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Smalley - Spirolox® Retaining Ring Tooling Guide

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)

Smalley - Le nouveau catalogue produits et technique 2013

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)

Smalley - Smalley Interactive CAD Library

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)

Smalley - Form, Fit, & Function of Retaining Rings eBook

Smalley Engineers answer your Retaining Rings questions with our Understanding the Form, Fit and Function of Retaining Rings eBook. (read more)

Smalley - New Smalley Catalog Just Released

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)

Smalley - New Innovative Way to Take Up Tolerances!

Linear Springs offer a selection of spring loads that react along a straight line, as opposed to a conventional spring that fits in a circular cavity. This means a linear spring may be located in an axial direction, but providing a radial force. (read more)

Smalley - Stainless Steel Spirolox Retaining Rings

Spirolox® Retaining Rings, available exclusively from Smalley, are available off the shelf in 302 and 316 stainless steel. With Smalley's No-Tooling-Cost™ manufacturing process, there is no wasted material, allowing for lower cost stainless products. Spirolox Retaining Rings are interchangeable with standard snap ring grooves and have No Ears To Interfere® with mating compo... (read more)

Smalley - Stainless Steel Wave Springs From Stock

Smalley Wave Springs offer the unique advantage of space savings when used to replace coil springs. By reducing spring operating height, wave springs also produce a decrease in the spring cavity. With a smaller assembly size and less material used in the manufacturing process, a cost savings is realized. (read more)

Smalley - Metric Crest-to-Crest Wave Springs From Stock

Smalley introduces a New series of Metric Crest-to-Crest® wave springs. Crest-to-Crest springs enable OEM's to reduce the size of their assembly by up to 50% while maintaining the same force & deflection as a regular coil springs. Smalley offers over 4000 standard wave springs in 17-7 stainless steel or carbon steel. Metric Crest-to Crest springs are available from 6 to 60 mm di... (read more)

Smalley - Metric Hoopster® Retaining Rings

Metric Hoopster Retaining Rings offer an innovative way to retain mechanical components when space is a problem. The minimal radial projection and shallow groove depth allows the Hoopster to fit where regular stamped rings and retaining rings cannot. (read more)

Smalley - Laminar Seal Ring

A Smalley Laminar Seal is a metallic labyrinth seal consisting of multiple rings in a groove. This arrangement of the rings and the specific orientation of the rings are dictated by the application and the severity of the environment. Standard parts from 5/8" to 50" and 15 mm to 1300 mm. (read more)

Smalley - Small Crest-to-Crest Wave Springs

Crest-to-Crest Wave Springs enable original equipment manufacturers to reduce the size of their assembly in half while maintaining the same amount of force and deflection as a regular coiled compression spring. (read more)

Smalley - New Windpower Retaining Ring Series

Smalley introduces the new Windpower Retaining Ring Series. The Windpower Series consists of Spirolox® Retaining Rings in large sizes up to 120" specifically for the windpower generation industry. Standard materials sizes are stocked for production, with delivery in as little as 2 weeks. Over 10,000 parts are available from stock. (read more)

Smalley - Bearing Preload Springs - Prolong Bearing Life

Smalley's Single Turn Wave Spring pre-loads the bearing assembly by taking up play. Smalley springs reduce vibration, noise and heat buildup. It will also compensate for dimensional variation within assemblies and fits snugly in the housing. Smalley Wave Springs will extend bearing life. Stock sizes available from 1/4" to 16". Customs are also available from .200" to 120". (read more)

Smalley - Snap Rings

Another popular choice of retaining ring configurations is the well known Snap Ring. Snap rings are often specified for heavy duty or impact loading applications.

Produced by edgewinding with no special tooling charges, snap rings have been specified for many years in the automotive and heavy equipment industries as a standard choice of engineers. (read more)

Smalley - Wavo Springs - Round Wire Wave Springs

Smalley's Wavo® Springs are single turn round wire wave springs. Wavos offer accurate high force loading with greater deflection than Bellevilles. They fit in tight radial and axial spaces with a high inline force. Wavos are economical and stocked in both carbon and stainless steel. (read more)

Smalley - New Hoopster Retaining Rings

Smalley introduces new Hoopster Retaining Rings. Hoopster rings fit into much shallower grooves than regular snap rings or retaining rings. The Hoopster's low profile, precision circularity and small radial size allow it to be an unobtrusive component in an assembly. Hoopster Retaining Rings are suitable for light to heavy loads and are ideal for thin wall tubes. (read more)

Smalley - Spiral Retaining Ring Removal Tool

Smalley has developed a tool exclusively designed to remove multiple-turn rings. This new Spiral Retaining Ring Removal Tool fits precisely between the ring layers to access the removal notch. (read more)

Smalley - Crest-to-Crest® Wave Springs

Smalley's Flat Wire Wave Springs reduce spring heights by up to 50%, while offering the same force and deflection as standard coil springs. Wave Springs fit in tight radial and axial spaces and reduce operating heights, allowing for smaller assemblies. (read more)

Smalley - ID/OD Retaining Ring Lock

Smalley Spiral Retaining Rings can operate in an internal and an external groove at the same time. Spiral retaining rings have many great benefits for the ID/OD Lock, some of which include concealed fastening, no required assembly tooling, and a 360-degree rotational capacity. With a Smalley Spiral Retaining Ring, the application is tamper-proof and aesthetically pleasing. (read more)

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