Product Announcement from Smalley Steel Ring Company
Smalley Spiral Retaining Rings are compatible with standard snap ring grooves. A uniform cross-section does not interfere with the assembly, allowing for tight radial applications.
There are also No Ears To Interfere® with the mating components and do not require any special tooling for installation or removal. Spirals are available from stock in carbon and stainless steel with sizes from 1/4" to 16".
Special designs are available from .200" to 90" with No-Tooling-Charges™.