Collars

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

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

Thin Line Shaft Collars suit space-restricted applications.

July 3, 2014

Suited for applications with outer diameter, width, or weight limitations, Thin Line Shaft Collars function as clamps, positioners, guides, spacers, and stops. Units have tightly controlled face to bore perpendicularity, TIR of <.002 in., for proper alignment of mating components. Available in 2024 aluminum and 303 stainless steel for added corrosion resistance, collars come in 1- and 2-piece styles with bore sizes from 3/16 to 1 ½ in. and 5–40 mm. All are RoHS2 and REACH compliant. Read More

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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

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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

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

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Shaft Collars withstand corrosive washdown applications.

April 1, 2013

Washdown shaft collars are comprised of 303 stainless steel shaft collar, male and female shrouds made from FDA-compliant materials, and 3 O-rings with FDA-compliant lubrication. Suited for applications in food processing, packaging, and medical industries, regulatory-compliant products come with zinc-coated forged alloy screw for max holding power and will not mar shaft. As only element requiring washdown, shroud protects encased stainless steel shaft collar from outside environment. 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™ 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 ½–6 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 ¼–6 in. ID sizes and couplings in ¼–2 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

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Quick Clamping Shaft Collars come in large bore sizes.

February 27, 2013

Available in 0.2500–3 in. and 6–75 mm bore sizes, Quick Clamping Shaft Collars are designed for light duty stationary or low-rpm applications that require quick positioning adjustments or frequent set up changes where use of tools is not practical. Units slide on shaft smoothly, and when installed, handle sits flush with outside diameter, enabling use in rotating applications. Tension-adjustment screw makes collars compatible to shaft tolerances. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

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

January 18, 2013

Machined from steel and available in ½–4 in. ID sizes, Staff-Lok™ 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

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Plastic Mounting Collars attach power strips and instruments.

January 4, 2013

Available in 7/8, 1, and 1 ¼ in. ID sizes, Plastic Hinged Mounting Collars feature integral hinge, stainless steel clamping screw, and one flat section with hole that permits it to be attached to power strip or other item, and then mounted to tube or pipe. Injection molded collars, offered in custom colors and molding, are suitable for attaching power strips to poles or shelves, keeping flashlights handy, securing tubing, and bundling cables. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Custom Plastic Hinged Collars simplify assembly, attachment.

November 27, 2012

Injection molded from ABS, Stafford Plastic Hinged Clamp Collars have integral hinge with stainless steel clamp screw. Products are manufactured to OEM specifications and can incorporate various mounting options, such as flat with threaded insert, mounting lugs, and external lever arms or molded actuator tabs. Available in sizes up to 4 in. ID, collars can be molded in custom colors with product identification markings. Modifications to collar face, ID, and OD are supported. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Metric Threaded Set Collars come in steel and stainless steel.

October 12, 2012

RoHS-compliant series GN 706.3 comes in black steam oxidized sintered steel (Distaloy AB) or sintered stainless steel (European Standard No. 1.4404). While steel version includes DIN 912 socket cap screw, European 8.8 grade steel and blackened finish, stainless steel version has socket cap screw of stainless steel (European Standard 1.4301). Able to be used in connection with bolt thread tolerance 6g, collars are available with ODs from 20–55 mm and threads from M8 x 1.25 to M30 x 1.5. Read More

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Hinged Shaft Collar is suited for non-rotary applications.

July 9, 2012

Able to be relocated or removed by lifting cam lever and then lifting and tightening, Staff-Lok(TM) Shaft Collar features integral hinge with conformal cam lever and knurled screw that provides complete adjustable clamping without tools. Hinged collar is suited for use as clamp, stop, or spacer in non-rotary applications, such as automation equipment or EOAT. Collar is machined from steel in ½-4 in. ID sizes and can be supplied with custom bore designs; one-piece design is also offered. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Quick Release Set Collars enable adjustment without tools.

June 4, 2012

Generating locking force on shaft via cam lever, GN 704 Series is suited for parts that need to be secured on stationary or rotating shafts. Quick release design allows collars to be set or adjusted rapidly and without tools. Available in both inch and metric sizes for variety of shaft diameters, RoHS-compliant collars feature black anodized aluminum body and yellow anodized aluminum lever. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Stanchion Collars come in plastic or polished stainless steel.

May 29, 2012

Available in common tube sizes, Stanchion Collars feature hinge design and smooth interior surface for mounting to rail or tube without damage. Countersunk hole accepts screw for attaching items such as ditty box or beverage holder. Supplied in packages of 2, collars eliminate tape and bulky attachment blocks. Typical applications include yachts, boats, RVs, motor homes, and campers. Custom versions can be developed for OEM customers and major marine/outdoor distributors. Read More