E-Clips

E-Clips, or Type E Retaining Rings, are external retaining rings whose purpose is to stop the movement of an assembly along a shaft. They are installed radially into a machined groove in the shaft, usually just by pressing, so installation does not require special equipment. Their name comes from the fact that the appearance of the E-Clip resembles the written letter "E".

E-Clips Diameters

E-Clips are available on the FCH Network with Imperial/US diameters that range from #1 to 6 and with Metric diameters that range from M1.2 to M30.

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E-Clips Finishes

E-Clips are available on the FCH Network in finishes or coatings that range from Plain to Phosphate

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