RS Components has a wide range of shaft collars to suit all of your requirements. The shaft collar is found in nearly every type of machine and plays a vitally important role within industry and as an essential component.
The shaft collar clamps onto a shaft without leaving any score marks or damage to the shaft. They are renowned for their easy installation and effectiveness on both hardened and standard shafts. They can be used in a wide range of applications from securing a flag onto a flag pole, to positioning devices on important medical equipment, as well as holding industrial shaft components in place such as pulleys.
Shaft collars have a wide range of threaded bore sizes and shaft diameters usually measured in mm. A well-designed shaft collar fixes to its corresponding shaft with precision and reliability, whether it is a screw or a clamp version.
One piece shaft collars use screw clamps to tightened the collar to the shaft, these can be used on split hub applications. Two piece shaft collars can be used when it is difficult to install a one piece collar. They offer the same benefits with the additional convenience when installing. Clamp-style collars offer a no tool option, they are adjusted by hand are ideal for light duty applications where frequent change or adjustments are needed.
Shaft collars are available in different materials. They are usually made from different types of steel; stainless steel, aluminium steel or alloyed steel, you can also buy non metal shaft collars such as nylon in a variety of finishes including black oxide finish and gloss.