American Ring & Tool Co.American Ring is a global manufacturer and supplier of retaining rings, snap rings, circlips, and Belleville disc springs.

In addition, we also supply 1/4 Turn Fasteners and mil-spec pins (dowel, slotted, straight).

With 3 sales and distribution locations in the United States (Solon, OH; Milwaukee, WI; Santa Ana, CA) coupled with our manufacturing facilities and partners (Livonia, MI; UK; Taiwan; India), we are able to provide cost-competitive and quality precision components to our world-wide customer base, 24 hours a day.

American Ring is certified to AS9120 and ISO9001 and our staff has over 3 generations of expertise to ensure you are getting a quality part with the best possible customer service you can find.

We are American Ring; YOUR Retaining Ring Specialist.



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Calculating Thrust Load Capacity for Retaining Rings (Fastening and Joining) Rings usually have two load statistics, thrust load capacity based on ring shear and thrust load capacity based on groove yield. The lower of these two theoretical values is the thrust load capacity... (View Full Article)
Determining Whether a Ring is Carbon or Stainless Steel (Fastening and Joining) SAE 1060-1090 Carbon Steel and PH 15-7 MO Stainless react differently to nitric acid. A drop of nitric acid placed on carbon steel will cause the steel to become dark in color. When placed on... (View Full Article)