
The WHM Series Spirolox Retaining Ring is designed for the toughest retaining ring jobs. WHM series retaining rings use standard industry groove dimensions and are interchangeable with many stamped retaining...
The WSM Series Spirolox Retaining Ring is designed for the toughest retaining ring jobs. WSM series retaining rings use standard industry groove dimensions and are interchangeable with many stamped retaining...
The XVS Series Spirolox Retaining Ring are specified for light duty, low clearance applications or where axial positioning rather than load carrying is the principal function. These retaining rings are...
Applied radially over shaft. Secure against impact and vibration. Ideal where radial clearance is limited. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Inches
Applied radially over shaft. Secure against impact and vibration. Ideal where radial clearance is limited. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Millimetres
Axially applied and adjustable on plain shaft. Can be assembled and dismantled repeatedly. No machining of groove required. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions: Inches...
Axially applied and adjustable on plain shaft. Can be assembled and dismantled repeatedly. No machining of groove required. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in...
Easy, effective retention. Installed easily using pliers and removed using a screwdriver. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Inches
Heavy duty ring resistant to high thrust and impact loads. Greater load supporting area than basic series. Beam configuration: On some larger sizes Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish:...
Radially applied. Provides greater retaining strength and higher r.p.m. limits than standard ‘e’ ring. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Inches
Radially applied. Provides large shoulder on small shaft diameter. Bowed construction permits resilient take-up of end play. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Inches...
Radially applied Provides large shoulder on small shaft diameter Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Inches *this size Beryllium Copper only
Radially applied Provides large shoulder on small shaft diameter Specification: Din 6799 Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Millimetres
Round wire sections for semi-circular grooves. Low cost. Simplifies assembly. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Specification: Version B - DIN 7993 Dimensions in Millimeters
Round wire sections for semi-circular grooves. Low cost. Simplifies assembly. Standard Material: Carbon spring steel Standard Finish: Phosphate & oil Dimensions in Inches