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Precision Grade:

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Specifications
   Precision Grade       
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   Precision Grade       One of two grades of precision shafting and having a tightly rated tolerance for roundness and shaft straightness per unit length. 
   Ultra Precision       One of two grades of precision shafting and having a very tight tolerance in over all straightness and roundness. 
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   Shaft Diameter or Width       The dimension as measured across the shaft. Some shafts are square in shape but most are round. 
   Search Logic:      User may specify either, both, or neither of the "At Least" and "No More Than" values. Products returned as matches will meet all specified criteria.
   Maximum Length       The shaft length as specified by the user. Most shafts are manufactured to standard lengths and can be cut to a specific length to match customer needs. 
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Shaft Material
           
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   Alloy Steel       Alloy steel has a primary advantage over carbon steel in that it has better hardenability properties. This allows for better durability when in use. 
   Aluminum       A bluish silver-white malleable ductile light trivalent metallic element that has good electrical and thermal conductivity, high reflectivity, and resistance to oxidation. 
   Carbon Steel       A strong, hard steel that derives its properties from the amount of carbon in the alloy. 
   Stainless Steel       Steel corrosion resistance results from formation of thin film of compound oxides that are snug against the metal surface and protect it from penetration of aggressive substances. Stainless steel is a corrosion resistant alloy of metals where the primary metal is Chromium in alloy with Nickel. 
   Other       Other unlisted, specialized, or proprietary shaft material. 
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   Hardness       
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   Unhardened / Annealed       A shaft that is left unhardened in any manner or has been heat treated so that the entire piece is annealed. 
   Case Hardened       It is the process of changing mild or soft steel into a very hard steel by using carbon or nitrogen. Typically, only the surface of the steel is affected and the core material remains relatively soft. 
   Through Hardened       The entire shaft is hardened to the same hardness. 
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Coatings
           
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   Anodized       Anodizing is a protective surface coating process usually used on aluminum to prevent corrosion. It also provides for a harder surface finish. 
   Black Oxide       A coating used most commonly on steel or stainless steel parts as a protective coating while the parts are on the shelf. It helps to prevent ion corrosion. 
   Ceramic       Ceramic coatings offer a highly wear resistant finish. 
   Chrome       Chromium coatings on shafts provide for excellent corrosion resistance and low friction. 
   Nickel       Nickel coating provides a hard, uniform finish that is corrosion resistance as well as low friction and has good wear resistance. 
   Nitride Coated       Nitride coating of a surface makes it very hard and more resistant to corrosion. 
   Teflon®       Teflon® refers to a class of fluoropolymer resins used for a wide variety of commercial applications. They are highly resistant to temperature, chemical reaction, corrosion, and stress cracking. Teflon is a registered trademark of DuPont Dow Elastomers. 
   Other       Other unlisted, specialized, or proprietary shaft coatings. 
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Additional Operations
           
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   Chamfered End       The one or both ends on the shaft are cut at an angle or beveled. 
   Break Edge       Break edge is the procedure of removing any burrs and sharp edges on the ends of the shaft. It usually doesn't include chamfering the edges. 
   Axial Holes       Holes that are drilled into the ends of the shaft. These are not tapped. If you want them to be tapped check the "Tapped Holes - Axial" selection in this section. 
   Radial Holes       Holes that are drilled along the length of the shaft. These are not tapped. If you want them to be tapped check the "Tapped Holes - Radial" selection in this section. 
   Male Threads       One or both ends of the shaft are cut with male threads. 
   Tapped Holes (Radial)       Refers to any tapped holes along the shaft. Threads that are cut into the body of the shaft for mounting, attaching to supports. 
   Tapped Holes (Axial)       One or both ends of the shaft are tapped with female threads. 
   Grooved       Grooving on the shaft allows for the placement of snap rings. These are usually located at the ends of the shafts but could be placed anywhere on it. 
   Keyed       A portion or all of the shaft is channeled for a keyway. 
   Stepped End       A machining operation at the end of a shaft where the diameter "steps" down to a smaller diameter. 
   Other       Other unlisted, specialized, or proprietary additional operations. 
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Special Features
           
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   Annealed Ends       Only the end portions of the shaft are annealed while the remainder is left hardened. 
   Solid Shaft       A shaft of steel that is not hollow and has been case hardened. 
   Tubular Shaft       A tubular shaft has a hollow center and has been case hardened. 
   Other       Other unlisted, specialized, or proprietary features. 
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