G.L. Huyett Datasheets for Machine Keys and Keystock

Machine keys and keystock are demountable machine elements that are used to transmit torque from a shaft to a mounted component, such as a gear or pulley. They are usually made of steel or stainless steel and plated with zinc for wear and oxidation resistance.
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Product Name Notes
Bilateral Keystock
Oversize Keystock
Undersize Keystock
A stock of material that is one foot or greater in length, and from which shaft keys are made. We manufacture keystock to suit every application need you have, in...
Hex Keys An L-shaped bar with a hexagonal head, used to turn screws with hexagonal sockets. The L-shaped design of hex keys allows for comfortable usage. Commonly used with set screws, hex...
Gib Head Keys Gib keys are tapered and notched machine keys that are used on power transmission keyed shafts to hold pulleys and gears tightly on the shaft.
Hi-Pro Keys Hi-Pro keys are used to lock pulleys and gears to transmission shafts. By design, these parts firmly embed into a keyway and can rock in the seat for adjustment to...
Bilateral Machine Keys
Undersize Machine Keys
Machine keys are used to hold machinery parts in place or align components. They are specifically designed to fail as a safety mechanism to save more expensive components. Standard sizes...
Round Keys Round keystock is used in machines as a rotating device or to connect or align components. It is available as a standard in 12, 36, or 72 inch bars.
Step Keystock Step Key, also known as “offset” keystock, is used on couplings, gears, sheaves, sprockets, and pulleys. Type 1 is designed for repair and salvage of damaged keys in shafts. Type...
Oversize Machine Keys These simple keys are installed into shaft keyways and used to lock shaft and hub assemblies together to transmit torque in a power transmission. Available with squared ends, rounded ends,...
Woodruff Keys Woodruff keys are designed to be installed deep into shaft and firmly embedded. As a result, they can withstand great strain. It is impossible for them to roll over in...