Snap Rings suit impact loading applications.

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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.

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Smalley Steel Ring Company Introduces New Series of Snap Rings

Lake Zurich, Illinois, (September 23, 2008) - Smalley Steel Ring Company, world leader in the manufacturing and development of Spirolox® Retaining Rings, Snap Rings and Wave Springs introduced today four new series of Snap Rings that are directly interchangeable with Eaton® rings. The new XAH, XAS, XDH and XDS series are available from stock in over 300 sizes ranging from .375" to 10", 13 mm to 300 mm.

Smalley also offers four additional standard series of Snap Rings in both inch and metric units. In total, over 1,000 stock sizes are available in both carbon and 302 stainless steel. Snap Rings are produced by edgewinding, and specials can be made from .200" to 90" with No-Tooling-Charges®. Smalley Snap Rings are often specified by engineers as the standard choice in the automotive and heavy equipment industries for heavy duty and impact loading applications.

The Smalley website now contains a Snap Ring page with information about the new series. This includes a catalog supplement referencing the Eaton Style part numbers, ring interchange listing and end configuration chart. View all of this information by visiting

For more information on the new series of Snap Rings, please visit the Smalley website or contact sales representatives for Smalley US, Smalley Europe and Smalley Nordic AB

About Smalley Steel Ring Company
Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the Spirolox® spiral retaining ring, snap ring, and wave spring business. Smalley offers thousands of standard configurations, does not charge for tooling of non-standard sizes, and in most cases can provide special orders in as little as one to two weeks. The company meets international standards of excellence, including ISO 9001, ISO/TS16949, and AS9100. The company's world headquarters and its vertically-integrated manufacturing facility are located in Lake Zurich, Illinois, northwest of Chicago.

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