Custom Shaft Collars From Stafford Reduce Need for Multiple Parts

WILMINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 8, 2011) - Stafford Manufacturing Corp. is introducing custom shaft collars which can be designed and manufactured for the purpose of combining several functions and reducing the need for multiple parts. These special designs typically enhance part functionality and simplify final assembly.

Stafford Custom Shaft Collars can incorporate O-ring grooves, press-fit pins, drilled and tapped holes, milled slots, cam surfaces, knurls, flanges, spherical bores, internal- or external threads, metal targets, wrenching flats and other requirements. Designed to enhance part functionality, these special designs can feature one-piece, two-piece, hinged, and set-screw styles and are available in many sizes, materials, and finishes.

Supplied in single to production quantities, Stafford Custom Shaft Collars can be machined from alloy steels, stainless alloys, titanium, aluminum, brass, bronze, Teflon®, Delrin®, nylon, and other materials. Ranging from 1/8" to 13" I.D., dimensional tolerances of < 0.001" and run-out and concentricity of < 0.001" T.I.R. can be produced, depending upon configuration.

Stafford Custom Shaft Collars are priced according to configuration and quantity. Price quotations are provided upon request.

About Stafford Manufacturing

Founded in 1975, Stafford Manufacturing Corp. is a leading manufacturer of shaft collars, couplings, and specialized mechanical drive and structural components. In fact, the company is well recognized as a single source for all types of shaft collars and couplings including metrics. Their "Standard Series" features over 300 popular items which are in stock for immediate delivery, their "Signature Series" features premium quality collars and couplings manufactured in the USA, and their "Solution Series" with over 500 problem-solving components is a virtual mechanical design center for anyone involved in product and system development.

In addition to their over 3,300 catalog parts, Stafford Manufacturing designs and manufactures problem-solving parts for leading OEMs, contract manufacturers, and numerous industrial distributors. Their well-engineered design solutions can be found in all types of equipment including conveyors, packaging machinery, processing equipment, recreational products, medical instruments, and consumer goods.

Contact Information:

For more information contact:

Stafford Manufacturing Corporation
Jim Swiezynski
Technical Director
P.O. Box 277
North Reading, MA 01864-0277
(800) 695-5551
FAX (978) 657-4731

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