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E-clip and Snap ring installation

E-clip and Snap ring installation

E-clip and Snap ring installation

I am looking for a company who has an automatic means of installing E-clips and Snap rings.  The shaft is approx 1/4" and the clip/ring will be on the end of the shaft.
By automatic means I am talking about the operator loading the clips in a hopper or bowl feeder and not having to handle them again.

RE: E-clip and Snap ring installation

you might try Dzus fasteners

RE: E-clip and Snap ring installation


I've built a little machine to perform a very similar function.  Takes a an E-ring, automatically spreads it, places it over a shaft and snaps it closed over the shaft.

Can send pics

RE: E-clip and Snap ring installation

Please do send the pics to:  steve.meisel@marelliusa.com
We may have you build another one or two. Our product is still in the design stage so we are trying to come up an efficient way of assembling it.  Things don't always go together as good on the shop floor as they do on the prints!


RE: E-clip and Snap ring installation

Steve:   Check your email.  I've sent the pics.


RE: E-clip and Snap ring installation

Thanks for the info.  Nice machine.


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