Century Spring now stocks three types of Retaining Rings:
1. ER Series: External
2. IR Series: Internal
3. E Series: External Reinforced
These are all available in carbon spring steel (SAE 1060-1090). Read more...
Problem solving by design
Spirolox® Retaining Rings in their various different forms, solve problems for design engineers in many applications cross numerous industry sectors. TFC Product Manager Simon ward answers some typical questions customers pose when considering these products. Read more...More Product Announcements from TFC Ltd.
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
When Installing your retaining Rings, does the orientation or direction of loading matter? TFC's Smalley spirolox retaining rings are manufactured by edge coiling a flat wire with uniform cross-section, this means there is no “right or wrong side” as would be the case with some stamped snap rings. Therefore, the orientation of the ring during assembly and the direction of lo... Read more...More Product Announcements from TFC Ltd.
Retaining Rings, which are available in several types and various sizes, are used to fasten assemblies on shafts or inside housings and bores. Read more...More Product Announcements from Century Spring Corp.
New advances in ring and spring manufacturing
From medical devices to electronics, the world around us is getting smaller. “How small can you go?” This is one of the questions a TFC engineer hears all the time.
We are pleased to announce that Smalley’s newly expanded manufacturing capabilities now allow us to design and manufacture The Engineer&... Read more...More Product Announcements from TFC Ltd.
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 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