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Bowed E-Retaining Rings E-Style Retaining Rings
BSE-31SS Rings
'E' Rings
'SE' Rings
'YE' Rings
'ZE' Rings
External / Shaft Retaining Rings Internal Retaining / Housing Rings
'SH' Passivated Stainless Steel Finish
'SH' Black Phosphate Finish
'HO' Passivated Stainless Steel Finish

All Retaining Clips and Rings from Albany County Fasteners are proudly Made in the USA

Retaining Rings

Retaining Rings, Retaining Clips & Snap Rings in different shapes and sizes for a variety of applications

A Retaining Ring, or Retaining Clip is a circular fastener that holds an assembly to a shaft, or in a housing installed in a groove. After installation, the exposed portion of the ring acts as a shoulder to retain the assembly. They are installed and removed with specially designed pliers.

Retaining Clips come in a variety of styles and finishes including passivated stainless steel and phosphate for a wide variety of application possibilities.This makes them popular in the automotive, manufacturing and engineering industries. Manufactured in the USA by Rotor Clip.

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*Standard Passivated Stainless Steel Retaining Rings are PH15-7 Grade 632 UNS S15700
Grade 631 17-7 PH stainless steel available on certain parts by special request.

Looking to install your Retaining Rings? Check out our selection of Retaining Ring Pliers