Unlocking the Efficiency of Clamping Shaft Collars in Various Industries

Clamping shaft collars are indispensable in numerous applications across various industries. These ring-shaped devices aid in securing components onto shafts, functioning as mechanical stops, locators, and spacers between different components. The versatility and efficiency of these mechanical components are crucial to operations in industries such as automotive, manufacturing, hobby crafts, and more.

An Overview of Clamping Shaft Collars

Clamping shaft collars comprise a quick-clamping design that allows for frequent adjustments using a lever handle instead of tools. This feature makes them suitable for applications that require quick alterations and method tuning, such as adjusting guide rails or locating components. The collar is made of lightweight aluminum with an anodized finish, enhancing the metal's wear and corrosion-resistant properties while improving its surface hardness and holding ability.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Quick-clamping design for easy adjustments without tools.
  • Aluminum construction with an anodized finish for enhanced corrosion and wear resistance.
  • Aluminum lever handle with a gold anodized finish for quick installation and release of the collar.
  • Operating temperature ranges from -40 to 93 degrees C (-40 to 200 degrees F).

Applications of Shaft Collars

Shaft collars are highly versatile, finding use in applications such as gearbox assemblies, , machine tools, drive shafts, agricultural implements, and medical, paper, and steel mill equipment. They are also used in the automotive industry to position parts in vehicle power steering assemblies and in the manufacturing industry to locate parts on a conveyor belt system.

Types of Shaft Collars

The two basic types of shaft collars are clamping (or split) collars and setscrew collars. The former come in one- or two-piece designs, while the latter involves screws tightened through the collar until they press directly against the shaft. Setscrew collars and one-piece clamping collars must be installed by sliding the collar over the end of the shaft, while two-piece clamping collars can be installed between components on the shaft.

About WLY

WLY is a renowned manufacturer of shaft collars, rigid , and zero-backlash motion control couplings, including beam couplings, bellows couplings, Oldham couplings, curved jaw couplings, and miniature disc couplings. Established in 1937, WLY adheres to the Restriction of Hazardous Chemicals (RoHS) and Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) standards.


Why Choose WLY?

At WLY, we prioritize quality, affordability, and excellent service. With years of experience in the industry, we have the production strength to create high-quality, durable products. We encourage customers to explore our extensive range of products and contact us for purchases. Our team of experts is ready to assist you in choosing the right products for your specific needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the main applications of shaft collars?

Shaft collars are used in a variety of applications, including in gearbox assemblies, motor bases, drive shafts, agricultural implements, medical equipment, and in paper and steel mill equipment.

2. What are the benefits of anodized aluminum shaft collars?

Anodized aluminum shaft collars offer enhanced corrosion and wear resistance, improved surface hardness, and increased holding ability. They are suitable for applications that require frequent adjustments and tuning.

3. Why should I choose WLY for shaft collars?

WLY offers high-quality, durable shaft collars that meet industry standards. We offer excellent customer service and competitive prices, making us a trusted choice for your needs.


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