Circlips, External, Spring Steel, DIN 471.

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Circlip/ Circlips/ C Clip/ C Clips, DIN 471

Fixaball.co.uk sells all sizes of circlips, at the best internet prices, with free, 1st class delivery.

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The size shown on the drop down menu refers the diameter of the shaft that you are fitting the circlip to: Not the diameter of the circlip prior to fitting

Circlips

A circlip, also known as a C-Clip, Seeger ring, snap ring or Jesus clip, is a type of fastener or retaining ring consisting of a semi-flexible metal ring with open ends which can be snapped into place, into a machined groove on a dowel pin or other part to permit rotation but to prevent lateral movement. There are two basic types: internal and external, referring to whether they are fitted into a bore or over a shaft. Circlips are often used to secure pinned connections.

Installation and Lubrication

Since circlips are stamped out of sheet metal there is a smooth side and a rough side. To prevent potential damage, circlips are installed with the smooth side facing the part and the rough side facing out. Wet or dry lubrication is required for the circlip to maintain its function.

 

Circlips are designed to be removed with special circlip pliers which can be reassembled for internal or external clips, but in field expedient situations, a pair of needle-nose pliers (for internal clips) or leverage with a flat-headed screwdriver (internal or external) are sometimes used.

 

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