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External Snap Rings
Available in Stainless Steel and Black Phosphate Finish
External Snap Rings, by Rotor Clip are designed to be installed into a groove on a shaft. Once installed in a groove on a shaft, a portion of these retaining rings protrude from the groove in order to create a shoulder to keep an assembly.
Black Retaining Rings
Axially Installed External Rotor Clips, or Retaining Rings are designed to be installed into a groove on a shaft. PA Style External Retaining Rings are carbon steel with a phosphate finish.
Stainless Steel Snap Rings
*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.
External Retaining Rings are axially installed using Snap Ring Pliers.