Product News: Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Lock Shaft Collars come with self-locating feature.

Press Release Summary:

Lock Shaft Collars come with self-locating feature.

May 19, 2017 -

Machined from aluminum, steel and stainless steels, Lock Shaft Collars are used for applications that require exact repositioning and locking. Featuring spring-loaded ball on one-piece, two-piece and hinged collars, units are designed to fit into detent or groove and come in 1/2 in. to 6 in. I.D bore sizes. Product provides repeatable radial or axial positioning.

Stafford Manufacturing Corp. - Wilmington, MA

Original Press Release

Positioning Shaft Collars Designed for Precise Repeatability

Press release date: May 17, 2017

A new self-locating feature for their line of shaft collars that permits fast and fully repeatable axial or radial positioning is being introduced by Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Stafford Positive Lock Shaft Collars feature a spring-loaded ball which can precisely fit into either a detent or a groove that is machined into a shaft to provide fully repeatable radial or axial positioning. Available on one-piece, two-piece, and hinged collars, this feature is designed for linear applications where exact repositioning and locking are required.

Fully integrated into each shaft collar, the Stafford Positive Locking feature can be added into one-piece, two-piece, and hinged collars that are machined from aluminum, steel, stainless steels, and other materials in bore sizes from 1/2” to 6” I.D. Other features such as tapped holes, flats, slots, grooves, and knurls can be included.

Stafford Positive Lock Shaft Collars are priced according to material, size, and quantity. Price quotations are available upon request.


Jim Swiezynski

Stafford Manufacturing Corp.

Technical Director

P.O. Box 277 North Reading,

MA 01864-0277

Phone: (800) 695-5551

Fax: (978) 657-4731


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