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Smalley Steel Ring Co.

555 Oakwood Rd., Lake Zurich, IL, 60047, USA

  • 888-537-7600

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Smalley Steel Ring Co.

Fasteners & Hardware

Crest-to-Crest Wave Spring Series are suitable for computer and robotics industries.

February 13, 2017

Available in C (imperial) and CM (metric) Series, Crest-to-Crest Wave Spring Series are designed in 0.188 in. and 5 mm diameters. Used in medical, computer and robotics industries, spring can be custom designed for user application up to 0.157 in. or 4 mm diameter.

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Fasteners & Hardware

Linear Springs act as load bearing devices.

May 22, 2013

Comprised of continuous wave formed wire length produced from spring tempered materials, Linear Spring Series offers selection of spring loads that react along straight line. This allows placement in axial direction while providing radial force. Products act as load bearing devices having approximately same load/deflection characteristics as wave spring. There are 200+ standard sizes are... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Retaining Rings are suited for thin radial walls.

November 9, 2012

With minimal radial projection and shallow groove depth, Metric Hoopster® Retaining Rings provide means to retain mechanical components where space is of concern. Profile, circularity, and radial size allow this product to be unobtrusive component in assembly. Suitable for light to heavy loads and thin wall tubes, rings also feature radial profile that will not twist or deform under load.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Retaining Rings feature low profile design.

August 6, 2009

Hoopster® Retaining Rings offer low radial profile which will not twist or deform under load. Suitable for thin wall tubes and light to heavy loads, units install without special tools. They are available in standard sizes from 3/8-3 in. and offered in carbon and 302 SS. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Snap Rings suit impact loading applications.

October 2, 2008

Specified for automotive and heavy equipment industries and directly interchangeable with Eaton® rings, XAH, XAS, XDH, and XDS series of Snap Rings come in 300 sizes ranging from .375-10 in. and 13-300 mm. Available in both carbon and 302 stainless steel, they are produced by edgewinding, and specials can be made from .200-90 in. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Wave Springs range from 6-60 mm.

February 21, 2008

With metric Crest-to-Crest® Wave Springs, OEMs can cut assembly size by up to 50% while maintaining same amount of force and deflection as regular coiled springs. Over 3,000 standard wave springs are available in 17-7 stainless steel or carbon steel. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Spiral Retaining Rings feature single turn design.

February 28, 2006

Available for both internal and external grooves, Metric Spiral Retaining Rings come in carbon and stainless steel in diameters ranging from 6-300 mm. With No-Tooling-Cost(TM) manufacturing process, special designs can be produced from 5-2,300 mm. Metric rings are also available to match European DIN 471 and 472 grooves and aerospace specification MA 4017 and 4016. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Wave Springs help prolong bearing life.

May 28, 2004

Single-Turn Wave Springs preload bearing through outer race, taking up play in bearing, while preventing sliding between rolling elements. Available in metric sizes ranging from 16-580 mm, units help minimize bearing damage and wear. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Snap Rings have no protruding ears or burrs.

December 12, 2003

Manufactured by coiling flat wire, Snap Rings are offered in carbon steel with diameters from ½ to 11 in. Special designs are available in diameters ranging from ½ to 84 in. and can be produced in stainless steel. Snap Rings withstand high loads and impact loading. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Retaining Rings handle light-medium thrust loads.

June 30, 2003

Spiral wound, 2-turn retaining rings are thinner in section and fit into narrow machined groove. They provide 360° retaining surface and are suitable for both internal and external applications. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Spiral Retaining Rings come in carbon and stainless steel.

September 5, 2002

Available in sizes down to ¼ in., spiral retaining rings are interchangeable with standard snap ring grooves. Rings have No Ears To Interfere(TM) with mating components, and provide 360° retaining surface. Rings are easy to install and remove-no special tooling is required. Read More

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