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Stafford Manufacturing Corp.

256 Andover St., Wilmington, MA, 01887, USA

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Stafford Manufacturing Corp.

mechanical power transmission

Custom Rigid Shaft Couplings solve mating problems.

May 9, 2016

Available in 1-, 2-, and 3-piece designs, Stafford Custom Couplings can be made from steel, stainless steel, and aluminum with various bores to solve range of mating and mounting problems. Dual-keyed couplings feature axial and annular keyways to transmit torque while retaining lateral motion. Offered in sizes from 1/8 to 6 in. ID, couplings can incorporate different sized round, square, and hexagonal bores for step-up or -down mating of unequal, unsupported shafts and include mounting flanges. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Shaft Collars are stackable at 90 degree angle.

February 26, 2016

Suited for applications where vibration and thermal shock are potential problem, Stafford 90 Degree Mounting System features 2 stainless steel shaft collars with machined flat slots on O.D. that precisely fit into each other at right angle for stacking tubing, shafts, and components. Available in 3/8, 1, and 1 1/8 in. ID sizes, 2-piece shaft collars have smooth bores to protect shafts and evenly distribute holding power on tubes, and can be used to align sensors up and down. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Heavy-Duty Mounting Components offer design flexibility.

February 8, 2016

Consisting of steel shaft collars and flange mounts, Heavy-Duty Mounting Components are manufactured to specification with modifications such as flats, mounting holes, slots, and keyways. Flange collars incorporate Accu-Clamp™ non-marring clamping feature machined into perfectly square mounting flange, and mounting collars can be configured for face or O.D. mounting arrangements. Available in 0.75–8 in. ID sizes, Heavy-Duty Mounting Components can also be made from stainless steel. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment, mechanical components & assemblies, mechanical power transmission

Brass Shaft Collars and Couplings resist corrosion and galling.

November 5, 2015

Machined from C360 brass or optional C464 Naval brass, Stafford Brass Shaft Collars come in 1- and 2-piece styles with stainless steel fasteners as well as set-screw and hinged styles. These products, offering alternative to 304 and 316 stainless steel products, are designed for secure hold and come in 6 standard sizes from ½–1 ½ in. ID for commercial, industrial, and military applications. Modifications – keyways, square and hex bores, grooves, and other treatments – are available. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Lever-Actuated Shaft Collar features integral hinge.

September 28, 2015

Machined from steel with black oxide finish, Staff-Lok™ Shaft Collar features integral hinge with conformal cam lever and knurled screw that provides fully adjustable clamping by hand. Unit incorporates mounting flat with countersunk drilled and tapped hole and 2 mounting holes on face for attaching sensors, cameras, and other devices. Offered in ½ –2 ½ in. ID sizes, collar provides repositioning without tools and is suited for breadboarding mechanical and optical systems. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Prototype and Repair System creates shaft collars.

August 20, 2015

Featuring precision machined shaft collar masters which accept 3-D printed inserts, SPARC Stafford Prototype and Repair Collar System lets users create working prototypes of special-purposed shaft collars within hours. Users can create custom-designed inserts with bores to fit virtually any type of shaft and can include holes, bosses, slots, tabs, hubs, and pulleys. Supplied in steel, stainless steel, or aluminum, masters come in 3 sizes to accommodate shafts from 1/8–3 in. O.D. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Rigid Shaft Couplings suit heavy-duty mixers and machinery.

June 5, 2015

Available in 1-, 2-, and 3-piece styles with straight-through bores or stepped bores for joining different size shafts, Stafford Heavy Duty Rigid Couplings are constructed to carry heavy torque loads in large equipment and process systems. Available with or without keyways, couplings come in ¾–6 in. ID sizes and are made from steel and stainless steel. Products can also be manufactured from other alloys and modified to customer specification. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies, mechanical power transmission

Weldable Shaft Collars, Couplings promote design options.

February 9, 2015

Available in ANSI 1018 steel and weldable stainless steel, Stafford Weldable Shaft Collars and Couplings let users add such diverse mechanical and structural components as brackets, cams, lever arms, mounts, pins, and rods. Stafford Weldable Shaft Collars and Flange Mounts, available in 1- and 2-piece as well as hinged styles, come in ¼–6 in. bore sizes, while Weldable Shaft Couplings come in ¼–2 in. bore sizes. Read More

material handling & storage, mechanical components & assemblies

Hinged Shaft Collars accelerate pipe and tube changes.

September 3, 2014

Facilitating open-close operations as well as clamping by hand, Staff-Lok™ Hinged Shaft Collars feature integral hinge with conformal cam lever for clamping and knurled nut for adjusting clamping preset. Design, with mounting flat with countersunk hole and attachment screw, is suited for securely mounting pipe and tube requiring frequent or fast changes. Eliminating need for tools, collars are machined from steel and come in 8 pipe sizes from ¼–2 in. and 12 shaft sizes from ½–2½ in. ID. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Shaft Collars hold and locate sensors and components.

July 31, 2014

Precision machined and available with custom threads ranging from extra-fine to coarse, Shaft Collars offer precise adjustability and positive locking for mounting and positioning devices on shaft. Units are manufactured to specification in 1-piece, 2-piece, and set-screw designs. Machined from aluminum, steel, stainless steel, and special alloys in sizes ranging from 1/8–6 in. dia, collars can be customized with spanner holes on face or OD and straight or diamond knurls on OD. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Square/Round Bore Shaft Collars do not damage structural tubing.

