About

Hoopster RingsWave RingsWave SpringsSpirolox Retaining RingsLaminar Sealing RingsSnap Rings

TFC is one of the leading technical fastener suppliers in Europe supplying over 3,000 customers and employing over 100 people. Working out of a national and European network of logistic service centres, TFC are also able to support global customers in their manufacturing plants anywhere in the world. In addition, TFC is also the leading European supplier of Smalley flat wire Spirolox retaining rings and edge wound wave springs.

Fasteners, Fixings & Components

Whether it is a simple threaded bolt or a complex bespoke product made to customer drawing specifications, our quality assured fasteners are guaranteed to provide the perfect solution to your fastening needs.

  • Hoopster RingsBolts & Socket Screws in various material grades
  • Nuts, Washers, Rivets & Screws of all types
  • Smalley Wave Springs and Spirolox Retaining Rings
  • Sheet Metal Fasteners - self-clinch & rivet bushes
  • Circlips, Springs, Keys and Seals
  • Threaded Inserts - for plastics, timber & metal
  • Electronic Hardware - standoffs, handles, ferrules
  • Construction Fixings - anchors, through bolts, resin
  • Panel, Wire & Pipe Fasteners
  • Machined and turned parts to specification

Complete Retaining Ring and Spring Solutions

With over 30 years experience, TFC is the leading European supplier of Smalley Spirolox Retaining Rings, Snap Rings, Laminar Sealing rings and Wave Springs with a standard range consisting of over 10,000 parts stocked in carbon and stainless steels.

The 'No-Tooling' method of manufacture allows for fast prototyping and economical production batches and TFC's team of engineers is available to provide design consultation that includes a full range of resources to ensure the application contains the most cost effective solution.

Quality

At TFC we realise that Quality runs through the entire business, not just our products. We have continually invested in the right people to provide superior market knowledge and customer service. Our supply chain partners are carefully chosen to fit our commitment to Quality and all our products are batch traceable and can be supplied in accordance with REACH, RoHs and Weee.

Supplier Directory Categories

Screws
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Locknuts
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Threaded Rod
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Safety Clothing
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Bolts
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Spring Washers
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Safety Gloves
(13 Products)
Drill Bits
(11 Products)
Industrial Pins
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Studs
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Abrasive Belts
(4 Products)
Dynamic Seals
(4 Products)
Eyebolts
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Bumpers
(3 Products)
Cable Ties
(2 Products)
Captive Screws
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Nails
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Taps
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Abrasive Discs
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Dowel Pins
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Ear Protection
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Eyewear
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Grommets
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Hole Saws
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Latches
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O-rings
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Shaft Collars
(2 Products)
Spring Pins
(2 Products)
Strain Reliefs
(2 Products)
Welding Gloves
(2 Products)
Back-up Rings
(1 Product)
Cable Clamps
(1 Product)
Eye Nuts
(1 Product)
Flat Springs
(1 Product)
Hand Tools
(1 Product)
Nozzles
(1 Product)
Power Tools
(1 Product)
Shackles
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Thread Gages
(1 Product)
Wave Washers
(1 Product)
Wire Brushes
(1 Product)

Technical Articles

Applications--Cycle Lock (Fastening and Joining) By utilising the total flexibility of the Smalley manufacturing process, it was possible to easily and inexpensively design a special 2-turn internal retaining ring for this tamper proof application. (View Full Article)
Bearing Pre-Load (Fastening and Joining) One of the most common wave spring applications world-wide is a bearing pre-load arrangement as illustrated. Having the proper load will often extend bearing life by lowering operating temperatures,... (View Full Article)