Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collars (Shaft Clamps) Inch Series

The inch series two piece keyed shaft collars are a type of shaft collar that is used to prevent slippage on a shaft. They are made up of two pieces, a top, and a bottom, that are split down the middle. The two pieces are then clamped together around the shaft using bolts or screws. The keyway in the keyed shaft collar prevents the collar from rotating on the shaft, providing a positive drive. The inch series two piece keyed shaft collars are available in a variety of sizes and materials, including steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. They are typically used in applications where there is a high amount of vibration or where the shaft is subject to high loads.

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Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collars (Shaft Clamps) Inch Series

The inch series two piece keyed shaft collars are a type of shaft collar that is used to prevent slippage on a shaft. They are made up of two pieces, a top, and a bottom, that are split down the middle. The two pieces are then clamped together around the shaft using bolts or screws. The keyway in the keyed shaft collar prevents the collar from rotating on the shaft, providing a positive drive.

The inch series two piece keyed shaft collars are available in a variety of sizes and materials, including steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. They are typically used in applications where there is a high amount of vibration or where the shaft is subject to high loads. If you are looking for a way to prevent slippage on a shaft, inch series two piece keyed shaft collars are a great option. They are available in a variety of sizes and materials to meet the needs of different applications, and they are relatively inexpensive and easy to install.

Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collars (Shaft Clamps) Inch Series Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collars (Shaft Clamps) Inch Series

▍Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collar Sizes Chart (Inch Series)

Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collar Sizes Chart (Inch Series) Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collar Sizes Chart (Inch Series)
Part Number Steel Part Number Aluminum Part Number Stainless Steel Bore (B) (in) Outer Diameter (OD) (in) Keyway (K) (in) Width (W) (in)
SPK-6-F SPK-6-A SPK-6-SS 0.3750 in 7/8 in 3/32 in 0.343 in
SPK-7-F SPK-7-A SPK-7-SS 0.4375 in 15/16 in 3/32 in 0.343 in
SPK-8-F SPK-8-A SPK-8-SS 0.5000 in 1 1/8 in 1/8 in 0.406 in
SPK-9-F SPK-9-A SPK-9-SS 0.5625 in 1 1/4 in 1/8 in 0.437 in
SPK-10-F SPK-10-A SPK-10-SS 0.6250 in 1 5/16 in 3/16 in 0.437 in
SPK-11-F SPK-11-A SPK-11-SS 0.6875 in 1 3/8 in 3/16 in 0.437 in
SPK-12-F SPK-12-A SPK-12-SS 0.7500 in 1 1/2 in 3/16 in 0.500 in
SPK-13-F SPK-13-A SPK-13-SS 0.8125 in 1 5/8 in 3/16 in 0.500 in
SPK-14-F SPK-14-A SPK-14-SS 0.8750 in 1 5/8 in 3/16 in 0.500 in
SPK-15-F SPK-15-A SPK-15-SS 0.9375 in 1 3/4 in 1/4 in 0.500 in
SPK-16-F SPK-16-A SPK-16-SS 1.0000 in 1 3/4 in 1/4 in 0.500 in
SPK-17-F SPK-17-A SPK-17-SS 1.0625 in 1 7/8 in 1/4 in 0.500 in
SPK-18-F SPK-18-A SPK-18-SS 1.1250 in 1 7/8 in 1/4 in 0.500 in
SPK-19-F SPK-19-A SPK-19-SS 1.1875 in 2 1/16 in 1/4 in 0.500 in
SPK-20-F SPK-20-A SPK-20-SS 1.2500 in 2 1/16 in 1/4 in 0.500 in
SPK-21-F SPK-21-A SPK-21-SS 1.3125 in 2 1/8 in 5/16 in 0.563 in
SPK-22-F SPK-22-A SPK-22-SS 1.3750 in 2 1/4 in 5/16 in 0.563 in
SPK-23-F SPK-23-A SPK-23-SS 1.4375 in 2 1/4 in 3/8 in 0.563 in
SPK-24-F SPK-24-A SPK-24-SS 1.5000 in 2 3/8 in 3/8 in 0.563 in
SPK-25-F SPK-25-A SPK-25-SS 1.5625 in 2 3/8 in 3/8 in 0.563 in
SPK-26-F SPK-26-A SPK-26-SS 1.6250 in 2 5/8 in 3/8 in 0.688 in
SPK-27-F SPK-27-A SPK-27-SS 1.6875 in 2 3/4 in 3/8 in 0.688 in
SPK-28-F SPK-28-A SPK-28-SS 1.7500 in 2 3/4 in 3/8 in 0.688 in
SPK-29-F SPK-29-A SPK-29-SS 1.8125 in 2 7/8 in 1/2 in 0.688 in
SPK-30-F SPK-30-A SPK-30-SS 1.8750 in 2 7/8 in 1/2 in 0.688 in
SPK-31-F SPK-31-A SPK-31-SS 1.9375 in 3 in 1/2 in 0.688 in
SPK-32-F SPK-32-A SPK-32-SS 2.0000 in 3 in 1/2 in 0.688 in
SPK-34-F SPK-34-A SPK-34-SS 2.1250 in 3 1/4 in 1/2 in 0.750 in
SPK-35-F SPK-35-A SPK-35-SS 2.1875 in 3 1/4 in 1/2 in 0.750 in
SPK-36-F SPK-36-A SPK-36-SS 2.2500 in 3 1/4 in 1/2 in 0.750 in
SPK-38-F SPK-38-A SPK-38-SS 2.3750 in 3 1/2 in 5/8 in 0.750 in
SPK-39-F SPK-39-A SPK-39-SS 2.4375 in 3 1/2 in 5/8 in 0.750 in
SPK-40-F SPK-40-A SPK-40-SS 2.5000 in 3 3/4 in 5/8 in 0.875 in
SPK-48-F SPK-48-A SPK-48-SS 3.0000 in 4 1/4 in 3/4 in 0.875 in