May 15, 2014

With infinitely adjustable design and smooth bore that enable attachment without marring, Stafford Shaft Collars are sized to fit square or round structural tubing securely for locating, stopping, mounting, and attaching objects. Product can be modified on OD to accommodate various mounting arrangements. These machined 2-piece shaft collars, offered in ½–6 in. ID (round) and ¼–4 in. (square) bore sizes, can be supplied in aluminum, mild steel, and stainless steel. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Shaft Collars mount on to square shafts and tubing.

April 28, 2014

Available machined from steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and plastics, 2-piece Square Bore Mounting Collars fit shafts and structural tubing from ½–2 in. square. Units feature 1 or 2 flats on outer diameter with dual-purpose threaded mounting holes, and can include variety of mounting options. Standard and large footprint designs are offered to accommodate different size components and can be machined and modified to customer requirements. Read More

material handling & storage, mechanical components & assemblies

Hinged Shaft Collars simplify assembly in remote locations.

September 24, 2013

Featuring triple-link hinge and captive clamping screw, Hinged Shaft Collars provide same holding power as standard 2-piece collars. Units are available with square, hex, round, and threaded bores, and are suited for assembly or repair in remote access locations such as conveyor systems and other difficult-to-reach machinery and equipment. Offered in steel and 2 grades of stainless steel, collars come in 25 sizes from 3/8–4 in. ID and 16 metric sizes from 6–50 mm. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies, mechanical power transmission

Plastic Shaft Mount Components withstand washdown environments.

August 26, 2013

Supplied with stainless steel clamping screws, Stafford Plastic Shaft Mount Components are machined from PTFE, Delrin®, nylon, and other thermoplastics for FDA- and USDA-approved processing equipment and conveyors. Specific components include 1- and 2-piece shaft collars, set-screw collars, hinged shaft collars, 1- and 2-piece couplings, and flange mounts, and ID bore sizes from 1–4 in. Parts suit applications requiring frequent washdown and exposure to chemicals. Read More

material handling & storage

Heavy-Duty L Mounting Clamps combine stability and accuracy.

July 3, 2013

Featuring 2-piece split construction, Staff-Mount™ Split Mounting Clamps have clamping half and flat mounting half. Dowel holes enable precise locating, while 4-hole patterns enable multiple attachment options. With 8 drilled and tapped holes, design lets users attach mounting half to object and secure shaft, tube, or pipe using clamping half or screw through both halves to object. Clamps are machined from aluminum and come in 2 and 4 in. lengths with ¾–2 in. shaft, tube, and pipe sizes. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Lever Actuated Shaft Collars can be moved without tools.

May 16, 2013

Featuring integral hinge with conformal cam lever for clamping and knurled nut for adjusting clamping preset, Staff-Lok™ Shaft Collars can be opened, moved, and re-clamped by hand. Units are machined from steel with smooth bore and are suitable for larger, non-rotary applications. Size combinations include: 2 1/8 in. OD with ½, 5/8, ¾, 7/8, and 1 in. bores; 3 ¼ in. OD with 1 1/8, 1 ¼, 1 ½, and 1 ¾ in. bores; and 4 ¼ in. OD with 2, 2 ¼, and 2 ½ in. bores. Read More

mounting & attaching products

Shaft Mounts offer design flexibility.

April 19, 2013

Manufactured from weldable 1117 steel and stocked in ¼–2 in. ID sizes, Shaft Mounts offer many design options, including short- and long-length collar sections with set-screw or single and multiple clamp-screw configurations, and mounting flanges in various shapes and hole patterns. Units can also be supplied with and without keyways. For added flexibility, mounts can be manufactured in aluminum, stainless steel, and other materials and can incorporate custom flanges and mounting hole patterns. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Mounting Flange Collar meets heavy-duty application needs.

March 26, 2013

Manufactured to requirements, Stafford Heavy-Duty Flange Collar incorporates Accu-Clamp&trade; non-marring clamping feature machined into square mounting flange. Width of construction and oversize clamping screws maximize axial load capacity, and design provides flatness and perpendicularity to <0.001 TIR. Available in 1- and 2-piece styles machined from aluminum, steel, stainless steel, and other alloy steels, collars can have ½&ndash;6 in. ID bores and up to 14 in. OD flanges. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies, mechanical power transmission

Weldable Shaft Collars include couplings for custom solutions.

March 7, 2013

Machined from ANSI 1018 steel, Stafford Weldable Shaft Collars and Couplings can be machined and welded by user for creating custom drive, motion control, and structural design solutions. Styles include one- and 2-piece collars in ¼&ndash;6 in. ID sizes and couplings in ¼&ndash;2 in. ID sizes. Specials are also available in larger sizes and can incorporate custom modifications such as threaded bores, slots, grooves, drilled and tapped holes, and special OD treatments. Read More

mechanical components & assemblies

Hinged Shaft Collar adjusts, clamps, and locks by hand.

January 18, 2013

Machined from steel and available in ½&ndash;4 in. ID sizes, Staff-Lok&trade; Hinged Shaft Collar can be adjusted and locked in place by lifting conformal cam lever, moving it along shaft, tube, or pipe, and then retightening by hand. Featuring knurled adjustment screw, collar never requires tools, and is suited for non-rotary applications involving frequent or temporary relocation, such as moving gates, sensor heights, stops, and spacers. One-piece design is also available. Read More

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