Collars

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Mounting Shaft Collars attach items to shafts, pipes, and tubes.

June 23, 2016

Stafford Mounting Components feature shaft collar designs and mounting options that include face, flange, flat, and stackable. Ranging in size from 6 mm to 10 in. ID, parts are available in steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Components, based on 1- and 2-piece and hinged shaft collars, include Accu-Clamp™ feature for applications requiring extreme squareness and flatness. For adjustable clamping without tools, Staff-Lok™ collars or Grip & Go™ Quick Release Handle are available. Read More

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Shaft Collars support high-speed converting and winding.

May 9, 2016

Installing without special tools, Easylock™ Shaft Collars provide non-slip holding of tools and reels on smooth, case hardened shafts. Clamping control wheel allows user to adjust holding force from 90–1,124 lb. To assure collars will not become jammed on shafts, positive release feature is activated when clamping control wheel is turned completely in counterclockwise direction. Maintenance-free collars are also effective in static procedures such as holding down mounting plates. Read More

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Clamp Style Shaft Collars for Food Equipment

March 25, 2016

Marlborough, Massachusetts - Ruland manufactures clamp style shaft collars with high holding power, fine finishes, and precise face to bore perpendicularity. They are commonly used for guiding, spacing, stopping, mounting, and component alignment on food processing, packaging, and handling equipment. Food equipment manufacturers benefit from the tightly controlled face to bore... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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MISUMI Extends Same Day Ship Time to 6PM EST

June 19, 2015

Free Same Day Shipping Upgrade for in-stock components if ordered online by 6:00 p.m. EST. Orders placed with a Customer Service representative are available for Same Day Shipping when placed by 5:00pm EST. MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), has announced its improved same day shipping service for all in-stock product lines.... 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

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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

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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

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IP69K Rated Hygienic Clamping Assembly from Ruland

February 14, 2014

Marlborough, Massachusetts – Ruland has developed an IP69K rated patent pending hygienic clamping assembly to help protect food processing, medical and other types of equipment from bacteria buildup. Traditional clamping components such as shaft collars have hot spots such as screw pockets, saw cuts, and surface imperfections where bacteria can grow and spread within the system. These hot... 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

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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

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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