▍Advantages of Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collars

Two-piece keyed shaft collars have several advantages over other types of shaft collars.

1. Easy installation and removal: Two-piece keyed shaft collars can be easily installed and removed without the need to remove other components from the shaft. This is a major advantage in applications where the shaft collar needs to be frequently removed, such as for maintenance or repair.

2. Increased holding power: Two-piece keyed shaft collars have increased holding power compared to other types of shaft collars. This is because the two halves of the collar are keyed together, which prevents them from rotating independently of each other. This increased holding power is important in applications where the shaft is subjected to high loads.

3. Improved balance: Two-piece keyed shaft collars can be balanced more easily than other types of shaft collars. This is because the two halves of the shaft collar can be balanced independently of each other. Improved balance is important in applications where the shaft is rotating at high speeds.

4. Longer life: Two-piece keyed shaft collars have a longer life than other types of shaft collars. This is because the keyed design prevents the shaft collar from slipping on the shaft. Slippage can cause premature wear and damage to the collar and shaft.

Overall, two-piece keyed shaft collars are a versatile and reliable type of shaft collar that is ideal for a variety of applications.

▍Applications of Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collars

Two-piece keyed shaft collars are used in a variety of applications where secure shaft positioning is required. Some common applications include:

(1) Motors: Two-piece keyed shaft collars are used to secure the motor shaft to the driven equipment, such as a fan or pump.

(2) Gearboxes: Two-piece keyed shaft collars are used to secure the input and output shafts of a gearbox, ensuring that they remain properly aligned.

(3) Conveyor Systems: Two-piece keyed shaft collars are used to secure the shafts of rollers and pulleys in conveyor systems, ensuring that they rotate properly and remain in position.

(4) Robotics: Two-piece keyed shaft collars are used in robotic systems to secure the shafts of motors and other components, ensuring that they remain in the correct position and orientation.

(5) Packaging Equipment: Two-piece keyed shaft collars are used in packaging equipment to secure the shafts of rollers and other components, ensuring that they rotate properly and remain in position.

(6) Industrial Machinery: Two-piece keyed shaft collars are used in a wide range of industrial machinery applications, including pumps, compressors, and generators, to secure shafts and ensure proper operation.

Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collar Uses

▍Keyed Shaft Collars Vs Hex Bore Shaft Collars

Keyed shaft collars and hex bore shaft collars are both types of shaft collars that are used to prevent shafts from rotating. Keyed shaft collars have a keyway that fits into a keyway on the shaft, while hex bore shaft collars have a hexagonal bore that fits over the shaft.

Keyed shaft collars are more secure than hex bore shaft collars because the keyway prevents the collar from rotating on the shaft. This makes them ideal for applications where high torque is present, such as in machinery and power tools. However, keyed shaft collars can be more difficult to install than hex bore shaft collars.

