While no tools are generally required for Spirolox Ring installation, in some applications, the groove placement or ring thickness may complicate installation. Heavy duty single-turn retaining rings can be located in hard to reach grooves, making installation more challenging. Luckily, Smalley has developed a number of different tools and techniques to assist with rings... Read more...More Product Announcements from Smalley
Smalley, le leader mondial dans la fabrication et le développement des anneaux d’arrêt Spirolox®, anneaux expansifs et ressorts ondulés présente pour son 50ème anniversaire en 2013, le nouveau catalogue métrique produits et technique. Read more...More Product Announcements from Smalley
Smalley leads the way in designing and manufacturing retaining rings and wave springs. We have developed an interactive, parametrically drawn, CAD library. This library provides information about our various ring and spring products, and is always available to our customers for immediate download. Read more...More Product Announcements from Smalley
For over 50 years, engineers have relied on Smalley’s Engineering and Parts catalog as an essential resource for their designs. As The Engineer’s Choice™ for Wave Springs, Spirolox® Retaining Rings and Constant Section Rings, Smalley’s newly released catalog offers engineers a glimpse into how our engineers partner with you to deliver solutions... Read more...More Product Announcements from Smalley
Welcome to our Smalley Product Blog, where our engineers answer commonly asked ring and spring design questions. This week Simon Ward, Product Manager, fields some questions about small diameter wave springs and different uses for Smalley rings. He discusses applications for retaining rings, how they can be adapted to different uses, and when it might be better to select a more specialis... Read more...More Product Announcements from TFC Ltd.
A 2-turn external XWS series Spirolox® Retaining Ring is used to clamp the rubber boot onto the groove in this connecting rod application. Since the ring provides a full 360° circumferential cover in the groove, a near perfect seal results when the boot is filled with grease. The ring and removal slots are also deburred to ensure the likelihood of the rubber being torn is elimina... Read more...More Product Announcements from TFC Ltd.
A 2-turn external non-standard XWS series Spirolox® Retaining Ring is used to prevent the pinion shafts spinning when the gears are rotating. The ring snaps securely into the external groove of the flanged housing and, because the radial wall is uniform around its total 360º circumference, the flats on the four pinion shafts are able to clear the outer edge of the ring by a cons... Read more...More Product Announcements from TFC Ltd.
Smalley manufactures custom retaining rings to meet specific application requirements. Smalley's manufacturing process allows for special designs to be produced with No-Tooling-Charges™. Specials are available from .200" to 120" diameters; carbon steel, stainless steel and exotic alloys are readily available for production. Read more...More Product Announcements from Smalley
With load bearing capacities closer to the Heavy-duty series, and almost universal groove dimensions, these rings offer greatest thrust capacity. Read more...More Product Announcements from Rotor Clip Company, Inc.