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Constant Section Retaining Ring wire circlips

Product Description


retaining ring wire circlips feature a uniform, constant section. This means that the material used to make the ring is the same width at any point along the circumference of the ring. These cost less than tapered and spiral retaining rings and provide only three point contact with the groove.

In hydraulic systems, retaining ring wire circlips are most commonly used in cylinders, especially for securing packing in the cylinder. Retaining rings replace machined “steps” to hold packing. Additionally, retaining rings can also be found in hydraulic couplers, hydraulic pumps, and other hydraulic components that require a secure fastening.

In pneumatic systems, they can be found in actuators, compressors, couplers, etc. to help secure components as needed.

Standard materials for retaining rings include carbon steel, carbon spring steel, 302 stainless steel and 316 stainless steel. Other available materials include phosphor bronze, beryllium copper, Inconel, Elgiloy, Hastelloy, and others.

The most important detail to know when choosing a retaining ring for your application is knowing whether the groove of the retaining ring is on the shaft (outside) or in the hole (inside), and then specifying the diameter of that shaft or hole. Also, if the ring will be subjected to axial thrust loads, the ring specification will need to be checked to determine if a light, medium or heavy duty ring is required. Finally, the material needs to be selected based on the type of corrosive medium that the ring will withstand.


Advantages of retaining ring wire circlips

  1. No assembly/disassembly lugs = space saving in radial direction;
  2. Edges with radius, no stamping burrs;
  3. Square edge wire for sharp-edged installations;
  4. No special tooling for exotic materials;
  5. No special tooling for installing and removal necessary;
  6. Conform to DIN 471/472;
  7. Higher ring shear;
  8. Special ends for specific applications;
  9. Heavy duty sections for higher rotational capacities.


Design features of retaining ring wire circlips

  1. No Lug Interference — Spirolox Retaining Rings have a uniform cross-section with no lugs that interfere with their mating components. Has a full 360° support surface.
  2. Cost-Effective – Circlips formed from flat stock have no scrap, increasing efficiency, and alloys can be considered for production without the high cost of scrap.
  3. Easy disassembly — The unique design of retaining ring wire circlips includes a built-in disassembly notch. It is only necessary to use a flat head screwdriver or other similar equipment when removing the retaining ring, which is convenient to use in the assembly process and improves the speed and efficiency.
  4. Multiple Ring End Shapes – To meet customer needs, we can manufacture retaining ring wire circlips in a variety of sizes, materials and gauges. Including stainless steel, carbon steel, nichrome and beryllium copper, etc.

Whether designed for light, medium or heavy duty, retaining ring wire circlips provide unmatched strength, performance and stability.

Our company is a professional retaining ring wire circlips manufacturer, we have advanced technology and excellent product quality. If you are interested in our products, please contact us as soon as possible, we look forward to establishing a long-term cooperative relationship with you.