Hex bore shaft collars are easier to install than keyed shaft collars, but they are not as secure. They are typically used in applications where torque is not a major concern, such as in furniture and other non-industrial applications.

In general, keyed shaft collars are the better choice for applications where high torque is present. However, hex bore shaft collars are a good option for applications where torque is not a major concern and ease of installation is important.

Here is a table that summarizes the key differences between keyed shaft collars and hex bore shaft collars:

Feature Keyed Shaft Collar Hex Bore Shaft Collar
Security More secure Less secure
Ease of installation More difficult to install Easier to install
Typical applications Machinery, power tools Furniture, non-industrial applications

Ultimately, the best type of shaft collar for your application will depend on the specific requirements of your project.

Keyed Shaft Collars Hex Bore Shaft Collars
Keyed Shaft Collars Hex Bore Shaft Collars

▍Two Piece Keyed Shaft Collar Manufacturers

Shaft collars are machine components that feature a simple design but play an important role in a wide range of industrial applications. They serve three primary functions; holding components in place, locating or positioning components on a shaft, and creating an attachment between the shaft and another component. Designers have a variety of factors to consider, such as style, material, bore size, and shaft geometry, before a selection can be made. It is important to identify the requirements, parameters, and limitations of your system in order to determine the right style for the application.

Despite their simple design, shaft collars play an important role in a wide range of industrial applications. As such, when choosing one for a particular application, it is essential to use the one with the right design and performance characteristics.

As an experienced manufacturer and distributor of shaft collars suitable for use in power transmission, motion control, automation, and other OEM and ODM operations, HZPT has the knowledge, skills, and inventory to help customers select and source the right shaft collar for their application. In addition to offering standard shaft collars, including set screw shaft collars, heavy duty shaft collars, one piece shaft collars, two piece shaft collars, quick release shaft collars, double wide shaft collars, mountable shaft collars, hex shaft collars, D profile shaft collars, and threaded shaft collars, we also provide custom design and engineering services to manufacturing specialized shaft collars for unique customer needs.

Shaft Collar Manufacturers

▍FAQ

Q1: What is a keyed shaft collar?
A: A keyed shaft collar is a mechanical component designed to provide a secure connection between a shaft and a hub or other component. It features a keyway, which is a slot cut into the collar's bore, and a matching key that fits into the keyway and into a machined slot on the shaft. This arrangement prevents the shaft collar from slipping or rotating on the shaft, ensuring a reliable and accurate connection.

Q2: What are keyed shaft collars used for?
A: Keyed shaft collars are used in a variety of applications where a shaft needs to be securely and accurately connected to a hub or other component. They are often used in power transmission systems, such as motors, gearboxes, and pumps, as well as in mechanical systems that require precise positioning or alignment.

Q3: What materials are keyed shaft collars made from?
A: Keyed shaft collars can be made from a range of materials, including steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, and plastic. The choice of material depends on the specific application and the requirements for strength, corrosion resistance, and other properties.

Q4: How do you install a keyed shaft collar?
A: To install a keyed shaft collar, first slide the shaft collar onto the shaft, making sure that the keyway in the shaft collar aligns with the machined slot on the shaft. Then slide the hub or other component onto the shaft, making sure that it also aligns with the keyway and the shaft collar. Finally, tighten the shaft collar's set screws evenly around the circumference of the shaft collar using a torque wrench to the manufacturer's recommended torque value. This will create a secure and accurate connection between the shaft and the hub.

Q5: What are the advantages of using a keyed shaft collar?
A: The main advantage of using a keyed shaft collar is that it provides a secure and accurate connection between the shaft and the hub or other components. This prevents slippage or rotation, ensuring reliable and consistent performance. Keyed shaft collars are also easy to install and remove, making them a convenient solution for many applications.

Q6: What are the disadvantages of using a keyed shaft collar?
A: One potential disadvantage of using a keyed shaft collar is that it requires a precisely machined slot on the shaft, which can be time-consuming and expensive to produce. Additionally, keyed shaft collars may not be suitable for applications where there is a high level of vibration or shock, as the set screws may loosen over time.

Q7: How do you select the right keyed shaft collar for your application?
To select the right keyed shaft collar for your application, you need to consider several factors, including the diameter and length of the shaft, the size and shape of the hub or other component, the torque and load requirements of the application, and the environment in which the system will operate. It is also important to consider the material and finish of the shaft collar, as well as the type and size of the keyway and set screws.

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